Category Archive: Computing

May 06 2015

Snapshot: cybersecurity in the Caribbean 2015

A summary of key findings of a recent cybersecurity survey conducted in the Americas. Last week, news stories began to emerge that the Islamist extremist group, ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) had hacked the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ government website: Visitors to the website, , www.gov.vc, are greeted by the message …

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May 01 2015

5 tips to improve the performance of your PC and phone

In light of how much we depend on our PC, laptop, tablet and smartphone, here are five tips to optimise their performance. We are already four months into 2015, and in more temperate climes, it is spring. In the spirit of spring-cleaning, and noting that most of us cannot afford to have our PC, laptop, …

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Apr 22 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update of ICT network readiness in the Caribbean

Table 3:  Select network readiness strength and weaknesses of Caribbean/CARICOM countries included in the 2015 GITR (Source: WEF)

A 2015 update of our Snapshot series on network readiness, and the extent to which countries in the Caribbean are leveraging ICT to improve their competitiveness. It is that time again when the World Economic Forum (WEF), in conjunction with INSEAD and Cornell University, two of the world’s top business schools, examine the state of …

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Apr 15 2015

5 keys to improve your business’ ROI from social media

Although many Caribbean businesses have established social networks, rarely do they directly improve the business’ bottom line. Here are five tips that could assist. In a Caribbean newspapers last week, an observation was made that although some Caribbean businesses have hundreds of thousands of followers on their social networks, very rarely is the impact of …

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Mar 13 2015

Snapshot: Facebook membership trends 2015 update

The 2015 update of Facebook membership in the Caribbean countries and a comparison with our 2014 findings. Facebook continues to be one of the largest social networks in the world with almost 1.5 billion users worldwide. For the past three years, we have been capturing Facebook membership data from across the Caribbean. Here we update …

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