Category Archive: Caribbean

Oct 31 2014

Recognising International Internet Day

A look back and a look forward at the Internet, in recognition of International Internet Day. Wednesday, 29 October, was commemorated as International Internet Day – a time to recognise the power of that medium and how integral it has become to our lives. In this post, we do just that. We briefly examine how …

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Oct 29 2014

3 reasons why Caribbean businesses should consider e-care

A discussion of the growing trend towards digital customer care and some reasons why Caribbean should consider it. As the business world becomes increasingly competitive, firms are continually being driven to improve efficiencies and effectiveness. However, at the same time, technology is allowing consumers to exert even more control over the entire sales experience. It …

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Oct 27 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 26 October 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 20 October to 26 October 2014. Monday, 20 October 2014 Information Security Management Systems seminar next month Jamaica – JAMAICA will host a four-day seminar on Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) next month at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston… more …

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Oct 24 2014

“Generation Open” and Open Access

A discussion on Open Access, and its importance, in recognition of International Open Access Week. Whenever we need to research a subject, we no longer reach for a set of encyclopaedias, or head to our local library to pore through the periodicals and reference books stocked there. Instead, via the Internet, we access a wealth …

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Oct 22 2014

Online, offline, but still falling behind: challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean

Based on a recently published McKinsey report, a discussion on challenges for Internet use in the Caribbean. At recent count, although the global population was around 7.1 billion at the end of 2013, only 40%, or 2.8 billion are online (Source: Internet World Stats). Though that figure might seem impressive, thought leaders, such as McKinsey …

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