Tag Archive: Information Society

Apr 22 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update of ICT network readiness in the Caribbean

Table 3:  Select network readiness strength and weaknesses of Caribbean/CARICOM countries included in the 2015 GITR (Source: WEF)

A 2015 update of our Snapshot series on network readiness, and the extent to which countries in the Caribbean are leveraging ICT to improve their competitiveness. It is that time again when the World Economic Forum (WEF), in conjunction with INSEAD and Cornell University, two of the world’s top business schools, examine the state of …

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Apr 15 2015

5 keys to improve your business’ ROI from social media

Although many Caribbean businesses have established social networks, rarely do they directly improve the business’ bottom line. Here are five tips that could assist. In a Caribbean newspapers last week, an observation was made that although some Caribbean businesses have hundreds of thousands of followers on their social networks, very rarely is the impact of …

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Apr 08 2015

The Caribbean’s changing telecoms landscape

A quick review of key developments and milestones in telecommunications in the Caribbean since 2000. In our most recent ICT/tech news roundup, published on 6 April, and as has been the case for the past several weeks, there were a number of articles on the purchase of Columbus International Limited, which owns the brand Flow, …

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Apr 06 2015

Roundup: for the week ending 5 April 2015

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 30 March to Sunday 5 April 2015. Monday, 30 March 2015 BTVI students schooled in social netiquette Bahamas – “Think before you post.” That was the simple, yet thought-provoking message Assistant Superintendent of Police, Detective Mark Barrett wanted to ingrain in …

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Mar 25 2015

A model to emulate: 3 takeaways from Lee Kwan Yew’s contribution to Singapore

A brief discussion of three takeaways from the late Lee Kwan Yew’s efforts to transform Singapore into the global powerhouse it has become. Lee Kwan Yew, the first Prime Minister of Singapore, who held power for over 30 years, died on Monday, 23 March 2015, at the age of 91. In addition to the international …

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