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How to Talk Technology with Your Vendor

Youngjoo Lee & Andrew Lawless

Thursday, 26 May, 2011
Free for GALA Members
Free for Non-Members


Andrew Lawless, Principal of Dig-IT! Globalization Consultants, and Youngjoo Lee, Senior Localization Project Manager at Waters Technology, give an overview of proven approaches for guiding your localization partners into the realms of best and next practices. In this webinar you will learn how you can: Drive and communicate the vision for vendor capability in your localization program; Cut fat in your translation cost by eliminating unnecessary DTP, engineering, transaction and project management cost; Automate your localization workflow - even if your translation vendor does not use latest translation technology; Collaborate with localization services providers that grant access to cutting-edge technology for your entire department and preferred (external and internal) translation resources; Define Service Level Agreements for translation technology and services; Manage change when rolling-­out new technology and operational efficiency programs. You will get an overview of proven approaches for guiding your localization partners into the realms of best and next practices.

Youngjoo Lee

Youngjoo Lee is a senior localization project manager at Waters Technology, an analytical science solutions provider based in Milford, MA. She is responsible for managing the localization of scientific software user interfaces, online help systems and technical documentations in Asian languages. A native of South Korea who has been living in the United States for the past 10 years, Youngjoo has a degree in computer engineering and started her localization career doing translation and project managements in major translation companies in South Korea in 1997.

Andrew Lawless

Andrew Lawless is a globally-renowned expert and thought leader in global content management and content localization. He is Founder and President of Dig-IT, the premier consulting practice in Washington, DC for global web content management and translation process automation. Dig-IT's clients include Agilent Technologies, Laureate International Universities, Mimio/Rubbermaid, The Nature Conservancy, OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Verisign, Waters Corp, The World Bank, and others.