Cheryl McDowell: The Role of the CFO Is Evolving
The Vice President of Finance & Operations, Latin America at Oracle sat down with LBC to discuss her view on the changing position of the CFO, and her experiences with professional development.
Technology Changing the Mexican Market
The Mexican financial market is going through a period of technological changes and is set to see a dynamic year.LBC spoke with Jorge Alegría, CEO of Mexican Derivatives Exchange, MexDer, about what CFOs should expect in the near future, as well as the latest developments in the markets.
Latin America and the Cloud
LBC speaks with IBM’s Worldwide Cloud Leader for Banking & Financial Markets David Zimmerman about the potential for cloud technology for Latin America’s business.
SAP: Pedal to the Metal
By the end of this year, German technology company SAP will achieve 14 consecutive trimesters of double-digit growth in Latin and the Caribbean. What’s the secret behind their growth?
Cardenuto: It's Brazil's Decade
Despite some clouds hanging over the global sporting events the next few years, private sector companies are continuing to invest heavily in Brazil.
Brazil Helps Boost Xerox
Brazil, Mexico and Chile help boost Xerox sales in Latin America, compensating for negative impacts in markets like Venezuela.
CA: Record Latin America Sales
Ken Arredondo, CA's Latin America head, talks to Latin Business Chronicle about the company's record results last year.
Latin America PC Sales Grow
Latin America's computer market will grow by double digits this year, spurred by netbook and notebook sales.
Cuba Telecom: No Quick Boom
President Obama's liberalization of Cuba restruictions won't lead to any overnight boom in U.S. telecom services on the island.
Mexico: Strong BPO Potential
Proximity to the U.S. market, the same time zone, Spanish language and a solid regulatory framework are boosting Mexico's BPO sector.
SAP, Avaya, HP
Key appointments and promotions in Latin American business and technology.
Dialogic: Latin Sales Jump
Dialogic boosts Latin America growth and expects moderate growth this year despite the region's economic slowdown.
SAP: Latin Record
Latin America remains SAP's best-performing region worldwide after growing by double-digits last year.
Terra Expands, Revamps
Terra expands its operations - and revamps its content - even in the midst of a financial crisis.
NII Holdings: Good Outlook
NII Holdings is expected to deliver a solid second half in line with its strong first half, experts say. Brazil leads the growth.
Latin America: iPhone Fever
3G and handsets like the iPhone are helping boost Latin America's wireless market, already the fastest-growing worldwide.
Canada: Latin Business Boom
As Canada prepares for free trade with Colombia and Peru, its overall exports to Latin America are already growing strongly.
Brazil: Wireless Boom Continues
With a little help from a booming economy, fierce competition and affordable handsets, Brazil's wireless market continues booming.
Toshiba Doubles Latin Sales
Toshiba sales in Latin America are growing strongly. Agustín Corona, Latin America commercial director, explains why.
Latin Model for SAP?
SAP's SME business is growing strongly in Latin America. It's doing so well that it may serve as a model for SAP worldwide.
Latin Technology: Best & Worst
Uruguay is challenging Chile as the top technology nation in Latin America. But Cuba remains unchallenged as the worst.
Latin 3G: Strong Outlook
3G demand in Latin America will be spurred by growing supply, affordable prices and low Internet penetration, experts say.
Latin 3G Outlook: Q&A
Latin Business Chronicle asks five leading experts about the outlook for 3G in Latin America.
Q&A: Lou Viveros, Logitech
Lou Viveros, Latin America vice president for Logitech, talks to Latin Business Chronicle about the company's results and outlook.
Venezuela's Wireless Boom
Wireless in general, and GSM in particular, is exploding in Venezuela. Meanwhile, the overall economy is deteriorating.
Latin Wireless: Strong Growth
An in-depth report on the fast-growing wireless market in Latin America. Both operators and handset vendors are gaining strongly.
Latin Servers: Unisys Jumps
Unisys, Sun and HP posted the strongest growth in Latin America server revenues. IBM replaces Dell as second-largest unit vendor.
Brazil: Record PC Sales
Brazil's PC boom continues to set new records. And the boom is expected to continue - as long as the price is right.
SAP Boosts Latin Revenues
SAP boosts revenues and market share in Latin America, which again is the fastest-growing region for the software giant.
Mexico: PC Market Grows
Despite a freeze on government purchases, Mexico's PC market is growing. NAFTA has helped lower prices.
Mexico's Wireless Boom
Mexico, Latin America's second-largest wireless market, is growing the number of subscribers and the size of the market. Telcel remains the undisputed market leader.
LatAm Charges Up VeriFone
Latin America is one of the fastest-growing markets for VeriFone. And the outlook remains bright thanks to increased credit card usage.
Carlos Triviño, Avaya
Carlos Triviño, managing director for Avaya's Vecca division, on his favorite hotels, restaurants and airports in the region.
Latin Sales Help Avaya
Latin America helps Avaya offset declining sales in the United States. Venezuela is among the key growth markets.
Nokia Widens Gap With Motorola
Nokia gains and Motorola loses marketshare in Latin American wireless sales. Also Sony Ericsson and LG post strong growth.
LatAm: HP Boosts Gap With Dell
HP has widened its lead over Dell in Latin America. Meanwhile, Positivo Informatica has captured the number two spot overall.
Latin America Sales Help Nortel
Latin America was the fastest-growing region for Nortel Networks in the second quarter and one of the few with revenue growth.
Latin Broadband Doubles
Broadband subscriptions in Latin America will grow nearly three times faster than total Internet subscriptions.
Ericsson Recovers Latin Sales
Ericsson's Latin America sales outpace North America and grow more than any other region worldwide outside of Asia.
Brazil Business: Solid Five-Year Outlook
Brazil's business outlook the next five years is strong, business leaders say. And Lula will likely be followed by a more market-friendly president, experts predict.
Brazil Outlook: Q&A
Latin Business Chronicle asks five leading experts about Brazil's business, economic and political outlook the next five years.
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Dell Grows in Latin America
Helped by strong sales of both desktop PCs and notebooks, Dell is seeing strong growth throughout Latin America.
WiMAX Boom in Latin America
WiMAX, the wireless broadband technology, is set for a boom in a region with traditionally low Internet rates.
SAS: Latin Sales Boom
Latin America is the fastest-growing region for software giant SAS, helped by strong demand in Brazil, Mexico and Chile.
Global Crossing: Latin Boost
Latin America is the fastest-growing market for Global Crossing. Strong demand, growing local economies and free trade are among the reasons behind the success.
Latin American VoIP Surge
Phone calls over the Internet are growing in Latin America thanks to steep long-distance rates and growing broadband connections. But new entrants find several challenges.
HP: Strong Latin Growth
HP, the market leader in Latin American PC sales, is growing strongly and set for further expansion thanks to strong local economies, free trade and a successful strategy.
Record Wireless Sales
Latin America is setting a new record in sales of wireless phones. All the top vendors are gaining, but Motorola most: It captured the top spot, replacing Nokia. Brazil remains the leading market, but Colombia has now replacedVenezuela as the fourth-largest market.
Telecom War Heats Up
The war over Latin America's telecom sector is heating up, thanks to the latest acquisitions by Spanish operator Telefonica and Mexican operator Telmex/America Movil. The two now solidly dominate the region's fixed and wireless markets.