"In terms of customer data and financial records — because of the laws that exist around the world — everybody wants to keep their data local," says Paul Mayne of TSTT.
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"The Caribbean represents a huge opportunity for a company like Unisys," says Almeida. "We've been seeing a lot of investments from the public sector."
“Latin America has a lot to offer and can serve quite a variety of different needs from different price points,” says Sebastian Menutti of Frost & Sullivan.
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“You can probably get the bandwidth you need anywhere almost. It’s just a question of how much it’s going to cost.”
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"We’re talking about U.S. companies,” says Sebastian Menutti of Frost & Sullivan. “So high proficiency in English is a requirement.”
In November, a class of 50 students graduated from the business process outsourcing (BPO) training program of the Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre.
“When you’re not India ... then you have to really start prioritizing,” says Johan Gott of AT Kearney. “You really need to think about, ‘How is the niche that we are playing in better than anyone else’s?’”
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Trinidad and Tobago's talent is the key factor that can help it advance from “where you are today to where you would like be as a country," said Hall.
iQor COO Gary Praznik: ”The new facility affirms iQor’s commitment to Trinidad and Tobago as the ideal outsourcing option for the United States domestic market."
Trinidad and Tobago IFC sees the signing of this MoU as a major part of its strategy to prepare the workforce and generate high-value employment.
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"This is a very important step for the Trinidad and Tobago IFC and the participants in the program,” said Shane Kissoon of ACCA Caribbean.
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“We don't how long the prices will remain this competitive, but at the moment, it's very much a tenant's market," says Jean-Paul de Meillac of Terra Caribbean.
"This move clearly demonstrates BHP Billiton's continued commitment to the country and its confidence in the Trinidad and Tobago talent pool," stated the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago.
Piarco International Airport was also honored for having the best airport staff in the Caribbean due to the quality of service, efficiency, attitude, and friendliness shown by employees.
From IT to BPO to regulatory compliance efforts, we are now arriving "at that place where the banks are ready to outsource,” says Anupam Jain of Everest Group.
From the Tobago airport to roads to ports to power generation, 2017 is set to be a big year for infrastructure upgrades in Trinidad and Tobago.
Customers and providers that adopt the “as a service” model will find themselves relatively insulated from political winds — and perhaps better positioned for the wider evolution already underway.
"Consistent, reliable, and competitive air access is the lifeblood of any modern economy," says Trinidad and Tobago's tourism minister.
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A country that wasn’t on the radar for most multinationals a decade ago is now moving to the front of the pack.
Among the 10 Latin American and Caribbean nations tested by the OECD, Trinidad and Tobago ranked fourth behind only Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay.
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The benefits for companies come in a plan to “provide 50% tax relief and other appropriate fiscal incentives to businesses."
"Thanks to its Rated 3 TIA-942 Certification, TSTT has positioned itself among the top data centers worldwide."
The data center market is booming the world over. Trinidad and Tobago has been keeping up with the pace and made great strides in recent years.
Finance Minister Colm Imbert: "Over 1,500 employees are expected to be engaged. Hundreds more will be employed in indirect activities."
Automation is increasingly critical to outsourcing, financial services, and customer service. Blending this technology with the right human talent is the key. “You can never replicate certain decision making,” says Frances Karamouzis of Gartner.
Tamana InTech Park opened in 2014 and now another major development is adding even more choice for companies that want to set up an office in Trinidad and Tobago.
Cargo Consolidators Agency Limited, a logistics company based in Trinidad and Tobago, is exploring a partnership with AeroLift eXpress on drone technology.
Trinidad and Tobago is the jewel of the Caribbean when it comes to telecom infrastructure and connectivity, and the nation is currently benefitting from increased competition.
Based upon the reactions of attendees to the TTIFC International Outsourcing Summit 2016, the world is starting to see Trinidad and Tobago's potential as a BPO destination.
A new study ranks Trinidad and Tobago 21st in the world in terms of adding to global prosperity and equality.
Trinidad and Tobago looks like an even better option compared to large, struggling economies in the region.
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