Localization Value

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By Jen Weaver In a previous article, we defined localization as the process of adapting a product (in the context of translation, usually software) to a specific locale (i.e. to the language, cultural norms, standards, laws and requirements of the target market). Localization includes, but is not limited to, translation of the screen texts and help files. You may be …

Localization: Training and Development in Mexico

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions With Mexico our immediate neighbor to the south, Mexican culture may be familiar to most of us. Whether you will find this information new or just a refresher course, let’s explore some common cultural facts about Mexicans and their expectations when it comes to T&D. Test your knowledge of Mexican culture with the Fun-Fact …

Localization: Training & Development in Japan

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions In today’s article let’s explore some common cultural facts about the Japanese and their expectations when it comes to T&D. If you’re reading after business hours, you may enjoy this post alongside a meal of sake and sushi to get you in the appropriate mood. Test your knowledge of Japanese culture with the Fun-Fact …

Translation Services in Today’s World

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Although translation is an art that has existed since ancient times, languages keep changing and translation has to evolve as well.  The demands on translation today are different than they were a five hundred years ago. Historically, translation was often used for academic purposes. Today, academic translation is just one field of translation, and translation for commercial purposes has become …

Localization: Training & Development in Italy

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions We love their wine, culture, and food. But what do we know about Italians and their expectations when it comes to T&D? If your answer is “not much,” keep reading! Test your knowledge of Italian culture with the Fun-Fact questions below: The modern Italian language evolved from what region in Italy? a) Sardinia b) …

Training & Development in France

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions I see London, I see France. I see … global training and development! Today let’s explore some common cultural facts about the French and their expectations when it comes to T&D. Test your knowledge of French culture with the Fun-Fact questions below: 1.    Which of the following are characteristic of most French conversations? a)   …

I Know You Speak Spanish. Do You Speak Education?

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions When selecting a team to complete your translation project, one of the most important qualifications to consider is the subject matter expertise of the linguists for each language pair.  Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in translation are professional translators who specialize in a particular field, industry or topic.  Examples include healthcare, education, manufacturing, science, technology …