Found in Translation

At the beginning of 2021 Emma Raducanu made a hopeful post on her Twitter account asking if A-levels were happening this year. Although her talent and...

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Across oceans and borders

Today is a red letter day for pioneers. On August 25th 1875 Captain Matthew Webb made the first observed, unassisted swim across the English Channel. It...

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John Herzig appointed VP of Sales

We are proud to announce that John Herzig has been appointed VP of Sales for XTM International. From a base in Chicago John will lead the US sales team,...

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Where No One Has Gone Before

Science fiction fans won’t need reminding that Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, was born 100 years ago today. His legacy extends far beyond...

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If It Matters To You, It Matters To Us

When you’ve been a market leader for two decades it’s tempting to assume that you know what your customers think. At XTM International we resist that...

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Feature Focus – Weighted Word Count in XTM Cloud

Timely project delivery is a juggling act. Project managers are on the front line,  managing conflicting deadlines and often limited resources. Clients...

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Kicko the ballo

Are British sportsmen and women finally waking up to the value of multilingual communication? During his eleven years at Arsenal, Aaron Ramsay endeared...

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Word of the Week – Demand

Demand has more than one meaning, of course, but in an economic sense it refers to the desire and ability to buy. It’s the engine that drives...

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Delivering a Fair Advantage

Great performance is rooted in talent. When we talk about our favourite albums we’re more likely to highlight the musicianship than the sound...

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Safe Passage

The final athletics event of the Tokyo Olympics saw Kenya’s Eliod Kipchoge retain the marathon title he won in 2016. Kipchoge’s sporting journey has...

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Dutch Courage

Performances of character light up every Olympics, and some make a lasting impact. Two Dutch women, competing a lifetime apart, will always be remembered....

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Making The Numbers Add Up

The addition of skateboarding to the roster of Olympic sports has given these Games an injection of fun and dynamism. While some of the competitors have...

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Monday Motivation XTM International

Setting The Agenda

Sport thrives on the interaction between competitors and fans, and an Olympics held in the shadow of Coronavirus has inevitably been affected. But Olympic...

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XTM Cloud and Kentico Kontent – Keeping the Client...

None of us can afford to be left behind when it comes to digitization of our working practices, and we can’t afford to neglect the client experience...

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Word of the Week XTM International

Word of the Week – Filotimo

Five years ago, Juan Manuel Santos, the President of Colombia, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to bring his country’s Civil War to an...

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Catch Us If You Can

As Olympic competition continues in Tokyo this week, all eyes will be on two very different types of contest. The first is one we’ve seen many times...

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Germany In The Driving Seat

The floods that swept through central Europe this month were shocking for the loss of life and material damage they inflicted. Angela Merkel’s comment,...

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Excellence Is The Goal

Ten years ago the world looked on in dismay as north-eastern Japan was devastated by natural disaster. The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami followed by...

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Word of The Week – Regular Expression

The term regular expression, sometimes shortened to regex, refers to a sequence of characters that specifies a search pattern. Many of us apply regex every...

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Hello World

52 years ago today, two men walked on the Moon. A species that until a few decades before hadn’t mastered powered flight of any kind sent two of its...

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First Day Nerves

Have you ever started a new job and been overwhelmed by the sheer weight of learning involved? New colleagues, new systems, new terminology. It can all add...

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Jug Half Full?

What makes a champion? Many of the qualities were on show yesterday at Royal St George’s Golf Club. At the age of 24, Collin Morakawa won the British...

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Bon Voyage

What’s your favourite train journey? For some of us it might be the one that takes us somewhere new. For others it might be the one that brings us safely...

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The Harder You Practice, The Luckier You Get

“Golf is a game of luck. The harder I practice, the luckier I get” Ben Hogan Today, the world’s finest golfers are teeing off at Royal St George’s...

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Into the Mouth of the Wolf

Some people will have woken up this morning without much enthusiasm for the start of the week. Monday isn’t everyone’s favourite day, but one person...

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55 Years of Progress

As Euro 2021 has unfolded, XTM International’s Polish, Scottish, Welsh, Spanish, German, Swiss, French, Swedish and Danish employees have seen their...

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Dream Team

In the last set of external exam results published in Britain before COVID-enforced lockdown, it was revealed that, for the first time, more girls than...

