Podcast 73: Lobbying for Language in the Halls of Power

February 13, 2019

In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk with Bill Rivers, self-titled American language lobbyist, about his efforts to champion aspects of language in the United States--like education, translation, and interpretation--to the highest levels of government.


Podcast 72: What Does Blockchain Have to Do with Localization?

January 30, 2019

In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk with Robert Etches and Michael Casey about blockchain. They cover, in layman’s terms, what it is and how it applies to the localization industry. Tune in to hear more about this hot topic!


Episode 71: Educating Localizers of the Future

January 16, 2019

In this episode of Globally Speaking, Max Troyer talks about his work as a professor at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS). Their curriculum, including technology, language, and business management courses, trains students for exciting careers in the ever-expanding localization industry.

Tune in to hear his expertise!


Podcast 70: Wrangling Your Global Content

January 2, 2019

In this episode of Globally Speaking, Scott Abel, AKA the Content Wrangler, talks about how content is the lifeblood of an organization. In fact, it’s a strategic advantage and an asset—but many organizations don’t treat it this way. Scott explains that businesses need to think differently about how they create, manage, translate and deliver content to make it more useful and meaningful for consumers. Tune in to hear his expertise!


Podcast: 069 Predictions for 2019

December 12, 2018

In this episode of Globally Speaking, Michael and Renato talk about the trends they think we’ll see in 2019 in the localization industry, including blockchain, AI and the talent shortage. Tune in to hear their predictions!


Podcast 068: How to Understand and Embrace AI

November 27, 2018

In Globally Speaking’s live event in Seattle, Tripp Parker from Amazon’s Alexa Health and Wellness team explains Artificial Intelligence (AI), its uses and how we should interact with it. Tripp explains what AI is and how it learns, the two general uses of AI, beneficial and malevolent applications of AI and the age-old question of whether AI will take our jobs. Tune in to this fascinating conversation recorded in front of a live audience!


Podcast 067: Tracking Data to Prove ROI

November 14, 2018

In this episode of Globally Speaking, Joel Sahleen, Globalization Architect at Domo, talks about how to look at user data to justify localization.

As Globalization Architect for Domo, Joel is responsible for directing the overall internationalization and localization of Domo’s SaaS business intelligence offering, including the backend platform, the middleware services, and both web and mobile clients. He holds an MA in Asian Studies from Stanford and has a degree in economics. He’s been working in localization for ten years. Joel Lives in the Salt Lake, Utah area.


Globally Speaking 66 - Selling Software in Today’s Localization Landscape

October 31, 2018

In this episode of Globally Speaking, Bjoern Lux, Client Solutions Manager at XTM, talks about selling software in the localization industry. He also discusses common mistakes made when buying a TMS


Globally Speaking Episode 65: A Big Brand’s Small Start to a Successful Localization Program

October 17, 2018

Oleksandr Pysaryuk is the Localization Manager at Achievers, provider of the cloud-based Employee Success Platform. At Achievers, he is in charge of all things related to localization. Oleksandr has 13 years of experience in software localization on both buyer and service provider sides. Before joining Achievers, he was a Localization Analyst at BlackBerry and also held localization management roles in several other companies, including LanguageScientific and Logrus. Oleksandr holds an MA in Linguistics and Translation Studies and taught translation at a university in Ukraine.


Podcast 064: Proving the ROI of Localization

October 2, 2018

In this episode of Globally SpeakingChris Englund, Senior Manager of Localization at HubSpot, discusses how your approach to localization should differ per market and how you can prove the ROI of your program with data.