ICT AND THE NETWORKED ECONOMY TRAINING FOR THE NEW ECONOMY Convened by the Centre for International Services , U.W.I., Cave Hill Campus and the Commonwealth Secretariat March 6-17, 2006 Antigua SOCIAL EFFECTS OF ICT NETWORKS ON TRADE Daniel Pimienta [email protected]
AND THE NETWORKED ECONOMY
TRAINING FOR THE NEW ECONOMY
the Centre for International Services,
U.W.I., Cave Hill Campus
and the Commonwealth Secretariat
March 6-17, 2006
2- What are the social factors related to ICT which represents the main blocking factors?
3- How can represents the main policies address efficiently those blocking factors?
The question of languages in the Caribbean should
not be underestimated:
However, only 25% of the total population of the Caribbean is English speaking, 75% of the persons speaks Spanish or French.
70% of the countries of the Caribbean
have English as the main language,
30% have Spanish, French or Deutsch
(see in further reading David Graddol’s report)
Try to find what are the key strategical factors from your own perspective/context/history…
Symbiosis society and business devt education/culture
Culture habits/perception tune education process
Digital divide (litteracies key)
Cultural values management of change (roles definition)
Adapt to expressed needs
Poor policy formulation/ priorities
Resource allocation to needs
Political inclusion cohesive/creative participatory approach (stakeholder analysis, consultation)
Go over analysis/paralysis syndrom
Resource oriented policies/
Measurement (constant dialog)
Regional policy coordination
Question 1 (why considers social?)
Question 2 : Blocking factors?
Question 3 : What policies?