The Inevitable rise of Big Data: Evidence for the Caribbean

This infographic highlight evidence for Caribbean nationals (analyst, database managers, programmers etc.) who might be skeptical about the use and applicability of big data in affecting business as we know it.

Big data will take artificial intelligence to another level – the revolution is well underway in the USA.

See examples below of companies who have been successfully using big data to do tremendous things.

Taming Big Data | A Big Data Infographic

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Comparison of 2010 Corruption levels: Singapore, Barbados, Jamaica, T&T

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Transparency International (TI) defines corruption as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. This definition encompasses corrupt practices in both the public and private sectors. The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranks countries according to the perception of corruption in the public sector. The CPI is an aggregate indicator that combines different sources of information about corruption, making it possible to compare countries. Read more of this post

Comparative look at Interest rate spreads for Jamaica, Barbados, T&T and Canada

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Interest rate spread (lending rate minus deposit rate, %) is the interest rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers minus the interest rate paid by commercial or similar banks for savings deposits (and also demand, time).

Public Spending on Education (%GDP) for Jamaica, Barbados and the USA

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Additional Info:  Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).