Living in a technological and social tsunami - Part 3.
The institutions have even shown a reluctance to handle funds, both macro-economically as is evident by the devastating correspondent banks’ de-risking exercise and micro-economically, where local banks have implemented or raised fees to manage accounts.
Living in a technological and social tsunami - Part 2.
While both public and private sectors may have taken advantage of technology to automate, reduce and otherwise optimise back-office operations, neither governments nor Caribbean financiers have spent as much time addressing changes in consumer needs and desires.
Living in a technological and social tsunami - Part 1.
We live in the creeping shadow of a technological and social tsunami. Since the last decade of the twentieth century, we have experienced the mass adoption of computers for industrial, commercial and personal use, as well as the interlinking of these devices through the Internet.
Happy 50th Independence, Barbados!
By Neville C. Connell, director of the Barbados Museum - The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade [http://www.foreign.gov.bb/pageselect.cfm?page=24], CC BY-SA 3.0 [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0], Link [https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=31588497] Celebrating 50
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Thank you for attending the Barbados Next Generation Data Centre Summit!
My sincere thanks to all of those who joined me at the Barbados Next Generation Data Centre Summit, held at the Crane Resort last Thursday. The sessions were rapid-fire and heavy on knowledge from the representatives of Alturna-Tech [http://www.alturna-tech.com/], Nutanix [http://www.nutanix.com/], Zerto [http://www.