• 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.

  • Latin America's academic institutions need to train more workers, and Nearshore Americas looks at some of the key underlying educational data that shows which leading nations are making the most progress.

  • The opening of a number of data and innovation centers by multinationals, such as IBM and Microsoft, in Brazil despite the economic recession points to the continued confidence in Brazilian market growth potential.

  • As Merger and Acquisition activity increases across the globe, the possibility of consolidation looms large. Latin America represents 9% of global M&A outsourcing activity, but is set to grow for 2015 before moving into the seemingly inevitable consolidation phase in the next five years.

  • Avantica's use of automation in the Liquid Robotics Wave Glider QA project has realized cost and time benefits for the client and helped the QA team to grow not only in technical skill but also in software skills.

  • Nearshore expansion into Nicaragua and Jamaica are part of IBEX Global's strategy for continued growth, following announcements of topline revenue growth of 30%. In an exclusive interview with Nearshore Americas, CEO Robert Dechant talks nearshore, growth and why the shine has come off India.

  • The resignation of Guatemala's president following allegations of corruption and the issuing of a warrant for his arrest has plunged the Central American country into the international spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Guatemala's business community, however, is optimistic about the potential for BPO/ ITO growth.

  • Navigating the different tax incentives offered by Latin American countries hoping to woo foreign countries to their shores can be a difficult thing. This interactive explores some of the incentives offered by certain Latin American and Caribbean countries.