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Book on navigating the complex translation process

Rubric, a translation services provider, has released Global Content Quest: In Search Of Better Translations. The book covers how to navigate the complex process of translation, and was written by company cofounder Ian A. Henderson.

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New chief executive officer at Rubric

Rubric, Inc., a provider of localization services, has promoted Francoise Henderson from chief operating officer to chief executive officer. Prior to joining Rubric, Henderson was the general manager of Berlitz’s London office.

Rubric merges with Web-lingo

Rubric, Inc., a provider of localization services, and Web-lingo, a translation services provider, have merged. As part of the agreement, Web-lingo will become a division of the Rubric Group. Sonette Hill, founder of Web-lingo, will become chief executive officer of the Web-lingo (Pty) Ltd division.

BugzNET 4

Rubric, Inc., a provider of localization services, has announced a new version of its localization bug-tracking software -- BugzNET 4. BugzNET4 has been completely rearchitected with improved tracking workflow and a new user interface including customized searches, free text, and multiple-language and multiple-platform searches.

L10N Forum now online

A new online community for localization professionals has been created by the language services firm Rubric. The L10N Forum is now open to the public. The forum provides topic areas on all aspects of product and marketing localization and globalization. Topic categories include globalization business issues and trends; technical aspects to localization, translation technologies and localization project management; and job postings. Registration is required to post a message, but anyone can read the forums.

Rubric gains IPMA certification

Rubric, a localization services provider, has announced that its project manager, Jo Clayton, has received Level-D certification from the International Project Management Association (IPMA) via Rubric's membership in the Association for Project Management (APM), which Rubric joined earlier in 2006. The IPMA competence baseline tests for the knowledge and experience expected from the managers of projects, programs and project portfolios. Rubric is contributing to the APM's "Body of Knowledge." APM is the largest independent professional organization of its kind in Europe, with over 14,500 individual and 350 corporate members.

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