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10 Challenges in Agile Localization (and How to Address Them)

In our fast-paced society, new products and features are expected to become available instantly. Our customers demand and deserve it. Gone are the days when 1-2-year cycles are acceptable. And because of this, many software companies have changed their development cycle from traditional waterfall to an agile development process. Let’s unpack this[…]


What Does Real-Time Localization Really Look Like?

Like any digital, data-driven business process, localization has its fair share of jargon. We hear about ‘agile’ this and ‘hyper-localized’ that. But one of the most common examples you’ll hear in our industry is ‘real-time localization’ or ‘localization in real time’. You’ve probably used the phrase yourself, but would you be confident explaining[…]


Agile Localization: Three Strategies for Making It Work

In our “always on” content and development worlds, where the term “digital marketing” is essentially redundant, content shelf life is a fraction of what it only recently was, and “sim-ship” concepts have essentially been replaced by continuous development. To keep up in all your markets, your localization needs to be just as agile as your[…]


Agile Localization: Three Considerations for Continuous Release Processes

It’s a fact: the shift of software and content development from lengthy waterfall release cycles to continuous release models has been accelerating, and it’s becoming increasingly vital that enterprises quickly publish updates to all supported languages.


This is What a Highly Mature Localization Program Looks Like

A thousand translators. Millions of words. Turnaround times in hours. And more than 100 languages.  That’s a complex program, and there’s even more—it changes all the time. So how do you manage a localization program of such scale and complexity?


Six Keys to Supply Chain Management for Continuous Localization

Continuous localization is the only way to meet the needs of a market that demands that a localized product be released at or near the same time as the core product.


Five Clues That Your “Agile” Localization Program Is Really Agile

If you hear “agile” one more time you might be caught rolling your eyes in a meeting (good thing you work remotely). And for a good reason. Agile is one of those words that people throw around without really thinking about what it means.


3 Reasons Companies Fail at Agile Localization

It has been over 14 years since the Agile Software Development Manifesto was published. At its heart were a set of values that, while still guiding the software development space, have changed the ways that many industries do work. The manifesto called for an end to the heavy, document-laden, slow bureaucracy-driven processes in exchange for[…]


3 Ways to Prepare Your Language Services for the Internet of Things

Consumer products like Apple Watch, Microsoft Band, Nest, FitBit, and Amazon Dash grab all the headlines, but IoT is quietly revolutionizing the way most industries compete, interact with buyers, and manage product lifecycles. As “products” increasingly become Internet-connected devices whose fundamental appeal is the 24/7 services they enable,[…]


Agile Localization: The Moravia Q&A

Presenter Darin Goble, Moravia's Director of Client Solutions, is a certified project management professional (PMP) certified project manager and a certified ScrumMaster (CSM). Yesterday, together with Renato Beninatto, Moravia’s Chief Marketing Officer, they answered questions from a live audience of the world’s top companies on the nature,[…]

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