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Word of the Week XTM International

Word of the Week – Equalizer

When Alvaro Morata scored for Spain with ten minutes remaining in their Euro 2021 semi final with Italy last night, he breathed new life into his...

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Moving forward with NLP Artificial Intelligence

The 2020s are going to bring major developments in language AI to the fore. In the not too distant future we’ll see AI produce content on a large scale...

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Anonymity – who’s on the other side of the...

Riding the wave of the England football team’s success at Euro 2021, this afternoon Emma Raducanu, an 18 year old wild card ranked number 10 in Britain...

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The Symphony Release: Get In Tune With XTM Cloud 12.8

XTM Cloud 12.8, the Symphony Release, is here. Smart applications of NLP Artificial Intelligence, innovative problem solving and even more links with...

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XTM Cloud 12.8 – Selectivity

XTM Cloud 12.8 offers you the tools you need to play all the right notes. Enhanced Filter templates for Excel and MultiExcel files enable you to hide...

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XTM Cloud 12.8 – Connectivity

Connected systems are the future of localization and the Symphony Release brings you notably enhanced integrations between XTM Cloud and content...

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XTM Cloud 12.8 – Productivity

The Symphony Release strikes exactly the right note to improve productivity without compromising quality. XTM Cloud 12.8 enables you to make bulk updates...

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XTM Cloud 12.8 – Intelligent Simplicity

At XTM International, we don’t over-complicate problems. We prefer to focus on solutions, and the simpler we can make them, the better. The Symphony...

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One World – Connected

This week the World Health Organisation turned its attention to digital well being, and its first global report on Artificial Intelligence set out clear...

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Quanos – Intelligent Simplicity

In 1995, with the internet in its infancy, Bill Gates appeared on the David Letterman talk show and attempted to explain how this new communication network...

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For Sharing, For Everyone

Some people hoard their knowledge like water in the desert. Others see the world differently. Knowledge, like water, helps things grow.  The word mentor...

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Why Not Both?

Every day we’re invited to choose sides on all sorts of issues. Some are trivial while others can have a major impact on our lives. Sometimes we don’t...

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XTM International Friday Feeling

The Doctor Is In

Not everyone recognizes the social and economic benefits that Artificial Intelligence brings, but more and more stories are being shared that make those...

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Word of the Week – Wellness

We’ve all heard stories of people working punishingly long hours, taking no breaks, neglecting their personal lives and their health. Thankfully,...

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Monday Motivation XTM International The Longest Day

The Longest Day

Today is the 2021 summer solstice, the day when, for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, the sun follows its longest path through the sky and reaches...

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Holding Up Half The Sky

“Women Hold Up Half the Sky” Traditional proverb Russia may not have a spotless reputation when it comes to inclusiveness, but Russian women have...

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Nikos Chatizapanagiotou

Nikos Chatzipanagiotou is appointed Customer Success...

At XTM International, nothing matters more than the success of our customers. With that in mind we’re delighted to announce the creation of our Customer...

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XTM Cloud and ServiceNow: Welcome to your global...

Digital Transformation is a true global effort. Enabling multilingual deployments is a key component of that process. Customer support in any form needs to...

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Word of the Week – Xpert

There is knowledge, and then there is expertise. We all have knowledge in one field or another, but when the word expert began to appear in the English...

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Monday Motivation - Diversity

Together Stronger

“I think that diversity is probably the biggest weapon that we have in our dressing room. You always get different views, different solutions.” Roberto...

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See You Again Next Time

The next time someone tells you that virtual conferences don’t work, tell them they should have attended LocWorldWide44. A lot of hard work and expertise...

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Don’t Go Changing

There’s always a way to add value for our customers. Over the past year, many people whose jobs previously sent them travelling to all corners of the...

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Getting Personal

One of the most appealing things about technological progress is the element of personalisation it brings. The more we innovate, the more we can focus on...

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Term Time

Creating and managing terminology is a crucial first step towards localizing material into multiple languages. Do it well, managing the process at source...

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Partners in Progress

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” At XTM International, we believe our clients and partners deserve the best of...

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Word of the Week – Omotenashi

News today that the 2021 Olympics – already delayed by a year – may not go ahead at all, was disappointing for sports fans everywhere. For Japanese...

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Quality Street

What’s your definition of “Quality”? At XTM International we believe quality means quite simply doing what you say you will do. Quality is a promise...

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The People Business

How can we retain our humanity and continue to use our ingenuity in the age of Artificial Intelligence? That’s one of the core questions under discussion...

