The Nimdzi 100 The definitive market analysis for 2018
This report is Nimdzi’s inaugural ranking of the largest language service providers in the world. The report also includes an in-depth market analysis that conservatively estimates the LSP industry valued at USD 50 billion in 2018, a figure that is expected to grow to USD 66.5 billion by 2022.
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The Nimdzi 100The 2018 ranking of the largest language services providers in the world The Nimdzi 100 Let’s get right to it, shall we? The information you came here for is either the Nimdzi 100 Ranking or the Language Services Market Sizing. The Nimdzi 100 is in the table below, where we rank the top LSPs […]
Global Payment Gateways SeriesPart 2 – Payment gateways and preferred payment methods Introduction – In this report, we take a look at how your investment – or your lack of investment – in your ecommerce payment method infrastructure can have a significant impact on revenue. Choosing payment gateways that advertise the best protection and security […]
Global Payment Gateways SeriesPart 1 – Payment gateway basics; your connection to the global market Introduction – For companies large, small, and in between, for businesses just starting off, and for those already on the global scene, the more knowledgeable you are about payment gateways, the more prepared you will be for the rapidly evolving […]
How do LSPs Choose the Best Translators? A data driven analysis of decision criteria From the onset of the Worldwide Web in the 1990s to present day, the Internet has diverged in unimaginable ways – and it keeps on changing right before our eyes. Once dominated by the English language, the Internet is now a […]
Global Payment Gateways SeriesIntroduction – your gateway to success! Introduction – We know. We get it. You want your customers to enjoy a painless experience at checkout but you just don’t know how to make that happen. There are traditional gateways, modern gateways, integrated gateways, and hosted gateways. There are new, more stringent regulations requiring […]
Rise of the machines The state of MT – cost, quality, and coverage Introduction – Machine translation is perhaps the most rapidly evolving space in the language services industry. It is easy to get lost with new innovations being announced each day. This report will help you stay up to speed without having to research […]
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Machine Translation Maturity Model (MTMM)Benchmarking MT processes Editor’s note: this blog references and draws inspiration from The Machine Translation Maturity Model, first described in a white paper published by Donnelley Language Solutions. As a research company, Nimdzi does not officially endorse specific companies or associations, but we strive to share innovative ideas with our audience […]
Podcast: Show me the money!Best practices for getting paid Today’s discussion No doubt about it, translation and localization services are a labor of love. But let’s face it, we all need to get paid… and paid well. Learn how one translator has mastered the art of getting paid quickly—while avoiding wasteful transaction costs. Guest: Eve […]
AI Meets LocalizationWorking together to improve the human experience Robots. Humans have had an endless fascination with them throughout the centuries. As far back as Ancient China and Greece there have been myths and writings about robots. In fact, even Leonardo Da Vinci had a fascination leaning toward an obsession with primitive forms of artificial […]
MESA Forum EuropePost conference report Chief Nimdzi Researcher attended the MESA Europe Forum in London. This is an exciting event that is unfortunately overlooked by many in the localization industry. If you did not attend, don’t worry. You can read NImdzi’s report and maybe we’ll see you there next year! Have you ever wanted to […]
Podcast: Translation API Class and Cases InitiativeWill TAPICC Become an Industry Standard for Translation APIs? Today’s discussion TAPICC is an acronym that stands for the Translation API Class and Cases Initiative. It’s an industry-wide program designed to create an open-source platform that makes it easier and less costly for everyone who needs to integrate content […]
The feminine geniusHappy International Women’s Day By Carreen Schroeder Carreen has worked in the language industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience as a translator, localization specialist, editor, copywriter, and educational researcher. Carreen goes above and beyond to research and deliver engaging, polished, and informative content often with a unique and entertaining twist. […]
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