Lessons in Localization: Motorola Solutions


The Nimdzi Lessons in Localization series highlights the largest, the most innovative, the up-and-coming, and the most successful globalization programs in the world.

In today's Lesson in Localization, we look at how Motorola Solutions does localization.

A lesson by Martin Hickey.


About Motorola Solutions

Video Security and Access Control

Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. The company’s solutions in land mobile radio communications, video security & access control and command center software, bolstered by managed & support services, create an integrated technology ecosystem to help make communities safer and businesses stay productive and secure. 

Based in Vancouver, Canada, Motorola Solutions’ Avigilon team specializes in the design and development of video security software and hardware that incorporates advanced technologies including video analytics and artificial intelligence.

Motorola Solutions' global employees are committed to designing and delivering the solutions  that over 100,000 customers refer to as their lifeline. The company is ushering in a new era of public safety and security.

For this Lesson in Localization, Nimdzi spoke with Paula Hunter, the Director of Localization and Tech Documentation for the Video Security and Access Control business at Motorola Solutions.


Creative problem-solving is in the DNA of the localization team

A small but mighty team with localization partners who are more like an extension of the internal team than third-party vendors

Identifying common goals with other departments and being curious about how other teams work is key to achieving successful localization targets

The localization team sees itself as the “Global Glue” of the organization


Fast facts:

Included in this Lesson in Localization

  • Localization at Motorola solutions: an overview
  • Culture & Organization
  • Budget
  • Languages
  • Supply chain
  • Quality control
  • Technology
  • Interesting initiatives


This has been a preview. The full report can be accessed online by Nimdzi Partners.

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Special thanks to Paula Hunter, Localization and Tech Documentation Director for Video Security and Access Control at Motorola Solutions for sharing a valuable lesson in localization.


This Lesson in Localization was prepared by Nimdzi's Localization Researcher, Martin Hickey. If you wish to learn more, reach out to Martin at [email protected].

6 March 2023

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