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.

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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. 

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...
February 2018

AI and Machine Learning to redefine content creation and delivery

SDL, a service provider of global content creation, management, translation and delivery, has announced its Five Future States of Content, a series of disruptive content trends for brands to watch in 2018.read more...
February 2018

Enterprise AI deployments are beginning to reach commercial scale

Global enterprise AI software, hardware, and services revenue will reach US$23.6 billion in 2018, driven by growing industry adoption.read more...
January 2018

By 2020, AI could create more jobs than it eliminates

2020 will be a pivotal year in AI-related employment dynamics, according to research firm Gartner, Inc., as Artificial Intelligence (AI) will become a positive job motivator.read more...
December 2017

Top ten trends for 2018 to 2020

Research firm Forrester has identified the top ten tech trends for 2018 to 2020, analyzing how they will transform businesses. read more...
November 2017

New book The Language of Localization published by XML press

Today marks the release of The Language of Localization, the latest book in The Content Wrangler Content Strategy Book Series. The new title is available through print and ebook retailers worldwide.read more...
November 2017

Worldwide wearable device sales to grow 17 percent in 2017

Market intelligence firm Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 310.4 million wearable devices will be sold worldwide in 2017, an increase of 16.7 percent from 2016 (see Table 1). Sales of wearable devices will generate revenue of $30.5 billion in 2017. Of that, $9.3 billion will be from smartwatches. In 2017, 41.5 million smartwatches will be sold, reaching a revenue of $17.4 billion. They are on pace to...read more...