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Convergys heralds Age of Empire for Call Centers and Jamaica’s Adoption of Flexi-Work and Tele-Working
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Convergys heralds Age of Empire for Call Centers and Jamaica’s Adoption of Flexi-Work and Tele-Working

The drive to enable Flexi-work and Tele-commuting Workplace in Jamaica as chronicled in my article Jamaica’s 100MBps Internet Silver Lining – Tele-commuting Workplace is coming is getting a serious boost from Call Centers. The employers who work in this clandestine Sector of Jamaica driven by Flexi-work will tell you that this is the norm: hours scheduled by Workforce and Pay determined either by the number of Inbound calls you resolve on first contact or sales you make on outbound calls. I currently work at such a Call Center, ACCENT Marketing Limited as a TES (Technical Engagement Specialists). Due to contractual obligations (about 18+ document I signed in total!) to be on the Sharp Account for Sharp corporation of Japan and the super cool Police-esque title, I am not at liberty to di...
JAMPRO, MonaGIS and the Interactive Investment Map – Consider.Evaluate.Act
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JAMPRO, MonaGIS and the Interactive Investment Map – Consider.Evaluate.Act

Investing in Jamaica has never been easy. Especially for the Foreign Direct Investor (FDI). Finding the right people, making appointments with Government officials, hotels and accommodations, so many things go into the pepperpot to make it right, yet these elements are almost, always never in one place. Between hurried phone calls, anxious thumbing through of outdated phone books from Jamaica and bleary-eyed searching of Google for information, unless you have someone on the island in the know, investing in Jamaica takes on all the nuances and dangers of a game of Russian Roulette, with investors getting burned if the information is not right. Question abound…..time is of the essence. A lack of timely, credible and easily available information can mean FDI’s going to other Caribbean isl...
JAMPRO’s new interactive web-based Investment Map Launched
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JAMPRO’s new interactive web-based Investment Map Launched

As part of JAMPRO’s ongoing efforts to extend its marketing reach, attract more investors and land greater foreign direct investment (FDI), the agency has launched an interactive online Investment Map that conveniently provides pictorial views and data on key infrastructure, investment projects, lands for development and natural resources. The Investment Map, which is powered by Mona GeoInformatics Institute’s 1Map framework built atop the Google map platform, was unveiled at JAMPRO’s Trafalgar Road office on February 3 to a gathering comprised of public and private sector stakeholders as well as the media. The Hon. Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce – the parent ministry of JAMPRO, described the Investment Map as an excellent example of applied technology and a ...
Photos: JAMPRO’s Investment Map Launch
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Photos: JAMPRO’s Investment Map Launch

On Thursday February 3rd 2011, JAMPRO launched an interactive online Investment Map that conveniently provides pictorial views and data on key infrastructure, investment projects, lands for development and natural resources. The Geezam.com Team attended the launch and would like to share the following photographs. Click Here for full details of the Investment Map Launch.