Figuring out where your engineering dollars go, while optimizing processes and seeing their effect on the bottom line is a very difficult exercise. However we receive requests from over half our clients to help illustrate the ROI for improving internationalization so there is far less programming, testing and process iterations during localization. To that end, we present a study in applied internationalization experience, and true costs of finding and fixing internationalization issues in code.
Gremlins aren’t new. They have existed in literature and entertainment for centuries – and they happen in i18n (internationalization). For a number of our clients,