February 2020

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...

January 2020 | Text by Sara Grizzo 

The challenge of being a translator – and a client – in the age of AI

The arrival of Neural Machine Translation has turned the translation industry on its head. Time for companies to reap the opportunities; time for translators to find their place in this new landscape.read more...

January 2020 | Text by Dr. Arle Lommel 

Beyond translation: Conversational content in a multilingual world

Conversations flow very differently in different languages and countries. But does your chatbot know that? Here is what to keep in mind when localizing conversational agents.read more...

January 2020 | Text by Leah Guren 

The TC professional: a true Jack-of-all-trades

The dinner party was well underway. The setting was the lovely home of a good friend, complete with stunning views of the city at night. The guests were charming and intelligent. The food and wine were excellent. With all these ingredients, it was no surprise that the conversation flowed easily. We shared stories and laughter, and let the subject morph naturally from topic to topic, touching on...read more...