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Blog | Translation and Localization Tips and Trends

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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Women in Localization – Powerful Movers and Shakers in the Industry Go Global

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10 December 2010

Coming up next week, the folks at CSOFT are co-sponsoring a holiday party for the Women in Localization group based...

EU Commission launches an online tool for mapping the language industry

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02 December 2010

Newsflash from the Directorate-General for Translation of the European Commission (DGT) The Directorate-General for Translation of the European Commission (DGT) launched an interactive online tool for collecting and exchanging data on the European...

GALA Presentation at the EU Commission: Call for Member Videos on Industry Trends

By: GALA Team, Information

21 October 2010

The Directorate-General for Translation at the EU Commission is launching a web platform on the language industry in the EU, and GALA board member Kim Harris (text & form GmbH) will deliver the keynote address at the launch event. The 18...

Folio Facebook Contest: Know many multilingual friends on Facebook? Then visit Folio Online’s Facebook page, translate four phrases and stand a chance to win a gift voucher from Kalahari.net!

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30 September 2010

Can you and your network of multilingual Facebook friends translate these fun phrases? Folio Online invites you to celebrate International Translation Day on 30 September 2010 and stand a chance to win a gift voucher valued at R500....

Language Service Providers with ISO 9001 or equivalent certification: Inttracom

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28 September 2010

Inttranews announces the launch of Inttracom (www.inttracom.net), an exclusive, global network of Language Service Providers with ISO 9001 or equivalent quality certification. The main objectives of Inttracom...

Updated: Scams using GALA logo and "Walmart evaluation exercise" or Craigslist jobs

By: GALA Team, Information

28 September 2010

This post has been updated (22 June 2011) GALA has received inquiries from several individuals regarding unsolicited e-mails about a supposed "Walmart / GALA member pulse  survey."  Please be advised that the Globalization and Localization...

GALA RFP Task Force: Call for Volunteers

By: GALA Team, Information

13 September 2010

Clients have been turning to GALA with requests to distribute RFPs to the membership.  In response to recent inquiries and to develop a new member benefit, GALA is forming a volunteer group to develop a standard RFP and process for GALA. GALA is...

GALA member diving excursion in October: Seattle cold water scuba diving!

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26 August 2010

Hello fellow GALA members, For those of you who have not heard, last year, during the GALA conference 2009 in Cancun, there was a small team of conference attendees who organised a trip to Cozumel and to the Cenotes for the ultimate diving...

MT meets Transcreation – not the clash of Titans

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26 May 2010

GALA 2010 in Prague, (10 - 12 May), included a plenary discussion on machine translation.  The moderator, Don DePalma, asked four industry leaders to participate with two arguing the 'pro' side and two presenting the 'con' side.  This recount by...

Defining, Succeeding with Social Media in the Translation Business

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17 March 2010

Last year, I presented an overview on marketing to language service providers at GALA 2009. We covered an array of topics, including differentiating yourself in a commodity industry and using simple public relations tactics to stand apart. We...

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