With the ever-increasing pressure of an impending product launch date, it is quite frequent for clients and language partners to get caught up in day-to-day activities. The focus is on the deliverables, naturally. The important factors that help make a healthy client-vendor partnership get less attention.
Judging by the conversations Nimdzi has been having with users of translation business management systems (BMS), the time for a change is now.
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 […]
In this revised version, we update figures for many companies with more accurate and more recent numbers. We have also split the reports into three sections, namely the Nimdzi 100 LSP rankings, the language services market analysis, and the language services industry growth […]
Translation and localization services are a labor of love but we also need to get paid – and paid well. One translator has mastered the art of getting paid quickly while avoiding wasteful transaction costs. Eve Lindemuth Bodeux is a localization consultant who provides localization, translation, transcreation, and project management services for product adaptations around […]
We rank the top LSPs by revenue worldwide. We focus on clinical research organizations, digital marketing agencies, auditors, technical documentation developers, and retailers that have language services business units complementary to their service offering. We examine language specialists and intelligence analysis services for the American military and government contractors that have significant influence on language services […]
Despite what the marketing materials say, large LSPs are not driving innovation when it comes to machine translation and other technologies. Read on to learn about the role of machine translation in production and sales […]
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 […]
It is often not enough for LSPs to offer a solid service - they need to be able to adapt that service to fit the specific needs of their customers. Of course, at the lowest possible cost. Read on to learn about the pros and cons to both LSP standardization and flexibility […]
Netflix is trudging straight toward world domination. They have found a formula that seems to work for them for international expansion, and upper management has made international expansion a priority. Having just received USD 1.6 billion in funding, there is no chance that Netflix will slow down now. So how do they do it? […]