Roundup: ANSES, Solutis, Mega, Amadeus

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Argentina's government, through the country's social security agency (ANSES), is promoting a new pilot project aimed at boosting digital training among teachers, the presidential website reported.

The "Escuelas de Innovación" project, part of digital inclusion program "Conectar Igualdad," is already in trial phases at secondary schools in the Buenos Aires, Santa Cruz, Misiones, Jujuy and Mendoza provinces.

"Conectar Igualdad" was launched last year by President Cristina Fernández with the end goal of providing 3mn laptops to high school students within three years.

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Brazilian ICT solutions and services provider Grupo Solutis is offering 43 jobs of different hierarchical and technical levels, the group announced in a release.

All the jobs are in the company's main office in Salvador, capital of Bahia, and in 24 other cities in that state.


Brazilian construction group Braido has seen a 100% boost in efficiency since implementing ERP management system Mega Construção, according to IT solutions firm Mega Sistemas Corporativos, which develops the software.

According to Braido IT manager Giancarlo Tubini, the response time between departments has been optimized by 90%, while for customers the rate reached 100%.

"We are very pleased with the results of this project, because after a period of consolidation we could provide a process optimization 100% higher than that of the tool previously used by the customer," Mega Construção director Giovanni Sugamosto said.

Braido implemented Mega's solution four years ago, to streamline the management of its operations, which entail monitoring, following and controlling construction work, as well as sales, customer, administration and accounting services.


Spanish travel and tourism platform supplier Amadeus Group has signed distribution deals with two Latin American airlines, the company said in a release.

The contracts have been inked with Ecuador's Tame and LAN Colombia - the latter through a major deal with the LAN group - and will provide those companies with Amadeus' set of integrated sales, booking, scheduling solutions and applications.