Month: March 2021

George, by the way, is a chatbot. Far from being a novelty, chatbots have already become mainstream. They certainly have come a long way since Eliza. Eliza was the first chatbot created in 1966 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Chatbots are computer programs that interact with humans through text, messaging, or voice. With the…

The ISO logo has become widespread across organizations all over the world. For many, it’s synonymous with quality management and often associated with manufacturing. However, there are over 21,000 ISO standards covering every industry, including language services.  ISO standards are developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It’s an independent, non-governmental international organization made…

It’s estimated that there are over 7000 spoken languages globally. Translation is more than just simply converting from language to another. It allows us to communicate, engage, and build relationships with people and customers around the world, a vital need in this ever-globalizing world. Based in France, in a small town called Doué la Fontaine…

Although localization drives global growth, opinions vary as to whether investment in Localization Expenses is a cost or revenue generator, even within the same company. Welocalize webinar, Time to See Language as an Investment (And Not a Cost), is an expert-led discussion, featuring Cristina Triviño, Marketing Localization Team Manager, Atlassian, Nancy Ferreira da Rocha, Senior Localization…

In an increasingly digital and globalizing world, virtual events are offering new opportunities to engage a broader, more diverse audience across the globe. The global virtual events market was valued at $77.98 billion in 2019 and is expected to continue to grow by over 20% annually from 2020 to 2027. It’s clear that the rise of virtual…

Producing and adapting multilingual content for global markets is no easy feat and managing the localization process can be just as challenging. Every piece of content must be on-brand, consistent, and locally and culturally relevant to reach and engage customers. Based in Poland, Anna Siwiec is a Senior Project Manager Team leader for transcreation services…