Top 3 Project Management Applications for Bolivia

Collaborating with foreign teammates can prove challenging, so knowing as much as you can about your project partners and how they conduct business is important. Here are some things you should know when working with colleagues in Bolivia.

Corporate Etiquette in Bolivia

You can anticipate your Bolivian counterpart’s tardiness, and assume that meetings won’t start when scheduled. However, you should be punctual and allow for time to build rapport. Cultivating personal relationships with your Bolivian partners is important, so build that into your timeline.

Negotiations take many meetings, and nothing is final until all parties agree and sign a contract. A low key, slower approach is best, and assistance from a Bolivian local can be helpful. Consider when planning your project that Bolivians don’t see deadlines as important, and don’t like rushing.

Top 3 Project Management Applications for Bolivia

Collaborative software is a useful planning and communication tool. Here are our recommendations for the Bolivian market.

Cloud Computing in Bolivia

Bolivia is #76 on the 2018 Global Connectivity Index (GCI). The country is one of the most underdeveloped in Latin America. Broadband and coverage are better than last year, but there is substantial room for improvement.

Bolivia’s National Development Plan shows the country’s willingness to address the disparity of accessibility for all citizens, which will assist the country’s overall technological development. In 2015, due to a cyber-attack, the Bolivian government started implementing policy to gain enhanced protection via a secure cloud platform.

Wrap-Up

Bolivians are warm and kind, with caring for family and friends being a vital aspect of their culture. If you speak Spanish or talk Bolivian sports, you’ll rate some favor! They esteem education, but, unfortunately, attaining it is not feasible for everyone.

Business dress can vary for men based on the location, with La Paz more formal than Santa Cruz, so find out ahead of time what is appropriate. Women wear dresses, skirts with blouses, or suits.

Rebekah Peterman

Rebekah Peterman

Rebekah has a Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling and a Master of Science Degree in Personnel Services in the School of Education. She’s participated in projects including editing/writing/publishing and blog articles, and is currently writing informative articles on the topic of project management.

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