Month: November 2022

  In this guest blog post, Localization Leader, Mimi Hills recaps the LocWorld48 Silicon Valley panel discussion, Managing the Hybrid Localization Team. After two years of working virtually, it was a joy to come together with colleagues, partners, and friends at LocWorld48 in Silicon Valley. The conference reaffirmed to me that people are at the…

The financial services industry is one of the most highly regulated sectors. Companies must adhere to strict compliance with regulatory requirements. Every country’s regulatory agency has specific reporting rules and translation guidelines, with each country following a particular financial reporting standard. For global corporations operating in multiple countries, this means submitting financial reports in different…

AI is far from being completely autonomous. Its basic implementations rely heavily on algorithms, even to a fault. AI takes large amounts of data, crunches numbers behind closed doors, and then generates predictable, formulaic, and even sometimes, erroneous results. Without reliable data, AI applications can’t generate reliable results. This is where data-centric AI (DCAI) steps in and changes the game….

McDonald’s, Subway, KFC, Starbucks, and Burger King are the biggest fast-food restaurant chains in the world. And localization plays an enormous role in their success. Each adjusts its menu for local tastes. Marketing campaigns are specific to the culture of each country where it operates. The brands are global but the consumer experience is local….

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the holiday season are fast approaching which means the peak e-commerce season is right around the corner. It’s safe to say that the last few years have seen an unprecedented rise in online shopping with disrupted consumer spending habits and behaviour causing a dramatic shift to digital that wasn’t expected for…

Welocalize becomes one of the first to successfully implement the new model which certifies cloud-based quality processes and systems instead of locations. What is the impact on data security, quality processes, and compliance in virtual work environments? How are global organizations approaching quality management in a cloud-based ecosystem? Now possible, the new ISO virtual-site certification…

Language is arguably the most important invention in the history of humankind. Language enables communication and continues to have paramount impact on the modern way of life. To celebrate the wonder of language, we’ve developed a short guide on the world’s languages including origins, diversity, influence, and preservation, and look at a breakdown of the…

The average adult watches over five hours of TV and video content each day. We’re surrounded by visual, interactive, and immersive content that we access on multiple devices, wherever we are in the world. Multimedia can be the most effective (and entertaining) way to connect with and influence international audiences. Localizing audio, video, ads, animations,…