Internal localization consultant Ray Walsh joins us on the 101st episode of Globally Speaking. Ray shares his knowledge from a 20-year career in internal communication. With him we explore the intricacies of corporate relationships on a global scale. He also touches on key strategies from his acclaimed book Localizing Employee Communication: The Handbook. Tune in now for all this and more!
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we sit down with localization analyst Priscila Mello who highlights the value of translation when operating on a global scale. She also touches on the importance of understanding language intricacies when creating open, effective lines of communication with international clients. And lastly, she discusses her career path as a lifelong language teacher and student. Listen in for all of this and more!
In episode 99 of Globally Speaking, Matthew Cottingham, Global Program Director, sits down with Chui Chui Tan, Founder and Director of Beyo Global. We take a deep dive into culturalization and its role in developing global business strategies. Chui Chui illustrates the value of understanding more than just an audience’s language or content needs to provide local users with the best possible customer experiences.
We speak to Stella Paris, Head of Language Services at Translators without Borders, in this episode of Globally Speaking. She offers a detailed account of the ‘infodemic’ that has sprung out of the COVID-19 crisis. She also talks about various projects that Translators without Borders is driving to translate and disseminate critical information worldwide.
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we chat with Chris Carey, Chief Revenue Officer of Iyuno Media Group, about the evolving media and entertainment industry model and how the advent of streaming services has not only expanded the market, but required multimedia localization to evolve. We also discuss how to set up media localization teams for maximum efficiency, how technology can combat the scarcity of linguistic resources and how we all need to evangelize localization to increase the talent pool.
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we chat with Peter Wang, Founder and CEO of 57Blocks, about his experience as a serial entrepreneur creating startups whose workforce is a distributed team model. He explains best practices for sourcing and managing distributed teams, how to earn their trust and what the hot new markets for talent will be. Plus, he reveals some of his own lessons learned about building products differently for new markets and adapting to the current self-serve software business model.
In this episode of Globally Speaking recorded live at LocWorld in San Jose, we chat with Patrick McLoughlin, Manager of Localization at Eventbrite, about his localization experience in both a large, global corporation and a growing startup. He talks about how he created order out of a chaotic loc program and how he grew his team using internal resources. Plus, learn how Patrick is getting loc buy-in from other departments such as content and product development and connecting the loc program’s success to their metrics.
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we invited Dede Szykier, IT Program Manager at Gap, Inc., to discuss how language issues are only one part of global retail, how important global inventory teams are to global retail and how none of it is possible without (loads of) technology. You can also hear about how Gap is a ‘sizing democracy’ and what sizing has to do with localization.
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we invite Bobb Drake, Director of Geocultural Research at Nimdzi Insights, to discuss how computers spot (or miss) offensive language, why humans will always need to be involved and how our world view changes the way we process communication. Also, did you know that only 7% of communication is verbal?
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we invited Jonathan Downie, Alexander Drechsel and Alexander Gansmeier, aka the “Troublesome Terps,” to discuss the current state of the interpretation market. We also discuss how interpreters need to market and price their services, setting proper expectations with clients and the latest interpretation technologies.