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The ASYCUDA Myth Part 4:  Time to Open Source

The ASYCUDA Myth Part 4:  Time to Open Source

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has never intended to open source ASYCUDA (as the WCO recently did in June 2017 with their Cargo Targeting System).  It seems clear that Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) should not be in the business of building and selling rudimentary software solutions, and donors should not be funding the development or deployment especially when there is an appearance of a kickback scheme for a select few...

The WCO CTS Myth - Part 1: Is the WCO Marketing with the ASYCUDA model?

The WCO CTS Myth - Part 1: Is the WCO Marketing with the ASYCUDA model?

The World Customs Organization (WCO) is blocking the technology providers from those countries who require and seek a robust risk management solution, by suggesting their Cargo Targeting System (CTS) as the only viable solution available.  No market awareness or survey is provided. Sure -the WCO will point members to the TEN network or WCO IT Conference, but it’s clear to us that members are shown all roads lead to the CTS…. especially when they are told it makes them compliant with WCO SAFE....

Day 2-3 WCO IT Conference - Dakar, Senegal

Day 2-3 WCO IT Conference - Dakar, Senegal

Day 2 included 4 extensive "Tech Talk" sessions with a ton of presentations on the subject of IT procurement and diverse technology solutions. 

TTEK was slotted In Tech Talk 3 which was delivered as....

June 2nd Dakar, Senegal: TTEK delivering "Tech Talk" at World Customs Organization Event

June 2nd Dakar, Senegal:  TTEK delivering "Tech Talk" at World Customs Organization Event

TTEK founder Chris Thibedeau is scheduled to deliver a "Tech Talk" at the WCO IT Conference in Dakar Sengal on Thursday June 2nd, 2016.   The presentation and discussion will be titled, "Optimizing Border Management Systems Through a Best in Breed Approach.”

Mr. Thibedeau will be making a compelling case on how...