Judging by the conversations Nimdzi has been having with users of translation business management systems (BMS), the time for a change is now.
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 […]
In September, the European Language Industry Association (ELIA) hosted nearly one hundred localization professionals in Porto, Portugal for ELIA ND Focus on Project Management. Nimdzi Managing Director, Tucker Johnson, delivered the keynote address and attended all of the available workshops. ELIA ND […]
Localization nightmaresTop 7 fears that keep globalization directors up at night Introduction - We wanted to find out what worries language services buyers the most, so we asked one basic question: What keeps you awake at night? We asked this question to over 100 buyers of localization services who work for any number of companies […]
The second part of the webinar series covering the necessary soft skills for successful project management.
In this episode of Globally Speaking, Renato and Michael welcome Julio Leal, Localization Manager at Ciena. We discuss the triggers for implementing CMS and TMS technology and how to get it done. Tune in to hear his experienced perspective. […]
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 […]
We surveyed over 100 LSP project managers about what matters most to them when choosing a translator. Time and time again, PMs pointed to quality, speed, and transparency as their top concerns. How does your team measure up? […]
What is most important to every language company? What are the roles people play? How is technology changing the language industry — and what aspects of the translation business will never change? Learn more as we discuss the entertaining new book by Renato Beninatto and Tucker Johnson, The General Theory of the Translation Company […]