Localization World - London 2013
February 27, 2013
 

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A. BUSINESS
A.1. TransGlobe International opens second office

B. PEOPLE
B.1. New head of One Global
B.2. TransGlobe adds chief quality assurance specialist
B.3. XTRF hires US business development specialist
B.4. Netwire staff additions
B.5. Management restructuring at ISI Translation Services

C. RESOURCES
C.1. 2013 Web Globalization Report Card
C.2. Report covers transition of translation from luxury to utility
C.3. The link between price and quality in translation

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
D.1. Enterprise Crowdsourcing service additions
D.2. Junior Translation Service
D.3. Healthcare Interpreter Staffing

E. SHOWS AND SEMINARS
E.1. Localization World Silicon Valley call for papers

F. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS
F.1. Belgacom selects Multicorpora

G. CERTIFICATIONS
G.1. Skrivanek awarded ISO 27001 certification
G.2. Global textware receives ISO 9001 certification

H. MultiLingual News
H.1. About MultiLingual News

A. BUSINESS

A.1. TransGlobe International opens second office

TransGlobe International Ltd., a single-language provider for Bulgarian, has opened a second production office in Sofia. Services range from software localization, general localization and translation to software engineering, testing and third party reviewing.

TransGlobe International Ltd., E-mail: info@transglobe-bg.com, Web: http://transglobe-bg.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. New head of One Global

One Global, a provider of language and recruitment services, has hired James Williams, formerly director of global interpreting at thebigword, to head the company.

One Global, Web: http://one-global.com

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B.2. TransGlobe adds chief quality assurance specialist

TransGlobe International Ltd., a single-language provider for Bulgarian, has hired Boyan Yordanov as a chief quality assurance specialist for the company's main production office in Sofia.

TransGlobe International Ltd., E-mail: info@transglobe-bg.com, Web: http://transglobe-bg.com

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B.3. XTRF hires US business development specialist

XTRF Translation Management Systems sp. z o.o. has hired Matt Grotenstein as US business development specialist. Grotenstein recently served as both vice president of global business development and director of language services at Ortsbo.

XTRF Translation Management Systems sp. z o.o., E-mail: info@xtrf.eu, Web: http://www.xtrf.eu

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B.4. Netwire staff additions

Netwire, a provider of language services, has hired Ana Carolina Beraldo for its finance department. The company has also hired Carolina Ré to its quality assurance department in Rosario, Argentina.

Netwire, E-mail: talk2us@netwire.com.br, Web: http://www.netwire.com.br

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B.5. Management restructuring at ISI Translation Services

ISI Translation Services, a provider of healthcare and financial language services, has restructured its management due to the retirement of founder George Rimalower. Former COO Emilie Villeneuve is now CEO, and Michael Bearden, former vice president of client relations, is now company president.

ISI Translation Services, E-mail: info@isitrans.com, Web: http://www.isitrans.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. 2013 Web Globalization Report Card

Byte Level Research, analyst of the art and science of web globalization, has released its 2013 Web Globalization Report Card intended to identify best practices and emerging trends, such as social media, on the internet and mobile platforms. An entire section is devoted to the top 20 best practices and top ten emerging trends in web globalization.

Byte Level Research, E-mail: jyunker@bytelevel.com, Web: http://www.bytelevel.com

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C.2. Report covers transition of translation from luxury to utility

TAUS, the translation innovation think tank and platform for industry-shared services, has made available the "Translation Technology Landscape Report." The report is intended to help beginners to understand the main uses for different types of translation technology, differentiate offerings and make informed decisions. For more experienced users and business decision-makers the report shares insights on key trends, future prospects and areas of uncertainty. Investors and policymakers will benefit from analyses of underlying value propositions.

TAUS, E-mail: memberservices@translationautomation.com, Web: http://translationautomation.com

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C.3. The link between price and quality in translation

Common Sense Advisory, Inc., an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "The Link between Price and Translation Quality." The report is based on a survey of nearly 900 buyers of translation services and discusses how to set realistic quality expectations in relationship to price, ways to turn quality metrics into concrete actions, and how to gain insights into the much larger web of critical variables.

Common Sense Advisory, Inc., E-mail: sales@commonsenseadvisory.com, Web: http://www.commonsenseadvisory.com

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. Enterprise Crowdsourcing service additions

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., a provider of translation, development and testing solutions, has added new services to its Lionbridge Enterprise Crowdsourcing, a cloud-based technology and task management platform. The services include data management, in-country testing, user generated content translation and custom crowd solutions.

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., E-mail: info@lionbridge.com, Web: http://www.lionbridge.com

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D.2. Junior Translation Service

Luisa Translation Agency, in cooperation with the University of Tartu, has launched a new project for young translators to translate simpler, more general texts. Junior translation includes several language combinations to and from Estonian.

Luisa Translation Agency, E-mail: orders@luisa.ee, Web: http://www.luisa.ee/eng

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D.3. Healthcare Interpreter Staffing

Metaphrasis Language & Cultural Solutions, LLC, a provider of language and training solutions, has introduced Healthcare Interpreter Staffing, its latest service offering with over 100 interpreters available to provide client hospitals assistance in over 35 languages. The service also includes video remote interpreting access.

Metaphrasis Language & Cultural Solutions, LLC, E-mail: info@metaphrasislcs.com, Web: http://www.metaphrasislcs.com

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E. SHOWS AND SEMINARS

E.1. Localization World Silicon Valley call for papers

Localization World, Ltd., has announced a call for papers deadline of March 29, 2013, for its conference to be held in Silicon Valley, California, on October 9-11, 2013. Proposals that address how localization meets the challenges of today's worldwide economy reflect the 2013 event theme of Localization in a Shifting Global Economy.

Localization World, Ltd., E-mail: info@localizationworld.com, Web: http://www.localizationworld.com

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F. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

F.1. Belgacom selects Multicorpora

Belgacom Group, a telecommunications company, has selected MultiCorpora, a provider of multilingual asset management solutions, for its translation technology platform that will be used by Belgacom's entire translation supply chain.

MultiCorpora, E-mail: info@multicorpora.com, Web: http://www.multicorpora.com

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G. CERTIFICATIONS

G.1. Skrivanek awarded ISO 27001 certification

Skrivanek Group, a provider of localization solutions, has been awarded ISO 27001 for information security management, part of the ISO/International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 27000 family of standards.

Skrivanek Group, E-mail: sales@skrivanek.com, Web: http://www.skrivanek.com

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G.2. Global textware receives ISO 9001 certification

Global textware BV, a translation agency, has received ISO 9001 certification, the international standard for quality management. The company works with several organizations in the life sciences industry.

Global textware bv, E-mail: info@globaltextware.nl, Web: http://www.globaltextware.nl

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H. MultiLingual News

H.1. About MultiLingual News

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