Tag Archive: trends

May 20 2015

Asking the right questions to improve global ICT ranking

A discussion on Jamaica’s plan to conduct an island wide telephony penetration survey. Over the past few years, and especially with regard to telecoms and ICT, Caribbean countries have become more aware of how they stack up against other countries. Survey results and global ranking instruments published by organisations, such as the World Bank, World …

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May 06 2015

Snapshot: cybersecurity in the Caribbean 2015

A summary of key findings of a recent cybersecurity survey conducted in the Americas. Last week, news stories began to emerge that the Islamist extremist group, ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) had hacked the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ government website: Visitors to the website, , www.gov.vc, are greeted by the message …

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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 01 2015

Where the jobs are: the most in demand ICT/tech skills 2015

A review of recent job surveys in the US to highlight the most in demand ICT/tech skills and jobs in 2015, and into the foreseeable future. On its current trajectory, the ICT/tech space is expected to get considerably larger and more sophisticated, as new technologies, applications and products and services continue to be developed to …

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Mar 27 2015

3 current trends when securing tech expertise

Three trends evident when organisations need to acquire tech skills and capabilities in today’s digital landscape. Whether it is an individual, or outsourcing work to a third party operation, the approach being employed to secure digital/tech expertise has been changing. Frequently, the need to secure such expertise tends to be related to an organisation’s core …

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