June 19, 2021

Government improving IT capacity

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Ministry of Home Affairs has released a Request for Proposal for consultancy services that will look to create and implement a Strategic Governance Framework for the Computer Services Department (CSD). This request follows the report produced by Deloitte, which was commissioned in March earlier this year to conduct an […]

The tech resume may not be dead yet, but its pulse is fading

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By Erin Carson From Tech Republic Don’t chuck your resume just yet, but also don’t be surprised if your next potential employer doesn’t ask to see it — especially if you’re looking for a tech job. The search for better ways to find better candidates in tech goes on. Though reports of the death of […]

Developers are turning the public cloud into a massive piggybank

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By Matt Asay From TechRepublic All public cloud spending estimates significantly undervalue the market, because all miss just how much developers are spending without telling anyone. Head in the cloud Cloud computing is big. It’s so big that major analysts are scrambling to outdo each other in sizing the public cloud computing market. IDC, for […]

The dentist will scan you now: The next generation of digital dentistry

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By Alex Howard From Tech Republic Alex Howard is delighted by the modern technology at his dentist’s office. He describes the dental tech he encountered during his recent visit and explains why it matters. Thankfully, describing some technological changes is much less painful than pulling teeth, even when the experience in question is uncomfortably close […]

Why is the CMO running so much IT? Big data, says Ford exec

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By Jason Hiner From Tech Republic The CMO has fully emerged as one of the most important players in corporate IT. In 2012, when Gartner famously predicted that by 2017 the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) would spend more on technology than the Chief Information Officer (CIO) — the traditional keeper of the keys of the […]

Jeremy O’Sullivan nets April’s top spot

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How long does it really take for an excellent worker’s true worth to be recognised? If you are Computer Services Department’s Support Administrator Jeremy O’Sullivan, a mere four months! Since joining the department on 6 January 2014, Mr. O’Sullivan has already made his mark at the Computer Services Department. So impressed are his superiors with […]

H1-B visas: Would lifting the cap really attract the ‘brightest and best’ to the US?

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By Nick Heath From Tech Republic There needs to be a bigger discussion about whether H1-B visas are good for the tech industry and not just tech companies. Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is baffled: perplexed at why people oppose lifting restrictions on the number of skilled foreign workers employed in the US. […]

MaplesFS: From the Cayman Islands to Montreal

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From Finance Montreal Interview with Tyler Kim, Chief Information Officer, MaplesFS In a few sentence, could you describe MaplesFS, its origins and the services it provides? As for yourself, could you share a bit on your background? MaplesFS commenced operations in 1997 in the Cayman Islands with its origins tied to the provision of fiduciary […]

NET(net) Launches WIN(win)™

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New SaaS Platform for IT Strategic Sourcing and Strategic Supplier Management GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands,/PRNewswire-iReach/ — NET(net), the world’s leading provider of comprehensive IT Investment Optimization Services, has announced the launch of WIN(win)™, the world’s only fully Technology Enabled Business Process-as-a-Service (TEBPaaS) for Strategic Sourcing and Strategic Supplier Management.  WIN(win) is generally available via a […]

More action needed on cybersecurity

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By David Jessop, Senior Dominican Today Op-Ed contributor Two year ago I suggested in this column that few Caribbean Governments or companies were taking seriously the threat posed by cyber attack and cyber crime. This was despite evidence to suggest that the region was increasingly subject to damage by those who use the internet to […]