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Nimdzi means knowledge. Nimdzi means analysis. Nimdzi means insight. 

Nimdzi also means that you have a new best friend to help you navigate your way through the language services industry! We provide industry reporting, insights and consulting, drawing upon our decades of combined experienced. Our passion is seeing companies succeed. Our privilege is being a part of that process. 

 

People Who we are

CEO and co-founder, Renato brings decades of experience everywhere he goes. With extensive experience in international consulting, market research, sales and marketing, Renato provides the strategic direction that helps Nimdzi better serve clients worldwide.

Renato Beninatto

CEO and co-founder, Renato brings decades of experience everywhere he goes. With extensive experience in international consulting, market research, sales and marketing, Renato provides the strategic direction that helps Nimdzi better serve clients worldwide.
As managing director and co-founder of Renato's, Tucker takes Renato's crazy ideas and puts them into action. Specialized in vendor side operations, global team management, large program outsourcing, and supply chain governance, Tucker is happy to share his operational experience with Nidmzi's partners.

Tucker Johnson

As managing director and co-founder of Renato’s, Tucker takes Renato’s crazy ideas and puts them into action. Specialized in vendor side operations, global team management, large program outsourcing, and supply chain governance, Tucker is happy to share his operational experience with Nidmzi’s partners.
Language industry researcher, speaker and event organizer, Konstantin can be said to be the brains behind Nimdzi's primary research machine. Formerly a business journalist and a strategist in a language technology company, he has unique insights into every situation. As Chief Researcher, Kostia makes sure that the data is being looked at from all possible perspectives.

Konstantin Dranch

Language industry researcher, speaker and event organizer, Konstantin can be said to be the brains behind Nimdzi’s primary research machine. Formerly a business journalist and a strategist in a language technology company, he has unique insights into every situation. As Chief Researcher, Kostia makes sure that the data is being looked at from all possible perspectives.

Everything Nimdzi does is backed up by a solid team of international researchers, writers, subject matter experts, and other contributors, more than can be listed here. We are growing our team weekly and are always looking for experienced and talented folks to come help us on our mission to provide equal access to high quality information to everybody in the industry.

Insight Reports Language Services Industry intelligence

  • Standardization

    Is process standardization the right strategy for LSP’s?

    Is process standardization the right strategy for LSP’s? Customers require more and more a level of specialization and customization from their localization vendors. This means that it is often not enough for LSP’s to offer a solid service, they need to be able to adapt that service to fit the specific needs of their customers. […]

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    Translation public sector tenders in Russia

    How e-procurement is driving down LSP profitability in Russia –  Did you think the biggest threat to translation business is machine translation? Well, depending on where in the world you are doing business, you may need to think again. Let’s take a look at how mandated tendering has slowly but surely been destroying LSP profitability […]

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    How IKEA Does It – Lessons in localization

    How IKEA Does It –  Introduction –  For the purposes of this report, we will be discussing IKEA Group, otherwise known as Ingka Holding, which technically operates as a franchise for Inter IKEA Holding. IKEA Group, headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, is responsible for running the global retail operations for IKEA and this is where we […]

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    How Netflix Does It – Lessons in localization

    How Netflix Does It Introduction Netflix is trudging forward towards world domination. They have found a formula that seems to work for them for international expansion. The higher ups within the company have made international expansion a priority. Having just received USD $1.6B in funding, there is no chance that Netflix will slow down now. […]

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    Location, Location, Location! Where the top LSPs set up shop

        Location, Location, Location! Where Top LSPs Set Up Shop –  Report Summary –  Language service is, by definition, a global industry. LSBs (Language Service Buyers) need to rely upon a network of LSPs (Language Service Providers) to help them on their journey to complete world domination increasing their global footprint. How do LSPs […]

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    Money spent online: who, where, and how much?

