The growth of E-Business places a great premium on strategic thinking. Use of the Internet per se cannot render a competitive advantage; rather firms that are able to build an E-Business component into their existing business strategy should be able to leverage proven capabilities for a competitive advantage. We believe this is the key to understanding the impact of E-Business on existing business processes.

The Bahamas is ideally positioned to offer unique opportunities as a leading e-business hub in this region. It provides a range of options from virtual presence to full presence, which can draw on highly skilled professional services that have formed the backbone of this country’s pre-eminence in financial services. Further, it can accommodate fulfilment capabilities and offer leisure services unparalleled elsewhere. By tradition a service based jurisdiction, the move to an information-based economy is a natural evolutionary step.

This Guide discusses the specific advantages offered by The Bahamas for the E-Business strategist.