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A Caribbean Perspective on ICT

faheemFeb 2,2017
Caribbean,Technology

ICT today has evolved to become not only the dominant institution in society (courtesy of the Internet), but also manifest in a form that we can readily identify with as and within our communities (i.e. social media). Add to that the compelling usage numbers, distributed globally, and the result is

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MANAGING TECHNOLOGY AS A STRATEGY FOR SUCCESS

faheemFeb 2,2017
Management,Strategy,Technology

Despite the many terms used across literature and practice, for the willing or open-minded, the underlying contribution of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is simple to understand and increasingly central to all that we do today as professionals in a discipline or as organisations creating value within an ecosystem.  

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Technology and Millennials – An Inside View

pancaribJan 25,2016
Millennials,Technology

The following is a contribution by Ms. Sasha Soogrim – Media and Technology Analyst at panCaribbean.org, and posits her reflection on the significance of technology to one of the Millennial Generation. Technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purpose especially in industry. It is amazing I found something

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Managing and Leveraging Knowledge to Succeed

pancaribJan 23,2016
Knowledge Management,Management,Strategy

As we move forward in the information age, we often hear terms such as learning organisations, intelligent computing and intellectual capital. One such term we hear time and time again is “knowledge management” — a new focus of developing organisations. It is interesting to recognise that the principles of knowledge

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Leveraging Corporate Leadership for Effective Results

pancaribJan 23,2016
Leadership,Management,Strategy

A working definition of ‘Leadership’ is the ability of an individual to glean the commitment of others towards the realisation of a goal or objective (Cole 1995). A dissection of this enables the extraction of key concepts in understanding the nature, and subsequent application of leadership ability in a more

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The Role of Leadership in the Success of Strategy

pancaribJan 23,2016
Leadership,Strategy

Strategy is a response by the organization so as to realise the goals, relative to the competitive and wider socio-economic landscape. It serves to outline the course or plan of action (or policies, if you prefer) over the identified time period, and channels resources to those initiatives identified. Whether this

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On Purpose: Leveraging Our Personal Strengths

pancaribJan 23,2016
Leadership

We are unique in our identity as we are in purpose. Our identity is based on the generic construct of our unique ancestors, compounded by our own experiences, and interpretations thereof, as we journey through life. These all converge in our minds to provide us the lens through which we

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The Art of Leadership… Beyond the Science

pancaribJan 23,2016
Leadership

“Art is a higher type of knowledge than experience” ~ Aristotle – Metaphysics ~ Here’s an unusual challenge: Create a poem with the subject matter being on Nature and our Environment. The poem must comprise 17 syllables in 3 lines, allocated into 5 syllables in the first line, 7 in

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Your Perspecitves Shape Your Progress

pancaribJan 23,2016
Entrepreneurship,Leadership

Many times we may feel or meet people who feel overwhelmed with all that is happening in their lives. This is especially when things are tough – a job loss; a failed relationship; loss of a loved one; insufficient funds to get by; being taken advantage at work… the list

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Life Cycles and Interpersonal Interaction

pancaribJan 23,2016
Entrepreneurship,Management

My dad used to always say, “life is not for one day.” I used to hear it all the time, but never really gave it much thought. Typically, the silent response of, “yeah, whatever,” would come to mind and quickly evaporate along with the advice. In the past couple years,

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