Tag Archive: Information Society

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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Mar 11 2016

Can the Caribbean truly compete with the world leaders in telecoms and ICT?

Caribbean countries want to be the best, especially in telecoms and ICT, but do they truly have the wherewithal, or the desire, to do so? As Caribbean countries have become more aware of their place in the world, and interested in how they measure up across a broad range of performance indicators, increasingly there is …

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Mar 09 2016

Why is the Caribbean still debating the importance of IT?

While it is widely known that having some IT skills is crucial in today’s world, there is a concern that it is not being reflected in Caribbean schools. Last week, as would have been observed in our Roundup: for the week ending 6 March 2015, there were news reports on the Chairman of the Caribbean …

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Mar 04 2016

The unspoken paradox of women in the workplace

In recognition of International Women’s Day, which is commemorated on 8 March, we highlight some of the still unaddressed issues why women may not be as well represented in the workplace. For Caribbean girls and women who have the opportunity, academic excellence is generally encouraged. As a result, there tends to be a larger proportion …

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Mar 02 2016

Digital globalisation: where is the Caribbean?

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McKinsey has published a report on digital globalisation in which it examined digital flow and its impact worldwide.  We briefly highlight some key findings and discuss them from a Caribbean perspective. Over the past decade, the flow of data and information has increased exponentially, from being virtually non-existent 15 to 20 years ago. According to …

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