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Archive for the ‘digitisation’ Category

COVID Planning

Here we are, well over a year into the COVID pandemic. It has impacted us in ways that will be with us for years to come. At the start I was impressed by the stated position of the ruling administration. They called on us to pull together, […]

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Who wants million dollars

The headline said it all. More than 8 million dollars had been paid out to fraudulent claimants of COVID relief grants. This was based on a report from the Auditor General into the expenditure of the massive amounts of public funds to assist various sectors of society […]

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COVID digitisation

Did you know that we have a Ministry of government laser focused on fully digitizing services to the public in sweet T&T? The Ministry of Public Administration and Digital Transformation is charged with the task of moving away from bureaucratic paper bound systems to efficient digital systems. […]

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COVID reentry and digitization

I read a report today about the government’s new request to those persons applying to return home having been stranded overseas because of the COVID restrictions. They now demand that applicants make their requests for entry via an online form rather than emails as had been the […]

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Why we lost WI-Pay

There are some matters of economic and financial management that are very simple to understand and on which we all agree. Here are a few items that we would all look at as positive with respect to any company domiciled here – Is profitable and pays its […]

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Digitalization in T&T

In the recent budget, the government spoke about digitization and digitalization. Most of us know from the Roadmap to Recovery document and from many other documents and speeches that our government has made a clear commitment to digitization and the transition to becoming a digital nation. But […]

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Our digital transformation – learning from Estonia

Today I’m going to discuss Estonia and the lessons we must learn from them in our desire to become a digital nation. In our thrust towards becoming a digital nation I know that the government has already embraced the Estonian lesson in a number of ways. A […]

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