There is this new restaurant you would like to try; it can get crowded, apparently, so you choose to reserve. You can give a call or reserve online. It should be pretty easy. Turns out you can’t understand the website, do you pick up the phone? Probably not, after all the other end might not..
Your website might already be available in several languages. How do you choose what language to display to your users? Three ways of selecting your user’s’ preferred language are their location, manual selection, or browser settings. Each has pros and cons. The purpose of this article is to go through different scenarios and find the..
It’s been a bit more than 4 years since we founded Minimal Technologies. We’ve gone through a lot of changes since then, including 4 different offices which we outgrew, and releasing WOVN.io free last December. We have been putting all of our attention and hard work into WOVN.io, our website localization service, and we wanted..
Japanese companies are globalizing and more and more foreigners are joining the Japanese workforce. The challenges that come with this are many, especially the cultural and language differences. What WOVN.io is trying to achieve by collaborating with SBI Business Solutions is to make this transition as smooth as possible. SBI and WOVN.io SBI 承認Time..
Jeffrey Sandford, CTO of WOVN.io, and Keita Kuno, Content Marketing Manager at favy, will be speaking on website localization at the LocWorld36 Tokyo conference, April 3-5, 2018. The presentation entitled “The Localized Internet’ will take place on April 4th, 2018 at 9:45am – 10:30am at the Tokyo Bay Hilton’s Soara Room. Around 50% of the..
International Women’s Day is celebrated (almost) everywhere, with marches, strikes, or gatherings. Japan isn’t so lively nor loud, yet it seems to be slowly picking up steam as a movement. Some data: The number of Japanese working women is increasing, nearing 70% of women participating in the job market in 2017. The weight of social..
WOVN Technologies is turning 4 today, March 5th 2018. Takaharu, Jeffrey, Shoji and Antoine have seen the company grow since the start. We’ve asked them to share with us what the past year was like, what has changed and what they are looking forward to, in exchange for burritos and salad 😜 Left to..
スマート (sumāto): thin, slim, slender Smart: intelligent, witty In Japanese, スマート makes no reference to the intellect or fashion sense but to a person’s physical appearance; it is used to refer to a slim or slender figure. The Meiji Era is known for Japan’s opening to everything foreign, from politics and technology, to art and..