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Your Circus, Your Monkeys

Are you feeding your donkey sponge cake? Are you letting frogs out of your mouth? Providing a language service isn’t just a matter of translating words...

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Sound and Vision: Video Preview

Consumers love to absorb information and entertainment via video, and this trend will continue to shape global communication in the 2020s. Not...

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XTM International Word of the week

Word of the Week – Natural Language Processing (NLP)

In the context of this planet’s history a thousand years is a blink of an eye, but when we compare human communication in the early Middle Ages with the...

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It’s Time For Konnectivity

When you have a market-leading product that gives users a platform to create engaging digital experiences, why would you limit your ability to share it?...

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Feet of Clay

Crowds are returning to major sporting events. Yesterday marked the beginning of the French Open tennis championship. 12,500 fans will be admitted each...

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XTM Cloud 12.7 machine translation innovation

XTM Cloud 12.7 – Harnessing The Brain Power

What happens when you marry artificial intelligence and human brain power in translation? Smarter language technology will give the linguist greater choice...

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Word of the week XTM International

Word of the Week – Artificial Intelligence

In the summer of 1956 Dwight Eisenhower was still in his first term as US President, Berlin was divided into four different zones but didn’t yet have a...

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Starting Now

It seems the average human attention span has taken a nosedive since the beginning of the 21st century. Research indicates that we can’t give a single...

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XTM Cloud 12.7 intelligent Connectivity

The Language Service Professional’s Trusted...

The translation industry has evolved over the past years moving from monthly behemoth projects to small, frequently updated projects. The number of target...

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XTM International celebrating International Nurses Day

What Nobody Else Can Do

“To do what nobody else will do, a way that nobody else can do, in spite of all we go through: that is to be a nurse” Rawsi Williams, Nurse Advocate...

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XTM Cloud Intelligent Connectivity

XTM Cloud 12.7 – The Future is More Connected

Almost 85% of technology buyers look for integrated systems. And it’s easy to understand why. We live in a data-driven world. By 2025, it’s estimated...

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XTM Cloud speaking the language of tomorrow

Putting You in Control of Tomorrow

The link between nationality and economic prosperity brings a fresh challenge each time a new set of statistics is made public. We can’t deny that...

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Video preview XTM Cloud

Feature Focus: Video Preview in XTM Cloud

Video is king and rightly so – it just gets results. When asked, 84% of people agreed that watching a video pushed them to buy a product or service....

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Intelligent Simplicity XTM Cloud

Manufacturing the Future with Intelligent Simplicity

Forward-thinking manufacturing companies have always invested in labour-saving technology, so it’s no surprise to see sector leaders taking a smart...

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The Relay

Happy Constitution Day (Święto Konstytucji Trzeciego Maja) to everyone in Poland. Happy Castilla-La Mancha Day (Día de Castilla-La Mancha) to everyone...

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Keeping Us Mobile

When people complain about mobile technology, they’re often referring to classic “first world” problems. The avalanche of communication tools...

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XTM International at JIAMCATT

XTM International at JIAMCATT: The magic of...

Human brains are hardwired to make assumptions about words and their meaning. “Sir Anthony Hopkins als bester Schauspieler gewann bei den Oscars 2021.”...

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Reporting, refreshing, renewing - XTM Cloud

Reporting, refreshing, renewing

With financial year-end fresh in our minds, it’s a good time to reflect that an annual report is more than just a set of figures. It’s a statement of...

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Transcreation in XTM Cloud

Feature focus: Transcreation in XTM Cloud. Good for...

What time is it? ¿Qué horas son? Wie spät ist es? 现在 几点钟? The answer depends on your location, in more ways than one. If it’s 9 am in...

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XTM Mobile 2.3 XTM International

Embracing change with XTM Mobile 2.3

It’s a mobile-first world, and that’s as true for localization managers as it is for everyone else. Whether they need to make important changes to a...

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Intelligent Connectivity – XTM Cloud 12.7 is...

The latest version of XTM Cloud, “Intelligent Connectivity”, delivers a step forward in user experience. In a nutshell, enhanced technology and...

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Intelligent Connectivity – XTM Cloud 12.7

XTM Cloud 12.7 is here with revamped workflows in XTM Connect. This means more efficient transfer of content between XTM Cloud and Adobe Experience Manager...

