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Going Global: Internationalizing and Localizing a Legacy Financial System

Posted May 18, 2017 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal

Internationalization and localization are important steps in distributing and deploying systems to different regions of the world. Internationalization refers to the process of engineering a system such that it can support various languages and regions without further modification. Localization refers to the process of adapting an internationalized software system for a specific language or region. 

About The Author
Bo Zhou
Bo Zhou is a Professor in the College of Computer Science and Technology in Zhejiang University, China. Dr. Zhou’s research interests include software engineering, very large information systems, database management systems, and data analytics. He has a strong connection to the industry, and he is the Senior Technology Advisor to State Street Technology (Zhejiang). Dr. Zhou received his PhD in computer science and technology from Zhejiang… Read More
Lucy Chen
Lucy Chen is the Managing Director of State Street Technology (Zhejiang), the Department Head of the Japan & China Fund Accounting Platform, State Street Global Exchange Hangzhou IT, and DataGX Hangzhou Team. Her team covers IT business analysis, development, QA testing, implementation, client service, and support, with 150+ members serving clients in China, Japan, North America, and beyond. Ms. Chen has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in… Read More
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