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Cuba”s Potential for Software World Stressed

inicio_felti2015-07The potential of Cuba”s human resources in the software industry is an outstanding issue in the international forum of business people and leaders in information technologies, Felti 2015, taking place today in this capital.

“Cuba has a very large potential of human talent in information technology, told Prensa Latina Ernesto Kruger, executive president of an Ecuadorian innovation project company, recognized for more than 20 years of works developed in the United States, Hong Kong, and Central America.

During a break in the forum, taking place this week at the Research Center of Integrated Technology at the “Jose Antonio Echeverria” Higher Polytechnic Institute in Havana, the expert also stated that his country has a technology tradition of many years.

This concerns the first Latin American country to have cash dispenser and one of the first in the region to have internet access, he said.

Ecuador, said the founder of Kruger Corporation, has a rate of more than one telephone per inhabitant, and also leads banking software.

The Ecuadorian government bet for the establishment of a city of knowledge, denominated Yachay, and designates many resources to innovation and entrepreneurship, in its strategy for changing the productive matrix of the country.

Representatives of 50 companies from 12 nations attending Felti 2015, organized by the Cuban company DATYS to insert the information technology industry of the island in the Latin American market, establish networks and foster collaboration and integration in the sector, among other issues of interest to the software sector in Latin America.

Business people and leaders in information technology from Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Uruguay, Venezuela, Canada, Bolivia, France, Colombia, Cuba and Spain attend the meeting.

(Prensa Latina)

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