News: GPI to Present Sitecore Summer School Webinar on Website Translation Workflow Best Practices

August 1, 2016 Ayman El Badawy

GPI will be presenting a Sitecore Summer School Webinar entitled "Adopting the Right Approach to Website Translation". The webinar will run sessions on August 17th at 10 a.m. GMT (6 a.m. EST) and 3 p.m. GMT (11 a.m. EST).

The webinars will be presented by Technical Delivery Managers, Ayman El Badawy and Kevin Blake-Thomas.

To register for the live webinar, sign up at:

"The Sitecore® Experience Platform™ is ideal for authoring and publishing multi-language websites that allow customers around the world to engage in their native languages," says Natalie Williams, Global Digital Marketing Manager, GPI. "The GPI webinar will discuss several different approaches when managing multi-language websites within Sitecore, so viewers can understand the process, implications and alternatives and compare the relative trade-offs of various website localization workflows using Sitecore.

GPI's Sitecore Summer School Webinar will cover:

  • Overview of website localization process
  • Import/export processes for Sitecore content translation workflows
  • Pros and cons of each website translation workflow
  • Using a translation connector plug-in for Sitecore

"The Sitecore Summer School will host over 80 webinars on a range of topics including commerce, content management, context marketing, contextual intelligence, email marketing, mobile experience, optimization, personalization, social and managing content at scale," says West Gass, Senior Director, North American Marketing, Sitecore. "The GPI webinar is geared toward any professional who is part of a Sitecore website localization project team including both digital marketing and CMS technical staff."

About Sitecore

Sitecore is the global leader in experience management software that enables context marketing. The Sitecore® Experience Platform™ manages content, supplies contextual intelligence, and automates communications, at scale. It empowers marketers to deliver content in context of how customers have engaged with their brand, across every channel, in real time. More than 4,600 customers-including American Express, Carnival Cruise Lines, easyJet, and L'Oréal-trust Sitecore for context marketing to deliver the personalized interactions that delight audiences, build loyalty, and drive revenue. For more information, follow us at @sitecore or visit:

Further GPI Resources on Connectors and Website Development

GPI offers custom  WCMS Translation Connectors to a variety of web content management systems in order to streamline localization workflows and access to translation project information across your enterprise. Connectors and plug-ins include:

GPI frequently assists customers with multilingual website design, development and deployment, and has developed a suite of globalization tools to help you achieve your multilingual website localization project goals. You can explore them under the  Translation Tools and Portals section of our website.

Please feel free to contact GPI at with any questions about our language and technology services. Also let us know if you have any interesting blog topics you would like us to cover in our future blogs. You may request a complimentary Translation Quote for your projects as well.

About the Author

Ayman El Badawy

Manager, Technical Delivery - Global Software Practice. Ayman is a native Arabic speaker with extensive expertise in Arabic software and website localization. He is a Microsoft Certified professional (MCP) since 2001 and earned several certificates including MCSD, MCAD, MCTS and MCPD. He has over 12 years’ experience in software / websites engineering using Microsoft Programming tools including C#, ASP.NET, SQL Server, Visual Studio and other tools such as HTML, JavaScript, XML, Ajax and others.

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