    Money spent online: who, where, and how much? –  Report summary –  The future of business is online. Online subscription services stream music directly to end users without ever having to ship an album. The growth of online activity even affects companies that sell physical goods in brick and mortar stores, as it is making […]

Blog Keep in the loop

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    Evolution of an art form – don’t take your eyes off multimedia localization

    Evolution of an art formDon’t take your eyes off multimedia localization technologies You can’t talk to anybody in this industry without hearing about how the price of translations being driven down. People will complain that per word sell rates are lower than ever, or at least that they haven’t increased to catch up with decades […]

  • Standardization

    Is process standardization the right strategy for LSP’s?

    Is process standardization the right strategy for LSP’s? Customers require more and more a level of specialization and customization from their localization vendors. This means that it is often not enough for LSP’s to offer a solid service, they need to be able to adapt that service to fit the specific needs of their customers. […]

  • Moscow3

    Translation public sector tenders in Russia

    How e-procurement is driving down LSP profitability in Russia –  Did you think the biggest threat to translation business is machine translation? Well, depending on where in the world you are doing business, you may need to think again. Let’s take a look at how mandated tendering has slowly but surely been destroying LSP profitability […]

  • Fish

    Like fish in a pond – Employee churn in localization

    Like fish in a pond (guest blog)  Working in the language business is very much like being a fish, swimming in a pond of murky water. On most days, I cannot see past the end of my nose. You see, I’ve no idea how big my pond is. I heard it’s big, yes. Yet it’s […]

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    The Jell-O Effect

    The Jell-O Effect (guest blog)  I’m the kind of guy who likes to learn something useful each day. Recently, I read about an interesting concept. It’s called the Jell-O effect. I’m sharing it with you too now, the altruist I am. It just might help you to better understand one of the many facets of […]

  • tiger3

    Welcome to the localization jungle

    Welcome to the localization jungle Perhaps you’re just starting a career in localization. Maybe you’re here because you’re a buyer looking for information to better help you understand what’s in store for you. If you’re an industry veteran, you may greet industry newcomers with a polite (imaginary) tip of the hat, smirking knowingly because you […]

  • 20171214 Microphone2 1

    Evolution of an art form – don’t take your eyes off multimedia localization

    Evolution of an art formDon’t take your eyes off multimedia localization technologies You can’t talk to anybody in this industry without hearing about how the price of translations being driven down. People will complain that per word sell rates are lower than ever, or at least that they haven’t increased to catch up with decades […]

  • Standardization

    Is process standardization the right strategy for LSP’s?

    Is process standardization the right strategy for LSP’s? Customers require more and more a level of specialization and customization from their localization vendors. This means that it is often not enough for LSP’s to offer a solid service, they need to be able to adapt that service to fit the specific needs of their customers. […]

  • Moscow3

    Translation public sector tenders in Russia

    How e-procurement is driving down LSP profitability in Russia –  Did you think the biggest threat to translation business is machine translation? Well, depending on where in the world you are doing business, you may need to think again. Let’s take a look at how mandated tendering has slowly but surely been destroying LSP profitability […]

  • Fish

    Like fish in a pond – Employee churn in localization

    Like fish in a pond (guest blog)  Working in the language business is very much like being a fish, swimming in a pond of murky water. On most days, I cannot see past the end of my nose. You see, I’ve no idea how big my pond is. I heard it’s big, yes. Yet it’s […]

  • Jello Image

    The Jell-O Effect

    The Jell-O Effect (guest blog)  I’m the kind of guy who likes to learn something useful each day. Recently, I read about an interesting concept. It’s called the Jell-O effect. I’m sharing it with you too now, the altruist I am. It just might help you to better understand one of the many facets of […]

  • tiger3

    Welcome to the localization jungle

    Welcome to the localization jungle Perhaps you’re just starting a career in localization. Maybe you’re here because you’re a buyer looking for information to better help you understand what’s in store for you. If you’re an industry veteran, you may greet industry newcomers with a polite (imaginary) tip of the hat, smirking knowingly because you […]

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