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6 Best Practices for Creating Reusable Global Content

6 Best Practices for Creating Reusable Global Content

In our new book, “The Personalization Paradox," we show you how to standardize your enterprise content in order to deliver personalized experiences at scale. To keep the story really (really) short: In order to scale, you must reuse content  To reuse content, you must...

Knowledge Graphs: A Quick Start for Content Professionals

Knowledge Graphs: A Quick Start for Content Professionals

There is a great deal of talk these days about using knowledge graphs to help manage large amounts of data. In this blog post, I’d like to introduce you to knowledge graphs. Let’s start with a basic definition. What, exactly, is a graph? Graphs and Graph Databases...

Content Transformation is Like a Credit Card

Content Transformation is Like a Credit Card

In a quest to find out just how ubiquitous the term "digital transformation" has become in our daily lives, I decided to search the New York Times for instances. Turns out that there are more than 2,300 results in the Times for the term. That’s a lot of instances for...

Phase 4: Content Returns from Translation

Phase 4: Content Returns from Translation

This post is part of the Five Phases of the Translation Workflow series. The translation workflow has five distinct phases: This post covers the workflow for receiving files from your LSP. Once your translations are finished, the workflow for their return is another...

Phase 5: After Translation

Phase 5: After Translation

This post is part of the Five Phases of the Translation Workflow series. The translation workflow has five distinct phases: This post covers the final phase, after translation has occurred. You are at the home stretch of the translation workflow! But you're not done...

The Five Phases of the Translation Workflow

The Five Phases of the Translation Workflow

As part of our global content strategy practice, we are often asked how customers can streamline the translation workflow. By translation workflow, I do not mean the steps that a translation company follows during the translation process. Instead, we focus on the...

Phase 2: Sending Your Content to Translation

Phase 2: Sending Your Content to Translation

This post is part of the Five Phases of the Translation Workflow series. The translation workflow consists of five distinct phases: This post discusses sending files to translation. The process of sending content to your translation company has its own series of...

Phase 3: Interaction During Translation

Phase 3: Interaction During Translation

This post is part of the Five Phases of the Translation Workflow series.       The translation workflow consists of five distinct phases: This post covers the workflow during translation. This is not the workflow used by your Language Services Provider...

20 Questions: A Game of Taxonomy

20 Questions: A Game of Taxonomy

I was recently playing 20 Questions with my good friend John. The premise of the game is simple: One person, called the "answerer," thinks of an object. The other player -- the "questioner" -- asks up to 20 yes-or-no questions in order to determine what object the...

Project Overload? Here’s How to Find Expert Help Quickly

Project Overload? Here’s How to Find Expert Help Quickly

Despite everyone’s best efforts to stick to the plan, a lot of work has piled up during these months of uncertainty. It’s simply not possible to just “pick up where we left off” – the world has changed, quickly and dramatically. Release cycles and project plans have...