"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. 

April 2018

XLIFF localization standard gains international acceptance

The XML Localization Interchange File Format (XLIFF) XLIFF 2.1 has been approved by the OASIS open development organization as an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. read more...
April 2018

Worldwide spending on AI systems to surpass US$19 million in 2018

Worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems could reach US$19.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 54.2 percent over the amount spent in 2017.read more...
April 2018

Digital business requires growth mindset, not just technology

When embarking on a digital business transformation, too often organizations ignore the need to change the mindset of their staff, according to research firm Gartner, Inc. read more...
April 2018

How customer experience impacts stock performance

Research and advisory firm Forrester has released a paper that examines the relationship between a company’s customer experience (CX) quality and its stock performance.read more...
March 2018

Digital business requires growth mindset and not just technology

When embarking on a digital business transformation, too often organizations ignore the need to change the mindset of their staff, according to Gartner, Inc. read more...
March 2018

How customer experience impacts company stock performance

Research firm Forrester today released research that examines the relationship between a company’s customer experience (CX) quality and its stock performance.read more...
February 2018

iiRDS: Consortium for future development founded

The iiRDS standard, developed within the last two years by a tekom Working Group, was given over to the newly founded iiRDS Consortium in January 2018. Starting now, this group is com-mitted to the future development of the standard. Under the aegis of Industry 4.0, the standard pursues the goal of providing intelligent information.read more...