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Language Services Hub

In an increasingly diverse and multilingual marketplace, with technology reshaping global business, businesses must understand and adapt to different languages and cultures to make an impact.

The Nimdzi Language Services Industry hub is designed to be a go-to, comprehensive source on the language services market, its trends, developments, and the technologies that enable organizations to effectively communicate and connect with customers, partners, and stakeholders around the globe.



Language Services Key Insights Collection

Discover key insights that will keep you abreast of the latest trends and developments in the language services industry, specifically curated from Nimdzi’s content library.

10 May 2023

The Rising Stars of the Industry: The 2023 Ranking of Premier Mid-market Providers in the Language Services Industry

If you follow Nimdzi, you know that every year we publish a report called The Nimdzi 100 that ranks the 100 largest language service providers (LSPs) in the wor...

31 May 2023

Language Industry Services: Market Split By Service and Segment Leaders in 2023

The language services industry is a diverse space by its very nature as its primary purpose is to connect people from a vast number of language and cultural bac...

16 February 2023

How Many Language Service Providers Are There in the World?

How many language service providers (LSPs) are there in the world? In some ways, this question is similar to asking how many grains of sand there are (though ma...

Recent Articles

Discover our recent publications related to language services industry.

4 January 2024

Nimdzi Translation Business Management Navigator

Nimdzi explores the Translation Business Management System (TBMS) market, highlighting trends in 2024. With over 40 solutions, LSPs seek alternatives to establi...

16 November 2023

Evolution of Machine Interpreting

Based on data Nimdzi has collected around the translation management systems (TMS) market over the past decade, we have compiled the first public version of our...

2 October 2023

ATC UK Language Services Industry Survey and Report 2023

The ATC UK language services industry report is the reference publication on the size and the state of the language services market in the UK. This is the most ...

8 August 2023

Nimdzi TMS Compass: Market Snapshot

Based on data Nimdzi has collected around the translation management systems (TMS) market over the past decade, we have compiled the first public version of our...

7 August 2023

The 2023 Nimdzi Interpreting Index: The Ranking of the Top 34 Largest Interpreting Service Providers

The Nimdzi Interpreting Index is a bi-annual publication that includes the ranking of the top interpreting service providers globally. It is a reference publica...

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Meet Our Experts

Renato Beninato

Renato Beninato

Co-Founder of Nimdzi Insights and Co-owner, of MultiLingual Media LLC, Author of “The General Theory of the Translation Company”, Renato brings decades of experience everywhere he goes. With extensive experience in international consulting, market research, sales and marketing, Renato provides the strategic direction that helps Nimdzi better serve clients worldwide.

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Sarah Hickey

Sarah Hickey

Sarah is Nimdzi’s VP of Research, responsible for running the company’s global market studies and leading the wider research team. In her role, Sarah regularly touches base with stakeholders of all sides of the language services market and in these conversations one thing has become crystal clear: global brands are placing a much stronger emphasis on reaching their end-users. To achieve this goal, they want content that is more closely tailored to their consumers in order to maximize the impact of their products and services. Sarah helps her clients to optimize the impact on their international end-users by providing insights about local consumer behaviour and brand awareness.

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Yulia Akhulkova

Yulia Akhulkova

Yulia graduated from University of Electronic Engineering as a software engineer. Since 2010 she has worked in localization combining strategic, control and marketing functions. Yulia’s experience in language services together with the urge to popularize the localization industry itself help her contribute to Nimdzi’s research and analysis. Her main areas of research are language technology and game localization. Projects Yulia worked on include Language Technology Atlas 2020-2023, E-learning course “Introduction to Language Technology”, Terminology Management Systems Feature Explorer, numerous studies on language technology for enterprise and government level clients.

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Rosemary Hynes

Rosemary Hynes

Rosemary is Nimdzi’s lead Interpreting Researcher. In this role, she brings her professional experience in conference interpreting, translation, project management and sales to the table to help you best identify your needs and fulfil your company’s global aspirations. With her research skills and professional toolkit, it’s a simple next step to tailor your company to end users worldwide so that you make a splash in any market.

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Yani Golocovsky

Yani Golocovsky

With a BA degree in English Language from the National University of Cordoba, Argentina, Yani has more than 12 years of experience in the localization industry which shaped her into a true localization expert with considerable project management, data analysis and solution designing experience. She also has a working experience as an instructor in project management training in Latin America. She has contributed to a variety of projects for Nimdzi such as UX studies, due diligence and process auditing projects, customer profiling exercises, and others, using her analytical and strategical thinking expertise to deliver high quality, impactful results. Yani is passionate about improvement, constantly thinking of new ways of going the extra mile and ready to take on new challenges.

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Hannah Leske

Hannah Leske

Hannah studied both economics and languages at the University of Adelaide, before joining Nimdzi’s localization research team. She brings a logical and analytical approach to research, which supplements her background in global and macroeconomics. She is well-equipped to assess market trends and expectations in the localization industry, and to help companies to successfully expand their global operations.

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Nimdzi Advisory in Action

Explore how Nimdzi's research and consulting empowers companies to create solutions that resonate with their target customers and drive success in a rapidly-evolving market.

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Market Intelligence

Level up your knowledge of the language services market through our varied research publications.

4 January 2024

Nimdzi Translation Business Management Navigator

Nimdzi explores the Translation Business Management System (TBMS) market, highlighting trends in 2024. With over 40 solutions, LSPs seek alternatives to establi...

