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New Pressures Build to Modernize Applications and Eliminate ‘Technical Debt’

Today’s businesses are in deep trouble if they can’t get their foundational applications to perform at their peak. Both internal and customer-facing software systems must run smoothly, without developing bugs or incurring high… Read More »

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How Partnering with Latin America Could Drive Down Your Costs

According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, direct investment from the United States was $5.96 trillion in 2019. However, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) – a United Nations… Read More »

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How Colombia’s Support for Entrepreneurship Will Help it Overcome the Pandemic

Throughout Latin America, growing tech and startup scenes will be important sources of skilled employment and innovation for promoting economic and social recovery in the aftermath of the catastrophic coronavirus pandemic. In Colombia,… Read More »

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English Fluency Expectations from the North American Point of View

The Nearshore process requires high-level cooperation. Both clients and service providers should aim for agility, which means an openness to feedback and innovation. A recent survey conducted by the software company Slack found… Read More »

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The Right Partner and Migration Strategy is Key to Cloud Success

Spurred on by the global pandemic, the demand for cloud continues to grow. Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud have been the big winners, with AWS even crossing the $10… Read More »

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With Remote Work and Empty Facilities, Providers Struggle with ‘Double Costs’

Early debates about work-from-home (WFH) arrangements tended to assume companies would save money on rental costs through their implementation. But in practice, many firms – including Nearshore IT and BPO providers – have… Read More »

Analysis and Insights

New Pressures Build to Modernize Applications and Eliminate ‘Technical Debt’

Today’s businesses are in deep trouble if they can’t get their foundational applications to perform at their peak. Both internal and customer-facing software systems must run smoothly, without developing bugs or incurring high… Read More »

Improvise and Evolve: Crisis Management Lessons from Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico

When it comes to the topic of business continuity, Puerto Rican executives have some valuable insights. In September 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory – claiming more than 4,600 lives and leaving… Read More »

Seven Ways to Build Your Nearshore Brand in 2021

Creating a unique and positive image in the marketplace should be at the top of the list of priorities for all Nearshore providers this year. The concept of “brand building” is as relevant… Read More »

Covid Vaccination Rollouts Projected in the Nearshore

Most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are making preparations to immunize their citizens against coronavirus, but analysts say the region may take more than a year to achieve “herd immunity”. Latin… Read More »

The Barriers that Hinder the Caribbean’s Nearshore Ascent

The Caribbean has a unique opportunity to attract global services investment migrating from the Asia-pacific region due to the Covid-19 crisis.  The region also possesses a stunning amount of upside, but getting to… Read More »

Uruguay’s Fintechs Move from the Shadows to the Spotlight

Fintech companies have grown exponentially across Latin America in recent years, leveraging technology to undercut and outperform banks. Uruguay has emerged as a surprise contender on this front. Earlier this year, the fintech… Read More »

How to Motivate and Engage with Your Outsourced Teams

While outsourced teams are not officially part of your organization, they do work for you. So in reality, they are part of your team. A change in perspective can unlock their value. Performance… Read More »

Curitiba Fights, Along with the Rest of Brazil, to Gain Traction in Nearshore IT

Despite Brazil’s sluggish economy, the country still attracts robust IT spending, with clients and investors attracted by its excellent software talent and thriving startup scene. Much of this activity is centered around the… Read More »

Finding the Best Tech Talent in Latin America

In recent years, the demand for tech talent has increased exponentially all over the globe. This is especially true during the pandemic, which has forced us to develop new digital skills and capabilities.… Read More »