Barbados is poised to direct the Caribbean in building the platform for a new type of visitor; the extra-regional nomad of the scientific, technological frontier.
All Things Open 2018 was both a celebration of how far (and how mainstream) open source technology has come over the past two decades, as well as a pointer to the movement's future.
I have made mention of the GDPR before, however we need to read further into the legislation to understand its civic importance and the importance of compliance.
The call to action from the ITU starkly highlights the regional need for a united, dedicated technological strategy in the face of multiple ICT phenomenons.
If nothing else, 2018 has proven that tech companies can no longer be trusted to self-regulate in the face of profits.
If ever there was a year to budget for technology, compliance and strategic assistance, 2018 is definitely it. Patching and privacy concerns can't wait.
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