Cybercrime Bill read in Parliament

The Cybercrime Bill, 2017 was read by Attorney General Faris al Rawi on Friday 05 May, 2017 during the second session of the 11th Parliament as […]

The challenge facing the new skills initiative

Above: Carolina González-Velosa, photographed in a meeting room at the IDB’s Port-of-Spain offices. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1090 for April 24, 2017 A fortnight ago, before […]

Quidgest’s Jamaican project is its Caribbean debut

The Human Capital Management Enterprise System (HCMES) has entered into pre-production stage in the Jamaican government.  It is a project of the country’s Public Sector Efficiency Program, and […]

At Microsoft M4: A Public Sector digital hero

Above: The Public Sector panel on Digital Government at Microsoft’s M4, from left, Josemaria Valdepenas, Microsoft Digital Transformation Architect, Minister of Information Milford Nicholas and Marlon […]

The challenges of the Data Protection Bill

Above: Ria Mohammed-Davidson of the Faculty of Law at UWI St Augustine speaks at the Media Association talk at the Ken Gordon School of Journalism and […]

The Uber challenge

 Above: The ultimate Uber. The ride sharing company is investing heavily in self-driving vehicles. Photo courtesy Uber Newsroom. BitDepth#1063 for October 18, 2016 The private ride […]

Public WiFi to roll out by bus

According to information posted on the website of the Ministry of Public Administration and Communication… The provision of free Wi-Fi is a country-wide initiative of the […]

Carnival: the state of disunion

Above: Revellers in Tribe’s Wings of Desire at the Socadrome in 2015. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1026 for February 02, 2016 Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival looks set […]

Brereton on new book tax

Author and historian Professor Bridget Brereton wrote this open letter to the Government regarding the decision to reintroduce VAT on books… I want to support the […]

Government to tax books, computers

Above: Minister of Finance Colm Imbert, architect of the new tax schedule. Photo courtesy the Ministry of Finance. The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released […]