In May, Nimdzi participated in a private demo of SDL’s new enterprise product, SDL Language Cloud. Our initial impression is that this new product represents a strong step away from SDL’s old-fashioned Worldserver and translation management system (TMS) interfaces into an all-new user experience.
Certifications for linguists are, historically speaking, a relatively new phenomenon. The jobs of both interpreters and translators developed organically throughout time and certifications only appeared on the horizon within the last century. Yet, the topic of certifications throws up a seemingly age-old discussion about whether they should be a mandatory requirement for anyone offering translation and interpreting services — and for good reason. Because this is a more complex topic than one might think.
In this webinar co-hosted by Nimdzi and Xillio, we look at technology around localization and connectivity.
Continuous growth and fragmentation have been the key characteristics of the language services market. Let's see what the data says.
The media and gaming industries are as promising as ever. All forecasts point to growth. The size of the global media industry in 2019 is estimated at around USD 522.2 billion.
Let's look at the evolving entertainment industry model and how streaming services not only expanded the market but require localization to evolve.
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we chat with Peter Wang, Founder and CEO of 57Blocks, about his experience as a serial entrepreneur creating startups whose workforce is a distributed team model. He explains best practices for sourcing and managing distributed teams, how to earn their trust and what the hot new markets for talent will be. Plus, he reveals some of his own lessons learned about building products differently for new markets and adapting to the current self-serve software business model.
To better illustrate where the localization teams sit within the customer organization, we came up with the Nimdzi Planetary Model.
More than 200 schools are offering training in translation and interpreting studies around the globe. BAs, MAs and Ph.D. programs offer a wide range of content and topics aimed at training professional translators. What is the future of translation training?