Finding a new rhythm as we begin the first tentative steps out of the lock-down created by the COVID pandemic is about to begin.
There are some things we learned during COVID that will undoubtedly be retained after things ‘return to what we knew as normal.’ This could include video-conferencing for everything from meetings to virtual cocktails.
This one has been a game changer that is being embraced for its cost savings and versatility. And the viability of the home office has taken some major steps forward in the past eight weeks as well.
But there are also some things that are making an unexpected return. The drive-in movie theatre is an example. Saskatchewan had been about the only place in North America that still had operating drive-ins, but they might get a whole lot more popular everywhere after this.
With social distancing and rules against large gatherings, they are finding some lost glory and may be the way movie companies release their new offerings to live audiences alongside home viewing through streaming services.