Seeking Competitive Edge, Caribbean Firms Turn to Internet Technology

As dark clouds of uncertainty loom over the global economy, it hasn't exactly been smooth sailing for Caribbean companies. But these days, a different kind of 'cloud' is creating fresh opportunities for regional businesses. For techies, the term 'cloud' is just a metaphor for the Internet. And the advent of Cloud

Barbados to host CaribNOG 13

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados—The thirteenth regional meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, or CaribNOG, will take place in Barbados from April 18 to 19, 2017. CaribNOG is the region’s first volunteer-based community of network engineers, computer security experts and tech aficionados. “At CaribNOG 13, we’re expecting a large turnout of network operators, telecommunications

Caribbean must get more involved in shaping global Internet policy

Amidst reports of increased cyber crime in Barbados, Information Technology professionals are on a drive to sensitise Internet users about the issue of internet governance.   The Geneva Internet Conference focusing on that topic took place in Switzerland on November 17 -19, and professionals from both the IT and legal arena,

Push for eCommerce in Barbados

TECH NEWS - THE SMALL Business Association (SBA) is pushing e-commerce in a big way and as such has formed partnerships to enable its members to more fully utilise the technology. Business operations manager Andrea C Taylor said the SBA was working with both banks and Government in this regard. “We

40% of the Barbadian population are on Facebook

Barbados I keep hearing has the most sophisticated IT infrastructure in the Region. Hence why they can make bold mission statements that they are gunning to be the #1 hub for entrepreneurial activity worldwide. Hmmm. Are they social? We found that there are now 107,500 Bajans on Facebook as of

Top 10 Barbadian Tweeters with the Most Followers

The top 10 Barbadian Tweeter list was developed by this single directory, WeFollow.com which is the leading Twitter Directory using a single determinant- how many followers/subscribers does each Tweeter have. I used the most popular country tag “Barbados” to develop