Getting Candid

Sonali Kulkarni

In the parting issue of BITS and Pieces, we get together with Sarika Gulyani, Director, and Head-ICT,Digital Economy & FICCI-ILIA Division at Federation of Indian Chambers of Com at FICCI. FICCI is the voice of India’s business and industry and influences policy making in the country. Join us with Sarika Gulyani as she talks about Indian languages and their importance in the Indian economy. The present government seems to give a lot of importance to Indian languages. What is the browser agenda? The government has always had its focus on the Indian language technologies. We should remember that it is because of the…

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Be Lingual

Alifya Thingna

This month we are going to take a look at a Northern European language that is spoken in Estonia, the most northerly of the three Baltic states, nestled between the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia. It boasts of over 1500 islands, hilltop fortresses, endless forests and woodlands, two Unesco World Heritage sites and some wonderfully preserved medieval architecture, in addition to being one of most digitalised countries and a major start-up hub. Now let’s learn a fact or two about Estonian. Estonian – what and where? The official language of Estonia is Estonian, which is spoken…

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In The News

The International Terminology Summer School is a leading qualification for terminology, language and information professionals. This summer school is intended for language professionals, information experts and technical writers that endeavor to implement professional terminology management in their organisations. Terminology management continues to become an ever-important aspect of your organisation’s content creation and management systems, particularly to keep up with the changing trends in content creation, translation and consumption. The 2019 edition of the International Terminology Summer School will be conducted in Vienna from July 8 to July 12. So, head to Vienna this summer to receive comprehensive training to take your organisation’s terminology…

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