Team Building Is All About Communication 

Team Building Is All About Communication

Communication is the most important skill for a team leader to have. And it’s not just me saying it; hundreds of executives and project professionals said so in the latest PMI Pulse of the Profession report (PMI, 2023). Yes, of course, there are many other power skills that will help you make your team highly […]

Expanding Universes: Navigating Challenges in Cross-Medium Franchise Localization

Expanding Universes: Navigating Challenges in Cross-Medium Franchise Localization

The landscape of entertainment franchises is undergoing a seismic shift, propelled by the global reach of today’s content. As creators explore new platforms, the success of a franchise in one medium inevitably leads to adaptations in others, creating a vast interconnected universe. From books to films, video games to TV shows, the expansion of these […]

Building Team Identity: A Blueprint for Collaborative Achievement

Over the years I have had the opportunity to lead and be part of various teams, and not a single one was identical to another. Whether it was because of its size, composition, geographic location, purpose, or lingua franca, each team was unique.   Amidst this diversity, there is one factor that has always been present […]

5 Must-Haves for Any Video Game Globalization Strategy

5 Must-Haves for Any Video Game Globalization Strategy

The landscape of a video game globalization strategy varies significantly based on factors like game type, genre, and supported platforms. Developing a successful strategy requires understanding the nuances that can elevate the video game localization experience. To make achieving this goal easier, let’s examine the five must-haves to supercharge your localization efforts.  What Is a […]

Building Resilient Multicultural Teams for the Future of Work

Building Resilient Multicultural Teams for the Future of Work

At the latest GALA conference, held in Valencia, Marina Ilari and I had the opportunity to speak about the secret sauce behind our team-building strategy. Our objective was to share our approach to working with remote, distributed, and multicultural teams, and we used one of our largest in-house teams, consisting of more than 100 LQAs […]

The Quest for Quality: Editing, Proofreading and LQA

The Quest for Quality: Editing, Proofreading and LQA

Editing, proofreading and linguistic quality assurance (LQA) are like cousins: they belong to the same family, since they take place after the translation is done, but they are very distinct.  In this article, we explore the differences between the three services and how each one contributes to high-quality localization. By the end of this article, […]

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