Tag Archive: digital divide

Apr 13 2016

Will CXC’s plan to move to electronic testing be successful?

The regional examination body, CXC, plans to move from paper-based to electronic testing. A number of challenges are anticipated, which will affect its successful realisation. Over the past two weeks or so, the regional high/secondary school examination body, the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), announced its intention to make all of its examinations electronic and paperless. …

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Apr 08 2016

3 major trends that will transform our telecom/ICT landscape in the near future

An overview of three telecoms and ICT trends that are likely to eventuate in the medium term, as recently reported by the International Telecommunications Union. Earlier this week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) announced the release of the latest edition of its annual global ICT regulatory report, Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2016. This report examines …

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Feb 03 2016

4 challenges, opportunities and trends of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

A discussion of some of the challenges, opportunities and trends anticipated during the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which we are currently experiencing. Whether you realise it or not, we are in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Industry 4.0. The First Industrial Revolution occurred in the late 1700s when steam and water power were harnessed …

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Dec 09 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update of the status of ICT development in the Caribbean

An update of how well Caribbean countries performed on the latest ICT Development Index published by the International Telecommunications Union. Last week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published its Measuring the Information Society Report 2015 in which it highlights key ICT developments worldwide and tracks the cost and affordability of ICT services.  The report also …

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Oct 30 2015

Quick look: the new sustainable development goals and ICTs

Sustainable Development Goals graphic (Impact 2030)

An overview of the recently and globally adopted sustainable development goals, all of which will need ICT as a key catalyst. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), virtually everyone has heard about them and know what they are. Established in 2000, the MDGs were a formal commitment given by (at the time) all 189 United Nations (UN) member …

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