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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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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...

Calls for Tender from EC

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26 August 2009

There are five different calls for tenders in the fields of economics, finance and statistics covering the following language combinations:

  • 20 EU languages into English
  • 9 EU languages into French
  • 7 EU languages into German...

Benchmark GALA Survey Shows Optimism Among Language Service Providers

By: GALA Team, Information

28 July 2009

Language service providers around the globe have been heavily impacted by the economic downturn, but many expect a rebound in the next three months, according to the Globalization and Localization Association’s most recent quarterly survey. The...

The State of Our Industry

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14 July 2009

Language and localization really became an 'industry' forty years ago. That's when professionals began to organize into language service providers, professional quality became tantamount and companies began to respect the value of project management...

Are GALA Members Satisfied with Their Translation Software Vendor?

By: Don DePalma, Chief Strategist and Founder

06 July 2009

Common Sense Advisory is surveying buyers and users of translation, localization, and internationalization software about their experiences with the products and the support they’ve received. Let your voice be heard.