16 November 2023

Evolution of Machine Interpreting

Based on data Nimdzi has collected around the translation management systems (TMS) market over the past decade, we have compiled the first public version of our...

2 October 2023

ATC UK Language Services Industry Survey and Report 2023

The ATC UK language services industry report is the reference publication on the size and the state of the language services market in the UK. This is the most ...

8 August 2023

Nimdzi TMS Compass: Market Snapshot

Based on data Nimdzi has collected around the translation management systems (TMS) market over the past decade, we have compiled the first public version of our...

7 August 2023

The 2023 Nimdzi Interpreting Index: The Ranking of the Top 34 Largest Interpreting Service Providers

The Nimdzi Interpreting Index is a bi-annual publication that includes the ranking of the top interpreting service providers globally. It is a reference publica...

Localization Insights

Explore our publications related to all things localization.

12 July 2023

Internationalization: The Magic Pill for Global Design?

Four years since our original article on internationalization was published, questions about what internationalization is (and isn’t) and why it matters in mo...

2 June 2023

Internationalization (I18n) Challenges in 2023 – What the Experts Say

Introduction On May 30th, Nimdzi Insights hosted a panel discussion with i18n experts  on current and future internationalization best practices. The discu...

5 April 2023

New Year, New You: Localization Investment Areas, Challenges, and Blockers in 2023

As the localization industry continues to grow and evolve, it is crucial for leaders in the field to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and innovations. To ...

28 November 2022

NMT & TMS: How Do They Work Together?

It is a given nowadays that when organizations expand internationally or consolidate their existing global presence, they need to invest in localization. This d...

17 November 2022

Languages & The Media: The Latest Trends in Media Localization

The “Languages & The Media” conference is an international conference focused on audiovisual language transfer in the media. This year, the event took place...

19 October 2022

Consolidation and Growth in Media Localization: TransPerfect buys Hiventy

On October 17, 2022, TransPerfect announced the acquisition of Hiventy, a prominent media localization company based in France and no small fish in the global m...

Media Localization Insights

Discover the latest trends and developments in the multimedia localization space.

17 November 2022

Languages & The Media: The Latest Trends in Media Localization

The “Languages & The Media” conference is an international conference focused on audiovisual language transfer in the media. This year, the event took place...

19 October 2022

Consolidation and Growth in Media Localization: TransPerfect buys Hiventy

On October 17, 2022, TransPerfect announced the acquisition of Hiventy, a prominent media localization company based in France and no small fish in the global m...

1 September 2022

Nimdzi Language Technology Atlas 2022

The Nimdzi Language Technology Atlas maps over 800 different technology solutions across a number of key product categories. The report highlights trends and th...

2 September 2021

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Video Localization Strategy

Increasingly, companies around the world (and not just the media and entertainment giants) are producing video content to connect with their audiences and offer...

5 August 2021

Nimdzi Language Technology Atlas 2021

The Nimdzi Language Technology Atlas maps over 700 different technology solutions across a number of key product categories. The report highlights trends and th...

Interpreting Insights

Explore our most recent publications covering the interpreting market.

7 August 2023

The 2023 Nimdzi Interpreting Index: The Ranking of the Top 34 Largest Interpreting Service Providers

The Nimdzi Interpreting Index is a bi-annual publication that includes the ranking of the top interpreting service providers globally. It is a reference publica...

20 July 2023

Certified Medical and Legal Interpretation Services in California: The Cost of Provision

Access to and usage of language services are increasing exponentially as technology shrinks the globe, connecting us more and more across culture and language. ...

24 May 2023

Remote Simultaneous Interpreting: Which Platform Is Best For Me?

Remote interpreting solutions have been both in development and in use for a long time now. However, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, uptake was slow. The onset ...

26 April 2023

Remote vs Onsite Interpreting: The Post-pandemic Equilibrium

There’s no point having data if it’s not up to date! That’s why we are publishing the latest version of our graph that shows the market split between onsi...

21 February 2023

The 2023 Nimdzi 100: The Ranking of the Top 100 Largest Language Service Providers

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 the...

Language Technology Insights

Read more about our latest coverage of language technology.

4 January 2024

Nimdzi Translation Business Management Navigator

Nimdzi explores the Translation Business Management System (TBMS) market, highlighting trends in 2024. With over 40 solutions, LSPs seek alternatives to establi...

16 November 2023

Evolution of Machine Interpreting

Based on data Nimdzi has collected around the translation management systems (TMS) market over the past decade, we have compiled the first public version of our...

20 June 2023

Navigating the Winds of Change: A New Era for Language Services

Thirty years ago, one of the most prominent newspapers in Brazil published a story in which I described how "everything that I achieved in my profession was bec...

18 May 2023

ChatGPT & LLMs – Separating Fact from Fiction for Localization

The language services industry is undergoing a profound transformation with the emergence of cutting-edge technologies such as ChatGPT and large language models...

8 May 2023

The Present and Future of Customized Machine Translation

The year is 2023. Six years after the big neural MT push of 2017, it seems appropriate to say that machine translation (MT) has finally found its way in the loc...

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WORKSHOP: Product Localization: How it's done, and how LSPs can help their clients

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How Nimdzi Can Help

Nimdzi helps brands navigate the language services industry through expert consulting, research, training, and helping to leverage the transformative powers of language technology.