May 2013 | By Don DePalma 

An automated approach to website globalization

Multilingual websites are – by nature – very complex entities. The sheer volume of content that needs to be translated causes many companies to refrain from localizing their websites into more languages. Is there a simpler solution?read more...

February 2013 | By Jack Welde 

From Babylon to the age of agile translation

Ever since the Tower of Babel, people have sought to overcome language barriers. In those days, news was shared via word-of-mouth at the pace of the swiftest runner. Fast-forward a few thousand years, and information travels around the world at the speed of light via the cloud, consumed by users on the Web and on mobile devices. read more...

November 2012 | By Uwe Muegge 

Faster translation, anyone?

Anyone who has worked long enough on the service provider side of the translation business knows that translation buyers typically only have two types of translation projects: the ones that are urgent and the ones that were due yesterday. As most commercial translation projects are closely linked to the effort of selling a product or service in international markets, the time required for...read more...

September 2012 | By Inger Larsen 

Careers in localization

While studying at university, many students devote themselves entirely to mastering the new language, unaware that the job market holds a vast variety of career opportunities beyond the traditional translator’s positions. Here’s an overview of the many positions available in the localization industry.read more...

August 2012 | By Emmanuel Margetic 

Upholding translation quality with highly specialized translators

Not all translation service providers are the same. Translation companies are often specialized by industry and types of translation; some use only translators, while others use a combination of translators and machine translation technology.read more...

July 2012 | By Angelika Zerfass 

New version of memoQ

With version 5 of memoQ, the Hungarian software company Kilgray provides functions intended to make handling translations easier. For example, changes can now be tracked more clearly. In addition, the new version of the translation application comes with an improved terminology management. What does the new version offer for translating technical documentation?read more...

June 2012 | By Jennifer Moody 

Ten steps to optimizing content for a global audience

In the past, when businesses competed for consumers locally, learning about customers was as easy as walking out of the office and observing. Today, however, consumers are shopping around the world by simply using their computer. Businesses today rival competitors from around the world, but are also able to target customers from a growing number of markets. How can a business be sure that its...read more...