Idiom Technologies, Inc. announced that it has named hiSoft, one of China’s largest IT outsourcing services providers and a long-time member of the Idiom LSP Advantage Program, an “Authorized Solutions Provider.” Idiom also named hiSoft to the Platinum tier of its LSP Partner Program, recognizing hiSoft’s deep Idiom WorldServer expertise and its continued commitment to increase the use of modern GMS solutions and globalization best practices within its client base. The two companies will engage in joint marketing, business development, and technology development activities on an on-going basis. As an Idiom Technologies Authorized Solutions Provider, hiSoft will leverage its IT services expertise to create and offer hosted WorldServer GMS services. For each customer, hiSoft will bundle its managed services around a WorldServer license. http://www.idiominc.com
The recording from our February 14th webinar, “Integrating Translation and Content Management Workflows” is now available here. Many thanks to Steve Billings, Senior Solutions Engineer with Idiom Technologies, and David Smith, President of LinguaLinx, for joining me for the conversation and of course, to the participants for attending.
We informally polled participants during our last webinar on globalization business drivers and published the results here. In this webinar, we asked the question again. Here’s the results:
We also added a new poll specific to integrating translation and content workflows. Here’s the results:
Clearly the subject of this webinar was right on for participants, with 21% citing “integration of CMS (content management systems) and GMS (globalization management systems) as the number #1 headache. The good news is that there are a number of market approaches to cohesive workflow integration for translation processes. We’ve provided details on our definitions of Levels 1-3 here. Steve and David presented a typical customer scenario involving all three integration levels during the webinar. Check it out.
John Yunker is speaking on globalization, as part of the session, Content Management Globalization. John’s a great speaker, and has a very useful blog, Web Globalization News.
Eric Silberstein is the founder of Idiom and an expert on DITA, the Darwin Information Typing Architecture. Eric and I have done a couple of webinars recently on DITA and globalization, and his presentation today is a more comprehensive version of the one he has given in the Webinars. Eric is also an excellent speaker, and has a lot of credibility on this topic. Click here for the Idiom-sponsored white paper on DITA, and click here for Robin Cover’s resource page on DITA.