Moody’s Investors Service has this past week affirmed the ...
A drill-down on location research for your next Caribbean or Latin American business site
On April 19 the World Bank revised its forecast ...
Global professional services firm Unido Digital has launched a ...
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of ROK ...
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals largest annual event, ...
The Caribbean is a region with many citizens holding ...
"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.
"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.
Critical Factors to Consider Before Selecting a Nearshore Location, Part 8: Governmental Agencies and Support
“There’s a marketing arms race,” says Johan Gott of AT Kearney. “Who can get their message out?”
Critical Factors to Consider Before Selecting a Nearshore Location, Part 7: Connectivity and Infrastructure
“You can probably get the bandwidth you need anywhere almost. It’s just a question of how much it’s going to cost.”
During the recent CAIPA event that took place in ...
Much of the nearshore is plagued with severe natural disaster risk aside from the largely spared areas of Trinidad and Tobago, Argentina, and Brazil.
The Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) held ...
"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?’”
A nearshore location’s talent pool is second category analyzed in ...
Critical Factors to Consider Before Selecting a Nearshore Location, Part 2: Business and Political Climate
A country's tax code, regulations, and overall bureaucratic hurdles tend to be the top-line items that decision-makers look at.
Meet the Trinidad and Tobago IFC team at the ...
The benefits of outsourcing to the nearshore have convinced many companies that it’s better to look south than to the east.
Site Selection Specialist John Hall Praises Trinidad and Tobago’s Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Potential
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.
TTIFC says this improvement "solidifies T&T's rising international status as a competitive and ideal location for finance and accounting BPO."
This webinar will offer practical tips and real-world guidance on building third-party FAO relationships or migrating to shared services models.
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.
Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre Introduces Training Program to Expand Financial Sector Talent Pool
"This is a very important step for the Trinidad and Tobago IFC and the participants in the program,” said Shane Kissoon of ACCA Caribbean.
Why anyone considering a nearshore location should find out more about Trinidad and Tobago.
“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.
In a recent phone call, the two world leaders reportedly discussed "a number of issues of mutual interest to Trinidad and Tobago and the United States."
Brexit “offers opportunities to attract new opportunities to our shores,” said Enda Kenny, head of Irish government.
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.
Energy, educational exchange, and combating violence are key components of legislation that congressional sponsors hope will increase U.S. influence in the region.
Ahead of the Pack: How Trinidad and Tobago Outpaces Nearshore Competitors in Key Site Selection Criteria
A country that wasn’t on the radar for most multinationals a decade ago is now moving to the front of the pack.
"Our intention is to roll out this network nationally, at least 85% population coverage over the next few months," said CEO Dr. Ronald Walcott.
Latin American and Caribbean Exports Projected to Fall Again in 2016 – But Rate of Decline Is Slowing
The rate of export decline is slowing, with this projected 6% fall in 2016 being far less than the 15% plummet in 2015.
Among the 10 Latin American and Caribbean nations tested by the OECD, Trinidad and Tobago ranked fourth behind only Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay.
Trinidad and Tobago Plans to Make Public/Private Partnerships a Larger Part of Infrastructure Development
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.