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Translation and Localization Articles

Calculating the Financial Impact of DITA for Translation

by Amber Swope
Success in a global marketplace requires translating content into multiple languages. Moving to a topic-based XML architecture, such as the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA), can help you control the translation process and save money.

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Think Globally, Write Locally


by Kristen Giovanis
Companies operating in a global marketplace know they need to translate documents for their audiences. But some documents need more than translation: they need localization. Although a document’s words can be translated perfectly, the document can still be ineffective in another market, due to differences in the way local businesses operate and in the way people think.