Archive for February, 2012

ConnectiMass Founder Ingrid Riley appointed to C.I.T.O Board

February 27, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on ConnectiMass Founder Ingrid Riley appointed to C.I.T.O Board»



It's now official that our Founder Ingrid Riley has been appointed to the board of the government's Central Information Technology Office. The announcement was made last week Friday February 24th, 2012. Ingrid  was called personally by Julian Robinson, Junior Minister of the Science, Technology, Energy and Mining ( S.T.E.M) and asked to serve. CITO's vision is to  establishing a world-class national ICT sector that will foster Jamaica becoming the most developed knowledge-based society in the region. It's mission is to contribute to the increase of national wealth ...

Quote of the Week

February 17, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Quote of the Week»



The internet is an engine of connection. It has been from the start (email, chat, forums, blogs, social media...)   - Seth Godin

The Connection Economy

February 13, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Connection Economy»



The connection economy multiplies the value of what is contributed to it. It's based on abundance, not scarcity, and those that opt out, fall behind. Sharing your money, your ideas, your insights, your confidence... all of these things return to you. Perhaps not in the way you expected, and certainly not with a guarantee, but again and again the miser falls behind. - Seth Godin. More We are big believers who live this everyday!

The Digital Manifesto: How Companies and Countries Can Win in the Digital Economy

February 05, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Digital Manifesto: How Companies and Countries Can Win in the Digital Economy»



Every business needs to “go digital.” Data about customers, competitors, suppliers, and employees are exploding. 90% of all data were created in the past two years. By 2016, there will be 3 billion Internet users globally, and the Internet economy will reach $4.2 trillion in the G-20 nations. No company or country can afford to ignore this phenomenon. No company or country can afford to ignore this phenomenon. The fact is that we have entered the “second half of the chessboard,” where the scale and speed of change are indelibly altering industry structures and the way that ...

Does the Caribbean have what it takes to become a World-Class Region for Mobile Innovation ?

February 01, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Does the Caribbean have what it takes to become a World-Class Region for Mobile Innovation ?»



ConnectiMass on behalf of the World Bank is inviting you to attend a focus group discussion in Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados. What: Attend a focus group with other Caribbean entrepreneurs and software developers to explore the potential of establishing a mobile innovation and entrepreneurship initiative in the region. For Who Are you a software/apps developer, tech entrepreneur? Then this is for you to network with smart minds and share your insight with the World Bank in how they can help us transform the Caribbean into a world-class region for Mobile Innovation. Why? Over ...