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Experiential Localization Quality Assessment (xLQA) and User-Centricity Illustrated

There is more competition for consumers’ attention than ever before. As technology improves, it influences how brands engage with their global customers. Today, brands need to be aware of not only what language they are using, but also how they are using it.

10 years in existence

Looking back on ten years of Translators Without Borders (TWB) and the work they have done, it is easy to see a commitment to language equality, education, and crisis response. From the Haiti earthquake of 2010 that cost the lives of an estimated 200,000 people...

7 Tips for Evaluating a TMS

The evaluation and implementation of a tool is a serious project, one that — in a best case scenario — you only want to do once. While it’s a project that can set your company up for success, it can also be a painful process that costs lots of time, money, and resources.

A Sneak Peek at LocWorld Africa with Donna Parrish and Ulrich...

When Donna Parrish (former publisher of MultiLingual magazine) and Ulrich Henes (founder of The Localization Institute) organized the inaugural LocWorld conference in Seattle in October of 2003, the duo wanted to see an event for language industry professionals to network with, and learn from, their peers.

Localization in a Startup

About a year ago, in the middle of the pandemic, I made the bold decision to move to Barcelona with my family to join Preply, an ed-tech startup company which opened its doors in 2019. As the company’s head of localization, I would be building their Center of Excellence from scratch.

LocWorldWide44 PIC Winner Elaborates

More and more companies are using headless CMS architecture to handle content for their websites. However, for multi-lingual websites, a division between the front end and the back end can lead to a variety of UX and SEO issues.

Lucie Séguin Talks about the Past, Present, and Future of Canada’s...

For the better part of the last century, the number of monolingual French speakers in Canada has been slightly declining — during that same timeframe, rates of bilingualism have been steadily rising among the country’s historically French-speaking communities...

Managing Cyber Risk

Language service providers (LSPs) and their enterprise customers are becoming increasingly concerned with cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance with various regulatory frameworks including General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Think Socially; Act Locally

Accordingly, companies invest heavily in creating content specifically for social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok — because that’s where the people are. According to research from Statista, internet users world-wide spend an average of nearly two and a half hours on social media every day.

What Makes Big Data Fit for NMT Consumption? Even Machines...

The proverb “you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear” is reputedly more than 400 years old. It long predates the more modern idiom “Garbage In: Garbage Out” (GIGO), a warning from early software development producers.

COLUMNS

Build a Global-Ready Product from Day One

Early-stage companies tend to fall into one of two categories in their approach to localization. Many startups say, “Let’s worry about international later on,” opting to focus on their home market instead.

Gender Bias: the Challenge of ‘He’ vs. ‘She’ for MT

The worst forms of bias are those that are explicit conscious forms of prejudice against some individual or group based on some characteristic of their being, such as race, gender, sexual orientation, or religious beliefs.

Multilingual Challenges in the Legal Sector

In my final Rules of the Trade column, I am focusing on the specific needs of the legal sector in embracing the challenges presented by multilingual content. It is a very good place to end my discussions about the specific requirements of heavily regulated industries because...

Endangered Writing Systems

In 1964, one of the most important acts in the history of environmental conservation took place: the International Union for Conservation of Nature published the Red List of Threatened Species.

Industry Events

September 2021

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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • DigiMarCon UK 2021 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition
  • DigiMarCon UK 2021 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition
  • Go-To-Market Strategy for Emerging Markets: focus on Africa, MENA and SE Asia markets. Featuring Spotify’s latest new markets launch story in Africa and beyond!
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • DigiMarCon EMEA 2021 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference
  • DigiMarCon EMEA 2021 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference
  • DigiMarCon Asia Pacific 2021 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • DigiMarCon Asia Pacific 2021 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference
  • LinkedIn Localization Initiatives
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
  • Full time translation services
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
  • Languages & the Media 2021 – 13th International Conference on Language Transfer in Audiovisual Media
  • Languages & the Media 2021 – 13th International Conference on Language Transfer in Audiovisual Media
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
  • Languages & the Media 2021 – 13th International Conference on Language Transfer in Audiovisual Media
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
  • Start Localization at the Design Stage – Event by Nimdzi Insights
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  • GlobalSake–The ParlamINT. 12 annual events, once a month, all dedicated to localization, international product and new markets growth
  • Full time translation services
  • Association of Language Companies Annual Summit
  • Association of Language Companies Annual Summit
  • DigiMarCon South Africa 2021 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition
  • DigiMarCon South Africa 2021 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition
  • TECHSPO Johannesburg 2021 Technology Expo (Internet ~ Mobile ~ AdTech ~ MarTech ~ SaaS)
  • TECHSPO Johannesburg 2021 Technology Expo (Internet ~ Mobile ~ AdTech ~ MarTech ~ SaaS)
  • WLSP: The Women Shaping AI and Data Science in Localization
  • ISO 27001 Certification for an LSP. A Goldmine or a Nuisance?
  • WLSP: The Women Shaping AI and Data Science in Localization
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  • KTLC 2021 online
  • Networking Days 2021

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