VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
MARCH 5-6 2021 (JAMAICA TIME)
Learn how to choose the right technologies for your business.
Leave this conference knowing how to:
Reduce your business costs
Improve engagement with customers and suppliers
Improve your workflow and efficiency
Increase your employee skillset
March 5, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
March 6, 2021
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Let's Go Digital Virtual Conference
Extensive discussions with a variety of experts on how technology can improve your business. Websites, E-Commerce, Invoicing & Accounting Tools; Optimizing Social Media, Data Mining for better decisions and much much more. Join us for a mix of panels, conversations and presentations in easy to understand language. Open to all who are curious to learn. Assumes no previous technology training.
Virtual Booth Expo & DBJ Application Support
Opportunity for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to interact directly with technology providers who will demonstrate how their technology solutions can transform any business. In addition, DBJ Application support workshop where SMEs can apply for grant vouchers up to $200K towards technology purchases.
It's worth your time.
Tune in to hear interesting, knowledgable speakers on a variety of topics merging business and technology
Learn about local, affordable and effective technology solutions to support your digital journey
Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) voucher support that grants up to JA$200,000 to help your business obtain technology solutions
Let's Go Digital Day 1 (Pt. 1)
Hosted by Ms. Rochelle Cameron, Chief Project Executive, PSOJ AFFP
Welcome & Opening Remarks
The Honourable Daryl Vaz - MP. Minister of Science, Energy and Technology. - [Starts at 1:38]
Jamaican Future is Digital
Increasing Broadband Nationally
Government Services Go Digital
The Impact of Technology on Education
The Honourable Fayval Williams - MP. Minister of Education, Youth and Information - [Starts at 9:11]
Why Go Digital?
Mrs. Nadeen Matthews Blair - General Manager/ Chief Digital & Marketing Officer, NCB - [Starts at 27:20]
Why Should MSMEs Go Digital?
Where Should Jamaica be by the End of 2021?
How NCB Supports Digital Transformation
Embracing Technology to Improve Your Business
Mr. Sheldon Powe - CEO, Innovative10x - [Starts at 47:53]
Better Marketing & Increase Sales
Lower Operating Costs
Improved Decision Making
Basic Technology Solutions for MSMEs
Mr. Neil Abrahams - CEO, Innovative Corporate Solutions Ltd. - [Starts at 1:05:29]
Hardware (Desktop Vs. Laptops; Memory Requirements)
Operating System Software
Email & Antivirus
MSMEs Go Digital: The way to Reducing Costs, Managing Risk and Leveraging the Remote Workplace
Mr. Cristian Encina - Modern Workplace Product Marketing Manager for SMEs, Microsoft - [Starts at 1:29:08]
Vendor license cost consolidation
How can SMEs save money and manage risk
Optimizing Digital Marketing
Mr. Craig Powe - CEO, Adtelligent - [Starts at 1:47:10]
Trends in social media usage since 2020
How to approach Digital Marketing as a small business
Alternative Marketing Platforms
Ms. Kristia Franklin - Owner, Tia the Clothes Girl - [Starts at 2:05:05]
The importance of having an online presence.
The benefit of marketing your own products and being a knowledge base.
Data Mining & Improved Decision Making
Mr. Leslie Lee Fook - Data Transformation Strategist, Incus - [Starts at 2:15:48]
Data Literacy as the new computer literacy.
Focusing on the ‘why’ instead of the ‘how-to’.
We are competing at a Global Level.
Ms. Raquel Seville - CEO, BI Brainz, Caribbean
What is Data Mining?
How is it Useful for MSMEs?
Examples of How MSMEs Improve their Decision Making with Data Mining
Business Productivity Tools
Mr. Jordan Baskett - CEO, CRMmetry - [Starts at 2:48:27]
Customer Relationship Management
Ms. Kenesha Brown - CEO, Bosom Consulting - [Starts at 3:04:30]
Project/ Tasks Management & Productivity
Ms. Nayana Williams - CEO, Lifespan - [Starts at 3:20:34]
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) MSME Case Study
Running Your Business from Home
Ms. Berlitz Maldonado - Product Director, B2B Connectivity and Security Product Management, C&W Business/ Flow Business - [Starts at 3:52:50]
Data Security & Managing Customer Information
Mr. Andrew Nooks - Director of Efficiency and Growth, Symptai - [Starts at 4:08:20]
Mr. Clive Beckford - Manager, Lab Services, Innovate10x
What is the Data Protection Act and how it applies to small businesses.
Compliance tips from the General Data Protection Regulation Law.
The Digital Journey Roadmap
Mr. Christopher Reckord - CEO, tTech - [Starts at 4:29:20]
The Pathway from Basic Infrastructure to Advanced Digital
The Digital future is now
The Elements of a winning digital transformation framework.
Why businesses struggle to maximize their digital potential
The importance of partnerships for sustainability.
Mr. Gregory Peart - Product & Portfolio Manager/ Acquiring, Payment Services Unit, NCB - [Starts at 4:47:29]
E-Commerce Requirements & Capabilities
Benefits of e-commerce and how it can be applied to MSMEs.
Mrs. Janelle Pantry - Founder, Spaces Jamaica - [Starts at 5:00:10]
The benefits of going cashless and the importance of doing so in today’s market.
Website & Email
Ms. Kevoy Jackson - Marketing Officer, RealDecoy - [Starts at 5:14:18]
Websites & Email Marketing - What will you need to consider?
Why is email marketing so important?
Reporting & Analytics
Creating your website and things to consider.
Point of Sale and Inventory Management
Mr. Cordell Mullings - CEO, Attention to Detail Company Ltd. - [Starts at 5:56:52]
What is a Point of Sale (POS) System?
How can a POS system help me to manage my business?
The importance of having a digital database for your business.