Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ashes.
Similarly, resilience levels will determine a given organization’s ability to bounce back. Successful companies will redesign their operations and their supply chains to protect their business against a wider and more acute range of potential shocks and disruptive events.
Costa Rican companies and human talent have shown they can build resilience by improving transparency, minimizing exposure to shocks, Collaborating to make mutually beneficial decisions and building their capacity to respond.
to confront the COVID-19 crisis in industry 4.0 skills in joint program with Coursera (2020)
No business disruption during COVID-19 for ensured operational sustainability.
100% working from home: In less than 1 month, over 70.000 people in the services industry where 100% fully operational doing remote work, even under the free trade zone regime.
Business continuity was the least mentioned topic perceived as a challenge, with only 5% among surveyed companies. (KPMG Corporate Services Survey Costa Rica, 2020)
#1 in digital skills of the people in Latin America (WEF, 2019)
Telecommunication infrastructure provides 100% redundancy.
Proven transformation: Costa Rica went from 4 export products to over 4,400 which are sold today in 155 destination countries, in just two decades (Procomer, 2019)
Helping customers harness the power of innovation to thrive
DXC serves the Americas, primarily USA as well as EU, with strong links to Poland, India and Philippines. Form Costa Rica it serves +100 clients. During the COVID-19 crisis, DXC was able to provide business continuity with no business disruption to all of them, having its more that 1,800 Costa Rican staff working 100% from home. DXC Costa Rica has served as benchmark for response to its other operations globally.
Efficiency, controls, and automation to make the world more sustainable
Johnson Controls, a leading company in diversified and multi-industrial global technology, has truly demonstrated how resilience and technology convergence can become a rocketship for Costa Rican talent and capabilities.
Gaming as a way of life
Alienware, a division of Dell, deploys highly specialized levels of tech support through social media interactions with live gaming players. This support serves as preventive reputation management as well as to ensure an uninterrupted experience for hardcore gamers.
Developing smarter, scalable network infrastructure and electrical wiring
Panduit´s Costa Rican plant has been historically a testing center for new products and technologies, it has also become a key support site for other locations during peak demands due to labour flexibility and local capabilities.
Forward thinking manufacturing
Becoming a key enabler for the reengineering of one of Ford´s production lines into an assembly line for artificial ventilators for intensive care patients with coronavirus, has demonstrated Micro Technologies Costa Rica resilience capacity at its best.
Learning has been a cornerstone of our society since 1870 when education became free and mandatory. We will continue to invest where it matters the most: our people.
We embrace challenges, learn rapidly and welcome opportunities. A nation governed in peace with a solid long-standing democracy that stands behind health, education and the pursuit of self-development.EXPLORE MORE +40 active talent developing programs with universities and technical institutions based on companies' needs
We are taking on this challenge with the strong sense of responsibility that has characterized us for more than five decades in the critical component business, as well as the urgency it merits because we know our work will help save lives in the fight against COVID-19.
At Intel Costa Rica we are committed to helping the country against the COVID-19 outbreak, so our engineers are contributing their experience and knowledge to developing, together with the CCSS (Costa Rica´s Social Health System), statistical and mathematical models to generate key inputs for decision making.
With the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and under the leadership of Mario Peña, senior solutions specialist and Francisco Vargas, senior data engineer of Akamai Costa Rica, we are designing and prototyping surgical viewers for personnel assisting the health emergency. Currently, and thanks to the 3D printing equipment that we have in our Innovation Laboratory (Danny’s Lab), we print parts for the creation of these devices that are needed for health personnel and other areas.
Panduit Costa Rica started back in 1996. Through the years, thanks to high-skilled personnel in areas such as plastic molding and transformation, electronics, precision mechanics, designing of tools; we have had the opportunity of transferring several technologies from abroad to Costa Rica. Furthermore, Costa Rican professionals have been able to support other geographies for new products.