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thebigwordGroup Releases LanguageDirector; Customers Can Direct Their Own Translation Solution


Tuesday, 13 November, 2007

The industry's first scalable translation management system integrating people, processes and technology is launched

New York, NY -- thebigwordGroup, a global translation services company, announces the launch of the LanguageDirectorTM platform, the first complete translation management system which integrates technology, people and processes into one solution. With a modular design offering three versions, LanguageDirectorTM users can effectively direct their own translation projects from three core components of functionality - access to language services, project control and visibility as well as industry-recognized language technology.

As a flexible, dynamic and scalable platform, companies looking for a simple way to manage all language projects from within their organization can now choose from three versions of LanguageDirectorTM: Standard, Enterprise and Advanced. The new platform enables clients to centralize access to language services throughout their organizations, including translation, localization, interpreting (in person or via telephone) and language consulting. Utilizing Language Technology, recognized in the translation industry, companies can determine and control workflow and business processes relating to their language projects by accessing services from multiple vendors.

"Unlike alternatives, such as a GMS solution which is just software based, LanguageDirectorTM combines the right people, the best processes and leading language technology into one single platform. It was our goal to create a revolutionary new platform by bringing together the best of breed in the translation industry," commented Chris Ball, CEO of thebigwordGroup.

Ball continued, "Existing global management systems to date are rigid and force companies into a solution that may have components they don't want or need. Avoiding the 'square peg in a round hole syndrome', LanguageDirectorTM ensures that companies only pay for what they need providing a solution that can evolve and develop as requirements change. Reflected in the name, we want clients to direct what they want in a GMS solution. Bottom line, LanguageDirectorTM is like a GMS only better, cheaper and more flexible."

LanguageDirectorTM is hosted on demand via a "software as a service" (SaaS) model, providing rapid implementation and negating the need for a company's infrastructure. LanguageDirectorTM is also significantly differentiated on price in the language management software space. At a fraction of the price of GMS alternatives, LanguageDirectorTM provides an affordable alternative in an ever price sensitive and competitive marketplace, Never before has any language service provider been able to offer this degree of functionality so competitively to those looking to intelligently manage their language projects.

About thebigwordGroup
thebigwordGroup is one of the world's leading translation service providers, with offices in New York, Chicago London, Japan, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, and most recently, China. Offering a global reach, thebigword is a multifaceted corporation allowing customers to experience the best in translation services encompassing the best technology solutions in the industry. With 30 years of experience working in the automotive industry, thebigword understands the processes involved in producing high quality, accurate and specialised translations. With a global network of over 7,500 linguists, including translators and interpreters, who operate in 150 languages and 500 language pairs across 77 countries, thebigword translates for a broad range of industries including finance, sales and marketing, healthcare, manufacturing and IT. Services provided by thebigword include: interpreting, multimedia voice over, eLearning, and web site translation and localization. For more information visit: www.thebigword.com.