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We help our clients successfully navigate international expansion through research, consulting, stakeholder education, and global readiness. If you’re looking to strategically grow your business, manage risk, or find data-driven solutions, you’ve come to the right place.

Nimdzi Insights

Our Expertise. Your Projects

LSPs

LSPs

  • Competitive landscape analysis
  • Growth strategy consulting
  • Process optimization
  • RFP and RFI process management
  • Sales, marketing, and account/project management workshops
Enterprises

Enterprises

  • Global readiness
  • Market entry/expansion strategy
  • Commissioned industry research
  • RFP and RFI process management
  • Localization program optimization
Technology companies

Technology companies

  • LSP and enterprise buyer market analysis
  • Growth strategy
  • Tool comparison widgets
  • Benchmarking data
Investment and M&A

Investment and M&A

  • Mergers and acquisitions process
  • Securing outside funding and investment
  • Securing outside investment
Government buyers

Government buyers

  • Quantitative and qualitative research
  • International program management
  • Ongoing expert consulting
  • Language and cultural consulting

Your Global Journey

Nimdzi’s team of analysts, linguists, consultants, technology geeks, and researchers brings its diverse range of expertise to bear on every project. No matter what your challenge is, our team draws on combined decades of experience to help you succeed in the global marketplace. We provide our clients with the key ingredients to success and help them avoid costly errors that plague their competition.

  • Research

    Research is empowering when it’s interpreted by expert analysts. Data can drive you to success when it leads to actionable insights. With Nimdzi’s research, you come away with a plan, not analysis paralysis. Nimdzi Partners get access to the up-to-the-minute primary market research and insights that localization, globalization, and international marketing professionals need to make informed decisions. Our research covers a broad range of topics: buyer behavior reports, vertical reports, the technology landscape, neural machine translation, market size of the translation and interpreting space, software/multimedia/game localization, and much more. Additionally, Partners can use our many tool comparison widgets to compare thousands of parameters across hundreds of tools and connectors. Looking for a taste of what Nimdzi Insights Reports can offer? Check out some of our publically-available Nimdzi research, such as our industry rankings and analytical flagship reports.

    Explore Nimdzi research and become a partner.

  • Consulting

    Market research analysts and consultants are accelerators for your plans. They identify what you may have otherwise missed and should challenge your enthusiasm with a reality check. Whether you’re looking to expand your international programs, fortify your business model, educate yourself on geocultural issues, or enter the merger and acquisition arena, Nimdzi’s team of experts is at your service.

    Nimdzi Partners benefit from unlimited 30-minute Office Hour calls with any Nimdzi expert. Nimdzi Partners can call anyone on the Nimdzi team for feedback on current initiatives, one-on-one coaching, or advice. We’re here to help you and your team succeed.

  • Education

    Managing and training a team can be overwhelming. That’s why our clients turn to us for help. If you’re looking for training programs focused on sales, program and project management, technology or international business development, you can benefit from Nimdzi’s customized programs that address your unique needs. Our proven track record speaks for itself.

    In addition to training programs and seminars, Nimdzi hosts regular webinars and podcasts, speaks at industry events, and serves on advisory boards for various clients and industry associations.

    Co-founders Renato Beninatto and Tucker Johnson also teach future localization professionals at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, following the framework depicted in their book, The General Theory of the Translation Company.

  • Global Readiness

    Operating in today’s global marketplace means navigating complex and competing geopolitical and cultural realities with inherent risks. From product labeling issues that incur the wrath of government censors to imagery or messaging that leaves audiences confused or offended, the challenges are many.

    Nimdzi helps you understand the lens through which your international customers view the world—the parameters in your global markets that drive the culture underlying language and communication. Nimdzi offers LSP, enterprise, technology, and government clients customized research ranging from market, geopolitical, cultural and language intelligence to sensitive terminology and image review to content internationalization consulting.

Featured research

The 2020 Nimdzi 100

The 2020 Nimdzi 100

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The Nimdzi 100 is one of our flagship publications. It includes a ranking of the top 100 LSPs by revenue, a watchlist of large players that don’t disclose their revenues, and a detailed overview of the size and state of the language services industry. The Nimdzi 100 is widely considered an industry standard and is read by tens of thousands of people in the translation and localization space and beyond. LSPs, localization buyers, investors, savvy job seekers, and analysts will benefit from this free resource.

The Nimdzi Interpreting Index

The Nimdzi Interpreting Index

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This is the first Nimdzi Interpreting Index. There has not been a ranking of the top players in interpreting in years and it is a great time to take a closer look at this sector of the language industry because interpreting is becoming more significant and scalable.

Nimdzi Language Technology Atlas 2020

Nimdzi Language Technology Atlas 2020

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In this year’s edition of the Nimdzi Language Technology Atlas, we collected data from providers of more than 700 technology solutions. Analyzed and categorized, this is the only language technology map you will need.

Project Underwear: A Study of Online Buyer Behavior and How Language Affects User Choice

Project Underwear: A Study of Online Buyer Behavior and How Language Affects User Choice

Exclusive for Nimdzi Partners 

Project Underwear is a reference study of the buying behavior of users online and how language affects their choices. It is the culmination of 8 months of intensive research executed across 74 countries, working with 41 local researchers in 66 languages. Ever wanted to know whether you can get by with your product remaining in English only? The short answer is NO, you will not. 9 international users out of 10 will ignore your product if it is not in their native language. For the long answer, read Nimdzi’s Project Underwear.

The Lessons in Localization Series

The Lessons in Localization Series

The Nimdzi Lessons in Localization series highlights the largest, most innovative, and most successful globalization programs in the world. It is based on primary research, industry briefings, and interviews carried out by the Nimdzi Research team. Not all briefings are made public and those that are made public may exclude sensitive or proprietary data. If you have questions or recommendations on which programs you would like to see highlighted in the future, contact us today.

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Machine Translation: Productivity as a Function of Quality

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Lessons in Localization: VMware

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Lessons in Localization: ServiceNow

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Lessons in Localization: Fujitsu

Lessons in Localization: Fujitsu

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