DON’T CRY FOR MR. UBER,Travis Kalanick! LESSONS FOR THE CARIBBEAN?!

I honestly don't know why so many people are worrying about Travis Kalanick, founder and former CEO Uber. Or worse, some are making it seem almost noble that he stepped down as Ceo in the wake of high profile investor mutiny that followed a flood of reports of it's uber

What Digital Personal Branding is and Isn’t For You. A Special post for Caribbean CEOs + Professionals.

Digital Personal branding is a leadership requirement, not a self-promotion campaign. It is about demonstrating the value you represent to your company and industry. Have you ever Googled your own name? What comes up for you ? You see those Google results, that is your Online Reputation. Let that sink in

Cybercrime Wave Brewing in the Caribbean? Find out more on This Week in Caribbean Tech Live Show on Thursday

We put Cybercrime in the Caribbean in the spotlight in our Top Caribbean Tech News segment this week as I host another episode of This Week in Caribbean Tech Live  on our Facebook Page. 1 pm EST. We will have Trevor Forrest,  Chief Advisor to the Minister of Science, Energy

There are 2.4 million Caribbean professionals on linkedin.com now, here’s why you should care.

Well, let’s start with the fundamentals. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 500 million members in over 200 countries and territories. Bought for USD$26 billion by Microsoft last year, it is the site where professionals are signing up to join at a rate of

Cyber threats and security in the Caribbean 2017 update

Our 2017 Expert Insight series on network intrusion and security in the Caribbean continues with Hector Dias, a network/IT security professional based in the Dominican Republic.   In this the second in our Expert insights series for 2017 on cyber threats and security in the Caribbean, we are thrilled, once again, to have

Do Caribbean Tech Companies Care about Consumers Rights?

A discussion of the eight basic consumer rights and how they might be relevant to the Caribbean ICT/tech space. Exactly a week ago today, 15 March, World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) was observed. Established in 1983, WRCD seeks “to promote the basic rights of all consumers, demanding that those rights are

4 Caribbean Tech developments we are likely to see in 2017

Consistently, tech/ICT issues that made the headlines or had us talking in 2016 were diverse and interesting: from the liberalisation process in Guyana and the region’s growing focus on call centres and offshore outsourcing, to tracking the changes in Internet download speeds and prices. As we begin to come to