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Russell Williams   Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Head Quarters in St. Kitts was the venue for the launch of the OECS Business Solutions Think-Tank and Hackathon on Thursday. In a video conferenced event which launched the Think-Tank across the EC currency union territories, from Anguilla to St. Vincent & The […]

ECCB’s OECS Business Solutions Think-Tank and Hackathon Gets Started


Russell Williams The World Bank suggests that data is open if it is both Technically Open – available in a standard format easily read by a machine and Legally Open – permits unrestricted commercial and non-commercial use or re-use. Wikipedia the online encyclopedia suggests that the data should be freely […]

Open Data: What it is and Why it Matters


By Russell Williams Earlier this year several column inches were rightly given to the mobile applications development workshop held in St. Kitts-Nevis,facilitated by the Bright Path Foundation.

SKN Mobile Apps Inaugural Training Session



Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 17, 2012 Participants attending the January 24 to 27 Mobile Apps Workshop in St. Kitts will be challenged to unleash this aspect of technology as a tool for positive change. The workshop is organized by the Department of Information Technology and aims to provide the technical […]

APPS WORKSHOP CITES TECHNOLOGY AS TOOL FOR POSITIVE CHANGE


Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): Officials at the Department of Technology are finalizing arrangements for the first mobile application development workshop which is expected to open a world of possibilities to locals. The workshop runs from January 24 to 27, 2012, and will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. […]

MOBILE APP WORKSHOP TO OPEN WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES


Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis has one of the highest broadband penetration rates in the Caribbean and the local Government continues to design projects to position the youth population to capitalize on the expansion of technology.

LOCAL YOUTH TO EXPLORE MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT



This is the continuation of the article by Bevil Wooding from yesterday By Bevil Wooding Part 2 Local Content & Applications Encouraging, branding, packaging and ultimately, utilizing locally developed content, applications and services is fundamental to the development of the local internet economy. Countries can debate the merits of nationally […]

Building the Domestic Internet Economy


By Bevil Wooding Understanding the Global Internet Through a Local Lens The beauty of the Internet is the unprecedented efficiency with which it serves the diverse information appetites of so many across the world. However, even though any individual can now potentially reach a global audience, the internet landscape remains […]

Building the Domestic Internet Economy


ST JOHNS, ANTIGUA. Want to find out what’s happening in Antigua and Barbuda? Well now there’s an app for that. Participants at the first ever Mobile App development Training workshop in Antigua and Barbuda built an app called In Antigua from scratch as the final exercise in an intensive two-day […]

Mobile Apps Revolution Hits Antigua



By Russell Williams Last week, the long promised Caribbean Knowledge Learning Network (CKLN) took a step forward with the signing of a contract with telecom provider LIME to provide connectivity throughout the region for its learning network. While those of us in St. Kitts-Nevis would rightly have some reasons for […]

If The High Cost Of Internet Is Not Holding Back ...


By Russell Williams In the previous two articles I have suggested that there are many benefits for the development of Internet Exchange Points (IXP’s) within the Caribbean. I have also offered arguments, which identify contributing causes which have prevented us from maximising the benefits of technology. I will continue this […]

If The High Cost Of Internet Is Not Holding Back ...