Buenos Aires may still be the capital of tango, but gone are the days of the dot-coms and prosperity of the IT sector. Many local businesses have closed, and those with foreign headquarters have either moved out of the country or cut their personnel and budget.
With the recent fall of the dot-coms, the competition for skilled IT employees isn't quite as stiff as it used to be, but just because it's a little easier to find suitable employees, it doesn't mean you can overlook the fundamentals of good hiring practices.
Internet business is a constant surprise. 1999 was the year of business-to-business surprise, the explosion of trading exchanges, auction sites and successful new players like Ariba Inc. and i2 Technologies Inc. Last year was more like