Category Archive: Computing

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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Jul 13 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update of ICT network readiness in the Caribbean

A 2016 update of our Snapshot series on network readiness, and the extent to which countries in the Caribbean are leveraging ICT to improve their competitiveness. Earlier this month, the World Economic Forum (WEF), in conjunction with INSEAD and Cornell University, published the 2016 Global Information Technology Report (GITR), which examines the state of network …

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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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Jun 17 2016

Are we becoming increasingly desensitised to social networks?

With over 10 years of exposure to social networks, have we begun to cool off them? A few thoughts and observations. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, Pinterest, LinkedIn, are just a few of the social network that exist, and many of us are subscribers of at least two of them. One of the early-recognised benefits …

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May 13 2016

Expert Insights 2: Cyber threats and security in the Caribbean 2016 update (part 2)

We continue our conversation with network/IT security professionals – part two of our second instalment – on network intrusion and security in the Caribbean, in the hope of gaining new insights for 2016. In our previous post, published on Wednesday, 11 May, we shared the first part of our discussion with Hector Diaz of Intel Security (formally McAfee). To …

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