Category Archive: ICT/Tech

Mar 22 2017

To what degree is the Caribbean tech space mindful of consumers’ rights?

An discussion of the eight basic consumer rights and how they might be relevant to the Caribbean ICT/tech space. Exactly a week ago today, 15 March, World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) was observed. Established in 1983, WRCD seeks “to promote the basic rights of all consumers, demanding that those rights are respected and protected, and …

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Mar 17 2017

Is the overseas view of tech firms affecting our opinion of Caribbean tech businesses?

Are we, Caribbean techies and tech consumers, being (unduly) influenced by the views and opinions of those outside the region? Among pundits, and even among consumers globally, there seems to be a jaded view of tech products and services, which seems to be reflected in the recent performance of tech stock over the past several …

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Mar 15 2017

Snapshot: state of IPv6 adoption in the Caribbean 2017

A quick look at the extent to which IPv6 has been adopted in the Caribbean, as of February 2017. Although it does no longer appears to be as topical an issue as it had been five years ago, when the announcement was first made, the pool of Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses, used to …

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Mar 13 2017

Roundup: for the week ending 12 March 2017

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 6 March to Sunday 11 March 2017. Monday, 6 March 2017 Cyber war! Barbados – The ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is giving itself a pat on the back following last weekend’s mid-year conference at which Prime Minister Freundel …

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Mar 10 2017

Can the tech skills crisis be solved?

An introductory discussion on ways in which we might be able to increase the supply of tech skills to meet the current and increasing demand. In today’s workforce, it is widely known that the demand of tech skills outstrips supply, and the situation is expected more acute in the future. The skills needed are diverse, …

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