High Tech Justice: Modern Vision for Digitally Enhanced  Courts becomes a Caribbean Reality

What happens when the head of the Caribbean’s highest court teams up with one of the region’s most respected technology minds?  The answer could spell big change for the delivery of justice. The partnership between Sir Dennis Byron and Bevil Wooding fell under a spotlight earlier this year after the Caribbean Court of Justice announced …

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Caribbean trails global trend in automation

  PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten -- A technology trend known as automation could be a game-changer for developing regions, but the Caribbean is trailing global adoption. Across the industry, the automation of network configuration and network management is already bringing tangible benefits, such as lower operating costs and centralised security. But Caribbean adoption rates have lagged …

Belize to host Caribbean Peering Forum in 2018

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten—Belize will host the fourth Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Forum, known as CarPIF, on June 6 and 7, 2018. The 2018 meeting is expected to be the largest to date, according to organizer Bevil Wooding, an Internet strategist with Packet Clearing House and executive director of the Caribbean Network Operators Group. He described the …

How the Caribbean Court of Justice Is Going Digital

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad—The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is hoping that a set of technological upgrades it recently adopted will trigger a digital revolution in courts across the region, and transform how justice is delivered. CCJ President Sir Dennis Byron, who spearheaded the Court’s adoption of the new digital platform for document-filing, case management …

Digital Skills Needed For Caribbean To Stay Globally Competitive

The digital era is here to stay but many still lack the skills needed to get ahead in the Internet economy. A 2017 CIGI-Ipsos survey on Internet security and trust found that a significant percentage of Internet users do not trust the Internet enough to conduct financial transactions online. Even among those willing to embrace …

Why the Caribbean Needs to Strengthen Its Internet Infrastructure

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten—The Caribbean will have to strengthen its Internet infrastructure if it is to keep pace with the world’s growing digital economy. That’s the view held by Bevil Wooding, an Internet Strategist with US-based non-profit Packet Clearing House, an organisation providing operational support and security to critical Internet infrastructure around the world. Speaking to …

Caribbean Internet Peering Forum Kicks Off In Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten—The third Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Forum (CarPIF) got underway in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten on July 5, with the theme “Expanding the Caribbean Internet.” The meeting brings together regional and international experts for talks on technology issues related to Internet connectivity, digital content development and innovation, from a Caribbean perspective. The annual meeting …