Globally Speaking

Business & Economics Podcasts

Conversations on the challenges of unlocking global understanding and creating hyperlocal customer experiences.

Location:

United States

Description:

Conversations on the challenges of unlocking global understanding and creating hyperlocal customer experiences.

Language:

English

Contact:

+42054555222


Episodes

Culture and context. Never overlook the basics.

2/2/2023
Your international explanation plans are ready. You’ve identified your target markets. Your team is ready to start engaging with customers. But how well do you know those markets? Japan, for instance, might seem like a prosperous country with plenty of opportunity. But will your remote-controlled garage doors take off? Most likely not – most of the population live in apartments. This crude example shows that, despite an optimistic outlook, a target market could prove to be a huge risk. In...

Duration:00:44:35

Understanding you, understanding me. How brands can unlock global understanding

1/3/2023
Today’s fast-moving, hyper-connected world means that customers demand relevant content, meaningful communication, accurate information, instant access, and consistent and personalised experiences. And they want of this own language, 24/7, and on any device. In short, they want to understand you – and they want you to understand them. But how can companies unlock this level of understanding? Let’s break it down. Firstly, you need to have a relationship with your customer to unlock...

Duration:00:58:55

What is cosmolocalization and how does it impact the metaverse

4/27/2022
In this episode of Globally Speaking, Andrew Thomas connects with Vangelis Lympouridis, a specialist in Innovation by Design, Design Thinking, Immersive Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (XR) technologies, for a fascinating discussion around cosmolocalization and the metaverse. Listen to Andrew and Vangelis introduce the concepts of the metaverse and the emerging technologies that impact the localization industry, including cosmolocalization.

Duration:00:44:34

Rethink your globalization data strategy with VMware

3/21/2022
In this episode of Globally Speaking, Monica Merel connects with Erji Wang, a Senior Globalization Program Manager who is an expert in leveraging business data to build the roadmap of product globalization at VMware. In this conversation, we explore how to pick relevant data metrics, working with limited data resources and budgets, how to grow your localization scope, and much more. Tune in and get inspired to update your localization data strategy. Globalization Strategy Playbook:

Duration:00:28:42

The Story Behind the Globalization Strategy Playbook

2/23/2022
In this episode of Globally Speaking, Robert Jelenic connects with Francesca Di Marco, a veteran in the localization industry who currently leads the internationalization and global development program for product and marketing at Pinterest. Francesca tells us the story behind how twelve localization industry leaders came together to write the Globalization Strategy Playbook. The playbook attempts to connect the strategic-thinking process to real-life situations. Tune in and brainstorm how...

Duration:00:35:32

Is Language Operations the Future of Localization

11/24/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, Monica Merel connects with Stefan Huyghe, a localization VP and trailblazer in the industry. In this conversation, we explore the evolution of localization and if Language Operations is the right step forward for the industry. Tune in and let us know if you agree or disagree if Language Operations is the next frontier for localization.

Duration:00:32:04

Masterclass in SEO localization with TranslaStars

11/11/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, Esther Ashmore connects with Alfonso González Bartolessis, the founder of TranslaStars. Alfonso created an online school that offers many courses for linguists and translators, including a bootcamp course for SEO localization. Tune in and get a masterclass on what is SEO localization, how to be culturally relevant in your SEO strategy, debunking the myths of common SEO best practices, and much more.

Duration:00:27:29

Realities of Implementing Continuous Localization at Dell

8/25/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, Andrew Thomas hosts a conversation between two peers from Dell, Scott Cahoon and Fernando Caro. Scott and Fernando take us behind the curtain and share their honest experience upgrading and implementing continuous localization. Tune in and learn all about the benefits and challenges Dell faces moving to a continuous localization model.

Duration:01:41:14

The Past, Present and Future of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA)

6/10/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk to Allison Ferch, Executive Director of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA). She speaks about the origins of GALA and its important role in supporting its members by addressing the challenges of the localization industry. Tune in to hear all this and more.

