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Special Report: Assessing the Depths of Mexico’s Tech Capabilities

There’s much to know about Mexico’s tech capabilities and the country’s potential to progress further in its role as an IT powerhouse in Latin America.

Nearshore Americas’ most recent special report showcases the bona fides of Mexico’s IT services and software development industries. The white paper provides considerable data on a range of relevant topics, including availability of tech talent, local labor laws and ICT infrastructure.

The IT services export market is growing at blinding speed in the Americas and beyond. In a landscape that demands accurate and prompt information, NSAM’s paper becomes a useful resources for industry stakeholders, particularly senior executives with plans to invest in software engineering or who are looking to build capacity in Mexico.

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Mexico is garnering an reputation as a hotspot for the delivery of tech services and the development of technology products, prompting US companies to explore the country’s potential for business.

The report underlines several factors which have turned Mexico into an attractive destination for investment, like its labor laws (similar to those in the US) and its burgeoning startup scene, which includes unicorns such as Clara and Kavak.

The paper also provides an in-depth look at Mexico’s tech talent pool, including information on the number of graduates produced by educational institutions each year, as well as private skill development initiatives.

Mexican STEM graduates have demonstrated high competency in mobile app development and cloud service delivery. Labor force surveys show that Mexican software developers have top skills in Python, C++, Java, JavaScript, PHP, .NET, Ruby, Perl and R. To boot, compared to the US, hiring and retention in Mexico is much simpler.

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The report includes a data-centered comparison between Mexico and other IT delivery and tech development hotspots, like Brazil, India and Eastern Europe.

Although the document centers in Mexico as a whole, it provides a closer look into one of the country’s most appealing local markets: Tijuana, in the state of Baja California, where a cross-border tech ecosystem has been brewing for several years now.

Narayan Ammachchi

News Editor for Nearshore Americas, Narayan Ammachchi is a career journalist with a decade of experience in politics and international business. He works out of his base in the Indian Silicon City of Bangalore.

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