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Cognitive Computing: Machine Learning Finally Comes of Age

This white paper, produced by Nearshore Delivery Solutions in collaboration with Nearshore Americas, provides an in-depth look at the achievable business value that cognitive computing can produce today.

Saint Lucia: Readiness and Positioning in the Global Knowledge Services Marketplace

This Nearshore Americas analysis, written in collaboration with Invest Saint Lucia, outlines the knowledge-focused opportunity in Saint Lucia.

Cognitive Computing Inside a Global Enterprise: Seeing into the Future

Created in collaboration with Nearshore Delivery Solutions, this 10-page white paper examines the ways in which cognitive computing can and will help businesses in various sectors.

Making The Most of Mexico’s Digital Opportunity

Created in collaboration with Mexico IT, this white paper covers the status of Mexico’s digital opportunities, the country’s availability of digital talent, and the educational shifts that must occur in order to develop its digital capabilities.

The Digital Transformation Journey: A Nearshore Americas Expert E-Book

Created in collaboration with AAJ Technologies, this 20-page report is a guidebook to managing your digital migration, one smart step at a time.

Believing in BPM: How Business Process Management Makes the Most of Digital Transformation

Business process management (BPM) can be broadly defined as any software initiative that improves workflow, and does so adaptively, enabling an organization to respond in real-time to changing business environments. Software-driven BPM relies heavily on… Read More »

Strategic Ventures in IT: How to Build and Sustain Powerful IT Partnerships

For a business to get the most out of its information technology, it must often look to third parties to build the right solutions. These kinds of partnerships can take many forms, but increasingly organizations… Read More »

Growing South: The Diffusion of U.S. Tech Innovation and Mexico’s Emergence as a Startup Hub

North America’s center of technological innovation is moving south. Two generations ago, most hi-tech firms were based around Boston, but over time they’ve spread out to places like Research Triangle Park in North… Read More »

Superior Positioning: A Fact-based Analysis of Why Mexico Outperforms India for Software Services

Superior Positioning: A Fact-based Analysis of Why Mexico Outperforms India for Software Services This new Nearshore Americas whitepaper examines Mexico as a nearshore option, focusing on critical factors such as infrastructure, labor, education,… Read More »

Mexico: Nearshore Leadership Amid Shifting Realities

Amid shifting realities, Mexico’s IT sector has much to offer the world. From its strategic geographical location and renowned training grounds to its booming startup community and close cultural affinity with the United… Read More »

Nearshore Healthcare Software: The Argentine Advantage

The demand for secure healthcare-related software in the United States is growing, with the technological transformation including an increased risk of high-profile data breeches. Consequently, this large and complex market is increasingly challenged to find… Read More »

Understanding Mexico’s New Virtual Captive Model

Understanding Mexico’s New Shelter ModelNearshore Americas’ latest white paper outlines the advantages of the shelter model for foreign companies looking to capitalize on the opportunities that have arisen in Mexico as the result… Read More »

Latin America: An Offshore Destination Worth Exploring?

By Juan Diaz, Consulting Manager, Wipro Consulting Services Latin America continues to raise the attention as an eye-catching destination that offers great value and resources when compared to other offshoring locations. Business Process… Read More »

Image Matters: The Latin America Perception Shift

Image Matters: The Latin America Perception Shift By the editors at Nearshore Americas Enterprises are re-assessing their outsourcing portfolios, and looking for locations that offer them more stability and minimal risk. When examining… Read More »

Reforms in Mexico are Good for Business

Center for Global Outsourcing Conference Highlights Region’s Rise. From China, to India, to Mexico, the world is experiencing a seismic shift. Young entrepreneurs skilled in information technology are driving growth in both the… Read More »

Guyana’s Steady Climb to Outsourcing Respectability

With a large English-speaking population and labor costs far below those in the Philippines, Guyana is well positioned to attract large foreign investment in its outsourcing industry. The latest white paper by Nearshore… Read More »

