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  Matthew Romaine

Gengo-dō: Building an International Team

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Over the past four years, Gengo has grown from a tiny partnership to a full-time team of fifty spread across Tokyo, San Mateo and Singapore. For those building an international team from scratch, here’s what we’ve learned along the way.

  Ken Yamada

Getting Digital: Three Things to Consider When Marketing in Japan

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With the world’s third largest economy, Japan is brimming with possibilities for companies thinking about taking a global leap. As with most countries, digital marketing should be high on the list of priorities. For US digital marketers, engaging a Japanese …

  Jessica Roland

Gengo Pulse on Globalization: Talking with Translators Without Borders

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We often talk about helping businesses go global, but today we’d like to highlight the important role translation plays in helping improve (and often save) lives around the world.

Translators Without Borders (TWB) connects translators, corporations and non-profits to increase …

  Sarah Siwak

Basics: Using Glossaries for Consistency, Clarity

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Need help using Gengo? Hitting a snag with text translation or site localization? In this series we’re taking it back to the basics. Every other week, we’ll explain everything, in plain terms.

Instead of repeatedly explaining terms in the comments …

  Robert Laing

2013 Year in Review

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As we grow Gengo, our community becomes ever stronger. It’s a constant source of delight and surprise when I hear how people are using our service and to learn more about our translators’ lives on and off the platform. Everyone

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo Pulse on Tech: API Events in 2014

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January is always full of experts’ predictions on how their industries will change over the coming year, and the API world is no exception. So far, we’ve heard from SOA, 3Scale and Steve Marx and John Sheehan in their

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo-dō: Engineering the Japanese Way

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The Gengo engineering team worked incredibly hard in 2013, so as a combined year-end celebration and opportunity for engineers to work on special projects, we organized an overnight hackathon for our team of twelve. In Japanese, such a hackathon is …

  Jessica Roland

Gengo Pulse on Globalization:
A LocWorld and TAUS Founder Interview

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Localization World and Translation Automation User Society (TAUS) events are core venues for globalization professionals to share ideas, exchange stories and unveil new tools and services. Respective founders Ulrich Henes and Jaap van der Meer have been at the cutting

  Natalia Manidis

Gengo Pulse on Crowdsourcing: A Crowd for Every Purpose

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Crowdsourcing is distributed problem solving. You take one task (or many smaller ones) and spread it across a crowd of hundreds to thousands to solve. In our case, it’s translation, but you can also use a crowd for reviews, design, …

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo Pulse on Tech: The Exploding API Ecosystem

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If my travel schedule was any indication, the conference season was in full swing in October. Each week was spent either absorbing new information or speaking at conferences (two in the translation industry and three in technology).

Jessica did …

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