About the IT Observatory
The "IT Observatory for the analysis and monitoring of indicators towards the continuous improvement of the competitiveness of the IT industry in Uruguay" is a project of the Uruguayan Chamber of Information Technology (Cuti) that counts for its development with the support of the National Development Agency (ANDE) through its Sectoral Public Goods Program for Competitiveness (Call 2019).
In this sense, the IT Observatory works to know the causes of the challenges, and to carry out diagnostics that allow identifying weaknesses to work on their improvement, and strengths, to enhance them, thus reducing transaction costs, improving the competitive conditions of the sector and the business environment, and promoting the international insertion of the industry.
The specific objectives of the IT Observatory are: 1) the generation of and access to information, 2) the review of international standards and best practices in IT, and 3) the positioning of the IT industry abroad.
The task of research and dissemination of knowledge entrusted to the IT Observatory is subject to some guiding, general, orienting and non-exhaustive principles, which will be transversal to the multiple tasks involved in the elaboration of its studies within the different types of expected products. Among these principles for its action, the following stand out: