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Get to the Heart of MT at TAUS Fall 2017 Events

Published Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The Translation Automation User Society (TAUS) has three fall events that will provide insights into the latest trends in machine translation and automation technologies impacting the translation and localization industry, including the "neural wave" that is disrupting the way MT works, changes in the way data is used and shared, as well as methods of evaluating quality.

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LocalizationGuy Supports Translators without Borders in 2017

Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017

LocalizationGuy, LLC, is proud to be a 2017 Bronze Sponsor of Translators without Borders. LocalizationGuy has a multi-year involvement supporting this innovative translation volunteer program.

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LocalizationGuy President Hosts Session on User Interface Design at LocWorld Barcelona

Published Thursday, June 8, 2017

LocalizationGuy president and lead consultant Aki Ito will host a session on the integration of localization and user interface design at LocWorld Barcelona, Friday, June 16, 2017.

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LocalizationGuy Hosts GALA Networking in Silicon Valley

Published Friday, May 12, 2017

LocalizationGuy, LLC, President and Lead Consultant Aki Ito hosted a Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) local networking event in Mountain View this month.

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LocalizationGuy Hosts GALA Networking in Tokyo

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017

LocalizationGuy, LLC, President and Lead Consultant Aki Ito hosted a Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) local networking event in Tokyo this month. Ito and other localization industry members were in Tokyo for the Translation Automation User Society (TAUS) Executive Forum.

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LocalizationGuy President Attends TAUS Tokyo Executive Forum

Published Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The forum program covered the challenges faced by businesses who wish to communicate in Japan, a hyper-modern, hyper-connected, and hyper-mobile society that is nevertheless still defined by tradition and unique customs.

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LocalizationGuy President Serves as Panelist for University of Minnesota

Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017

LocalizationGuy president and lead consultant Aki Ito will serve as a panelist for the University of Minnesota Intercultural Professional Communication Panel.

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LocalizationGuy President to Give Keynote at JASM Career Day

Published Friday, October 7, 2016

LocalizationGuy president and lead consultant Aki Ito will serve as the keynote speaker for the Japan America Society of Minnesota Career Day on October 13, 2016.

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TAUS Annual Conference and the "Convergence Era" of Translation

Published Friday, July 1, 2016

Contact TAUS Representative LocalizationGuy for a promotional code to attend at a reduced rate.

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LocalizationGuy Proud Sponsor of Translators without Borders

Published Thursday, June 9, 2016

LocalizationGuy is proud to be a multi-year supporter of this innovative non-profit organization that leverages translation volunteers to provide access to life-saving information around the world.

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LocalizationForce Helps Companies Meet Localization Challenges with Experienced Virtual Teams

Published Thursday, April 7, 2016

LocalizationGuy, LLC, launches the LocalizationForce (TM) service to focus on helping clients meet business localization and translation challenges with virtual external teams. LocalizationForce provides the benefits of a dedicated localization team while increasing flexibility and minimizing risk.

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LocalizationGuy Leads Corporate Roundtable for Japan America Society of Minnesota

Published Thursday, March 10, 2016

LocalizationGuy President Aki Ito will cover the basics of approaching the Japanese market, important cultural norms and taboos, and understanding the importance of localization and translation for business success in Japan.

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LocalizationGuy President Moderates GALA 2016 New York Forum

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The forum will shine a spotlight on translation, localization, and the evolving language services industry. Come together with professionals from diverse sectors to address common challenges faced by companies entering new markets.

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TAUS Executive Forum Meets in Tokyo in April 2016

Published Friday, March 4, 2016

Entitled "Hello Japan. How do we communicate?" the TAUS Tokyo Executive Forum will focus on the challenges of translation and localization for Japan and Asia, and the state of technological solutions including machine translation and post-editing. An array of translation automation industry experts and users will attend and present.

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LocalizationGuy Participates in First-Ever LocWorld Tokyo

Published Friday, March 4, 2016

First-Ever LocWorld Tokyo puts focus on growth in Asian Markets. LocalizationGuy, LLC President Aki Ito to serve as session host and roundtable presenter.

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LocalizationGuy President Joins MultiLingual Magazine Editorial Board

Published Thursday, September 10, 2015

LocalizationGuy, LLC President Aki Ito has accepted an invitation to join the editorial board of MultiLingual, the business translation and localization industry's leading trade publication.

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TAUS Annual Conference Offers Snapshot of Current State of Machine Translation for Business

Published Friday, September 4, 2015

The Translation Automation User Society Annual Conference features business translation and localization experts covering topics such as how startups handle localization, closing the gap between reality and our expectations of localization technology and innovation, automatic speech translation, and more.

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Translators without Borders' Vital Work Supported by LocalizationGuy

Published Friday, September 4, 2015

LocalizationGuy, LLC, is proud to be a 2015 Bronze Sponsor of Translators Without Borders, the innovative non-profit organization that leverages translation volunteers to provide access to life-saving information around the world.

