Tag Archive: Information Society

Jul 13 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update of ICT network readiness in the Caribbean

A 2016 update of our Snapshot series on network readiness, and the extent to which countries in the Caribbean are leveraging ICT to improve their competitiveness. Earlier this month, the World Economic Forum (WEF), in conjunction with INSEAD and Cornell University, published the 2016 Global Information Technology Report (GITR), which examines the state of network …

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Jul 06 2016

Are IT skills lacking or are just underutilised in the Caribbean?

A results of recently released global survey indicate that skilled IT labour is lacking .In this post, we explore whether IT skills lacking in the Caribbean, or are just underutilised. Last week in Barbados, the results of the Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey 2016 were released. Harvey Nash is a global talent management and recruitment firm, whilst KPMG is one of …

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Jul 04 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 3 July 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 27 June to Sunday 3 July 2016. Monday, 27 June 2016 Telecom Provider Pledges ‘Unheard Of’ Service Levels Bahamas – A newly-launched telecommunications provider yesterday promised “unheard of” service quality levels for the Bahamian market, as it will incur …

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Jul 01 2016

5 reasons why a Caribbean digital marketplace might be a good thing

Following from a suggestion by ECLAC, five benefits of having a Caribbean digital marketplace are discussed Last week, at the fourth Latin American Telecommunications Congress in Mexico, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) called for the creation of a regional digital market. ECLAC was of the view that its …

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Jun 29 2016

Snapshot: state of Open Data in the Caribbean in 2015

Summary of the Caribbean results in the 2015 Global Open Data Index exercise. The concept of “Open Data” is not new in the Caribbean. It began to gain prominence around five years ago, with the crystallised into the first Caribbean Open Data Conference, and the Caribbean Open Institute. With regard to understanding the term ‘Open …

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