Trinidad and Tobago: Diversification Leads to Cost Savings for Financial Services Outsourcing

With low energy cost and a vast pool of English-speaking population, Trinidad & Tobago has begun to emerge as a preferred destination for launching F&A BPO services in the Caribbean. This E-book examines… Read More »

The CIO/CTO Needs More Than Technology

The CIO/CTO Needs More than Technology: Interview with Rhonda Vetere on Driving IT Operations for Global Enterprises Rhonda Vetere, the chief technology officer at Estee Lauder Companies (ELC), reveals the secrets of strong… Read More »

Gaming, Film and Digital Animation: Mexico’s Creative Industry’s Climb to Recognition

Gaming, Film and Digital Animation: Mexico’s Creative Industry’s Climb to Recognition This White Paper walks you through Mexico’s blooming creative & cultural industry. Mexico is the world’s 18th biggest exporter of creative goods,… Read More »

Mexico’s Creation of a Third Way to Engage in Global Outsourcing

Case studies point toward a new, more collaborative services model. A lot many global IT companies are settling down in Mexico, making the most of the country’s improved labor conditions and IT infrastructure,… Read More »

Guadalajara’s Low Risk and High Reward Creates Thriving Technology and Investment Climate

Guadalajara’s Low Risk and High Reward Creates Thriving Technology and Investment Climate Global media often depicts Mexico as a lawless war zone, but in reality the situation in Mexico is much more nuanced… Read More »

FinanceTech Builds Foundation for Next Generation of Mexico IT Services

FinanceTech Builds Foundation for Next Generation of Mexico IT Services Center for Global Outsourcing Conference Highlights Region’s Rise From China, to India, to Mexico, the world is experiencing a seismic shift. Young entrepreneurs… Read More »

Mexico: A Rising Nearshore Star

Mexico: A Rising Nearshore Star America’s closest neighbor to the south has long been a hotspot for outsourced manufacturing—now it’s ready to move up the value chain to provide U.S. customers with high-end,… Read More »

Case Study: Leveraging Colombia to Propel Global Business Solutions

Case Study: Leveraging Colombia to Propel Global Business Solutions Big Data specialist TiBCO and Heinsohn teamed up in Colombia as the Latin American country increasingly looks to become a leading hub for IT… Read More »

The Customer Support Landscape in Mexico and Central America

The Customer Support Landscape in Mexico and Central America By Jones Lang LaSalle The nearshoring of customer service operations is an increasingly important part of a global customer service delivery platform. Companies seeking… Read More »

Going Global Mexico Investment Guide

Going Global Mexico Investment Guide Mexico’s outsourcing industry is expected to grow by 10-15 percent this year, amounting to roughly USD $13 billion by year’s end. ITO will represent around 60 percent of… Read More »

Amplify your Innovation Bandwith

Amplify your Innovation Bandwith How and Where to Leverage Partnerships in the Brave New Technological World Advancements in cloud computing, mobile, social media and Big Data have overwhelmed the business world, leaving business… Read More »

Colombia: Latin America’s Strategic Partner

From Bogota to Barranquilla: A Guide to Outsourcing Conditions and Investment 2013 In just few short years, Colombia has moved to the A-list of Latin American countries to engage with for Nearshore outsourcing… Read More »

The Nieto Factor: A New Government Aims to Strengthen Mexico’s Global Value Proposition

Encouraged by stronger political support than was enjoyed by his predecessor, President Enrique Peña Nieto and his centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) could also garner the support needed to make good on campaign… Read More »

Taming the Aztec Tiger: Turning Mexico’s Economic Successes into a Win-Win for Global Sourcing

Mexico’s recently energized economy poses a strategic question for today’s business and technology services companies. Namely, should the sourcing community favor Mexico as a domestic market opportunity, or a offshore global delivery platform… Read More »

Agile Pods: Agility, Maturity and Innovation

Agile Pods: Agility, Maturity and Innovation Over the last several years, a number of new technologies and related market trends, including mobility, cloud computing and software as a service, “gamification”, social media and… Read More »