Duration:00:58:03

Tactics and Trends in SEO

5/26/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk to Aoife Mc Ilraith, Vice President of Marketing at Semrush, an online visibility management platform used by seven million digital marketers worldwide. She talks about the importance of going local with your SEO strategy and tactics and how tools factor into the world of SEO. Tune in to hear all this and more.

Duration:01:02:32

A New Way to Look at Quality

5/17/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk to Kirill Soloviev, Co-founder and CEO of ContentQuo, a linguistic quality technology provider. He talks about the importance of language quality, how to change the business perception of a quality programme from a cost to an investment and the effect machine translation (MT) is having on quality. Tune in to hear all this and more.

Duration:01:07:07

Localization Leadership in the Tech Industry

5/3/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk to Stephanie Cardwell, Manager of Global Localization at Alteryx, a global leader in data analytics with 18 offices across five continents. She talks about her experience with building a localization program from scratch, working in Japan and her leadership role in the non-profit organization Women In Localization. Tune in to hear all this and more.

Duration:00:53:51

Hyper-personalization and Selling to Markets of One

4/20/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk to Jim Compton, Technology Partnerships Manager at RWS, about how to use artificial intelligence (AI) to personalize the customer experience on a global scale. He tells us about the concept of hyper-personalization and outlines its challenges, benefits and pitfalls. Tune in to hear all this and more.

Duration:00:54:18

Getting a Handle on SEO

3/31/2021
In this episode of the Globally Speaking, we talk to Marshall Simmonds, SEO pioneer and founder of Define Media Group, an audience development consulting firm specializing in SEO. He discusses the current trends in SEO, the future of search and how your website can stay “SEO healthy” and at the top the search rankings. Tune in to hear all this and more.

Duration:00:53:06

Accessibility and the Future of Video Localization

3/22/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we’re joined by David Hansfield, Executive Vice President for Global Sales at Dotsub, a translation company that specializes in media content. He talks about accessibility and the importance of subtitles for both foreign and native language versions, as a tool to increase audience engagement and ROI. Tune in to hear all this and more.

Duration:00:49:53

How Planet Word Museum in DC Celebrates Words and Language

3/9/2021
In this episode of the Globally Speaking, we talk to Ann Friedman, founder and CEO of Planet Word, the world’s first museum dedicated to words and language. Based in Washington, D.C., it focuses on promoting literacy and multilingualism and celebrating the diverseness of languages everywhere. Tune in to hear all this and more.

Duration:01:03:55

How User Experience Drove Localization at a Start-up

2/24/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we chat with Mitchell Cox, International Business Operations Manager at Lucid, a visual collaboration software company, about how localization should be tied to accelerating growth, rather than be an afterthought. We also discuss why excellent customer experience (CX) is paramount, how it is impacted by translation and how product adaptation might be required. Tune in to hear more!

Duration:00:46:05

How Translation Reveals the History of a City

2/10/2021
In episode 113 of Globally Speaking, we talk to Dr. Sherry Simon, Distinguished University Research Professor at Concordia University in Montreal, about the role of translation in shaping a city’s history. We look at how people’s perspectives of cities change depending on language, the traces translation leaves on cities and how a traveler should seek to understand a city through ‘ghost signs’. Tune in to hear all this and more.

Duration:00:56:22

Opening China to the Global Market

1/27/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk to Arnold Ma, founder and CEO of Qumin, a digital creative agency based in London and Shanghai that focuses on helping western brands understand and expand into the Chinese marketplace. He explains what companies have to do to make an impact in China, why the Chinese consumer is unique and how to be successful in this growing market. Tune in to hear all this and more!

Duration:01:02:57

Tinder Takes Dating Worldwide

1/13/2021
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk to Andy Andersen, who is a leader in international growth at Tinder, the world’s largest online dating platform. Andy explains the mindset needed for global growth and gives us his tips on what makes Tinder successful at moving into new markets. He also shares interesting insights into how online dating is changing cultures worldwide. Tune in to hear all this and more.

Duration:00:58:07