Category Archive: Business

Jul 27 2016

Should mobile/cell phones be banned in the workplace?

Increasingly organisations are banning mobile/cellular phones in the workplace. Here we discuss a few of arguments for and against banning those devices It is a growing trend in developed countries: organisations are banning, or at the very least restricting, the use of mobile/cellular phones in the workplace. In some organisations, smartphones are banned, but employees …

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Jul 22 2016

Is the smartphone already becoming obsolete?

Smartphones have experienced explosive growth over the past 10 years. However can it be sustained? Is the device on its way out? The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus; the Samsung Galaxy S7; the Sony Xperia Z5; the LG G5. These are some of the most coveted smartphones on the market today. However, by this …

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Jul 08 2016

Is Facebook dead for marketing and promotion?

Once again, Facebook has changed the algorithm governing its new feed. We discuss likely consequences of that move. Over the past five years or so, social network, Facebook, has been an essential channel through which businesses market and advertise their products and services to the social network’s 1.5 billion-plus subscribers. In turn, paid advertisements have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2016/07/facebook-dead-marketing-promotion/

Jul 06 2016

Are IT skills lacking or are just underutilised in the Caribbean?

A results of recently released global survey indicate that skilled IT labour is lacking .In this post, we explore whether IT skills lacking in the Caribbean, or are just underutilised. Last week in Barbados, the results of the Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey 2016 were released. Harvey Nash is a global talent management and recruitment firm, whilst KPMG is one of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2016/07/skills-lacking-underutilised-caribbean/

Jul 01 2016

5 reasons why a Caribbean digital marketplace might be a good thing

Following from a suggestion by ECLAC, five benefits of having a Caribbean digital marketplace are discussed Last week, at the fourth Latin American Telecommunications Congress in Mexico, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) called for the creation of a regional digital market. ECLAC was of the view that its …

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