Tag Archive: big data

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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Jul 08 2015

3 emerging job trends and opportunities in the Caribbean telecoms space

A discussion of three job trends and opportunities that will become more evident in the Caribbean in the medium- to long-term. Generally, Caribbean telecoms is changing. From the introduction of competition in the mobile/cellular market in the Bahamas, to the inevitable restructuring that is currently occurring in countries where telecoms firms LIME and/or Flow have …

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Apr 10 2015

5 tech skills everyone should develop

Below we outline five tech skills individuals should develop to help them stay current and relevant in the workplace. Yesterday, 9 April, tech news feeds were abuzz with the announcement by LinkedIn that had purchased Lynda.com. Lynda.com is a well-respected online education platform that has been around since the mid-1990s, and offers thousands of video …

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Nov 27 2013

4 reasons to governments should be open to Open Data

In recent years, Open Data has been gaining considerable traction globally, but there are countries, especially those in the Caribbean that have been reluctant to embrace it. This post highlights four key reasons why countries should revisit Open Data. Unlike term Open Source Software, which has been around for at least the past 20 years, …

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Aug 21 2013

Beware of those ‘always connected’ devices

Devices are becoming increasingly connected. Although this connectedness can improve the quality of our lives, we must still be vigilant to abuses from this technological¬†advancemen¬† Our newest contributor, Sachin Ganpat, shares some tips on how we can better protect ourselves in this ever-connected world. Imagine putting your baby to sleep and leaving her room. Later …

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