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At your service: Jamaica's tailor-made training aims to keep investors happy

The importance of training is recognised at all levels throughout Jamaica, to the point where many of its government-sponsored programmes are developed to cater to the specific needs of the industries investing in the country. Natasha Turak reports on the impact this has had with regards to FDI. 

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Building Jamaica's BPO reputation

To realise its ambition of becoming a globally known hub for BPO operators, Jamaica needed to attract big-name players. The Barnett Tech Park – in bringing in Vistaprint, and then Advanced Call Centre Technologies and Xerox – did just this, giving the country international credibility. Natasha Turak looks at how these essential first steps were taken.

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Jamaica looks to realise its global BPO ambitions

Jamaica is eager to claim its share of the international outsourcing market and with a young, educated population, strong links to the US and the UK, a government committed to business-friendly policies, and an aptitude for customer service, the sector is expanding fast. 

Jordan reaches out to take its ICT sector to the next level

Jordan reaches out to take its ICT sector to the next level

A 1999 'reach initiative' transformed Jordan's ICT sector, which now accounts for more than 10% of the country's GDP. Following the launch of a sequel initiative, the country is hoping it can further build on this success.

The Millennial effect- how Generation Y is shaping the way the world does business

The Millennial effect: how Generation Y is shaping the way the world does business

Driven by a desire to make a difference and masters of social media, Millennials are changing the world, one hashtag at a time. But companies ignore this demographic at their peril.

Foreign investors warned to be wary of cyber attacks

A US defence expert has warned CEOs that they should be increasingly aware of cyber security when entering a new country, with Latin America a particular concern.

US sees decline in software and IT services FDI

The US software and IT services sector has seen a drop in crossborder investment.

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Industry 4.0: what does it mean for investors?

It’s the future of manufacturing, according to many experts, but what effect will Industry 4.0 have on the flow of investment capital, and which countries will benefit most?

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Frankfurt and Hamburg state lead German FDI charge

Germany is a major FDI player both within western Europe and globally. fDi takes a look at which cities and regions are the country's standout performers.

FDI into Poland’s IT sector continues decline

FDI into Poland’s software and IT services sector declined between 2012 and 2014.

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