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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.


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.