Tag Archive: innovation

Mar 17 2017

Is the overseas view of tech firms affecting our opinion of Caribbean tech businesses?

Are we, Caribbean techies and tech consumers, being (unduly) influenced by the views and opinions of those outside the region? Among pundits, and even among consumers globally, there seems to be a jaded view of tech products and services, which seems to be reflected in the recent performance of tech stock over the past several …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2017/03/overseas-view-tech-firms-affecting-opinion-caribbean-tech-businesses/

Feb 15 2017

The changing role of the CIO

Historically, the title, CIO, was sexy name for a head technician. However, the role has evolved considerably. In this article we highlight some of the key changes that have occurred. The role of the Chief Information Officer, CIO, and in many cases for Small and Medium Enterprises, the Information Systems Manager is changing. Traditionally, that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2017/02/changing-role-cio/

Jan 27 2017

Age versus beauty: is it better to be an older or young entrepreneur?

A discussion of some of the pros and cons of being a young, versus an older, entrepreneur. Based on what we have witnessed around us, and have otherwise observed, the tech entrepreneur tends to be young – typically well under the age of 35. As a result, and to some degree, there seems to be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2017/01/age-beauty-older-young-entrepreneur/

Jan 25 2017

The liberalisation of services via the Internet

Liberalisation, it is not just limited to telecoms and other utilities. A broad range of (retail) services have been dominated by commercial entities, some of which were protected under the law. Here, starting with the Uber situation in Trinidad and Tobago, we discuss the changing paradigm that has been occurring in the Caribbean, of individuals …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2017/01/liberalisation-services-internet/

Dec 30 2016

How well did we do? A look back at our 2016 predictions

A review of the five ICT/tech trends we anticipated would be evident in the Caribbean in 2016. At the beginning of the year, we published five trends we believed would become more evident in the Caribbean during the year. On this our last article for 20146 it is opportune for us to review our predictions …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2016/12/do-2016-predictions/

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