Csoftmty, together with the Ministry of Economy and Labor in the State, held the Business Summit B2BI4.0 on April 10th and 11th, a space in which manufacturing companies from sectors such as automotive, aerospace, home appliances, food, construction and electric, met with suppliers of solutions 4.0.

Important buying companies participated in the event such as Sisamex, Caterpillar, Magna, and Forja de Monterrey, among others.

Meanwhile, supplying companies came from Monterrey, Mexico City and Guadalajara.  More than 20 information technology suppliers participated such as Softek, Kernel, Tecno Camp, Tecnoap, Novasoft, and CyS Technology.

“One of the objectives is to promote Mexican technology use in our companies.  We began with talks about artificial intelligence, technological trends, cybersecurity, blockchain, and other novelties on technologies that are being created around the world and how we apply them in Mexico and Nuevo Leon,” said Angeles Vela, general director of Csoftmty.

The directive also said that of big companies, SMEs also have to begin having technological vision, as if they are left behind it will be difficult for them to survive and sooner or later big companies or those being updated will overcome them.

“We are also working with clusters to promote SMEs supply, we are talking about times and costs for them to have solutions 4.0 at hand and for it to be Mexican technology focused on SMEs,” she noted.

Finally, Vela said that according to its annual metrics, software industry in Mexico grew between 8 and 10 % in 2018 in Nuevo Leon, highlighting in addition that the average invoicing amount per employee was also about 50 thousand dollars.

“It is a data reflecting growth, a measure of Industry showing companies continue betting on Mexican technology despite the difficult political environment of the last year,” she ended.