Tag Archive: IT

Aug 10 2011

Where is Internet Governance going in the Caribbean region?

This post provides a synopsis of the 7th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum, which was held on 8 August 2011. On Monday, 8 August, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) hosted the 7th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The Forum had participants from throughout the Americas and even further afield, and …

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Jul 26 2011

Is our education system hindering IT innovation in the region?

This post explores whether the primary and secondary school system in the English-speaking Caribbean could be hampering IT/ICT investment and innovation in the region. In recent months, technology innovation has been identified as a key driver for building and sustaining economic growth, and to ensure long-term job creation(Time). However, there is a growing concern that …

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Jun 28 2011

25 questions to ask before you sign up for cloud services

Cloud computing is increasingly being seen as game-changer in the Internet/ICT space, but the environment is still developing. As a result, the onus is still on prospective users to conduct their own investigations and due diligence before they sign up for cloud services. A few weeks ago, Apple launched its iCloud service, which experts anticipate …

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Mar 18 2011

IT and Education: should teachers be solely blamed for poor exam results?

In a press release issued by the Caribbean Examinations Council last month, great concern was expressed that too few students are studying Information Technology, and extremely poor results are being achieved. This post suggests reasons why this is the case. At a recent meeting of the Final Awards Committee for the January 2011 sitting of …

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Mar 15 2011

The virtualised server: the new multitasking environment

Over the last year or so, “virtualisation”, and especially “server virtualisation” was one of the computing features that received widespread attention. Although much of the excitement has died down, it is still expected to transform and optimise the typical server environment. However, what are the pros and cons? And could it be useful in the …

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