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Spotlight

Thank You 2019 GALA Champions!

Thank you to the many individuals that contributed their time and talent in support of GALA in 2019. From serving on committees, to presenting through one of our many channels, to co-organizing a LocMixer, and much, much more, GALA's champions are an integral part of our success!

Spotlight

GALA Launches Free Academic Memberships

With growth in our sector projected to skyrocket in the coming years, GALA recognizes the importance of attracting qualified talent to the language industry. By connecting academia and business, we hope to develop relationships and pathways that enable new professionals to embark on successful localization careers after graduation. We also aim to provide faculty access to our wealth of industry materials to use in the classroom.

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Announcing the 2020-2021 Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that María Jesús de Arriba Díaz (Vistatec), Kåre Lindahl (Venga Global) (second term), and Patrick Nunes (Rotary International) have been selected to join (or re-join) the Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term! They join the following continuing board members: Alessandra Binazzi (Alessandra Binazzi Consulting + Asics), Balázs Kis (memoQ Translation Technologies), Marie Flacassier (BeatBabel), and Pedro Gomez (Microsoft). Board Members Klaus Fleischmann, Kaleidoscope and Wafaa Mohiy, Saudisoft will conclude their Board service at the end of 2019. We offer them sincere thanks and gratitude for their four years of volunteer service to the association.

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Blogs

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Why Is the Language Industry Growing? The Main Reasons

The language industry is booming. Market studies spell out a rosy outlook for this sector made up...

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Global Career Roadmap: Collaboration on the Road to Success

For those of us who are in mid-career, we often see others at their high points and wonder what the...

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This Translators' Survey Reveals What Language Professionals Value the Most

International language translation agency, Day Translations, Inc., did a survey with the goal of...

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Profile of Argentina's Translators

Rosario Traducciones presents the third edition of its survey of Argentina’s translation industry....

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Global Career Roadmap: Creativity is the Path to Innovation

There is a Chinese proverb that says “when the winds of change blow, some people build walls and...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Market Networks in the Translation Industry: Time to Get Connected

The last few decades have produced many marketplaces, from general to translation industry-specific...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Localizing Video Content - What You Need To Know

Video is everywhere. Over the last three years, its use has grown exponentially and shows no signs...

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The Role of Localization in New Product Development

Global companies face multiple challenges when launching global products, such as keeping...

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How to Measure MT Output Quality? A Case Study

Much has been said and written about the pros and cons of using machine translation with post-...

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Focus on Talent: Employer Strategies for Hiring, Managing and Developing Language Industry Professionals

Talent management is important for every organization. Success depends on the people we hire, so...

Articles

Articles

Localizing Video Content - What You Need To Know

Video is everywhere, but the process of localizing video content is not always easily understood by...

Articles

A Once and Future Alphabet - Part One

Some of the most extraordinary writing in the world can be seen on the wall of a cave deep in the...

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Translating Idioms: An Impossible Task?

Translation is more than simply transferring text from one language to another. Translators have to...

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Localisation Project Manager: At the Heart of the LSP Experience

Localisation project managers (PMs) are an essential component of any successful language service...

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Globalization, Localization, and Endangered Alphabets: How the Language Industry is Poised to Change the World

We—and by “we” I mean everyone, but especially those working in the language industry--are at an...

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