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Globalization & Localization Association

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GALA Conference 2018

Join us 13-16 March in Boston!

GALA Connect is Live!

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Translation and Localization Peers and Programs

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Call for Proposals: Delighting Global End-users

At GALA 2018 in Boston, we'll explore how globalization teams and translation suppliers cooperate and innovate for the benefit of the global end-user. The conference program will focus on the translation and localization sector's role in the end-user experience, examining the topic from multiple angles. Share your experiences!

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Teaching Language Technology in the Classroom

Teaching translation technology to university students makes them more employable and saves the companies that hire them time and money on training. Read about resources available to academic programs for developing curricula and training students. Be sure to share this free resource with educators in your network.

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Business Leader Interviews Published on YouTube

GALA interviewed 6 industry leaders and the recordings are now available on YouTube. Discover what these executives shared about trending topics for localization businesses and professionals. We invite you to watch the short videos and collect tips for your own growth.

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L10n Sales and Marketing: 7 Must-See Videos

We've gathered 7 highly-rated videos that are must-sees for anyone responsible for localization sales and marketing. Hone your sales skills and find fresh ideas to expand your business! Share this list with anyone on your team who has these important responsibilities.

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12 Industry Leaders. 30 Minutes. 4 Podcasts.

GALA sat down with language company CEOs and executive leaders to discuss industry trends and best practices. Hear insightful thoughts from these GALA members in this collection of leadership podcasts. (This content is available exclusively for GALA members.)

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Language Industry Job Board: Post or Find a Career Opportunity

Hundreds of translation and localization professionals visit GALA's website daily, making it an ideal location for career information. Post a career opportunity to find qualified applicants or check out the offerings to see if there is a good fit for your skills. GALA members can post jobs free of charge. Non-members can post for $200 per listing.

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Resources

Blogs

Blog

From Freelance Translator / Interpreter to Company Owner

I recently represented GALA at a large conference attended mainly by practising translators and...

Blog

Intro to Corporate Localization: The Contractor

Part 3 of 3: In previous sections of this mini series we've discussed the blueprint (part 1) for...

Blog

Intro to Corporate Localization: The Materials

Part 2 of 3: In part one of this mini blog series regarding tactics and practices in corporate...

Blog

Intro to Corporate Localization: The Blueprint

Part 1 of 3:  In this introductory mini blog-series we will explore three fundamental factors that...

Blog

Why Linguistic Assets are the Foundation of Success

As a localization project manager, I know first-hand that linguistic assets are the foundation of a...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

LIVE WEBINAR: Neural Machine Translation—A Practical Report from the Front Line

Neural MT (NMT) is hot on everyone’s lips these days, and the media is hot on its trail with daily...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

LIVE WEBINAR: Building Ad-hoc Localization Metrics into Optimized Globalization Business Intelligence

NetApp began their Localization Metrics based primarily on quality, SLAs, and vendor KPIs about 9 ...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Thriving as an Independent, Specialized Service Provider | "How We Did It" Series

In the second installment of GALA's "How We Did It" series, we explore GALA member MediLingua's...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

A Delicious Tale of Localization: How L10n Helped Turn Candy Crush Saga into a Global Phenomenon

Join us on a journey into the Candy Kingdom as King’s localization team takes you through some of...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Translation Quality Management and Measurement – A True Client and Vendor Partnership

Measuring translation quality is never straight forward and at times can be more subjective than...

Articles

Articles

Research Finds that Women Excel in Localization Positions

It was the memo heard around the world, the one that led Google’s CEO to cut short his vacation to...

Articles

Globalization, the Alter Ego of Localization

As a small kid, there was a toy that I remember with deep affection: a matryoshka. I was fascinated...

Articles

Translating Trump

At Eriksen, we’re used to receiving out-of-the-box requests from our interpreting clients, but we...

Articles

6 Rules to Launch a Successful Global Campaign

Putting together a global campaign can be daunting. Being responsible for an effective campaign for...

Articles

Localization Sales and Marketing Tips: 7 Must-See Videos

Over the years GALA has amassed dozens of webinars and conference presentations about sales and...

Events

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LIVE WEBINAR: Neural Machine Translation—A Practical Report from the Front Line Sep 14
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LIVE WEBINAR: Building Ad-hoc Localization Metrics into Optimized Globalization Business Intelligence Sep 21
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GALA Connect

Active Users
Building Bridges: Buyers and Suppliers Group

"I'm wondering if anyone can share their experiences obtaining client TMs from previous LSPs? We're currently helping one of our clients to gain access to their TMs which have been created and managed by their previous provider..."

Terminology Management Group

"I think that proactive terminology management ties into proactive quality management as a whole and I think it requires a very customer-oriented business philosophy and a rather high localization maturity to go hand in hand with that..."

Project Management Group

"Skills I look for in project management interviews include problem solving, motivating others, time management, and attention to detail in addition to conflict management, among others... "

Building Bridges: Buyers and Suppliers Group

"I'm wondering if anyone can share their experiences obtaining client TMs from previous LSPs? We're currently helping one of our clients to gain access to their TMs which have been created and managed by their previous provider..."

Terminology Management Group

"I think that proactive terminology management ties into proactive quality management as a whole and I think it requires a very customer-oriented business philosophy and a rather high localization maturity to go hand in hand with that..."

Project Management Group

"Skills I look for in project management interviews include problem solving, motivating others, time management, and attention to detail in addition to conflict management, among others... "

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