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Our historical news, events, and current events opinion pieces including a series of conversations with prominent industry leaders on important topics.

  • April 13, 2020 No Comments The constant stream of coronavirus-related news is critical to keeping people around the world informed. Nevertheless, this endless flow of statistics can cause one to feel overwhelmed with anxiety as social distancing measures drag on indefinitely.  In mid-March, OpenEyes started a #TEDTuesday campaign to highlight inspirational and insightful TED Talks that are especially pertinent during quarantine. The motivation behind this initiative is our commitment to “ideas worth spreading.” We are a proud sponsor of two TEDx events in the DC-area: TEDxTysons and TEDxFoggyBottom.…
  • March 31, 2020 No Comments The spread of the global COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the lives of people around the world, but it has been particularly devastating for small business owners and workers. According to the National Small Business Association, the number of small business owners who are no longer confident in their business’s financial future has increased by 18% since January.  The governors of twenty-seven states, representing over two-thirds of the U.S. population, have issued stay-at-home orders to slow the…
  • March 15, 2020 No Comments With the novel coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, companies are scrambling to provide their employees resources to work remotely. For many, telework has become the new norm in recent weeks and with it, a variety of challenges.  Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, OpenEyes Technologies had already incoporated remote work into its business model. With offices in both the United States and India, OpenEyes has mastered effective communication regardless of time zone. Our company policy grants employees the option to work…
  • February 28, 2020 No Comments The Iowa Caucus has historically been one of the most crucial steps in selecting the next president of the United States. Iowa has been the first state to vote for a Democratic nominee since 1972, and yet the 2020 caucus was a disaster. The app used to report the results from each precinct crashed, causing an enormous delay in the release of any results. In the midst of this chaos, multiple candidates claimed victory and the entire mess became international…
  • February 19, 2020 No Comments In fewer than 200 days, millions of people around the world will tune in to witness the gold medal performances, stunning artistry of the Opening Ceremony, and Japanese culture during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.  From shoes to robots, the intersection of technology and athletics appears to be a defining discussion for this year’s most anticipated sporting spectacle.  For instance, World Athletics, the international governing body for running events, recently released new technical limitations on shoes eligible for competition. The measures include…