Four Ways QA Technology Tools Can Save Time and Resource

By Mireia Vilalta, Lead Quality Controller at Welocalize Before translation projects are delivered to the client, one of the final steps is Quality Assurance (QA). QA is essential as it ensures that what we are delivering outcomes that meet the highest standard of quality To help in this last step, the use of QA technology, […]

The Languages in Game of Thrones

HBO’s drama television series, Game of Thrones (GOT) continues to be a global phenomenon. Having just finished airing its seventh series, we look at the global triumph of this fictional story and how the different cultures and languages spoken are significant factors in shaping this incredible fable. Read on for some great facts regarding the […]

Operating a Smooth Linguistic Review with the Help of QA Technology

The use of software tools that assist during the translation process, such as computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools and Quality Assurance (QA) tools, have become essential enablers for global business. These tools optimize the entire process and enable localization programs to be significantly faster and more efficient – deadlines are met and translation quality can be […]

Quality Assurance Maintains Global Consistency

Linguistic review and quality assurance (QA) are essential in localization programs. Measuring and maintaining quality can be challenging in translation and localization; quality can mean different things to different people, both internal and external stakeholders. A key goal for any QA program is to achieve consistency throughout all multilingual content, at every stop of the […]

Popular Multimedia and Localization Techniques Used for Global Learning

Multimedia technologies have impacted our daily lives, particularly in terms of how we learn. Providing training and development through virtual, online environments has made global learning possible. Multimedia offers different forms of media, which enable learners to control and adapt the knowledge they receive, often in a fun and entertaining way. Certain multimedia techniques are […]

Learning for a Global Workforce – Choosing the Right LSP

For global brands, employees, dealers, agents and suppliers are geographically dispersed in multiple countries. This means training and regulatory information must be understandable in the right language and culturally appropriate for each audience. The rapid availability of online learning makes crucial training and development materials accessible to anyone who is connected to the internet. Any […]

Diversity of Colors, Numbers, Holidays & Traditions Across Countries

Establishing a global brand takes time and investment and it really does pay to invest in localization, from product conception through to go-to market. Globalization and localization goes beyond just language and linguistic translation. To make products and services resonate with global audiences, any touch-point of the customer experience must be culturally adapted.  Research on […]

Moving Beyond Content

Written by Erin Wynn, Chief Customer Officer at Welocalize, the following article appeared in Multilingual Magazine, July/August 2017 issue. The article, Moving Beyond Content, is a thoughtful view on how client needs in the globalization industry have evolved from transactional translation conducted by multiple vendors to an end-to-end approach, with one provider servicing all localization […]

2017 Internet Trends Report: Six Takeaways Impacting Localization

Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report is essential reading for anyone involved in global business. Mary Meeker is a partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and each year, this highly anticipated report gives insights into the digital world, aiming to influence global businesses and create new ideas. As global brands continue […]

Welocalize Update on Neural Machine Translation

Neural Machine Translation (NMT) is currently one of the most discussed topics in the globalization and localization industry. Born out of a shift towards artificial intelligence and deep learning, NMT is very much cited as a future technology that will be able to translate high volumes of quality content. Over the past few years, researchers […]