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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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The In-house Approach

By: Edward Vick, CEO

23 February 2017

The translation industry has enjoyed consistent growth over the last decade, even during the global economic downturn of 2008. During this time, acquisitions of translation companies saw consolidation of the market and the emergence of large...

2017 Translation and Localization Trends

By: Véronique Özkaya, CCO

21 February 2017

Acceleration of mergers and acquisitions. Neural Machine translation and deep learning. Focus on Marketing and Big Data. Industry 4.0. These areas...

Calling for Transparency: Automated Language Quality Metrics in the Translation Industry

By: Gábor Bessenyei, CEO

06 February 2017

The debate about translation is probably as old as writing itself – in many languages the competing translations of holy texts and major literary accomplishments were accompanied by often rather fierce disputes on translation quality. We can safely...

Fear Versus Growth: Lessons Learned

By: Zhana Borisova, General Manager

31 January 2017

There is a good chance that most of you business leaders remember reaching the point when you felt enthusiastic and willing to expand your business and take risks in the name of getting ahead to new horizons, versus the fear of all that is entailed...

5 Questions, 5 Definitions for the Localization Industry in 500 Words or Less (Second Edition)

By: Maria Gabriela Morales, Director

24 January 2017

Rosario Traducciones y Servicios S.A. invited Industry Associations, Companies and Translator Boards to take part in this short survey. The goal was to portray and explore main players, features, changes and challenges of the localization industry...

GALA Greets 2017! Goals and Member Survey

By: Laura Brandon, Executive Director

18 January 2017

The past year at GALA was marked by momentum around our new web platform along with refinements to our key programs.  Our activities underscored GALA’s commitment to providing member companies with meaningful experiences, both online and in person,...

Deep Learning – The Day Language Technologies Became a Christmas Present

By: Manuel Herranz, CEO

17 January 2017

It is said the third Monday every January is the saddest day in the year. It does not take deep learning to feel so. A long vacation period has ended. No sight of another one until several months away. Overspent, overstuffed, with no more presents...

Are We Equal?

By: Fabiano Cid, COO

09 January 2017

In 2014, after a rewarding experience on the GALA Board—first as a member and then as Chair—I was invited to become one of the first GALA Ambassadors. We were each tasked to develop a specific project that would benefit the association and the...

Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian, Montenegrin: Challenges of Localization

By: Miloš Matović, Marketing Manager

04 January 2017

How many languages are spoken in the Balkans? Is it Serbo-Croatian? Do I have to localize my product to Bosnian or to Croatian? These are some of the questions every LSP is likely to hear from new clients entering into the markets of Croatia, Bosnia...

A Shifting, Volatile Marketplace: How One Company Succeeded by Specializing

By: GALA Team, Information

13 December 2016

In its early days, Haymillian faced a volatile localization marketplace. Because of changes and consolidation in the industries they served most, they watched their customer base and their profits shrink dramatically. It was crunch time. Should they...