Entries by Adam Asnes

A Serious Lack of Internationalization Measurement & Management in the Software Industry

Lingoport recently conducted a survey titled The State of Continuous Internationalization & Localization. Through the process, we received 121 responses from members of the industry. State of the Industry Webinar We highlighted the results of the survey during our webinar, The State of the Internationalization and Localization Industry, on February 28, 2018, and I invite […]

Apple’s i18n Bug Makes the News

Apple’s iOS Character Bug and Internationalization (i18n) It’s rare that an i18n issue makes the news. In fact, in a meeting a few years ago with an i18n and localization team, one member lamented just that. “Nobody gets fired for a character corruption issue. That just doesn’t make the news.” The context was that security […]

New Webinar: 10 Questions with Industry Leader Renato Beninatto

I invite you to watch our webinar, “The State of the Internationalization & Localization Industry,” in which I interview Renato Beninatto, industry leader and CEO of the market research and consulting firm, Nimdzi Insights. Renato has served on executive teams for some of the industry’s most prominent companies and is the author of the book The General Theory […]

New Webinar: Fearlessly Leading Global Expansion, Featuring NetApp’s Anna Schlegel

Watch this special webinar, in which I interview Anna Schlegel, Sr. Director, Globalization Programs and Information Strategy at NetApp. Anna has been a leader in our industry for many years, forging a path for more collaborative, more seamless, and more customer-centric global expansion.  Prior to joining NetApp, Anna held various globalization roles at Cisco, Xerox, Verisign, and VMware. […]

Take the Survey! The State of Continuous Internationalization & Localization

Today’s software is built using agile methodology, which is superior at getting new features out fast, in contrast with waterfall. However, that change created problems for software localization. There’s been plenty of talk within our industry about making Internationalization (i18n) and Localization (L10n) continuous, automated and in step with Agile development, and we intend with […]

New Webinar: A Deep-Dive into Intuit’s Agile Localization Engine

On November 29th Lingoport had the pleasure of hosting a webinar featuring Lucio Gutiérrez, I18n Software Architect and Developer at Intuit. During the webinar Gutiérrez walked us through the evolution of Intuit’s agile localization tools and processes. Intuit is a market leader in financial software, enabling consumers, entrepreneurs, and small businesses to manage their finances more efficiently and […]

Bringing Continuous i18n and L10n to Developers

A consistent theme for internationalization (i18n) and localization (L10n) resistance at companies is that developers feel they don’t have time for i18n and L10n tasks. They may not appreciate the issues and view globalization as a distraction from feature development. Creating global-ready and well localized products that keep up with feature development is an important […]

Lingoport to Lead Session on i18n for Startups at 2017 Unicode Conference

I will be taking the stage this week at the Unicode Conference in Santa Clara with Claudia Galvan, Technical Advisor at Early Stage Innovation, to collaboratively lead the session “Practical Approach to Internationalization for Startups.” The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit corporation “devoted to developing, maintaining, and promoting software internationalization standards and data.” Unicode is […]

New Webinar: 10 Keys to Your Global Software Success

All too often, developing and releasing global software involves headaches and disruptive fire drills. There’s just too much pain associated with the process as strings get missed, bugs cause customers to become angry, and dozens if not hundreds of hours are wasted in fixing the issues. What if there were a better way? A more […]