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XTM Cloud 12.7 – the language service...

XTM Cloud 12.7 gives Administrators increased flexibility to create analysis templates directly from the user interface. Project Managers will benefit from...

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Brain power – bridging the gap between AI and...

XTM Cloud 12.7 delivers enhanced machine translation matches using the XTM Cloud translation memory in partnership with SYSTRAN. We’ve also enhanced...

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Sound and vision: live video subtitles – XTM...

In XTM Cloud 12.7, translation quality and speed go hand in hand. We recognize the potential of visual assets and if they speak the language of your...

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Enhanced NLP Artificial Intelligence – XTM Cloud...

XTM Cloud 12.7 delivers a catalogue of enhancements in NLP Artificial Intelligence. Import TM, create glossaries all in one step Terminologists and Project...

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XTM LIVEStream expert takeaways

Intelligent automation and connected terminology...

“Our workflows are a result of legacy technologies that we are currently modernizing and will be automated in the near future. Our data and content...

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XTM LIVEStream

XTM LIVEStream 2020 is a wrap!

The third and latest edition of XTM LIVEStream is over and we would like to thank all attendees, speakers and sponsors for making this a fantastic event....

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Empowering Integration – XTM Cloud 12.6 is out

The new version of XTM Cloud “Empowering Integration” comes with usability and user experience enhancements in the areas of connectivity, project...

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Connectivity enhancements in XTM Cloud 12.6

Fast, continuous content localization cycles are a basic need in the digital content economy. In this version of XTM Cloud, we have streamlined...

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Light-touch project management in XTM Cloud 12.6

XTM Cloud 12.6 adds brand new functionality so administrators and localization managers can better evaluate the quality of MT engines and adjust payment...

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Enhanced linguistic experience in XTM Cloud 12.6

Helping translators, reviewers and correctors with their quality assurance tasks is our priority. In XTM Cloud 12.6 we have improved quality assurance (QA)...

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Speakers' insights at XTM LIVEStream

When the music changes so does the dance –...

The shift to online has forced the hand of many companies in how they do business. The Intelligence Revolution has also impacted how companies approach...

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XTM LIVEStream from XTM International

5 reasons to attend XTM LIVEStream 2020

We are really looking forward to the next edition of XTM LIVEStream. Slated for December 16, the third running of the virtual translation technology event...

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Speakers’ viewpoint – language technology, AI,...

According to research done by PwC, AI will provide global economic growth up to $15.7 trillion by 2030. The potential of AI for the language industry is...

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XTM TechTalk: the shift to digital and how it is transforming events

XTM TechTalk: The shift to digital and how it is...

A recent study by McKinsey (“The COVID-19 recovery will be digital”) looked at how global consumer sentiment and behavior continues to reflect...

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Feature Focus: XTM Mobile

We live in an increasingly mobile world, there are over 3.5 billion smartphone users globally, while the app and smartphone usage is growing steadily and...

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Switch to XTM Workbench

Switching to XTM Workbench

With the release of XTM Cloud 12.5, XTM Workbench is the only translation environment for linguists in XTM Cloud. Its predecessor, XTM Editor, has been...

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Powerful Connectivity – XTM Cloud 12.5 is out!

The new version of XTM Cloud mixes powerful connectivity with performance and usability. The goal we set for XTM Cloud v12.5 was to bring more productivity...

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New and enhanced content connectivity and MT plugins...

Getting direct access to the content is mission critical in order to simplify translation projects, the connectivity features in 12.5 do that and more....

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Powerful project management in XTM Cloud 12.5

XTM Cloud aims to help project managers get their work done efficiently. In 12.5 we have added some additional enhancements to further that goal. Simple,...

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It’s about the translation experience in v12.5

Translators expect their working environment to be fast, customizable and user friendly. In XTM Cloud 12.5 we have added extra features that improve all...

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Computer Aided Review in XTM Workbench

Feature Focus: Computer Aided Review in XTM Cloud

Regulatory compliance is making its way in to more and more industries. From startups to healthcare, big banks to tech companies, regulators are no longer...

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Bilingual term extraction in XTM Cloud

Feature Focus: Auto-bilingual term extraction

Well-curated multilingual terminology glossaries are essential for consistent brand messaging across a company’s content ecosystem. Creating...

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Continuous localization using Git

Continuous Localization and Sim Ship – GitHub...

Lessons from Game Global Digital Summit

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