Effie Salourou

Effie Salourou is Commit Global’s Communications and QA Manager and is responsible for planning and executing a marketing, advertising and brand strategy for the organization and also manages the implementation of ISO 9001, 17100 and 13485 and the GDPR and handles internal and external quality audits. She has a Master's degree in Tradumática: Translation technologies, a Bachelor’s degree in Translation, a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish language and civilization and a Diploma in Digital & Social Media Marketing by Knowcrunch. She is fluent in four languages and has 15+ years of experience working in the localization industry. She is a “technology buff” and especially enjoy combining her passion for cultures and technology in her everyday work.

Software localization

11 best practices on software localization

Listen to this article now: Many companies seek to localize their online, desktop or client-server products for the worldwide market. But due to lack of appropriate preparation and planning, many software localization attempts are met with frustration once the software is built: the encoding doesn’t look right, the text is corrupted, sentences are cut off …

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Data_security

What is GDPR and how does Commit protect your personal information?

Listen to this article now: What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It takes effect on 25 May 2018 and standardizes data protection law across all 28 EU countries as well as imposes strict …

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Project Management

The 6 Laws of Translation Project Management*

Listen to this article now: Murphy’s Law: If anything can go wrong, it will First of all, you need to embrace the fact that this risk is real. Be proactive at the early stages of project planning and try to accurately interpret project requirements. Adopt a risk management methodology and try to spot any future …

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Going global

Going Global? Then speak the language of your audience!

Listen to this article now: Are you considering taking your first steps in the global market, in an attempt to reach international audiences with your products or services? Then you need to speak the language of your customers, literally! With the use of social media and the Internet, the world has become a much smaller …

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Merger Agreement

Confidentiality and Google Translate: not the perfect pair!

Listen to this article now: Let me tell you a story that happened a few months back. One of our clients, a major law firm sent us a super confidential merger agreement in English regarding a merger/acquisition of one of their clients. Over the phone, our client couldn’t stress enough the confidential and secretive nature of …

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Transcreation

How is transcreation different from translation?

Listen to this article now: Transcreation is a term used by advertising and marketing professionals to refer to the process of adapting a message from one language to another, while maintaining its intent, style, tone and context. A successfully transcreated message evokes the same emotions and carries the same implications in the target language as …

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Internet Summit

Internet Summit 2014 – Key Takeaways

Last week Commit attended Internet Summit, a Digital Marketing strategies and education oriented Conference in Raleigh, NC. Internet Summit is the largest digital strategies and best practices forum in the Southeast, created to educate and promote forward thinking and thought leadership on Digital Marketing topics. With speakers from Apple, Yahoo! Tech, Twitter, Google and more, …

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