For #420day we look at three trends for the international cannabis industry. Read the article: #globalization #internationaltrade #CannabisDay #import #export
Could the Cannabis industry be the next big buyer of #l10n services? Read our article:
You can help Nimdzi raise awareness for gender and cultural issues specific the language services industry. Take the survey here and see the results: #gendergap #localization #translation
RT @erik_hansson: #Podcast from @Nimdzi_Insights: Show me the money – best practices in getting paid #freelance #x
How is the United States perceived around the world? We touch on this in our latest article: #globalcitizens #culturalawareness #understanding
You can help Nimdzi raise awareness for gender and cultural issues specific the language services industry. Take the survey here and see the results: #gendergap #localization #translation
In our latest article... how to offend Canadians and the elderly. Read more: #culture #l10n #communication #culturalawareness
We were happy to see Tuyen last month and congratulate @welocalize on being on the @Nimdzi100 ranking of largest LSPs in the world. #LSP #l10n
New podcast from @GloballySpeak with @mstevensrev and Hanna Kanabiajeuskaja (@jutca) talking about data-driven strategy for localization @BoxHQ. Check it out: #l10n #strategy

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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    Global payment gateways series: Part 3 – Customer Expectations

    Global Payment Gateways SeriesPart 3 – Customer expectations Introduction –  In previous reports, we have shown just how important it is to choose the right payment gateway – or gateways – for your business. So, in this report, we go a little further. We examine the top 5 customer concerns that can often be the […]

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    The 2018 Nimdzi 100 – LSP Rankings

    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 […]

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    Global payment gateways series: Part 2 – Types of payment gateways

    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 […]

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    Global payment gateways series: Part 1 – Basics

    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 […]

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    Rise of the machines – the state of machine translation

    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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    What language service buyers want

    What buyers want Buying behavior and motivators of top localization buyers Introduction –  How do the buyers with the biggest budgets decide which LSPs to work with? What criteria do they factor into this decision? You don’t have to wonder any longer because Nimdzi has asked over 100 language service buyers for you. If you […]

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    Cannabis goes international

    Cannabis goes internationalTop 3 trends the localization industry should follow Cannabis trials and tribulations Cannabis has been growing on Canadian soil as early as the 1600s. It was prescribed, regularly used, and even promoted by the medical profession up until the 1920s as treatment for any number of ailments and diseases. Even Queen Elizabeth herself […]

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    Cross-cultural communication

    Cross cultural communicationBusiness communication and cultural diversity Cultural awareness in the workplace Canadian teacher, Lynn Rousseau, couldn’t quite understand why her American students were looking at her with a strange look on their faces after she corrected their use of the word, “what.” Whenever she’d hear her students say “what” at the end of an […]

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    Podcast: Localization tactics to strategy

    Podcast: Localization tactics to strategyInsight from the pros at Box Today’s discussion Box, an enterprise content management platform that solves simple and complex challenges, including sharing and accessing files—with advanced security far beyond traditional methods—has a lot of benefits to offer localization professionals. Find out why. Guest: Hanna Kanabiajeuskaja Hanna provides very interesting insights into […]

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    Get localization right the first time

    Get [localization] right the first timeHow important is it? “Get it right the first time, that’s the main thing. Can’t afford to let it pass.” – Billy Joel   Of course, Billy Joel wasn’t talking about localization when he said, “get it right the first time, that’s the main thing.” No, he was likely talking […]

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    SDL Annual report analysis

    The language services market Analyzing the SDL 2017 annual report SDL, a top-10 global language services provider, offered a series of very interesting market sizings in their 2017 annual report: Language services at £16.5 billion (USD 23.22 billion) Technology under £0.5 billion (USD 0.65 billion) This is quite low in comparison to what we have […]

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    Podcast: Localization in Japan

    Podcast: Localization in JapanA guided tour of the Japanese localization market Today’s discussion Japan is often considered to be the toughest localization market in the world — and in many respects, it is. But as the world’s third-largest economy, Japan offers countless opportunities for companies and LSPs that take the time to understand how Japanese […]

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