In this changing world of increased communication between cultures and the burgeoning digitalization of many of our common day to day processes, it is vital that companies stay ahead of the latest localization trends. LocWorld, an annual conference that takes place in venues all over the world, brings in Keynote speakers and luminaries in the localization field and seeks to provide a chance for companies and interested parties to gather together to learn and share new ideas.
90 seconds with CSOFT is a collection of 90 second videos that gives viewers a brief and engaging insight into the localization industry. Over the coming months we plan to feature interviews with experts in the industry, a variety of CSOFTers from a number of different departments, and a series of short clips discussing the basics of localization and translation.
The world is becoming increasingly multipolar with the locus for world-changing innovation shifting to the Chinese city of Shenzhen, concluded industry leaders in business, finance, and government at the first annual China Globalization Forum. Business leaders, analysts, and policymakers discuss China’s entrepreneurial landscape at China Globalization Forum. “Anyone who stepped foot into Silicon Valley in […]
Hollywood, Silicon Valley, and Wall Street: these three places have their own distinct subcultures, and all three are famously dominated by their own distinct industries. Wall Street is dominated by banking, Silicon Valley by IT and internet, and Hollywood by films and entertainment.
As you walk down any street in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, you are assailed with the gleam of burnished metal and the glitter of polished glass. Gazing around, you may notice that the city offers a striking resemblance to San Francisco’s Silicon Valley. In the downtown central business district, newly built architectural structures vie […]
Chinese companies appear to be enjoying their golden age of global expansion; Huawei, Alibaba, Xiao Mi, Haier, TP-Link and Mindray are all examples of domestic Chinese companies that have successfully taken their business models to the global market. Unfortunately, for every Huawei or Mindray, there are many companies that encounter enormous hurdles. While 85 percent […]
IT translations lay at the heart of Shenzhen’s Innovation. Last week here on Simply CSOFT, we explored the differences and similarities between Shenzhen and Silicon Valley. Today, our juxtaposition of the two metropolises continues as the question “Should we call Shenzhen ‘The New Silicon Valley?’” lingers in the air.
For a few years now, technology and business journalists have been boasting about Shenzhen, proclaiming the erstwhile sleepy fishing village to be the Silicon Valley of the Orient. This bombastic designation, however, overlooks the nuances that define these two distinct centers of technological and commercial innovation. In order to appreciate the very individual natures of […]