Category Archive: ICT/Tech

Jan 23 2015

4 things Caribbean tech businesses can learn from Target’s decision to leave Canada

Four takeaways Caribbean ICT/tech businesses can learn from Target’s recent decision to close all of its stores in Canada Last week, United States (US) retail giant, Target, announced that it will be closing its entire operation in Canada: this decision has come less than two years after its entry into that market. While for the …

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Jan 21 2015

2015 cybersecurity predictions

Deon Olton of the Caribbean Cyber Security Center shares his organisation’s cybersecurity predictions for 2015. Our 2014 predictions and awareness mission covered attack vectors across websites, data, email, and networks due a rise in malware infestations as well as a rise in persons being victims of cybercrime across the Caribbean. In 2014, five of the …

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Jan 19 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 18 January 2015

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 12 January to 18 January 2015. Monday, 12 January 2015 BUSINESS MONDAY: LIME reports hefty profit Barbados – CABLE and Wireless (Barbados) Limited also known as LIME has turned around from a loss of $43.0 million for the half year to …

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Jan 16 2015

Is the mobile/cellular phone eroding office productivity

With the nearly ubiquitous use of mobile/cellular phones in most countries, there is a growing concern about its impact on workplace productivity. Though the serious newsreaders among us might overlook the “Pudding & Souse” section in the Barbados Nation newspaper, on 10 January it carried an interesting segment, which we included in this week’s ICT/tech …

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Jan 14 2015

Early thoughts on “advancing telecoms in the OECS”

A discussion on the recently published paper by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States on advancing telecoms in that sub-regional grouping. In our ICT/tech news roundup for the week ending 11 January 2014, we included an article, OECS releases draft of telecommunications regulatory document’, which highlighted that the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission …

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