Mobility is Supposed to Complement the Enterprise Not Disrupt

Mobility is Supposed to Complement the Enterprise Not Disrupt In a just-released white paper, Nearshore Americas examines the game-changing impacts of mobile computing in an increasingly networked world. The paper, authored by NSAM… Read More »

Jamaica BPO in Depth: Special Report Uncovers Potential for Specialized Services

Jamaica BPO in Depth: Special Report Uncovers Potential for Specialized Services Jamaica has the largest English speaking population in the western hemisphere behind the United States and Canada totaling 2.7 million. What’s the… Read More »

Big Data: Big Challenge, Big Opportunity

Big Data: Big Challenge, Big Opportunity Terabytes and even petabytes of unstructured data hold vital business information somewhere within – but sifting through a virtual haystack of skyscraper proportions requires new tools and… Read More »

Establishing Customer Contact Centers in Mexico and Latin America

Establishing Customer Contact Centers in Mexico and Latin America By Jones Lang LaSalle Locations in Mexico and Central America are seeing increasing levels of direct investment activity for customer contact operations. As the… Read More »

Global Sourcing Trends 2011

Global Sourcing Trends 2011 By Nearshore Americas The offshoring landscape is shifting. Changes in site-selection criteria, a growing appreciation of the value of proximity, and other factors are resulting in more IT projects… Read More »

Managing Private Clouds

Managing Private Clouds By CPM Braxis Capgemini Cloud computing is hot. Almost every list of top technology trends includes cloud computing in some form. And, within the universe of cloud computing, private clouds… Read More »

Designing the Best Mobile User Experience

Creating an effective and enjoyable user experience for hundreds of millions of people represents the greatest opportunity for success—or failure—in the world of software development today. Never before have so many application and… Read More »

Why Global Sourcing? Creating Competitive Advantage in Today’s Volatile Marketplace

Why Global Sourcing? Creating Competitive Advantage in Today’s Volatile Marketplace By PwC Advisory Services The economic downturn and escalating pressure on corporate profitability have combined to focus the spotlight firmly on organizational inefficiencies.… Read More »

Shared Services: The Crossroads in IT Planning (Parts 3 & 4)

By APQC Research In Parts 3 and 4 of his special interview, Brad DeMent from ScottMadden Consulting discusses the evolutionary process of SSO and the checkpoints organizations have to hit in order to… Read More »

Financial Shared Services Centers: Driving Excellence from the Start (Parts 1 and 2)

Financial Shared Services Centers: Driving Excellence from the Start (Parts 1 and 2) By APQC ResearchParts 1 and 2 of a special series of interviews featuring Brad DeMent, Partner at ScottMadden Consulting, and… Read More »

Nearshore Agile Development: Faster, Leaner, and Higher Performing

Nearshore Agile Development: Faster, Leaner, and Higher Performing By the Editors at Nearshore Americas Typically companies turn to outsourcing to save money and operate more efficiently. In the past, to accomplish these goals,… Read More »

Executive Buyer’s Guide to Nearshore Outsourcing

Executive Buyer’s Guide to Nearshore Outsourcing October, 2010: A joint, eight-page white paper analysis by Nearshore Americas and PA Consulting GroupService providers in Latin America and the Caribbean offer competitive business and IT… Read More »

The New Outsourcing Axis: Examining IT Service Innovation Inspired and Built in Latin America

The New Outsourcing Axis: Examining IT Service Innovation Inspired and Built in Latin America By the Editors at Nearshore Americas We typically think of innovation in terms of groundbreaking developments, like packing a… Read More »

Effect of Global Recession on the KPO Industry

Effect of Global Recession on the KPO Industry By: Dr. Alok Aggarwal, Co-founder and Chairman of Evalueserve As the Knowledge Process Outsourcing pioneer Evalueserve approaches its ten-year anniversary, it hasrevised its industry forecast… Read More »