The Lingo Ledger

Creating a common company language across your international offices

By Travis Morgan / September 22, 2016

  With about 96% of the world's consumers living outside the United States, it's easy to see why businesses are jumping on the wealth of opportunities in foreign markets. But as offices embrace a ...

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Topics: Communication, Company Culture

Using Technology to Scale the Human Touch

By Jenny Tannenbaum / September 01, 2016

In this HR Tech Showcase, our very own Director of Learning, Josh Frank discusses the use of technology to scale the human touch....

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Topics: EdTech, technology, video

11 Tools to Improve Collaboration on Dispersed Teams

By Jenny Tannenbaum / August 30, 2016

These days, it’s commonplace to have members of your team scattered across your global offices or completing tasks at home. But having team members outside your office no longer limits your ability ...

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Topics: Remote Teams, Collaboration

Why Language Training Helps Engineers Build Better Products

By Alyssa Conley / August 02, 2016

Software Engineers are brilliant inventors. Their base skills rest on constructing new “grammars,” or, structures that give meaning, to the technical world. A new piece of code is a new piece of ...

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Topics: Communication, Collaboration, Innovation

Encourage Casual Communication to Lead to Innovation

By Ben Spanbock / July 12, 2016

Think back to the last problem your team had to solve in your office. Maybe it was a software bug, maybe an account wanted different work than you had produced, maybe your boss wanted you to do ...

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Topics: Communication, Company Culture, Collaboration, Innovation

The Importance of English Communication Confidence in Agile Retrospectives

By jbtannenbaum / June 30, 2016

Learning quickly from successes and failures is paramount to innovation. For engineering teams tasked with solving complex problems and creating new technologies, mistakes happen often and each is an ...

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Topics: Communication, Software Engineers, Startups

Cost of turnover for software engineers

By jbtannenbaum / June 17, 2016

Just how costly is it to replace engineers in a tech company? More than you might expect....

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Topics: Culture, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Talent Acquisition

3 Ways Communication Challenges Threaten Engagement on your Engineering Team

By jbtannenbaum / June 07, 2016

In the fast-paced tech industry where every moment counts, having a highly engaged team of software engineers is critical to business success. Highly motivated team-members work harder and faster, ...

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Topics: Culture, Employee Engagement, Leadership

INFOGRAPHIC: The Cure to the Technology Skills Gap

By jbtannenbaum / June 03, 2016

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Topics: Talent Acquisition

Podcast: Improve ROI & Global Business Relationships Via Unique Language Training

By jbtannenbaum / May 17, 2016

Check out Tyler Muse, Lingo Live CEO, speaking with Anke Corbin about how language training helps companies grow overseas on Globig Podcasts....

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Topics: Language Learning, Lingo Live, Startups