Category Archive: Business

Jan 29 2016

3 key questions to ask about BYOD to the workplace

In light of the growing adoption of BYOD, here are three questions both employees and employees should ask. Globally, there is a growing trend towards adoption of bring your own devices (BYOD) arrangements in the workplace. Further, increasingly, employers are expecting their employees to use their devices, such as their mobile/cellular phones, smartphones, laptops and …

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Jan 15 2016

4 reasons why call centres are here to stay

Generally, call centres have a poor reputation in the Caribbean, although countries are clamouring to have them. Here are four reasons why they are still needed. For at least the past decade, Caribbean countries have been largely dependent on foreign investors to revitalise and grow their economies. Although many receive considerable support from donor agencies, …

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Dec 16 2015

Monitoring and evaluation: the overlooked linchpin

Monitoring and evaluation is often overlooked in the project cycle. This article is an preliminary discussion of the subject. Across the Caribbean, and as highlighted in previous articles, several countries in the region either have rolled out, or are in the process of rolling out, ‘tablet computers in schools’, or one ‘laptop per student’ programmes, …

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Dec 14 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 13 December 2015

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 7 December to Sunday 13 December 2015. Monday, 7 December 2015 Parliament to debate cell phone VAT Barbados – Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler today announced that legislation aimed at increasing the Value Added Tax (VAT) on mobile services …

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Dec 02 2015

3 reasons why Caribbean MSMEs struggle to secure IT contracts

Proposals Folders Mean Suggesting Business Plan Or Project” by Stuart Miles (freedigitalphotos.net)

A discussion on why Caribbean MSMEs might not be securing IT contracts to provide products and services In an article in The Gleaner newspaper last week, immediate past president of the Jamaica Computer Society, Dean Smith, expressed  concerned that local IT companies (in Jamaica), especially micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) were not being given …

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