Tag Archive: expertise/HR

Jul 30 2014

Ready or not, it is coming: why telecoms companies need competition

All too often telecommunications companies blame competition for the changes they need to make to their operations. However those changes tend to be necessary, but are not undertaken without that external pressure… Last week, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), Leon Williams expressed the view that the BTC was not …

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Jul 25 2014

3 reasons why there are so few girls and women in tech

The tech industry in Silicon Valley may not be the only place where males significantly outnumber females. It also appears to be a phenomenon in the Caribbean. Here are three reasons why there are so few girls and women in tech. Earlier this week, reports published indicated that Twitter and to a lesser extent, Pinterest …

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Jul 11 2014

Fostering innovation and entrepreneurship through start-up accelerators

A discussion of the recently launched start-up accelerator, Start-Up Jamaica. Last week Thursday, 3 July, the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining in Jamaica officially launched Start-Up Jamaica, a business accelerator programme for tech companies. Modelled on the much lauded Start-Up Chile, Start-Up Jamaica will implement a 100-day programme for selected start-up companies, and …

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Jun 23 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 22 June 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 16 June to Sunday 22 June 2014. Monday, 16 June 2014 ‘Valiant Effort’ To Close BTC Deal Bahamas – The Government and Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) still have not closed their ‘2 per cent’ deal over the Bahamas Telecommunications Company …

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Jun 16 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 15 June 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 9 June to Sunday 15 June 2014. Monday, 9 June 2014 Government explores options on TV channel Cayman Islands – Two Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly members questioned Friday why the government-run television channel, dubbed CIG-TV, isn’t being offered “for free.” … …

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