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ALSO CALLED: Software Customization
DEFINITION: Localization (sometimes shortened to "l10n") is the process of adapting a product or service to a particular language, culture, and desired local "look-and-feel." Ideally, a product or service is developed so that localization is relatively easy to achieve - for example, by creating technical illustrations for manuals in which the text can easily be changed to another language and allowing some expansion  … 
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LocalizationReports
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Multiple Country Implementation — Influencing Factors and Approaches
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from Cognizant explains the key factors which influence a multi-country solution development and implementation, along with the industry best practices and their key features.
Posted: 31 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Acting Locally, Succeeding Globally
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn more about the importance of localization, the challenges and benefits of deploying multilingual content, and the tools you'll need to improve your web experience management (WEM) strategy on a global scale.
Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

OpenText

Employing the most effective advertising in a changing market
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: In today’s highly competitive and crowded marketplace, reaching your target audience with information and compelling brand messaging is more critical than ever before. Advertising has long been viewed as the key to generating mindshare among consumers for products and services.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 06 Apr 2011

Sprint

The Role of ERP in Globalization
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EBOOK: This whitepaper examines the role of ERP in Globalization in detail, outlining steps to improve current strategies to meet the changing face of the global business of today ...and tomorrow.
Posted: 26 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Four Steps to a Best-Run Business
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document describes how you can build a strategy to unify and run your business more effectively.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 17 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Software Internationalization/Translation / Localization Services
sponsored by Globalization Partners International
SERVICE LISTING: Globalization Partners International (GPI) provides Global Translation, Localization (L10N) and Internationalization (I18N) services into over 50 languages helping companies develop global software.
Posted: 05 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Globalization Partners International

Removing Internet Anonymity Barriers with IP Intelligence
sponsored by Digital Element
WHITE PAPER: NetAcuity IP Intelligence technology provides an excellent way to non-invasively gather new intelligence about the online universe, and Digital Element delivers the de facto standard in IP Intelligence.
Posted: 31 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Digital Element

NetAcuity: The Industry Standard for IP Intelligence Technology
sponsored by Digital Element
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: NetAcuity IP Intelligence provides the most comprehensive set of IP data available for targeted online advertising, content localization, geographic rights management, local search optimization, local ad serving, and enhanced analytics.
Posted: 31 Jan 2008 | Published: 29 Jan 2008

Digital Element

Globalization Testing
sponsored by VeriTest: A Business Unit of Lionbridge
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Our localization testing services verify that your hardware, software, Web site, or internal application is ready for regional markets.
Posted: 28 Dec 2004 | Published: 01 Dec 2004

VeriTest: A Business Unit of Lionbridge
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LOCALIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  room for this purpose. This enabling process is termed internationalization. An internationalized product or service is therefore easier to localize. The process of first enabling a product to be localized and then localizing it for different national audiences is sometimes known as globalization.In localizing a product, in addition to idiomatic language translation, such details as time zones, money, national holidays, local color sensitivities, product or service names, gender roles, and geographic examples must all be considered. A successfully localized service or product is one that appears … 
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