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Jaap van der Meer

Jaap van der Meer founded TAUS in 2004. He is a language industry pioneer and visionary, who started his first translation company, INK, in The Netherlands in 1980. Jaap is a regular speaker at conferences and author of many articles about technologies, translation and globalization trends.

Farewell Localization: Welcome to the Brave New World of AI

It happens rarely: the moment you wake up to a new world. Perhaps once or twice in a lifetime. For instance, when you have just become a parent. It’s a moment of truth, full of .. Read More

TAUS Launches Matching Data

Amsterdam, January 14, 2019 - TAUS launches Matching Data: a new technique of selecting language data for the training and tuning of machine translation (MT) engines. This new .. Read More

TAUS Forms New Partner Foundation Board

Amsterdam, January 11, 2019 - Eight of the world’s largest stakeholders in content translation increase their contributions to TAUS and join forces to improve conditions in the .. Read More

Eight Years of DQF Bring Us Closer to Fixing the Operational Gap

Thanks to DQF In November 2011, TAUS published the foundational report for the Dynamic Quality Framework (DQF). The solution proposed in this report was a dynamic evaluation model .. Read More

Ten Years of TAUS Data Cloud Taught Us How to Fix the Data Gap

In 2008, TAUS launched the Data Cloud, the first (and only) industry-shared language data repository. It was a revolutionary idea at the time, trusted and funded by a group of 45 .. Read More

Fixing the Translation Ecosystem

For as long as there has been a translation industry there has been severe competition, first around craftsmanship and later also among tools and technology. Hundreds of thousands .. Read More

Three Good Reasons to Celebrate GDPR

Data are indispensable in almost any business and industry these days. The translation and content delivery industry is no exception. Data are the key to efficiency improvements .. Read More

Why Translation Innovation Starts in Japan

It takes just a day of wandering in Tokyo as a non-Japanese speaker to understand why translation innovation starts in Japan, and much less so in other places of the world. Both .. Read More

Locamaniacs Versus Globaloneys

The translation industry is experiencing a most exciting time of opportunities. In my previous article - The Story of the Translation Industry in 22 - I described ten different .. Read More

5 Reasons for Quality Managers to be Obsessed about Data

What is a Quality Manager in a translation company doing? Checking the quality of the translations, of course. That’s what one would think immediately. But just like many other .. Read More

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