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Nimdzi LIVE!

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There is a shadow industry driving the growth of ALL global brands: Localization. On Nimdzi LIVE!, we talk globalization, localization, translation, interpretation, language, and culture, with an emphasis on how it affects your business, whether you have a scrappy start-up or are working in a top global brand. Topics are taken from the most recently published market research from Nimdzi Insights (and other sources) and will feature guest speakers from time to time.

Nimdzi LIVE! episodes are hosted by a diverse team of experts at Nimdzi Insights. Frequent hosts include Nika Allahverdi (Chief Marketing Officer), Tucker Johnson (Nimdzi co-founder), and Sarah Hickey (VP of Research).

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  • 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 discussionwas a valuable event held to shed light on the evolving landscape of i18n and provide insights into its importance, challenges, and best practices. The event featured prominent panelists with extensive experience in i18n, […]
  • 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 (LLMs). These powerful language generation models have captivated the attention of businesses and language professionals alike, offering exciting possibilities for translation, localization, and content creation.
  • Memorable (and Scalable) Customer Experiences – Nimdzi LIVE! Episode 42 (feat. Jonas Ryberg)
    Global companies want to reach their users with a personalized, and understandable message that hits home and appeals to the users’ sensibilities. AI is the most effective way to achieve such a degree of personalization at scale. A recent whitepaper from Pactera Edge, "AI localization: creating user experiences worth remembering", highlights how AI is used […]
  • ROI: In Search of the Holy Grail of Localization Metrics
    Nimdzi Co-Founder Tucker Johnson interviewed Miguel Sepulveda, Globalization Manager at King, author of the blog @Yolocalizo and researcher at Nimdzi Insights, on the topic of localization ROI.
  • Gamifying Vendor Management with Fruit Vendor – (Nimdzi Let’s Play)
    Today we do something fun - play games. The team of innovative professionals from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey has developed a game to help hone skills related to localization vendor management. We will be playing the game live on-air and talking all things vendor management, so if you'd like to check […]
  • The Voice Tech Tsunami – Nimdzi LIVE! Episode 41 (feat. Joan Palmiter Bajorek)
    Voice and the conversational AI field is flourishing. It is redefining how we interact with computers, i.e. NLP, Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Watch. Tech giants Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft are investing heavily in voice technology in both hardware and software. Famed investor, Mark Cuban, recently stated, “There’s no future that doesn’t […]
  • The Largest Contract in the Localization Industry? – Nimdzi LIVE! Episode 40 (feat. Salvo Giammarresi)
    Salvo Giammarresi, Head of Localization at AirBnB, will join us on Tuesday for a big announcement. We can't share many details at this time (#nospoilers). But we can assure you that this will change the way global brands facilitate communication across borders. Read about it in the news, or hear about it LIVE with us […]
  • Measuring ROI – Return on Localization Investment – Nimdzi LIVE! Episode 39 (feat. Miguel Sepulveda)
    Our guest today is fluent in the language of data. (He is also fluent in metrics and insights, which are of course different things, as we will discuss in this episode of Nimdzi LIVE!. Yes, we will discuss ROI (return on investment) for localization programs. We will frame the conversation within the larger context of […]
  • Leading L10ns for 25 Years – Nimdzi LIVE! Episode 38 (feat. John Fennelly)
    Join GUEST Host Renato Beninatto as he talks with Lionbridge (2021 Nimdzi 100 Ranked #2 LSP) CEO John Fennelly to mark Lionbridge’s 40 years of service to the industry. As usual, we keep it informal on Nimdzi LIVE!, and encourage you to bring your questions and comments. This is your opportunity to join LIVE in […]

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