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Friday, October 27, 2006

Sweating Out the Words

No pictures in this article but I am sure it would be worth your read. You might be wondering what the title, “Sweating out the Words”, refers to. But I am going to rename it “Barbados by Keystrokes”.

I remember my childhood friend Dean worked at the Caribbean Data Services as a Data Manager. It seems the 1 out of every 50 Barbadians worked there as well. Barbados was king of the keystrokes in the Caribbean. Our offshore outsourcing Data Center was a hit. Barbados was producing more than 55 billion keystrokes per year. Now we are not.

The edge has gone to other places like Grenada, Mexico, and China.

Read the full article here to find out why.