Entries by Emma Cox

My Internship at Welocalize in Portland, USA

Christopher Hu recently completed an internship at Welocalize. Christopher was based at the Welocalize office in Portland, Oregon, supporting project managers in their day-to-day activities as part of the Intern Program. After a successful nine months, Christopher will now be joining the Welocalize team permanently as a full-time project manager. In this blog, Christopher shares […]

Welocalize Releases New Features In GlobalSight Version 8.7.3

Frederick, Maryland – March 22, 2017 – Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, announced today the latest public release of the open-source translation management system (TMS), GlobalSight. GlobalSight 8.7.3 delivers added functionality to enable end-users to drive more agile and efficient localization programs to translate higher volumes of global content. “The latest […]

TAUS Industry Summit – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – March 22 – 24

Welocalize will be in attendance of the TAUS Industry Summit taking place in Amsterdam. “TAUS brings together business leaders and experts in globalization and localization to discuss the latest issues and challenges for creating innovative and efficient translation workflows,” said Smith Yewell, Welocalize CEO and TAUS Advisory Board Member. “The discussions at TAUS events are incredibly […]

EUATC Annual Conference – Berlin, Germany – April 19 – 21

Welocalize will be participating in the European Union of Associations of Translation Companies (EUATC) Annual Conference in Berlin. Tuyen Ho, VP of corporate development at Welocalize, will be presenting “Do Your Headcount Numbers Tell a Growth Story?” as well as taking part in a HR panel discussion on Friday, April 21.

Ten Facts About St Patrick’s Day and the Irish Language

Sona Lá Fhéile Pádraig! Happy St Patrick’s Day! St Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually around the world on March 17.  The day honors the patron saint of Ireland, St Patrick and it is known as one of the more raucous national holidays of the year with over 33 million people participating in parties and festivities […]

Eight Steps to Successful Localization in Technical Communication

Welocalize’s Louise Law recently contributed a feature article to tcworld print and e-magazine, March 2017 issue. The article, titled “Eight Steps to Successful Localization” looks at some best practices and techniques for the successful localization of technical communications. tcworld GmbH is a global services company, which organizes business conferences including tekom, Europe’s largest professional association for technical communication.

Five Reasons Why Website Localization Creates Global Reach

Creating the best online experience lies at the heart of many global marketing strategies. According to Fortune.com, consumers are buying more online than in stores, which is driving brands to target and serve emerging global markets. Developing a targeted local web experience that accurately reflects a global brand can be a challenge but is crucial […]

Importance of English as a Global Business Language

English is considered the most widely spoken language worldwide. With approximately 330 to 360 million native English speakers and 1.5 billion total speakers, English is often referred to as a global language. In the report by Miniwatt Marketing Group, June 2016, “Internet World Users by Language,” English is ranked as the number one language of […]

Supporting Ciena on the Global Journey with Translation, Transcription and Interpretation

A Welocalize Case Study Ciena® Corporation is a network strategy and technology company, supporting more than 1,300 of the world’s largest, most reliable networks. Since 2011, Welocalize has delivered a wide range of language services to Ciena, including the localization of marketing datasheets, e-learning, legal and compliance content. READ MORE: Ciena and Welocalize Case Study […]

Translation at the Oscars 2017

A round of applause to the transcribers, translators and voice actors The world of entertainment recently turned their attention to the Academy Awards or “Oscars” which are awarded to recognize cinematic achievement in the United States. The iconic gold statuette is coveted by anyone involved in the production and distribution of film. Whatever your favorite […]

Maintaining Tone of Voice in Multilingual Technical Documentation

Everyone within a growing, international organization is on a global journey. At each stage of this journey, there are volumes of content produced, from patent applications to user generated content on social media, that communicate to a variety of audiences and stakeholders, many with different requirements. Although many content types have different levels of impact, […]

Welocalize Sponsors and Presents at Localization World 2017 in Shenzhen, China

Frederick, Maryland – February 23, 2017 – Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, is a sponsor and exhibitor at the upcoming Localization World 2017 conference taking place at Marco Polo Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China on February 28 – March 02, 2017. Welocalize executives and localization experts will be on hand at booth #14 […]

Eight Ways to Optimize Efficiency and Cost in Technical Translations

As global organizations publish and manage higher volumes of content, optimizing efficiency is a key element to any successful localization program. Companies are continuously looking to manage translation budgets, including the area of technical documentation. There is little compromise when it comes to quality and accuracy for technical content, but there are still many ways […]

Three Reasons Why Technical Documentation is a Perfect Match for MT

Welocalize manages a variety of localization and translation programs for global brands that produce large volumes of technical documentation, including online help, user guides, admin guides, operating manuals and data sheets. The Technology Solutions team at Welocalize is heavily involved in the evaluation and onboarding of machine translation (MT) for new localization programs.  Technical documentation […]

Technology Tools in the Localization of Technical Documentation

In this interview, Nicole McColgan, Senior Project Manager and Team Leader at Welocalize, shares her knowledge and experience from over 10 years of working with clients who produce high volumes of technical documentation. She talks about the growing importance of technology in the translation of technical and engineering content to help manage efficiency and costs. […]

Celebrating Love and Affection Around the World

In many countries, February 14 is Valentine’s Day, the Feast of Saint Valentine and a significant cultural and commercial celebration. Although Valentine’s Day originated from the Western countries, this romantic day is widely celebrated around the world. It is a much commercialized event, with an average annual spending of $13 billion for Valentine’s Day and […]

LearnUpon Partners with Welocalize to Deliver Multilingual Learning Management System

Frederick, Maryland – February 6, 2017 – Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, has worked in partnership with LearnUpon cloud-based learning management system (LMS) to deliver localized content and software in 10 languages. LearnUpon is now available in Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Polish and Russian which have been added to the existing languages […]

2017 Global Manufacturing Trends and Localization Tips

As global populations and economies grow and evolve, manufacturers are constantly faced with challenges and opportunities to progress product development and expand operations into new markets. Manufacturers in all sectors, including heavy equipment, industrial, machinery, automation, components and electronics, innovate processes, systems and technology to stay ahead of world demand for the many products that […]

The Role of Language, Translation and Interpretation in Global Sport

Sport is an area that unites many countries and cultures and is quite simply a universal language that everyone understands, whether your team wins or not. International sporting events bring millions of people together from all over the world to enjoy matches and tournaments. We also spend countless hours watching sports coverage, broadcast on various […]

Welocalize Launches Dedicated Life Sciences Division

Frederick, Maryland – January 31, 2017 – Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, announces the formation of Welocalize Life Sciences, a division that brings together the recent Welocalize acquisitions of Global Language Solutions (GLS) and Nova Language Services (Nova). The merged entities represent more than two decades of experience in specialized language […]

LocWorld Shenzhen

LocWorld Shenzhen, China – February 28 – March 2, 2017 Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, is sponsoring and exhibiting at the Localization World 2017 conference taking place at the Marco Polo Hotel, Shenzhen. Welocalize executives and business team members will be at booth #14 to share knowledge and best practices surrounding […]

Importance of Chatbots in Global Marketing

Chatbots are gaining popularity and are becoming a useful tool for global marketers. They deliver an interactive messaging service, driven by computer programs or sometimes artificial intelligence (AI) and can conduct online conversations by messaging or “speaking” to users. Instead of browsing a website or having to go through a frustrating “phone tree”, users simply […]