Tag Archive: expertise/HR

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 12 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 11 January 2015

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 5 January to 11 January 2015. Monday, 5 January 2015 BTC launches IPTV trial in Bimini Bahamas – The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), part of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), has launched a trial of its IPTV service in Bimini, Telesemana …

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Dec 17 2014

Creating the Next ‘Tribe’ of Caribbean ICT Entrepreneurs

Shiva Bissessar

The ITU and CANTO recently held a Regional Youth ICT Innovations training workshop in Antigua and Barbuda over the period 8—10 December 2014. The following is a synopsis from the perspective of one of the presenters, Shiva Bissessar. Day 2 of the Regional Youth ICT Innovations Training Workshop saw a large turnout, despite the fact …

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Nov 21 2014

What does it mean to be an “ICT professional”?

A brief look at the ICT profession and why the Caribbean might need a competency framework for ICT professionals and specialists. With the emergence of the field “information and communications technology” (ICT) over the last 10 years or so, a cadre of persons dubbed “ICT professionals” has also developed. However, what does it mean to …

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Oct 01 2014

Skills today’s software developers need to be more competitive

A quick look at the top computer programmes languages for 2014, and additional skills that software developers ought to possess to better positioned for the current market. In newspapers in Trinidad and Tobago last week, and as reflected in our latest news roundup (published on Monday, 29 September), policy makers in the twin-island republic have …

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