Female tech talent in Latin America is growing, but more needs to be done to understand what is happening in the sector and to grow women into more senior positions. Changing company culture and getting the right mentoring programs in place is a key part to increasing diversity and improving inclusion.
Cali, Colombia, continues to grow its IT sector as it looks to attract more BPO, ITO and KPO interest. Invest Pacific says 2018 saw 20 new projects, 10 of them with new companies, added to Cali's investments and moves like Sitel's 2017 opening in the city are adding to the interest.
Nearshore Americas sat down with Gustavo Tasner, Vice President and Head of Americas Operations for CapGemini to examine the changes in the Latin America market and the outlook for the region, as well as looking at how the outsourcing relationship has changed.
Growing DevOps skills can help Latin America better position itself as a player in the broader digital transformation space. Focusing on internal work teams to develop these skills is one way the region's developers could extend their skills.
As we draw near to our 10th anniversary, we look back on 10 years of engaging conversations, debates and panels at our Nearshore Nexus events. From talent trends to political pressures, Nexus has been at the forefront of discussions impacting the nearshore.
Colombia is top priority for expansion and growth for the Sitel group, according to newly appointed CEO of the Americas, Mike Small. Sitel has already seen their business there double and is hoping to do the same in the next 24 months.
The growing over the top (OTT) media services market is opening up nearshore opportunities for companies like Wizeline, which is setting up Network Operations Centers (NOCs) in both Asia and Latin America to meet demand.
Keeping abreast of the latest developments in the talent landscape, from talent trends to AI integration strategies, in IT can be difficult. Here are 8 social media influencers Nearshore Americas recommends for you to follow.
The Caribbean can offer an attractive market for Work at Home Agents. However, the growth in WAHA in the Caribbean is hampered by the relatively high cost of internet and phone services, concern over infrastructure stability, and other factors.
Globant's Avanxo acquisition has further strengthened its Latin American footprint and extended its cloud capabilities. Globant sees growth in the LatAm market and hopes this acquisition will open up sales opportunities in the region.
The award ceremony is designed to showcase the achievements of the region, giving the industry players the attention they deserve. Awards are given in six categories, including city of the year and company of the year.
Cloud computing is really driving the extension of the Mexican talent pool, leading to increasing skills in analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning and opening up new geographies within Mexico.