Tag: localization

Localization Services Industry: Does It Scale Down?

I visited Macworld 2011 in San Francisco. The event was dominated by mobile apps for iPhone and iPad and accessories (there was some stuff...

Mobile Apps Localization, Irish Style, Apple Style

You don't need professional linguists to bring your mobile app to the international market. You need a service to help you reach interested translators. Let the user decide.

Measuring Information Quality: What’s Missing?

Involving the user in the process is the only way to really know if you're delivering on information quality.

Natural User Interface Gestures. Are They Global?

The international pitfalls of body-based gestures on the iPad. Perhaps.

Information Quality, MT and UX

Information quality is primarily a user experience issue, not a translation process one.

Taking Mobile Android Applications to Market: The Challenges

Really enjoyed this blog article by Andreas Constantinou Mobile Developer Economics: Taking Applications to Market. Excellent material, especially for Android apps development fans. Look...

Agile Development and Localization: Has the Industry Lost the Ball in...

I participated in an excellent session called “Authoring in an Agile Environment”, presented by Julio Vasquez at the Content Management Strategies DITA North America...

Don't Translate, Won't Translate

How do you indicate non-translatable parts of a translatable string? I’m interested in your best practises and advice. Let’s assume the file format concerned...

Whatever Happened to the Real Irish Localization Industry? The Lessons for...

I’ve worked in, and around, Irish-based localization for 20 years. Once, it was heralded as a cornerstone of foreign investment in Ireland....

End of PowerPoint Karaoke: The First Localization and Internationalization UnConference

Yes, the first Localization and Internationalization UnConference is being held next month in Silicon Valley. Very Web 2.0. Building on the Mashup Camp experience, Ultan...

And This One Time, At Mashup Camp Dublin …

I was very impressed with the UnConference section of Mashup Camp, held at the Guinness Brewery Storehouse in Dublin. The format offers great potential...