It is a really exciting time at Lingo24. 2018 proved to be a great year for us generally, but it has also been the time where we have been able to invest and develop the processes associated to large scale product-based projects, or other data-heavy applications with similar content patterns. We are using our technology…
We helped organise the first (we think) B2B e-commerce meetup in London recently.
It was great fun and a fantastic turnout and we want to build from here with another planned for Q1 2019.
Without being too hackneyed, they are like the proverbial bus – no sign of one since last September and then two come along together at (nearly) the same time.
So it has taken longer than we planned because of a really busy start to the year, our sales kick off in Edinburgh and the early Easter (enough excuses), but at last our first two Journey to Global events of the year are planned and ready to go.
It has been while since I have managed to get a blog out. I did write one in the summer but never finished it; I am putting this down to the arrival of child number 4.
So as Christmas is nearly here I felt the urge to get something out, as it feels like it is going to be a testing period for a lot of business. The ripples of Brexit appear large even if it isn’t clear what the long term implications are; and we have the fast approaching presidential election, markets have been rocked by the closing in the polls, surely history can’t repeat itself.
Working hard in the sun. Honest…
So I was in Miami last week attending Demandware’s US conference. Firstly, before anyone asks, it was all work – the fact that the hotel had a big pool and a beachside vista didn’t influence my schedule at all.
Black Friday is very much an American invention. It’s the day after Thanksgiving Day for a start, which is as American a holiday as you can get. In recent years though the phenomenon has made its way across the Atlantic and taken hold in the UK, where it now looks to have become a permanent fixture in the retail calendar.
Whether we like it or not, the world is slowly waking up to platform-to-platform integration and secure sharing of data between companies.
So at last I, and we in Lingo24, can take a breath. We have had a crazy few weeks attending, sponsoring and exhibiting at a number of ecommerce events. See how we got on…
In the language business we manage lots of data. It comes in all sorts of formats, from various platforms and applications, and our job is to translate this data into a myriad of different languages, as efficiently as possible, before giving it back to be harnessed.
Online consumer sales have been growing rapidly in Europe during recent years, as internet usage and access to computers and mobile devices become more widespread. This infographic shows which European countries are adopting e-commerce en masse, and which markets might be hot for growth in online sales this year.