The preliminary rounds of the ninth Process Innovation Challenge (PIC) take place on the 13th and 14th of January, 2021.  Innovators will get a chance to pitch their ideas to the PIC audience and PIC dragons. If they are successful they can make it through to the final round and have  a chance to become the PIC Innovator of the year

PIC #9 will have 2 preliminary sessions on the 13th and 14th of January 2021.  14 innovators will pitch their ideas to the dragons and an audience of their peers, yes this means you can join the fun! Find details on the innovators below as well as links to book your seat. The final round will take place during LocWorldWide at the end of the January 2021.

This year’s dragons are Bert Esselink (SDL), Yuka Nakasone (Intento), Jeff Kiser (Translated). Alex Bernet (LocWorld), and Dave Ruane (XTM International) make up the PIC program team.

Are you ready to see some great innovations?, then sign up and join us for the PIC #9 preliminaries!

PIC #9 preliminary round 1 – January 13th 2021, 8am PST / 5pm CET

  1. Anne-sophie Delafosse – Deliveroo
    “Make localisation part of the Experience”
  2. Alexander Pereverzevs – Lokalise
    “Localization at the design stage”
  3. Rafał Jaworski –  XTM International
    “AI-driven Computer-Assisted Review – automatic highlighting of potential translation errors”
  4. Kirill Soloviev – ContentQuo
    “Ada in action: Augmented Quality Risk Management for PEMT”
  5. Konstantin Savenkov – Intento
    “Augmented MT: language- and provider-agnostic fine-tuning of MT output”
  6. Iti Sahai – Procore
    “Global Product Design”
  7. Takeyoshi Nakayama – Human Science Co., Ltd.
    “Automatic MT evaluation is now integrated into daily localization projects”

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PIC #9 preliminary round 2 – January 14th 2021, 8am PST / 5pm CET

  1.  Dalibor Frívaldský – Memsource
    “Automating MT engine selection using machine learning”
  2.  Simone Perone – Translated
    “AI-assisted subtitles creation process”
  3. Olivier Libouban – Lingoport
    “New Localization Workflow that’s truly Agile”
  4.  Mahmoud Roshdy / Esraa Shafeek – Saudisoft
    “Time efficiency in the bidi quality assurance process”
  5. Anouk Perquin – Anouk&Co
    “Content Kata: Operating global content processes in flow”
  6. Leonid Glazychev – Logrus IT Corporation
    “How to Efficiently & Affordably Evaluate MT and Crowdsourcing Translation Quality using Scalable, 3D, Hybrid Quality Metrics”
  7. Andre Hemker / Stephan Böhmig  –  Wordbee
    “Why localization was never agile and how to fix it”

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