Digital JAM 2.0 Officially Launches with the theme “The Future of Work is Online”

Digital JAM 2.0 was officially launched this morning at the Office of the Prime Minister under the theme “The Future of Work is Online.” Digital JAM 2.0 is a well needed and multi-layered initiative funded and supported by the World Bank, Ministry of Youth and Culture, Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, JAMPRO, USAID, Flow Jamaica, LIME, Blackberry and various […]

Digital JAM 2.0 Mobile Apps Competition

The Government of Jamaica in partnership with the World Bank and private sector operators in the local ICT sector invites applications from Jamaican software developers and digital artists to participate in the Digital Jam 2.0 Mobile Apps Competition. Conceived as an integral part of a 3-day Business Development and Marketplace event to be held at […]

SlashRoots goes Regional – January 2012 conference to focus on “Developing The Caribbean”

The first SlashRoots conference was held earlier this year in Kingston and plans are already at an advance stage for it’s second staging in early 2012.  The SlashRoots team have been hard at work on SlashRoots 2012 and has expanded the conference to be a regional event. In a post of the official SlashRoots blog it was stated that: […]

ICT Policy Conference Organized by UWI Mona School of Business

Despite stories within the local and international media that seem to paint Jamaica’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector in a bad light, there are great things happening within the industry – some being powered by Grassroots Communities such as Slashroots, ICT4D Jamaica, the Jamaica Design Association, and Kingston Beta; while others are being powered by […]