Welocalize Office Exchange Program: Jo T goes to China

By Jo Taylor, Welocalize Project Manager UK I am a Project Manager based at Welocalize’s UK Headquarters in Cheshire. Recently, I got the fantastic opportunity to spend a week with the Welocalize teams in China as part of our Office Exchange Program. We have two offices in China – Beijing and Jinan. I was lucky […]

You Spin Me Right Round Localization, Translation, Automation, Quality, Oh My!

by Jamie Glass, Sr Director Global Marketing at Welocalize As hundreds gathered in Silicon Valley for “all things localized”, it was evident to this first-time events attendee this was a very busy intersection where marketers, linguists and heads of globalization came to learn, assess and continue discussing industry changes and hot topics. As a prelude […]

LocLeaders Forum 2013 Silicon Valley: Complexity, Speed and Measuring Impact

by Erin Wynn, SVP and General Manager One of my favorite events is our LocLeaders Forum.  For the last four years we have gathered together to dialogue about hot topics, best practices, challenges and driving change in the localization arena.  By complete design, we seek out the movers and shakers to participate in this forum […]

Top 5 Takeaways from TAUS Annual Conference 2013

by Robert Zessar, Director, Market Strategy, Welocalize The 2013 TAUS Annual Conference took place October 14-15 in Portland, Oregon this year.  Over 100 industry thought leaders convened to discuss and share both practical and leading-edge ideas, aligned to TAUS’ proposition that translation is becoming a utility.  In the words of TAUS, “Becoming something similar to electricity, […]

LocWorld Talks: Welocalize and Intuit Silver Linings Playbook

No Bradley or Jennifer, Just a Great MT Story by Tuyen Ho At this year’s Localization World in Silicon Valley, Tuyen Ho, Senior Director at Welocalize and Render Chiu, Group Manager for Global Content & Localization at Intuit delivered a joint presentation. Their presentation “Silver Linings Playbook: Intuit’s MT Journey” drew crowds. Maybe it was […]

Welocalize Office Exchange Program

By Lauren Miller, Organizational Development Manager at Welocalize For the past few years, members of the Welocalize Executive Team have traveled to our global offices to share our strategy and gather feedback.  We call this our Welocalize Roadshow. A piece of common feedback expressed during this year’s roadshow was the value in collaborating with co-workers face-to-face and […]

Get Fit at GlobalSight Boot Camp at LocWorld in Silicon Valley

Welocalize’s GlobalSight Boot Camp will take place Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 2:00 -5.30 PM (PDT) at the Localization World 2013 Silicon Valley Preconference held at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara. Welocalize Senior Solutions Architect, Vincent Swan, will provide a demonstration and  intensive training on the latest release of GlobalSight 8.5. The fast-paced session gives attendees a complete run down […]

Key Elements to Successful Localization Vendor Management

by Lyn Carroll, Senior Director of Global Vendor Management at Welocalize I recently spoke at the annual ATC Conference 2013. My presentation was based on how to promote productive relations with sub-contractors. I spoke with a lot of people involved in globalization and localization and they kept asking me: “What are the key elements to successful vendor management […]

Experience at ATC Conference 2013 in London

by Lyn Carroll This year’s Association of Translation Companies (ATC) conference took place at Chelsea Football Club in London, September 26-27. Welocalize Senior Director of Global Vendor Management, Lyn Carroll, spoke on the topic of “Promoting Productive Relations with Sub-Contractors and Integrating them with the Home-Team”. Lyn’s presentation focused on the shared destiny of LSPs […]

Top 3 Highlights from the Brand2Global Conference London 2013

by Steve Maule I recently attended the Brand2Global conference in central London. This is a new event, organized by the people who run the Localization World series – The Localization Institute Inc. The Brand2Global Conference focuses on the best practices for global branding, marketing campaigns, websites and social media. It was an early start on […]