The government needs to create an agency to promote the development of artificial intelligence and foster innovation, or risk losing talent to foreign companies, according to three local entrepreneurs.
Acknowledging Mexico’s reputation as a haven of talented software developers, a self-professed 'data philanthropist' explains how education in the country needs to prioritize data analysis and mathematics to create robust AI.
Increased automation in the ITO and BPO space is heightening the need for cybersecurity, while countries need to tighten their focus on digital skills in order to remain competitive, according to AT Kearney’s 2019 index.
The corporate philanthropic program raises money through contributions from the company’s employees and the organization of fundraisers, and also operates in Canada, Panama, the Philippines and the US.
The IT industry veteran, who played a key in expanding Softtek’s operations across Latin America, has stated that he will focus on giving internet access to all Mexicans and developing a skilled talent pool for the success of the country’s growing information technology (IT) industry.