E.g., 10/20/2019
E.g., 10/20/2019

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Relying entirely on HR, recruiters, or even our own networks is not sufficient when hiring fulltime employees and contractors. It takes too long to hire linguists in the traditional L10N track as well as in the MT field, and this can put projects in jeopardy. In addition, the right cultural fit comes into the equation. We want not only top talent, but candidates that fit our corporate future and values.

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The general objective of the FREME innovation action is to build an open innovative commercial-grade framework of e-services for multilingual and semantic enrichment of digital content. FREME will empower digital content managers with its advantages and benefits it brings to the market. With FREME one can enrich many content formats with e-Services, translation, terminology, or named entity recognition.

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As a localization professional, you have likely faced this situation: System A needs information from system B to start a project; system C sends data to system D that must match its databases with system A regularly. Scenarios like this illustrates the need for APIs in today’s world with ERP, CM, CAD, PIM, PLMS, PDMS, etc. That´s why vendors and clients alike are busy creating APIs and interfaces. However, the proliferation of APIs could cause a Babylonian confusion in software management, especially in integrating products and services on the selling end of translation services.

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The localization industry is a dynamic and engaging environment, but the tasks can often come packaged in stressful scenarios. Tight deadlines, subjective feedback, reliance on technology, and unrealistic demands from clients or top-leadership are an unavoidable part of the landscape and will never go away.

A certain level of pressure is not a bad thing. In a deadline-driven profession, it can even be a positive spur! But when it tips over to constant stress for a sustained length of time, it starts to affect job satisfaction, productivity, and—ultimately—the bottom line.

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Is crowdsourcing absolutely free? What are enthusiast translators really enthusiastic about? Come and find out!

Learn about All Correct Games’ experience crowdsourcing the localization of the game Romans in My Carpet. Attendees will get tips on how to organize the crowdsourcing process in the most efficient way possible and learn some team-building methods for crowdsourcing. All Correct will also dispel a few myths about crowdsourcing localization and provide the audience with trustworthy information about it.

 

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Women in Localization is pleased to partner with GALA to present a webinar describing all the aspects involved in a proper global enterprise content strategy. Localization is just one small part! A developed global content strategy includes taxonomy management, authoring approaches, a localization plan, fully-empowered search engines and more.

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One of the greatest challenges for localization managers is meaningful and simple reporting.  More often than not, this is due to a combination of three things: infrastructure maturity, data access and management, and tools limitations and costs. In this talk, we will examine how Tableau has used its own product to negotiate the perennial challenges of localization reporting, from the nascent days of their localization platform, where they are today, and their vision for tomorrow. 

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With the explosion of video content worldwide, subtitling and closed captioning are gaining in popularity. This webinar defines each of these services (describing the differences and similarities) and presents details on what language agencies and freelancers who are planning to provide these services need to know. Financially speaking, is it “worth it” to enter the market, and what price models are offered? What type of human resources do you need to be successful, and what are the different job types included? What are the best commercially available tools, and what about freeware?

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