The diversification that wasn’t

A reimagining of the TT economy with a projection to 2030 will have a role for the petroleum sector, but it’s one that should be increasingly relegated to providing cheap energy for diversification initiatives.

How Jamaica went forward

The EGov boss isn’t happy about Jamaica’s position in the UN’s E-Government Development Index, which has seen Jamaica drop from 112 to 118.

Implementation begins with organisation

Above: Front table at the symposium, Dr Arvo Ott, Marlene McDonald, Esther Le Gendre and Maxie Cuffie. Photos by Mark Lyndersay BitDepth#1168 for October 25, 2018. […]

On improving financial transparency and reporting

Above: Luis Almagro and Jorge Familiar. Photo courtesy Alexis Fagre/Banco Mundial. By Luis Almagro and Jorge Familiar In recent years, we have stressed the importance of fighting […]

What does the NCC want?

Above: Elements of Carnival. Flag. Big Truck. Gyal. Fella. Correct pose. Hard wine. Rogue by Caesar’s Army at the Socadrome, February 13, 2018. Photo by Mark […]

Next generation finance

Above: Rabindra Jaggernauth, Zak Rahaman, Glynis Alexander-Tam, Shernon Osepa and Aldwyn Wayne, panelists at the TTIGF discussion. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. Published in NewsdayTT’s Business Day […]

Divorcing Blockchain from Bitcoin

Above: Ajmal Nazir, Glenn McKnight, Randall DeFrietas, Peter George and Nigel Romano, panelists at the TTIGF discussion. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. Published in NewsdayTT’s Business Day […]

TTIGF to discuss Blockchain, Online Gender Activism and Digital Financial Services

The second Trinidad and Tobago Internet Governance Forum (TTIGF) will be held on Friday 26th January, 2018 at the Trinidad & Tobago Chamber of Industry and […]

Broad strokes: Flaws in fastforward II

Above: When you grade your own report card, it’s easy to come put looking good. Photo by OlyPhotoStories/DepositPhotos. The Draft National ICT Plan, fastforward II, is open […]

MPAC responds to evaluation of National ICT Plan

Above: The Honourable Maxie Cuffie, Minister of Public Administration and Communications, author of the following… I wish to refer to Mark Lyndersay’s review of the National ICT […]

Where the wild data charges roam

Above: Modern smartphones can connect almost everywhere from anywhere. Photo illustration by SIphotography/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1094 for May 23, 2017 There’s been a lot of conversation in media, […]

New textbook: eGovernment Management for Developing Countries

eGovernment Management for Developing Countries Ahmed Imran, Shirley Gregor and Tim Turner Published in the UK by Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited (ACPIL) ISBN: 978-1-911218-23-4 […]

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 […]

Going global with T&T services

Above: At the Global Services Promotion launch, Internet strategist Bevil Wooding, Barbados project awardee Peter Edey, Dr Terrence Farrell and Carolina Gonzales-Velosa, Labour Market and Social […]

What’s happening with electronic transactions in T&T?

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago continues to undertake activities which, ostensibly, are to assist or guide the development of an ICT sector.  The stated rationale […]