Tag Archive: trends

Apr 27 2016

Snapshot: how innovative were Caribbean countries in 2015?

An examination of the 2015 Global Innovation Index and how the Caribbean countries included in that exercise performed. Quite regularly, concern has been expressed in a variety of quarters about what is perceived as the lack of innovation across the Caribbean, and the need for it to be improved.  Last year, collaboration between INSEAD, Cornell …

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Apr 22 2016

Top 5 free iPhone apps in the Caribbean

An update of the most downloaded free apps for the Apple iPhone in the Caribbean as at April 2016. What a difference a year makes!  Last year June, we updated our findings of most downloaded free software applications (apps) for the Apple iPhone in the Caribbean. In this article, we update those findings. Again, these …

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Apr 15 2016

Expert Insights 1: Cyber threats and security in the Caribbean 2016 update

Having taken a break last year, we are updating our series of discussions with network/IT security professionals on network intrusion and security in the Caribbean, in the hope of gaining new insights for 2016. Over the past several months, we have noted an increase in network attacks that have been occurring across government offices and private organisations in the Caribbean. Some of the incidents …

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Apr 13 2016

Will CXC’s plan to move to electronic testing be successful?

The regional examination body, CXC, plans to move from paper-based to electronic testing. A number of challenges are anticipated, which will affect its successful realisation. Over the past two weeks or so, the regional high/secondary school examination body, the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), announced its intention to make all of its examinations electronic and paperless. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2016/04/cxcs-plan-move-electronic-testing-successful/

Apr 08 2016

3 major trends that will transform our telecom/ICT landscape in the near future

An overview of three telecoms and ICT trends that are likely to eventuate in the medium term, as recently reported by the International Telecommunications Union. Earlier this week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) announced the release of the latest edition of its annual global ICT regulatory report, Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2016. This report examines …

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