Category Archive: Business

Mar 17 2017

Is the overseas view of tech firms affecting our opinion of Caribbean tech businesses?

Are we, Caribbean techies and tech consumers, being (unduly) influenced by the views and opinions of those outside the region? Among pundits, and even among consumers globally, there seems to be a jaded view of tech products and services, which seems to be reflected in the recent performance of tech stock over the past several …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2017/03/overseas-view-tech-firms-affecting-opinion-caribbean-tech-businesses/

Mar 10 2017

Can the tech skills crisis be solved?

An introductory discussion on ways in which we might be able to increase the supply of tech skills to meet the current and increasing demand. In today’s workforce, it is widely known that the demand of tech skills outstrips supply, and the situation is expected more acute in the future. The skills needed are diverse, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2017/03/tech-skills-crisis-solved/

Mar 08 2017

4 lessons startups can learn from Uber

Recently, transportation platform, Uber, has been in the news for all of the wrong reasons. We briefly outline some of its transgressions, but more importantly some of the takeaways from those experiences. Nearly six weeks ago, and in our article, The liberalisation of services via the Internet, we, at ICT Pulse, highlighted Uber’s recent efforts …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2017/03/4-lessons-startups-learn-uber/

Mar 01 2017

Is telecoms in the Caribbean in trouble?

A few Caribbean telecoms firms have been experiencing some challenges, which could be signs to trouble not only in individual countries but also the region as a whole. if you have been keeping an eye on the latest ICT/tech news developments over the past last week or so, such through our roundup published on Monday, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2017/03/telecoms-caribbean-trouble/

Feb 17 2017

Best programming language to learn in 2017

An update of the most popular and in demand computer programmes. In the two years since we last examined this topic, there has been growing demand for software developers. According to the United States Bureau of Labour, software development jobs has been and will continue to be the fastest growing segment of all occupations. However, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2017/02/programming-language-learn-2017/

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