BNamericas puts Brazil's thriving entrepreneurial scene under the microscope and looks at what are the biggest hurdles facing start-ups.
Brazil and Russia sign ICT MoU, Totvs and Certisign integrate suites, and Construtivo launches operations.
Government agencies are starting to work more closely with the intelligence community and corporates from the financial segment in some parts of the developed world, but there is little evidence of this practice in emerging markets.
Chile's Adexus to integrate Huawei solutions; Ahciet opens Digital Cities award registration process; Brazil's Contax has new COO.
Mexico ups its game but is still more than 30 places behind the region's leader in a World Economic Forum ranking.
After acquiring Chilean firm Synapsis, Brazil's Tivit continues to keep an eye on the market, although integration of operations will remain its chief priority this year.