We’ve zeroed in on 5 distinct types of project managers, and have specifically pinpointed each type’s strengths, as well as the challenges that they likely encounter. The Nimdzi Localization Project Management infographic is based on data collected from over 1,000 project managers working in the language services industry and closely examines the types of localization project managers in terms of their popularity, language skills, ambition, career advancement goals, charisma, and level of seniority. Whether you are curious about what “type” of project manager you are, you are looking to advance, or you are actively searching for your next project manager, this infographic serves to inform and guide you along the way.
And remember – we are always just an email or a phone call away, so reach out to us if you would like more information on project management best practices. You can also check out our 2-part series on project management soft skills, as well as our full insight report on localization project management career paths.
In this episode of Globally Speaking recorded live at LocWorld in San Jose, we chat with Patrick McLoughlin, Manager of Localization at Eventbrite, about his localization experience in both a large, global corporation and a growing startup. He talks about how he created order out of a chaotic loc program and how he grew his team using internal resources. Plus, learn how Patrick is getting loc buy-in from other departments such as content and product development and connecting the loc program’s success to their metrics.
School is back in session! In this episode, Michael interviews a panel of localization professors—Max Troyer, Jon Ritzdorf and Jan Grodecki—about how they are preparing students for the future of localization. They discuss how curriculum should both ride the wave of current technology as well as teach students traditional critical skills. Other topics include the […]
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 […]