Famous for its avocados and history of social and political dissent, Zitácuaro has no interest in becoming the next Monterrey or Guadalajara. And it is this resistance to replicating larger city success that is keeping its brightest minds here.
With a recruitment approach that targets the top 1% of talent in Mexico, a technologically agnostic coding environment, CMMI level 5 maturity rating and a burgeoning nearshore customer base across the US, Costa Rica and Colombia, Blue People looks set for even more growth.
Partnering with a large IT services company can help nearshore providers expand into new markets and new verticals, while creating additional capacity for the IT services company and opening up access to talent.
Chennai, India-based company, which expanded to Mexico in May this year with an office in Queretaro, says the Mexican city will serve as a ‘springboard’ for its ‘aggressive’ expansion across Latin America.
The Mexican marketing professional is a co-founder of WeLoveIT, a community that brings together schools, companies and parents to encourage young women's scientific education and employment in the tech sector.
In addition to applying his expertise to serving Mexico-based ClickIT’s clients, Valdés is also an active blogger and speaker, sharing his knowledge and insights into development trends, best practices and cost-saving IT solutions.
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.