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Professionals in the localization and translation industry share insights on key processes and opinions about important language trends via GALA's blog. Read a few posts and find ideas to grow your language business and increase your professional development. 

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The Unicode Localization Interoperability Technical Committee

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03 June 2011

The Unicode Consortium has announced the Unicode Localization Interoperability Technical Committee (ULI) a new technical committee to focus specifically on developing standard profiles for the use of certain core...

The GALA Standards Initiative: Where Are We?

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10 May 2011

[Update: Since there was some confusion about this point, anyone is free to request a copy of the plan from [email protected]. Because the plan is subject to (potentially major...

Some Questions on ETSI and Localization Standards: An Interview with Patrick Guillemin (ETSI Secretariat)

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04 May 2011

There have been a number of questions about the practical results of LISA standards going to ETSI. In an effort to bring some clarity to this situation, I contacted Patrick Guillemin of the ETSI Secretariat for more details. Our discussion addresses...

ETSI and LISA Standards: What Does It Mean?

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27 April 2011

Yesterday an announcement went out that the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) “has agreed to accept responsibility for the LISA open standards works.” This statement has raised a lot of questions about whether this means that...

GALA 2011 Lisbon: A Mix of Learning, Networking and Fun in the Portuguese Sun

By: Laura Brandon, Executive Director

25 April 2011

When GALA first set out in 2009 to create a unique annual event for our members and the broader language community, we established a few goals that we hoped to meet in the first five years. At our third conference, held in Cascais in March, we made...

Who Doesn’t Like Standards?

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20 April 2011

Earlier today we hosted a webinar on GALA’s standards efforts. For obvious reasons, there are a lot of questions about what we intend to do in this area at GALA. One of the questions that came up but which we did not really get to address in the...

Economic Picture Brightens for GALA Members Worldwide

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21 March 2011

GALA’s Member Pulse Survey, Q1 2011: The Economic Picture Brightens in the First Quarter The last quarter of 2010 was truly a mixed bag. It was unclear whether growth would stick. In fact, in almost every area there was a flattening of the numbers,...

CFP From the European Commission: European Union Launches SME Initiative on Digital Content and Languages as Part of Seventh Framework Programme (SME-DCL)

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28 February 2011

The European Commission wishes to promote SMEs (small- and medium-sized enterprises) in their international activities. SMEs have ideas that sometimes cannot be implemented because they depend on the availability of data resources or specialized...

Foreign Voice Localization In Entertainment – JBI Studios

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23 February 2011

Foreign language voice over is an essential part of today's global entertainment market. With such a wide array of audiences from every corner of the world consuming different media, creators of television shows, film, internet series, promos, and...

ASTM International Committee F43 on Foreign Language Services and Products will develop standards for best practices

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18 February 2011

The committee seeks to meet the needs of a multilingual world through quality and assessment standards. Read the full press release here: NEWS FROM ASTM INTERNATIONAL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ...