Today's discussion Let's look at the data: What are the skills and characteristics that are in high demand for hiring managers in the language services industry? We will break up the data by client-side (localization buyers) and vendor-side (the downstream supply chain). Today's Guest is Gabriel Karandysovsky Joining the conversation is Gabriel Karandysovsky, who oversees […]
(Non-Traditional) Revenue Growth Through Customer-Centric Project Management Although it is not "traditional," project managers can generate more revenue than even the best salespeople … with the right tools and training. In this discussion, Tucker Johnson (Managing Director, Nimdzi Insights) and Vera Richards (VP, Akorbi Translation and Localization) will share their experience turning traditional operations teams […]
A modern-day plague of professionals from all walks of life (not only from those in the language industry, but this is perhaps doubly applicable in this business) is having too much stuff to do and not knowing where to start.
Finding the right project manager (PM) for your company (or a professional for any position you are attempting to fill, really) is often a mix between rocket science and taking a leap of faith.
Localization is a 24/7 business. You probably knew this already. Buyers have a budget to burn, stakeholders to please, and end users waiting. Translators must deal with it. Salespeople nervously fidget while waiting for a positive outcome. And project managers (PMs) need to make sure everything is clicking. Sometimes, weekends are a luxury. A Weekend […]
The Nimdzi Localization Project Management infograph closely examines the types of localization project managers. We zero in on each type's level of popularity, language skills, ambition, career advancement goals, and more. Take a look and see where you fit in or who would be the next best fit for your team! […]
The second part of the webinar series covering the necessary soft skills for successful project management.
Using sophisticated machine learning algorithms, we performed a statistical analysis of over 1,000 project manager profiles who are currently working in the localization field on both the client and vendor side, analyzed 245 separate criteria related to each of these 1,000 project managers, analyzed dozens of variables to find statistically significant correlations that drive success […]