Yamagata Europe, the European subsidiary of Yamagata Corporation, has announced a strategic partnership with Dutch start-up TXTOmedia. Yamagata Europe will make use of TXTOmedia’s software platform to convert structured content into video.

Thinking of pursuing a career in technical communication? Check out tekom's latest video and follow in the footsteps of the people who are leading successful careers in media, IT and language.

SDL has released the latest version of SDL Tridion Docs, a component-based content management system that allows contributors within an organization to author, review and collaborate on any type of structured content. SDL Tridion Docs 14 helps companies to create, translate, manage and deliver structured content such as financial and legal documents, technical product documents and eLearning material involving numerous contributors.

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. 

October 2018

CX training and certification program

Research firm Forrester has announced the launch of its CX Certification product, a training program that builds the skills companies need to create better customer experiences.  read more...
August 2018

Customer experience pyramid drives loyalty, satisfaction and advocacy

New research by Gartner, Inc. shows organizations how to discover innovative customer experiences that build stronger relationshipsread more...
July 2018

Translation and interpreting market reaches new high

The global market for outsourced language services and technology will reach US$46.52 billion in 2018, according to a primary quantitative study by independent market research firm Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research). read more...
July 2018

IoT spending to reach US$1.2 by 2022

International Data Corporation (IDC) recently published its latest "Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide" (version 2H17).read more...
July 2018

Europe boosts investment in AI and sets ethical guidelines

The European Commission has presented a series of measures to put Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the service of Europeans and boost Europe’s competitiveness in this field.read more...
June 2018

New DITA XML.org technical publishing community portal

The OASIS international standards consortium today introduced the new DITA XML.org portal (http://dita.xml.org).read more...
June 2018

Millennials want access to technical content before purchasing

SDL has launched a report looking at the way millennials want to engage with brands, and the value they place on instant access to technical product-related content throughout the customer buying experience. read more...