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 2017

Businesses recognize the value of content

Research and advisory firm Forrester has evaluated the state of marketing content spend and found that businesses recognize the ways content leads to better customer experiences, which is leading to greater and greater content investments: In 2016, content spending will exceed $10 billion in the US alone.read more...
February 2017

Content marketing spending to be increased in 2017

Marketers in the UK that are extremely or very committed to content marketing, value creativity and craft in content creation higher than other marketers, a report by the Content Marketing Institute has revealed.read more...
January 2017

Acrolinx report highlights the need for a more sophisticated approach to terminology management

Acrolinx' latest report, "Terminology Management: How Companies Use the Words and Phrases That Matter Most to Their Business" provides a detailed look at how modern companies ensure that their brand and product names, slogans and taglines, and other terminology are used consistently and accurately enterprise-wide.read more...
December 2016

CSA publishes report on effective market segmentation

Unfocused lead pipelines cause many language service providers (LSPs) to waste precious sales and marketing resources. Unsure as to which prospects to pursue, they market to a broad spectrum of buyers that cross company sizes, industries, geographies, and countless other attributes. As a result, sales are unpredictable.   Independent market research firm Common Sense Advisory (CSA...read more...
November 2016

New MQTT standard enables connectivity in the IoT

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) have approved the release of MQTT, a foundational Internet of Things (IoT) standard developed by the OASIS consortium. Version 3.1.1 of MQTT was given the designation 'ISO/IEC 20922'.read more...
November 2016

Tech trends that will change the world by 2021

Research firm Forrester has identified emerging technologies that will change our lives as consumers and the way businesses operate over the next five years. read more...
October 2016

Research study links global economic success with website multilingualism

Common Sense Advisory’s study of multilingual websites finds shift to app-style customer experience.read more...