Marie Salet of Autodesk, Megan Leney of Symantec and Kåre Lindahl of Venga Localization spotlight "real life" examples from software companies on how their localization and content development processes have been adapted to take advantage of agile development. Learn about the benefits that come from agile and localization working hand in hand.
Megan Leney, Senior Information Developer at Symantec, is an Agile enthusiast and Certified Scrum Master. Megan led the integration of VeriSign's documentation team into the developer-run agile scrum process. She has extensive software documentation experience from her current position, as well as from her previous work at VeriSign and Apple. Megan has presented on agile documentation for the Society for Technical Communication (STC), and at the LavaCon Professional Development Conference. Megan is a member of the Silicon Valley STC Chapter.
Raised in Sweden, Kåre lived in the UK for 10 years before relocating to the US to join the IT boom in Silicon Valley. With over 20 years experience in high-tech gained by serving in executive roles within companies such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and Hogia, Kåre is now CEO of Venga Global, a specialized full-service translation and localization company working with some of the biggest names in technology brands. Follow Kåre @karelindahl.
Marie Salet, Principal CMS Engineer, has been working for the Platform Architecture and Technology group at Autodesk for eight years. She is the architect and principal engineer for the Content Management System and Language Technologies team supporting the Localization infrastructure. Autodesk has made significant customizations to both the web interface and desktop clients of LiveContent Architect. The enhancements have enabled Autodesk to support a continuous localization process resulting in cost reductions and enabling many products to sim ship the language documentation. Prior to Autodesk, Marie worked in the Electronic Design Automation industry, both as a product software engineer and as a Content Management specialist.
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