Sunday, June 24, 2018

The merits and hazards of locally developed and supported software

Distillate from seminar/discussion held at Hotel Four season on Friday May 24; on topic:
“The merits and hazards of locally developed and supported software.”
Panelists:  Dr George Stewart (UWI); Glen Gill (MD, InfoGroup & President , JICTA); Dwayne Russell (Deputy GM, MCSystems); Dean Smith(President, JCS)


A System to Manage Innovation

Jamaica Computer Society Public Lecture Series 2013 
lecturerLecture 2: Ramon Bosch at University of Technology, Jamaica
- Thursday April 25, 2013

A foundation was laid in defining innovation as being differentiation that creates value and a satisfying end user experience. Bosch goes on to elucidate on the idea that market risks (risks that no one will use a product) are more threatening than execution risks (risks that a product will not be delivered).


Building a better ICT sector (24th January 2013)

The Jamaica Computer Society (JCS), during 2013, will be celebrating its 40 years of existence. Over those years, the ICT sector has grown leaps and bounds. However, while the evolutionary march of various technologies is moving at an increased cadence, Jamaica could find itself in a crisis of; Having an ICT sector incapable of supporting a nation with significant economic growth or unable to adequately assist with finding our way on the global stage.Subsequently, as part of its mandate to serve the local ICT community and general public, the JCS will be conducting a two-part panel discussion. The initial discussion will be held at the first members’ meeting on January 24, 2013.


E-Lancing: Create Job Opportunities & additional Income (28th June 2012)

teacupFor June's Jamaica Computer Society monthly meeting we will be looking at E-lancing as a job opportunity. This is in keeping with efforts by the Government of Jamaica in collaboration with The World Bank and other sectors to provide e-lancing opportunities for unemployed youth across the island.


Overcoming Barriers to Caribbean Innovation (World Bank Caribbean Growth Forum)

web Innovation-Panel-Pix---CGFPresenter: Silbourne Clarke (JCS Immediate Past President)

Venue: Mona Visitors Lodge


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