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“Simply the Best”: Finding the Top Vendors

Janaina Wittner & Laurène Ballet

Monday, 26 March, 2012
Free for GALA Members
Free for Non-Members


Explore the critical steps of the vendor selection process and learn how to “get the best” from translators in this practical session offering concrete advice on vendor selection and retention. Learn how linguistic quality controls provide benefits to all stakeholders including vendors, localization companies, and end clients. Engage in the discussion as we examine a roadmap to healthy, enduring vendor relationships.

Janaina Wittner

Prior to her role at WhP, Janaina Wittner held various localization management positions with Vivendi Unversal Games (Blizzard) and Microsoft. She is an experienced speaker and contributor on industry-specific subject matters and aims to share the best ways to use new technologies adapted to complex multilingual content deployment.

Laurène Ballet

Laurène Ballet joined WhP in 2005 after a Master's degree in multilingual specialized translation, technologies and project management at Lille III University. She successfully managed several large accounts within the company. Laurène naturally turned to Vendor Management as a continuity of her work as Project Manager.