The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals largest annual event, the Outsourcing World Summit (OWS) just concluded in Orlando, taking place from February 17-20 in the Marriott World Center. OWS each year brings together COPs (Certified Outsourcing Professionals) from around the ...
“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 Montego Bay, Jamacia, Analyst Peter Ryan of Ryan Strategic Advisory speaks with Finance TnT’s Loren Moss on the Caribbean’s improving prospects as a nearshore BPO destination, and why global companies are ...
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 the Outsource To The Caribbean 2017 conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica in December. The event brought together Caribbean basin Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) from around the region, from Belize all the ...
Finance TnT’s Loren Moss attended the 2017 Outsource to the Caribbean Conference held at the Iberostar Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica last month, where he was able to talk with CAIPA and JAMPRO president Diane Edwards. CAIPA, or the Caribbean ...
"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 the TTIFC whitepaper “7 Critical Factors to Consider Before Selecting a Location in the Booming Nearshore Market.” In the weeks to come, we will publish more sections in an ongoing series that will further ...
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.
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.
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.
"In two years’ time, we expect this to look like a completely different company,” said Ravi Tewari of Guardian Group.
"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.
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.
Exclusive Interview: Anya Schnoor Discusses Why Scotiabank Chose Trinidad & Tobago For Its Regional Operations And Processing Center
Top-tier global banks like Scotiabank have a presence in multiple markets, and as large employers, they can also write their own ticket when it comes to site selection. Scotiabank chose Trinidad & Tobago as the location for their Caribbean regional ...
Trinidad & Tobago’s Daily Express reported on RBC Financial’s $35 million back office processing center servicing the bank’s Southern Caribbean region. Now open three years, the operations center handles credit operations and processing for 20 countries, including Suriname in South ...
The Trinidad & Tobago International Financial Centre (TTIFC) is hosting its first ever International Outsourcing Summit June 15-16 in Trinidad & Tobago’s capital city, Port of Spain. The event highlights Trinidad & Tobago’s benefits and advantages as a nearshore Business ...
The global landscape for service delivery, whether Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) or in-house shared services is never static. Global executives in the process of short-listing locations are unwise to simply return to the default choices of a decade ago. Things ...