Author: welocalize

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,…

In this Translation Company Talk podcast, Welocalize CEO, Smith Yewell joined Sultan Ghaznawi, President, Hybrid Lynx, to share insight into the digital transformation of the language industry. Together they discuss how technology and digital transformation are the biggest enablers of business in the language industry going forward.     Where can digital transformation take the…

USE CASE: NLP-DRIVEN CONTENT ANALYSIS + LQA How do you process more content in more languages for the same cost (or less) while managing risk and not compromising on quality? You use artificial intelligence (AI). Global brands are managing huge volumes of content every day in multiple locales. Content levels are going up, but many…

Did you know…60% of the top 10 million websites are in English but only 16% of the global population speaks English as their native language? Making your website available in multiple languages can often be an afterthought – with website translation being something that is discussed once the English version has gone live. We’ve co-authored…