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Speaking of MultiLingual… [Podcast]

Posted by Libor Safar on Wed, Apr 12, 2017 @ 04:35 PM

Where do you go for in-depth news and unbiased information about the language industry? Since the early 1990s, the answer has been very easy: MultiLingual Magazine.

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Topics: In the News

Localization in the World of Gaming [Podcast]

Posted by Libor Safar on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 @ 03:57 PM

Localization in the gaming industry is no easy game to play. Diverse brand loyalties, distinct player preferences, cultural differences, hard-to-spot subtleties, and a host of other issues make it essential to approach gaming localization as strategically—and accurately—as possible.

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Topics: Podcast

Does Your Business Speak Today’s German?

Posted by Libor Safar on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 @ 04:31 PM

Few other languages enjoy the high volumes of localization as German. There are 95 million native speakers and, of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, Germany is the European Union’s largest German-speaking marketplace. Foreign businesses looking to market themselves to the country’s consumers have some language localization work to do. But with increasing digitalization and globalization, Germany and the language requirements of its marketplace are changing rapidly.

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Topics: Mini Marketing Guides

Regulation, Process and Profit: A Look at Localization in Life Sciences [Podcast]

Posted by Libor Safar on Wed, Mar 15, 2017 @ 03:30 PM

Accuracy in the Life Sciences field is one of the most challenging areas for professional translators and LSPs. And there are several reasons why. 

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Topics: Life Sciences Translation

The Challenge of Neural MT: Part 3 [Podcast]

Posted by Libor Safar on Wed, Mar 01, 2017 @ 03:10 PM

The impact of Neural Machine Translation (NMT) isn’t just about the benefits and challenges of a significant new technology. It’s also about people.

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Topics: Podcast

Data Privacy? Germany Demands Businesses Get It Right

Posted by Libor Safar on Mon, Feb 27, 2017 @ 07:16 PM

Willy Brandt, then chancellor of the now former West Germany, was quoted as having once said, “If I am selling to you, I speak your language. If I am buying, dann müssen Sie Deutsch sprechen.” Perhaps no other quote has come to typify the localization industry. No surprise, either, that it is so fundamentally German—a culture known, at least stereotypically, for its pragmatic and direct approach to business. 

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The Challenge of Neural MT: Part 2 [Podcast]

Posted by Libor Safar on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 @ 03:43 PM

In the previous episode of Globally Speaking, we delved into the topic of Neural Machine Translation (NMT)—one of the most talked about issues in the localization and translation industry today.

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Topics: Podcast

The Challenge of Neural MT: Part 1 [Podcast]

Posted by Libor Safar on Wed, Feb 01, 2017 @ 02:45 PM

Perhaps no other topic in the translation industry today is hotter than neural MT. The emergence of neural MT isn’t just the next step in machine translation; it’s a legitimate paradigm shift that that has the potential to affect—and challenge—virtually everyone in the language service industry.

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Topics: Podcast

2017 Translation Industry Forecast: Part Two, Deux, Dos, Zwei, Èr [Podcast]

Posted by Libor Safar on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 @ 02:45 PM

No one in the translation industry has a crystal ball. Not even the hosts of Globally Speaking. So what did they miss, I hear you ask?

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Topics: Podcast

How to Compete With Global Brands [Podcast]

Posted by Libor Safar on Wed, Jan 04, 2017 @ 06:05 PM

Kathrin Bussmann, our guest on Globally Speaking this week, discusses why it’s important for businesses of all sizes (even start-ups and SMEs) to have a global mindset from the very beginning.

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Topics: Podcast