Tag Archive: Information Society

Aug 12 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update of e-Government in the Caribbean

A 2016 update of  the development of the e-government across the Caribbean. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) published the results of its latest e-government survey, which covers all 193 United Nations member states, including the following 16 Caribbean countries: Antigua and Barbuda; the Bahamas Barbados; Belize; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; …

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Aug 10 2016

How will the Caribbean be safeguarding an Open Internet?

A discussion on a recently released code of practice for telecoms operators that aims to safeguard the Open Internet and network neutrality in the Caribbean. In March this year, the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications Organisations (CANTO) published a Code of Practice on Safeguarding the Open Internet, which its members, which comprise telecoms operators from …

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Aug 03 2016

The Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework revisited

A quick refresher of the current Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework, which is currently being revised and should be finalised this month. Mid-to-late next week, 10–12 August to be exact, ICT specialists and stakeholders from across the Caribbean will be meeting in Belize for the 12th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum, which has been organised by …

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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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