March 2015 | By Ferry Vermeulen and Michael Gerrits 

US regulations on instructions for use

Looking to tackle the US market? Here is an overview of the US regulatory framework and some easy-to-follow instructions on how to achieve product compliance and avoid legal pitfalls. read more...

March 2015 | By Ben Whittacker-Cook 

Why New Zealand is the land of opportunity for the localization market

Despite its seemingly insignificant role on the global market, the island nation on the edge of most world maps boasts an astonishing amount of benefits for international businesses. Could it be the next go-to destination for the localization industry?read more...

December 2010 | By Richard Cook 

To outsource or not: The pros and cons of outsourcing

Should we or should we not? This is what many organizations are asking themselves today. It is a hard decision for most whilst for others it is an obvious solution to reducing spiraling costs.read more...

April 2010 | By Bernard and Vivian Aschwanden 

How to choose a translation vendor

When a company identifies a need for documentation to be translated into new languages for both existing and new customers, it is important to ensure it chooses the right translation vendor. To do so, it is necessary to identify options (with associated costs and risks) for meeting current demands, processes for handling future translation requests, and a big-picture strategy for documentation...read more...

March 2010 | By Ramesh Ramamurthy 

Effects of the global financial crisis on India

A financial crisis occurs whenever changes are encountered including a sudden drop of the exchange rate due to new financial market conditions. The latest financial crisis in the United States has influenced markets across the world, including India, which saw the growth of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) declining.read more...

February 2010 | By Rocío Txabarriaga 

Implications of increasing Europe’s trade with China

Is English still the language of business? There is no simple answer to this question, but there is also no doubt that China is investing more and more outside its borders, including the European continent. Companies and governments around the world with no significant economic ties to China in the last decade of the twentieth century are now trading with this giant, some of them heavily. How...read more...

December 2009 | By Prakash Sathe 

Cooperation between India and Europe for technical documentation

With its enormous workforce, India could be destined to make up for the shortage of qualified technical writers in Europe and North America. However, until today, the Indian market lacks experienced teachers who are able to pass on the practical skills involved in technical documentation. A cooperation between India and Europe could possibly create huge mutual benefits.read more...