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MT in Action: Deployment Strategies from the Experts

Olga Beregovaya, Wayne Bourland, Smith Yewell & Catherine Dove

Wednesday, 30 March, 2011
Free for GALA Members
Free for Non-Members


MT is currently the hottest topic in localization. Are you considering deploying MT? Sometimes theories and trends aren't enough. Take advantage of learning by proxy. Join this panel of experts to hear the ins and outs of how an enterprise-scale MT product, coupled with a skilled LSP post-editing team and a GMS solution is used by Fortune 100 clients to help get content to market quickly and efficiently, while addressing complex production workflows and interoperability requirements. Presenters will share their best practices, strategies and vision in implementing MT throughout the entire enterprise, ranging from documentation and web content to tech support and knowledge bases.

Olga Beregovaya

Olga Beregovaya has 15 years of executive experience in localization and translation technology development, both on the client, the LSP and the technology provider side. Her areas of special interest are translation automation, interoperability between CMS/GMS and MT tools, post-editing productivity and content lifecycle.

Wayne Bourland

Wayne Bourland is recognized in both the content management and localization industries as an agent for change, driving innovation and process efficiencies across global organizations. After a decade-long career in the US Army, he joined Dell, starting as a rep in the call center and quickly moving to managing call centers, launching call centers globally, and then into content management and localization. He is currently responsible for translation of Dell.com, support content, learning and development and marketing collateral for more than 80 organizations across Dell.

Smith Yewell

Smith Yewell founded Welocalize in 1997 and has guided the company to a position as one of the Top-20 localization firms in the industry. He won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2004 and has led Welocalize to being consistently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the USA.

Catherine Dove

Localization Quality Assurance at PayPal.