In this episode, Paul and Dave introduce the podcast: Island Thrive. Conversations with Business and Community Leaders. They chat about both the opportunities and the challenges that the pandemic has created. Paul shares his experience on the rush to get Vancouver Island professionals working from home and the quick shift in his role as Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) to Lead Online Trainer. They raise key questions on digital transformation, cybersecurity risks within remote workforces, innovation and productivity. Dave highlights the results of the Business Outlook Survey and they tease the audience with what is to come in the first few episodes.