Information and Communication Technology icon Barbados' excellent infrastructure, outstanding telecommunications, highly literate and productive workforce and record of political stability, are just some of the factors making it an ideal location for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) operations.

The Caribbean’s investment location of choice, Barbados, offers a reliable telecommunications infrastructure, state-of-the-art technology based services and solutions, and a cultural affinity related to its geographic proximity to North America. Barbados is also noted for its social, political and economic stability. A service-oriented, loyal, trainable workforce, competitive business costs and high levels of worker productivity, add to the appeal of the island as a cost-efficient location for information and communications technology (ICT) investments.

Several foreign-owned enterprises and a diverse mix of locally owned service bureaus offer excellent service at competitive prices.

Foreign owned companies have undertaken a range of ICT activities in Barbados including:

  • Contact Centre Customer and Technical Support
  • Software Development
  • Transaction Processing
  • Health Insurance Claims Processing
  • Credit Card Applications
  • Health Information Management (Medical Transcription)
  • Data Entry and Fulfillment
  • Database Management
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Applications
  • Web Application
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)

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