• Rosario faces regional competition and economic challenges to become a larger tech hub, but the presence of several strong firms already and its excellent education means "there is only room for improvement.''

  • A digital transformation will never be seamless, but combining best practices with outsourcing gets the best results. We asked tech and nearshore experts how to reach a balance between driving transformation with in-house staff and external providers.

  • Focused initiatives that seek to develop IT skills among poor, youth and female groups in Latin America hope to further extend the region's attractiveness in ITO/ BPO, while also empowering its citizens. The interactive looks at some of the IT training initiatives available in selected Latin American countries.

  • While Recife still does not attract as much attention as Sao Paulo, it has created enough of a splash for its incubator initiative to start rolling out to other cities in the state. Software development remains core to the city and the IT community is eager to re-ignite a vibrant tech start-up culture.

  • Accessing skilled talent in a particular geography is core to nearshore's value proposition, but it is not always so easy for companies to find what they are looking for. This interactive looks at how selected countries in Latin America measure up in terms of talent access and development.

  • The Yucatan Peninsula is enjoying increased interest from software developers and nearshore clients as talent looks to move from the pricier, more established areas and seed a growing IT community. While infrastructure and incentives still need to develop, the Yucatan has the potential to expand Mexico's burgeoning IT sector.

  • Panama City remains well-positioned to meet the needs of the financial services industry and the legal process outsourcing sector, while also growing its software development niche.

  • Samasource is set to demonstrate how impact sourcing can deliver more than just socioeconomic change; it can also deliver top-class, professional service. Their Haiti project has yielded solid returns for client 360incentives and seen them expand into more complex projects.

  • Tech start-ups, contact center providers and software development companies are rapidly realizing the value of Baja-Southern California collaborations as the Mega region cements its place as a bi-national tech hub.

  • Latin America has the highest murder rate in the world, and while some don't believe this deters companies from operating in the region, others say "it is holding back the industry.” Nearshore Americas examines the impact of perceptions of violence for Latin America.

  • Interest in Finance and Accounting Outsourcing is growing and countries around Latin America are looking to grab a piece of the pie. This interactive looks at how the ranked universities compare in terms of finance and accounting as well as detailing government and private initiatives.

  • Interest in San Jose's BPO sector is increasingly focused on Finance and Accounting Outsourcing, with 10 new openings or expansions in the past year. Challenges, including increasing concerns about petty and violent crime, have not muted demand for talent in the city.