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Creating Chief Information Officers (CIO) for the future Article/Opinion, Article/Opinion, Equality in ICT, Press

The job descriptions of an ‘Information Officer’ or an ‘ Information Technology (IT) Manager’ are no longer limited to IT hardware and software maintenance and MIS operations (Management Information Systems), even in Bangladesh. Multinationals and local conglomerates have realised that IT translates to more than running the day-to-day automated business operations. When used strategically, it

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Combating Cybercrime – A Bangladeshi perspective Article/Opinion, Article/Opinion, Career Counseling (n), Featured, Information Technology Risk, Note

Computer literacy in Bangladesh is steadily on the rise. There is also a growing number of Internet users; cellular phone is widespread and so is accessibility of technology like SMS. While even a few years ago computers were vastly used as digital ‘typewriters’, they are now being employed to maintain accounts worth tens of millions

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All Information and Communication Technology (ICT) related laws, ordinance, policies, regulations, directives, guidelines, etc. Article/Opinion, Digital Legislation

Bangladesh has number of direct law and policy related to ICT. There are many other laws, ordinance, policies, regulations, directives, guidelines, etc which as direct/indirect relation with ICT and/or direct/indirect influence on ICT sector. Below list contains most of those documents. ICT Sector: Law:

Equity Entrepreneurship Fund (EEF): Reaching those who deserve most Article/Opinion, Article/Opinion, Digital Legislation, Entrepreneurship Development, Entrepreneurship Development, Equality in ICT, Information Technology Equality

The Equity Entrepreneurship Fund (EEF) of Bangladesh Bank was initiated to promote and finance small and medium entrepreneurs. Industrialisation through aiding potential businesspersons in prospective fields is one of the primary goals of this initiative. Like many other noble ventures in Bangladesh, EEF, too, met its end due to rampant corruption. It is pleasing to

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Global Sanitation Hackathon 2012 – Opportunity for young entrepreneurs Article/Opinion, Entrepreneurship Development, Entrepreneurship Development, Technology Festival, Technology Festival

This December 1-2, civic technologists will team up with subject matter experts in an intensive marathon to find innovative solutions to challenges facing the sanitation sector. The event, sponsored by the World Bank in partnership with dozens of local and global partners, will take place around the World Toilet Summit (December 3, 2012) simultaneously in

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Bangladesh CIO Summit 2012 Article/Opinion, Featured, Human Resource Development, Information & Communication Technology Related, Manpower Development & Employment, Press, Science, Information and Communication Technology

I-Station Limited and UBM India, a part of UBM PLC, UK have organized jointly second edition of The Bangladesh CIO Summit (2nd edition) on 8th November 2012 at the Ruposhi Bangla, 1, Minto Road, Dhaka The Bangladesh CIO Summit will provide Bangladeshi top level IT executives have got a unique opportunity to interact with innovative

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Program – Technology Festival Programs, Project, Technology Festival, Technology Festival

The IT Festival has been organized in various parts of Bangladesh through local chapters since 1999. At the festivals, IT Service providers and students of educational institutions have joined with their projects. Vice Chancellors of Universities, Trade Association Chiefs, local and foreign researchers, government policymakers have joined the festivals as speakers.

Growing Importance of IT Leaders in Business Decision Information & Communication Technology Related

This is important for an organization that information should be organized around needs of customers and users. IT provides the infrastructure for creating and managing information. There is possibility that the business side may not always understand implications of information systems.  Though IT is involved in every business process of an organization, many organizations have

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