At present, only 17% of IT jobs in Colombia are occupied by women, yet the industry represents an impressive opportunity: in 2019, the 1,800 software development companies in Colombia are expected to add 39,000 jobs related to software development and programming, reaching a total of 351,000.
This is Sony's first partnership of this kind in Latin America. Over the course of the year, Sony was really happy with the output of the OTT work, so they have now transitioned 100% of their application development to Zemoga, including PS4.
Globant has been in Colombia for eight years, and now have 1,500 employees in Bogotá, and another 1,000 in Medellin. In total, the company has about 9,700 employees, meaning that over 25% of Globant’s workforce is in Colombia.
Honduras and Panama also performed commendably, although inflows dropped dramatically in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, according to data released by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Belatrix Software runs delivery centers in Peru, Colombia, Spain, and the United States in addition to Argentina. With this acquisition, Globant is confident they will have a great cultural fit between both teams.