For the last two weeks, Jamaica has taken increasingly aggressive steps to manage the COVID-19 crisis, as the country grapples with a slow but steady increase in diagnosed infections. The Jamaican government has… Read More »
The disruptions caused by COVID-19 pandemic are remarkably similar from country to country and from provider to provider in the Nearshore region. The common experience of confronting the crisis can also be seen… Read More »
As many as 13 countries in Latin America have imposed curfews or mandatory quarantines of some sort, as they launch an all-out battle to stop the spread of COVID-19. The measures vary greatly,… Read More »
The Brazilian tech company CI&T is familiar with robust growth. For the past 15 years, the company has doubled in size every three years. And despite the coronavirus pandemic and the unpredictable fluctuations… Read More »
Even after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic and governments throughout Latin America implement harder measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, authorities in Mexico and Nicaragua… Read More »
The COVID-19 pandemic and public outcry, mainly on social media, have pushed governments in Central America to put new restraints on the call center business, including ceasing operations within delivery centers. In many… Read More »
Analysis and Insights
While the COVID-19 pandemic makes its way across the US and results in preparations and some panic, many US companies are telling employees to stay home and “telework” or “telecommute.” While these represent… Read More »
A major test is underway to determine just how well the Nearshore services community will respond to sudden workforce disruptions, unstable customers, emotional turmoil, and local operational surprises that will undoubtedly surface as… Read More »
The novel coronavirus pandemic, which causes COVID-19, is affecting the lives of millions of people, and we are already seeing the impact it has and will continue to have in the global economy.
As COVID-19 Gains Strength, the Nearshore Aims to Stay Nimble On Wednesday, March 11th, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, crisis a pandemic. The Nearshore services… Read More »
McKinsey & Company is, without question, one of the most influential consulting firms in the world. Of its 30,000 colleagues (the preferred term for employees at the organization), almost 1,100 work at the… Read More »
Both male and female entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) routinely lack funding sources to fuel their businesses, but the problem is clearly more acute for females, particularly in science, technology,… Read More »
My college hoops team keeps me on edge. They seem to look good enough to be in the tournament and proceed to lose a game they should have won. Then, on the verge… Read More »
With data from the Scrum Alliance and the 2018 International Conference on Agile Software Development we want to explore the Nearshore Agile trends.