Category Archive: Computing

Sep 16 2016

Finger in the air: 5 reasons why Caribbean businesses are not as data-centric as they should be

Data analytics, business intelligence, market intelligence, are are buzzwords that have not truly taken root in Caribbean organisations. Here are five reasons why. Although we all know that we are living in the digital age, where information and data are increasingly critical to our daily lives, to a considerable degree and this day and age, …

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Sep 07 2016

With all the advancements that have occurred, why is IT/ICT in most Caribbean organisations still poor?

IT and ICT have been evolving at a considerable pace; however, their use by Caribbean organisations is still poor. We discuss some of the reasons why. Without a doubt, IT/ICT has become the lifeblood of business. Not only do they govern the way we communicate, both internally and externally, they also provide a means through …

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Aug 31 2016

4 reasons why there is a digital divide between the public and private sector

If asked the private sector across the Caribbean would say that ICT in the public sector is grossly under-developed. Some of the contributing factors are discussed. At a seminar on ICT entrepreneurship held last week and organised by the Telecommunication Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT), a number of speakers highlighted in various ways that …

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Aug 17 2016

6 things to consider if you are planning to take MOOCs

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are all the rage, but they are not for everyone. Here are six things to consider. In our busy lives that demand that we continue growing and developing professionally, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can be a godsend.  MOOCs are online courses that support virtually unlimited participation . Typically, they …

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Jul 15 2016

Is technology is changing the way we think and how we interact with the world around us?

A discussion of the impact of technology on us, how we think, and how we experience the world around us. In today’s world, most of us are tethered in some way to a computing device, be it our smartphone, tablet computer, laptop, or a combination of the three. Further, and perhaps more importantly, we tend …

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