Vanessa Cole

Vanessa Cole

Vanessa is a recent graduate of the University of Guelph-Humber with a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Media Studies and a Diploma in Media Business Communications. Her love for story-telling and technology come together to create insightful pieces about IoT and connectivity.

Recent posts by Vanessa Cole

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IoT Connectivity at a Glance

By Vanessa Cole on Aug 4, 2020 9:30:00 PM

The Internet of Things is a large umbrella term that is ever-present in our lives - but what exactly is IoT? Simply put, the Internet of Things refers to a network of objects that are able to collect and exchange data through the internet. This article is a simplistic walkthrough of what IoT means, the variations of it, and why businesses are adopting use of it at an amplified pace.

Topics: IoT COVID-19 security Cellular IoT business
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How technology can help save the planet

By Vanessa Cole on Apr 22, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Technology does a lot for us, and now plays a key role in saving the Earth. Here are eight ways that tech is helping us reduce our footprint and be kinder to our planet.

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Tips for working from home during COVID-19

By Vanessa Cole on Mar 24, 2020 3:26:00 PM

Working from home is essential at this point in time, and with the ease of technology, companies are more than capable of offering this as an option. At Telna, we have enforced a fluid work from home policy as the safety of our employees is of our utmost concern. We are avid about maintaining effective communication, productivity, and a positive work environment, even if that environment is online!

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12 tips for parents who work from home

By Vanessa Cole on Mar 24, 2020 3:20:00 PM

Working from home when you have kids has many benefits such as getting to spend quality time together and avoiding hefty babysitting fees. However, when deadlines are approaching and the house is chaotic, things can become difficult. Here are some tips on how to stay sane and productive while working from home.

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Supporting your mental and physical health during COVID-19

By Vanessa Cole on Mar 24, 2020 3:16:00 PM

Drastic changes and inconveniences in our lives can lead to declines in both mental and physical health. The World Health Organization defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” With the current state of our global pandemic, it’s important to take care of ourselves and our family to ensure that you are all truly healthy. 

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How to manage newly remote employees

By Vanessa Cole on Mar 24, 2020 3:09:00 PM

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have shifted to working remotely. In order to maintain productivity, managers are tasked with ensuring that all employees are capable of producing their required work in compromised conditions. Communication, innovation and precaution are the keys to ensuring that your business and employees stay healthy and efficient.

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How to maintain communication and productivity from home

By Vanessa Cole on Mar 24, 2020 3:05:00 PM

Working from home comes with many perks, but as dedicated employees we owe it to ourselves and our employers to make sure that we are maximizing our time and communicating efficiently. Below are some useful tips to not only surviving the workday, but thriving!

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Telna celebrates International Women's Day 2020

By Vanessa Cole on Mar 8, 2020 3:34:00 PM

Telna’s Women in Power

At Telna, women have played an integral role in the success of the business. With many internal teams managed and run by women, the Telna office embraces equal opportunities for all genders and encourages the workplace to maintain a harmonious culture that is aware of the gender biases being experienced by women around the world. This year, Telna will strive to further challenge stereotypes, broaden perceptions, and celebrate the achievements of our outstanding staff members.

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