March 2020

March 2020 | Text by Jang Graat 

Localizing measurements, "automagically"

Meters, feet or yards – there are still no common global measurement units, and perhaps there never will be. Using DITA, we can achieve automated localization for figures and their units. read more...

March 2020 | Text by Jörg Schmidt 

What can linguistic AI do for you today – and tomorrow?

AI is one of the biggest buzzwords in general technology, and in IT in particular. So, what impact does it have on the technical communication ecosystem – today and in the near future? read more...

March 2020 | Text by Leah Guren 

Resolutions for the new decade

As I write this, 2020 is still fresh and new. The new year and the new decade are a time for reflection on the past and setting new goals for the future. read more...

March 2020 | Text by Andy McDonald 

Artificial Intelligence 2030 – empowered or overpowered by technology?

Where will we be in ten years’ time with information and AI?read more...

February 2020 | Text by Aisling Nolan 

Assessing your organization’s localization maturity

Picture this: you receive an invite to dinner at a friend's brand-new home. You ask for the address. But it's in an area you're unfamiliar with, so you need to rely on your smartphone's GPS to get you there. Along the way you pass several landmarks, as your GPS transmits information from satellites orbiting the earth to pinpoint your exact location.read more...

February 2020 | Text by Nicky Bleiel 

25 tips for successful presentations

Presentation skills are important for professional success. Delivering clear, professional, and useful presentations will help you share knowledge, drive initiatives, improve communication, and advance your career. read more...

February 2020 | Text by Elke Schulz 

Move the world with words

A book review on Smartling's Move the World with Words, published in September 2019read more...