Tag Archive: trends

Jul 22 2016

Is the smartphone already becoming obsolete?

Smartphones have experienced explosive growth over the past 10 years. However can it be sustained? Is the device on its way out? The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus; the Samsung Galaxy S7; the Sony Xperia Z5; the LG G5. These are some of the most coveted smartphones on the market today. However, by this …

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Jul 20 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update on the state of telecoms in the Caribbean

Figure 5:  Averaged fixed-line, mobile/cellular and fixed broadband Internet subscription penetration rates across the Caribbean from 2008—2015

An update of fixed-line, mobile/cellular and fixed-broadband Internet take up, plus a new entry, mobile/cellular broadband Internet take-up, across select Caribbean countries, as at the end of 2015. We have been anxiously awaiting the release of the latest telecoms statistics from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), which we use every year to examine the state …

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Jul 15 2016

Is technology is changing the way we think and how we interact with the world around us?

A discussion of the impact of technology on us, how we think, and how we experience the world around us. In today’s world, most of us are tethered in some way to a computing device, be it our smartphone, tablet computer, laptop, or a combination of the three. Further, and perhaps more importantly, we tend …

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Jul 13 2016

Snapshot: 2016 update of ICT network readiness in the Caribbean

A 2016 update of our Snapshot series on network readiness, and the extent to which countries in the Caribbean are leveraging ICT to improve their competitiveness. Earlier this month, the World Economic Forum (WEF), in conjunction with INSEAD and Cornell University, published the 2016 Global Information Technology Report (GITR), which examines the state of network …

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Jul 08 2016

Is Facebook dead for marketing and promotion?

Once again, Facebook has changed the algorithm governing its new feed. We discuss likely consequences of that move. Over the past five years or so, social network, Facebook, has been an essential channel through which businesses market and advertise their products and services to the social network’s 1.5 billion-plus subscribers. In turn, paid advertisements have …

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