"Globalization 4.0: Shaping the Future of the Language Industry" is the theme of next year's GALA conference. The Call for Proposals is now open until September 20,2019.

SDL, provider of content creation, translation and delivery solutions, has announced its latest machine translation innovation with the addition of new Adaptable Language Pairs to SDL Machine Translation, enabling brands to tune their own language pairs to any project, department or industry. This innovation is powered by Hai, the SDL Linguistic AI™ technology, and gives customers the control, privacy and freedom to create their own proprietary language pairs by adapting existing ones. 

ACTITO S.A., a provider of marketing automation, has acquired SmartFocus. SmartFocus is a SaaS ("Software as a Service") digital marketing platform created in 1999. The company is headquartered in London and operates worldwide. The acquisition of SmartFocus supports ACTITO’s plans for geographic expansion and growth following the sale of its subsidiary MediQuality to the US company WebMD Health Corp.

Leadership coaching provider DierkeHouben is now offering a 3-months program for next-generation C-level leaders. The program includes a 2-day intake session in Switzerland, a 5-day explorative leadership learning in Kenya, as well as 3 months of one-on-one coaching. Applications are now open and the early-bird discount applies until July 1st, 2019.

The business and translation management system Plunet BusinessManager is now available in version 7.4. A major change in Plunet 7.4 is the new workflow view, which offers users a simpler way of working with automated processes. Workflow templates can now be created and modified more easily than before.

BitcoinPlay has developed the infographic "What the Crypto!?" illustrating the history and impact of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The infographic provides an insight into the 25 most prominent cryptocurrencies, their story, and market impact. 

June 2019

The future of self-service is customer-led automation

In order to cope with the avalanche of digital information and activities, customers – as well as organizations – will increasingly turn to automation moving forward, according to Gartner, Inc.read more...
May 2019

Global translation and interpreting market to reach US$49.60 billion in 2019

The global market for outsourced language services and technology will reach US$49.60 billion in 2019, according to a primary quantitative study by independent market research firm CSA Research. read more...
April 2019

AI to take over eighty percent of project management tasks by 2030

By 2030, 80 percent of the work of today’s project management (PM) discipline will be eliminated as Artificial Intelligence (AI) takes on traditional PM functions such as data collection, tracking and reporting, according to Gartner, Inc.read more...
March 2019

SDL calls on brands to rethink global content strategies

Language service and technology provider SDL is calling on brands to rethink current content strategies, and prepare for a digital future where content supply chains are autonomous, machine-first and human optimized, for greater impact with worldwide audiences, across any language and device. read more...
February 2019

CSA Research launches survey on the global language market

The market for outsourced language services and supporting technology grew 7.99% to US$46.52 billion from 2017 to 2018, according to independent market research firm CSA Research.read more...
February 2019

Content supply chain challenges obstruct customer continuity

Results of a Forrester Consulting study highlight that only a third of companies (30%) believe their customer’s journey is completely continuous, and the critical role of content in delivering continuous digital experiences. read more...
February 2019

The most multilingual brands across 37 industries

How many languages do leading global brands speak online? For the past 11 years, independent market research firm Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research) has studied the world’s most prominent websites to identify the multilingual leaders of the global web. read more...