Andrzej Zydroń, CTO of XTM Intl, and Arle Lommel, GALA Standards Coordinator, present a two-hour session on using standards effectively to streamline localization processes and reduce costs. Topics covered include: How to implement the core localization standards of XLIFF, TMX, and TBX into your existing localization workflow; How to use localization standards to reduce overhead costs, increase your business options, and improve localization quality; How to determine which standards meet your current and future needs and How to protect your investment in linguistic resources
Active in the localization industry for over ten years, Arle Lommel is a frequent speaker on industry issues, particularly those related to standards and standardization. He is former Director of Open Standards at the Localization Industry Standards Association, where he chaired the OSCAR standards group, which was responsible for such standards as TMX, TBX, SRX, and GMX-V. Arle participates in the activities of many standards groups in order to represent the needs of industry and to help encourage public participation in their activities.
Andrzej Zydroń has worked in IT since 1976 and has been responsible for major successful projects at Xerox, SDL, Oxford University Press, Ford of Europe, DocZone and Lingo24. He is extremely involved in a wide variety of standards projects and open standard technical committees. He is currently head of the OASIS OAXAL (Open Architecture for XML Authoring and Localization) technical committee.