Industry experts “optimistic” about Caribbean technology development

BELIZE CITY, Belize—Regional Internet and technology experts remain upbeat on the future of the industry in the Caribbean. A recent industry report showed that Internet connectivity in the Caribbean is growing at sluggish speeds, with high rates. However, shifting attitudes within the region’s technical community are triggering positive change in its

Bright path to digital careers at TechLink Barbados

More than thirty young Barbadians learned basic skills for developing successful mobile apps and producing high-quality digital photography at a special workshop facilitated by the BrightPath Foundation, in collaboration with Columbus Communications. A mix of small business owners and entrepreneurs assembled at the Cave Hill School of Business for BrightPath's TechLink, a regional technology

LACNIC honours Wooding with 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award

NEWS - The Latin American and Caribbean Internet Addresses Registry (LACNIC) honoured Caribbean-based technology expert and philanthropist Bevil Wooding with its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award. Wooding, who wears many hats in his work around the world, is the Chief Knowledge Officer at the international non-profit Congress WBN. He received the award at a special ceremony

Doing Good is Good Business-The Business Case for Caribbean Corporate Social Responsibility and the Tech Industry (Part 1)

OPINION- Technology can turn a cause into a movement, faster than ever before. Yet, in an Internet-enabled world of social networks, mobile payments, virtual learning and crowdsourcing, most firms’ approach to social giving remains stuck in the corporate dark-ages. So how do companies go about unlocking the true potential of

Worth Reading: How changing technology preferences are redefining the Caribbean travel industry

A tectonic shift is taking place in the global tourism sector. It is being triggered by advances in information and communications technology that are changing consumer expectations, industry operations, management, products and promotion. For tourism dependent regions like the Caribbean, technology is opening access to new markets and creating exciting