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The database marks Jamaica's entry into the world of open data, the current trend of governments making large swaths of data accessible to the public, online. Going forward, the Edward Seaga Database Collection will be updated and hosted by the Mona School of Business.

COMPANIES need to become increasingly organised if they are to achieve growth and withstand ongoing economic challenges, says an economics professor.

According to Rupert Rhodd, associate economics professor at Florida Atlantic University, a company's success is no longer measured just by what it earns but by a mixture of its prices and responsibilities to clients and society, among other...

Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says critical focus will be placed on the services sector as the government continues its thrust towards economic development.

The Mona School of Business recently brought together a range of stakeholders from the Jamaican Sports fraternity at an Ideation session to "think aloud" about common problems and challenges in sports development, administration and innovation in order to generate ideas about the potential use of ICT in finding indigenous solutions to these challenges and opportunities. This was in preparation...

Minister of Industry Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, said Jamaica would not enter into a free-trade agreement with Costa Rica unless the Central American nation establish proper rules of origin to ensure there is not a pass-through of goods to Jamaica.

REGIONAL integration should be encouraged, the IMF's senior resident representative to Jamaica urged as the nation becomes divided over its relationship with the Caribbean Community (Caricom).

Minister of Investment, Industry and Commerce Anthony Hylton says companies in emerging industries and others with a strong retail brand are the best candidates for initial public offerings (IPO).

JAMAICA COULD have saved over a billion dollars last year if we had been using coal. That's according to studies presented by Lincoln Bailey, Jamaica-born co-owner of Mchenga Mine in Malawi, that country's second largest coal mine. Bailey was guest speaker at the Kingston 360 Breakfast Talk Series, hosted by the Mona School of Business and the Spanish Court Hotel.

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day was May 17. This year’s theme focused on Achieving Equality in ICT for Women and Girls. The State Minister in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining in Jamaica, Mr Julian Robinson, was honest when he admitted to being challenged to speak on this theme.

A new report is proposing that the central bank require providers of mobile money services to do business through the banking system, to ensure there is no gap in the financial regulatory structure once the market takes off in Jamaica.

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