Alexa, What Does the Future of Localization Look Like?

Track: Advanced Localization Management | AL6 |
Friday, October 19, 2018, 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Held in: Harbor
Scott Cahoon - Dell EMC 
Loïc Dufresne de Virel - Intel Corporation 
Katell Jentreau
Moderator: Mark Lawyer

A few industry leaders will share views on the future of the localization industry, looking at recent changes such as agile and continuous localization, while also discussing the longer-term impacts that new technologies, like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, might have on the way we approach localization. Where are the gaps, challenges and opportunities ahead of us? As an industry, what steps can we take today to embrace and accompany those changes, and what role can we play to bridge the digital divide that seems to have increased lately as users converge to voice-enabled devices that speak only a few languages?

Takeaways: Attendees will get a clearer picture of what the industry can do to adapt and evolve, ensuring it keeps growing and has a positive impact of the way users interact with technology and access information. They will get a few ideas about steps both buyers and providers can take today to prepare their teams for a future where AI will revolutionize the way we handle localization.