One of the greatest challenges for localization managers is meaningful and simple reporting. More often than not, this is due to a combination of three things: infrastructure maturity, data access and management, and tools limitations and costs. In this talk, we will examine how Tableau has used its own product to negotiate the perennial challenges of localization reporting, from the nascent days of their localization platform, where they are today, and their vision for tomorrow.
Targeting specifically localization managers tasked with establishing or rebuilding localization infrastructures that support the globalization efforts of small- and medium-sized companies, we will explore centralized reporting options for:
Daniel is the Director of Localization at Tableau Software and the integrated systems architect of their shared services Localization Platform. In a previous life, Daniel was a humanities academic in Japanese literature at Stanford University, where he received an MA and completed candidacy requirements for a doctorate, before ultimately abandoning the Ivory Tower for a more thrilling adventure in enterprise localization.