"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. 

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...
October 2017

Smart and intelligent information

Intelligent information is a hot topic in technical documentation departments these days. In fact, as a tekom survey with German companies from early 2017 revealed, 55.5% of the companies were already discussing this subject. read more...