Tag Archive: strategy

Jan 06 2017

Brick and mortar stores: are they truly necessary in this day and age?

A brief examination of the pros and cons of physical (brick and mortar) stores and virtual ones. Over the past few days, online retail giant, Amazon.com, has been in the news with regard to its plans to open a physical bookstore in New York City. The store would not be the company’s first: other have …

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Jun 01 2016

Three’s a crowd? Can Caribbean countries move from telecoms duopolies?

Whilst many Caribbean countries aspire to have three or more telecoms network operators, similar to politics and having two main political parties, most countries cannot get beyond having two carriers. Can Caribbean countries move from telecoms duopolies? Over a week ago, news reports started to emerge in Jamaica that a “mobile spectrum licence” had been …

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Mar 30 2016

“Going digital”: is it just hype, or should it mean more?

Today’s businesses, including those in the Caribbean, tend to pride themselves on “going digital”, but what does that mean? And is whatever is done, is it enough? Without a doubt, today’s businesses and organisations must learn not only navigate, but to thrive, in today’s environment. Currently, we have unprecedented development and use of technology, which has …

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Apr 16 2014

Is the IT department, as we know it, on its way out?

Although IT is essential to most businesses, a recent survey by analyst firm, McKinsey, suggest that executives are becoming less satisfied with the role and performance of IT in their organisations. Could the IT department, as we know it, be on its way out? Across virtually all organisations, regardless of size, Information Technology (IT) is …

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Feb 05 2014

5 critical building blocks to develop a social media strategy

Five critical considerations to guide organisations in developing a social media strategy. Virtually every organisation that interfaces with the public is being encouraged to integrate social media in their public relations, marketing or promotional activities. Some enthusiastically dive in, while others are more reticent and do as little as possible. Unfortunately and in the majority …

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