Would one common language help to keep the peace?

In a recent on-line debate the question was asked "Should there be one global language?" and one of the arguments delivered under the yes vote read as follows: "If there was to be a single global language that all the world's citizens would have the ability to communicate easily with individuals from different countries thus creating … Continue reading Would one common language help to keep the peace?

Quality Resolution Handbook for the Localization Industry

In some of the follow-up conversations I've been conducting since Localization World I have come across a huge disparity between what is acceptable quality from a linguistic point of view and what is acceptable quality from a client's perspective.  The disparity widened even further when we opened up the conversation about the subject matter and further … Continue reading Quality Resolution Handbook for the Localization Industry

Should your content be more personal?

As the digital revolution continues to move on, even Moore's Law is beginning to struggle to keep up so want chance have we got?  In reality though it is no longer the speed of the hardware, or in fact the speed of your internet connection, (although I would question the latter on most days) but it … Continue reading Should your content be more personal?

Where should I concentrate my localization efforts?

According to recent statistics from HM Revenue and Customs there has been a significant shift in the UK in the regions we export to. The following are all the countries with an increased export activity from the NW of England from 2011 to 2012: UAE up 17.5% to £0.363 bn Saudi Arabia up 25.7% to … Continue reading Where should I concentrate my localization efforts?