Lilt Labs

A blog where you can learn, discover, and explore everything you need to know about localization

Maximizing your translation POC

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There’s little we love more than helping our customers succeed, and providing real value in their localization efforts.

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Event recap: SF Globalization meetup with our CEO, Spence Green

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We had the pleasure of joining the SF Globalization meetup this past Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco, where our CEO Spence Green gave a presentation on recent advancements in neural machine translation.

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Understanding the problem between localization and ROI

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Creating an ROI model for localization is a pain point for many organizations. We’re dedicated to helping solve this problem and are in the process of writing a guide on the very issue, coming later this month. You can pre-order your free copy here. In the meantime, we wanted to spend some time dissecting the complications of localization and ROI. 

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Examining the ripple effect of tech debt on internationalization, and how to prevent it

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Tech debt — a trade-off of short term gains from shipping quick software fixes in place of better, longer-term solutions — is a common and often unavoidable practice for development teams. Accumulating tech debt provides the ability to resolve problems affecting user experience and software performance quickly.

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Localization events you don’t want to miss in 2019

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Many discussions are happening in the localization community, particularly surrounding themes of changing landscapes and workflows, and advancements in machine translation (MT). We find it all very exciting.

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Top 10 localization acronyms, decrypted

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If you're beginning to research localization, you'll soon discover it's a highly specialized industry, complete with its own vernacular. That's not to say it isn't accessible or welcoming. One goal of translation, after all, is to break down barriers of communication - not create them.

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