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2 - eCommerce and the Pacific SMEs: ecommerce, what works and
how to apply a strategy for a small business in the Pacific. This
helps policy makers grasp ecommerce from a local business perspective.
3 - eGovernment - the role of Government: In small island
countries, Governments are the biggest employer as well as policy
maker. This makes the Government an important catalyst for implementing
a national IT strategy
6 - Building IT Capacity: Most
Pacific Island countries are faced with the dilemma of participation
in an information age without people with the skills to participate.
What do we do now? How do we upskill an organization or a nation?
7 - An Approach to Creating an IT Policy: This session helps
participants work from a realistic view of current status in a nation
and identify steps towards developing policies that will enable
participation in the information age
numerous websites on the Internet with materials that may be useful
for presentation. The challenge is getting relevant Pacific Island
examples. A Pacific IT Portal will be created on www.pacificforum.com
with links to various online resources that may have some Pacific
Island relevance. This will be available by April 2002 for all