American companies have traditionally outsourced work to India, Eastern Europe, and Asia. But in recent years, the U.S. has relied less on traditional partners and begun working closely with its neighbors by outsourcing to Mexico. When it comes to technology, Mexico has a strong labor force of well-trained software developers
Physical proximity, cultural affinity, and currency price points have made Latin America an increasingly attractive option for nearshore staffing. Industry Insights talked to LinkThinks, an IoT development company based in Mexico. They discussed some of the challenges companies face developing connected solutions and how LinkThinks end-to-end development team can help reduce costs and timelines for digital transformation in several industries.
LinkThinks Founder Abraham Ramirez and CEO Salvador Agredano have 25 years of experience developing customized solutions for partners in the US. They maintain U.S. offices in Los Angeles as well as Aguascalientes and Guadalajara in Mexico.
Would you like a 2-week turn around for your IoT solution? The LinkThinks team can develop, test, and pilot prototypes with customers for a fraction of the cost. Watch their interview and contact LinkThinks to learn more.
Reasons why you should consider Mexico for your next IoT project
Nearshore means to outsource services with companies on countries in the same region than USA like Mexico. The main reason to outsource the services is the cost reduction compared with hiring a local US company and obtaining similar expertise, knowledge and quality. In some cases, the cost reduction could between 5 to times lower in cost.
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The nearshore services for IoT projects in Mexico avoid working extra hours at late at night or early in the morning compared than working with offshore services provided in regions like Asia and Europe. The maximum time zone difference between USA and Mexico is 2 hours
The nearshore services for IoT projects in Mexico avoid long and expensive flights compared than working with offshore services provided in regions like Asia and Europe. Traveling from USA to Mexico could take between 2 to 5 hours with the possibility in some cases than flight back in the same day.
During last decades Mexico have developed several University programs to generate IT or similar graduates and professionals to support the local and global market. Currently different cities in the country could provide coders with experience in the most common technologies and methodologies as well as good English skills.
Cultural & Language Affinity
Because of the proximity and day to day interaction between USA and Mexico, the Mexican population has taken cultural similarities and normally they speak and understand the language of the other country.
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