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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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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...

Turn Prospects into Clients at GALA 2010

By: GALA Team, Information

03 March 2010

One of the biggest complaints about industry conferences that I hear from LSPs is the small number of client participants.  But that dynamic can be corrected easily--and can make a huge difference to the value you get from a conference.  Here is...

Wiki for industry translation efforts in Haiti

By: Laura Brandon, Executive Director

20 January 2010

Dear GALA Members: As I am sure you are aware, the people of Haiti continue to suffer great tragedy in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake. Our thoughts and support are with them and the people on the ground helping. The translation community...

Call for Speakers for GALA 2010 in Prague (10-12 May). Deadline for proposals is 10 January 2010.

By: Laura Brandon, Executive Director

15 December 2009


GALA 2009: Communities on the Web and Beyond

By: GALA Team, Information

30 September 2009

The Globalization and Localization Association kicked off the language conference season in September with its first-ever event. The organizers encouraged the speakers to think “big” and address technical and business matters from the perspective of...

Obama White House Calls for Machine Translation

By: Don DePalma, Chief Strategist and Founder

29 September 2009

Last week, the Executive Office of the President and National Economic Council issued its “Strategy for American Innovation.” Among the recommendations was a call for “automatic, highly accurate and real-time translation between the major languages...

Brainstorming Vendor Management

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31 August 2009

Serge Gladkoff, GALA Board Member and President of Logrus, recently asked his very popular Linked In group (Localization Professional) to brainstorm about the evolution of vendor management. He also invited all group participants to a new subgroup...