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Analysis of Costa Rica as an Offshore Services Location

Published: 06 December 2012

ID: G00245973

Analyst(s): William Maurer , Frances Karamouzis

Summary

Gartner has analyzed 30 offshore services locations and rated each using 10 criteria. Sourcing managers should consider Cost Rica in their sourcing strategy, due to proximity/time zone, cultural affinity and ease of doing business, but be aware that it is a small country with limited scalability.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Language
  • Government Support
  • Labor Pool
  • Infrastructure
  • Education System
  • Cost
  • Political and Economic Environment
  • Cultural Compatibility
  • Global and Legal Maturity
  • Data and Intellectual Property Security and Privacy

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