Digital transformation and COVID 19: contrasts in Latin America

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Miguel Ángel Medina Romero


A documentary review was carried out on the production and publication of research papers related to the study of the digital transformation variable and COVID 19 in Latin America. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document is to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in Scopus database during the period 2020-2021 in Latin American countries, achieving the identification of 62 publications. The information provided by this platform was organized by means of tables and figures, categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics were described, the position of different authors regarding the proposed topic was referenced by means of a qualitative analysis. Among the main findings of this research, it is found that Mexico and Brazil, with 18 publications, are the Latin American countries with the highest production. The areas of knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material related to the study of digital transformation and COVID 19 in Latin America were Social Sciences and Computer Sciences with 31 published documents, and the type of publication that was most used during the period mentioned above was the journal article, representing 51% of the total scientific production.

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