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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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Philosophy, Feminism, and How To Do Things With Words

By: Britta Aagaard, Head of Translation

05 September 2017

Common Sense Advisory partnered with GALA and Women in Localization to conduct research on gender in the localization industry and recently released a report: The Role and Impact of...

Better Customer Experience, More Flexibility...It's All About Options!

By: Tea Dietterich, CEO

30 August 2017

The other day I went to a patisserie in Brisbane in search for chocolate croissants. First a lovely girl apologised profusely that they didn’t have any, but did offer almond croissants instead. No, we didn’t want almond, it had to be a chocolate...

The Only Game in Town

By: Serge Gladkoff, President

23 August 2017

Later this month, the TAPICC initiative will launch four working groups with more than 60 volunteers. There are a few things worth noting about why it’s happening now and why...

From Freelance Translator / Interpreter to Company Owner

By: Jesper Sandberg, Executive Chairman

22 August 2017

I recently represented GALA at a large conference attended mainly by practising translators and interpreters. I’m a qualified translator myself and worked as such for many years, but it was unusual for me to go to an event like this. For the past...

Intro to Corporate Localization: The Contractor

By: Alessandra Binazzi, Localization Management Consultant

15 August 2017

Part 3 of 3: In previous sections of this mini series we've discussed the blueprint (part 1) for your localization program, and we...

Intro to Corporate Localization: The Materials

By: Alessandra Binazzi, Localization Management Consultant

10 August 2017

Part 2 of 3: In part one of this mini blog series regarding tactics and practices in corporate localization we discussed "The...

Intro to Corporate Localization: The Blueprint

By: Alessandra Binazzi, Localization Management Consultant

08 August 2017

Part 1 of 3:  In this introductory mini blog-series we will explore three fundamental factors that you can leverage to build a solid foundation for your corporate localization program. We'll explore the dimensions across three blogs...

Why Linguistic Assets are the Foundation of Success

By: Romina Castroman, Director of Language Services

28 July 2017

As a localization project manager, I know first-hand that linguistic assets are the foundation of a successful translation project. Glossaries, style guides, and  translation memories (TM) are key to helping linguists have a better understanding of...

What’s New with Neural Machine Translation

By: Manuel Herranz, CEO

25 July 2017

I recently attended TAUS Tokyo Summit, where neural machine translation (NMT) was a hot topic. As Macduff Hughes from Google put it “Neural machine translation was a rumor in 2016. The first releases and tests happened six months ago and now it is...

ISO Norm 9001:2008 | The Road to SME Growth

By: Federico Carroli, COO

11 July 2017

Given the financial and human risks that translation errors pose, businesses are advised to choose a certified language service provider (LSP). Attention to detail and systematic definition of processes have a considerable impact on a translation’s...