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LocalizationGuy Serves on Program Committee for TAUS Tokyo Forum

Published Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Call for presentations open until February 15. Promotional discounts also available. Translation Automation User Society (TAUS) will hold an Executive Forum in Tokyo on April 9 and 10 at the Oracle Aoyama Center, hosted by TAUS and Oracle Japan. The forum, entitled "Hello Japan. How do we communicate?" will be a gathering of translation technology providers, buyers and users to address the latest challenges and trends, especially as they relate to communications in Japanese. This is the fifth TAUS meeting in Japan. LocalizationGuy President Aki Ito is serving on the program committee for the forum.

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LocalizationGuy to Lead Consultants Round Table at Localization World

Published Thursday, September 4, 2014

Aki Ito will again host the Consultants Round Table at this fall's Localization World, scheduled for Oct. 29-31 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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LocalizationGuy's Ideas on How Language Professionals Can Help Brands Published by MultiLingual Magazine

Published Monday, August 18, 2014

LocalizationGuy president Aki Ito's thoughts on how language professionals can help international brands are published in this month's edition of MultiLingual Magazine, a leading periodical of the globalization and localization industry. Ito's article is framed around the struggles McDonald's Japan has endured over the past several years to maintain growth and revitalize its brand image.

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LocalizationGuy Presents "Localization 101" to Business Dojo

Published Wednesday, August 6, 2014

LocalizationGuy president Aki Ito spoke recently at a San Jose Business Dojo on the topic "Translation - An Essential Tool for Globalization - But Where Should I Start?"

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LocalizationGuy Leads Consulting Sessions at Localization World Dublin

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014

LocalizationGuy president Aki Ito hosted the Consultants Round Table and co-hosted the Consultants Microtalk at Localization World in Dublin this month. The sessions highlighted the rise of consulting in the translation and localization industry.

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International Multilingual User Group (IMUG) Taps LocalizationGuy President for In-Country Review Presentation

Published Thursday, May 15, 2014

The International Multilingual User Group (IMUG) asked LocalizatonGuy to discuss in-country review because it is considered to be one of the most difficult steps in a localization project. In-country review refers to the use of subject matter experts who are native speakers of the language into which the source content is translated. When source content is complex or technical, and a high level of accuracy is required, in-country review is an important step to ensure the material is comprehended after translation.

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LocalizationGuy Presents at tekom/TCWorld 13 Wiesbaden

Published Tuesday, November 5, 2013

LocalizationGuy and Franke Coffee Systems Discuss How to Build Strong Client/Vendor Localization Partnerships

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TAUS Taps LocalizationGuy for Membership Development

Published Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Translation Automation User Society (TAUS) and LocalizationGuy LLC announce an agreement for LocalizationGuy to promote TAUS and help grow the organization's membership. As part of the agreement, Aki Ito, LocalizationGuy president, will lead TAUS strategic orientation sessions with new and prospective members and serve as a panelist for TAUS translation technology showcase webinars.

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Aki Ito Shares Sales Insights at Localization World London

Published Thursday, June 6, 2013

Aki Ito, LocalizationGuy LLC president and Director of International Operations for TOIN Corporation, will participate in the Localization Sales and Marketing Round Table at Localization World London, Wednesday, June 12, 14:00-17:30.

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LocalizationGuy Sponsors Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship Luncheon

Published Wednesday, May 29, 2013

LocalizationGuy LLC is a proud supporter of the inaugural Amanecer Luncheon hosted by the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation (DHLF). The mission of DHLF is to make legal education more accessible to outstanding young law students through scholarships and internships. In 2013, 12 scholarships and five internships were awarded.

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LocalizationGuy Joins GALA as Corporate Member

Published Thursday, March 21, 2013

LocalizationGuy, LLC, has joined the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) as a corporate member. GALA is the leading trade organization promoting the advancement of the localization industry through awareness programs, educational activities, collaborative projects, regional events and its annual conferences.

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Industry Veteran Aki Ito Talks about the Rise of Localization Consulting at GALA Annual Conference

Published Thursday, March 7, 2013

Aki Ito, President of LocalizationGuy, LLC, will be a panelist at the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) annual conference this March 17-20 in Miami Beach, Florida. GALA is a leading trade organization for the localization industry. Ito, a localization industry veteran and former GALA chairman, will participate on a conference panel discussion about the rise of localization consulting services.

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LocalizationGuy Supports Translators without Borders

Published Thursday, May 31, 2012

LocalizationGuy, LLC, is a bronze sponsor supporting Translators without Borders, a non-profit that assists in translating critical information for NGOs such as Médecins sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders), Médecins du Monde, Action Against Hunger, Oxfam US and Handicap International.

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