Wiki Tag: localization

Translation, Localization, and Globalization

Translation, Localization, or Globalization? Part of the process of translating a written text is the adaptation of the source language text service to the needs and uses of a particular cultural or linguistic market. Equally, your communications may need to be adapted to other markets even if it will be presented in the same language. […]

Metrics for Translation

About Translation Metrics Metrics for translation are the factors with which we can evaluate translation products and processes. The growth of globalized and localized products has increased the need to manage translation costs. To reduce costs, organizations employ a variety of tools and methods to automate translation. These tools include software such as translation memory, […]

Localization

Localization Defined Localization, sometimes referenced as the numeronym L10N (L followed by the numeral ten (representing the number of letters in the word) and N) is the process of adapting a product or service from its source country to the needs and uses of a particular cultural or linguistic market. An example of localization is […]

Internationalization

About Internationalization Internationalization (also known as I18N) is the process of planning and implementing products and services so that they can easily be localized for specific languages and cultures. This process requires a combination of both international and technical expertise, and generally involves both deploying new systems and reengineering existing ones. Once the internationalized platform […]

Globalization

About Globalization Globalization is a business strategy for addressing all of the logistical and organizational challenges an enterprise faces as it expands its supporting content, assets and message across cultures and markets to new clients. Globalization incorporates the following to achieve this goal: Research on and identification of global markets. Market validation and selection. Identification […]

Technical Communication Body of Knowledge © 2017 Frontier Theme