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Gemma Houghton

Gemma has worked in international search marketing for over 15 years and is Director of Marketing at Webcertain, overseeing all marketing activities for the Group. She also organises and programmes Webcertain’s International Search Summit and International Social Summit, Barcelona-based conferences focusing on international and multilingual digital marketing. Gemma holds a Professional Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, a Diploma in Management and Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute, and a BA joint honours degree in French and German.

Lee Odden visits Webcertain

On a recent trip to the UK, US search marketer and prolific blogger Lee Odden visited the WebCertain offices and the team took the opportunity to get his thoughts on a range of search and Social Media topics.

Here are some of the questions WebCertain posed, along with Lee’s answers.. … Read More

New directions in multilingual information access

Via the SIGIR FORUM comes this 2006 SIGIR Report that examines current issues and the future of multilingual information access (MLIA) . The report does a critical review of The Quaero Project and similar initiatives. Six sessions and multilingual participants … Read More

WordReference Verb Conjugator (Beta)

WordReference Verb Conjugator (Beta) While looking for an appropriate spanish translation for “information retrieval”, I came across WordReference Verb Conjugator tool. It’s a great tool. It might be an old news but is new to me. A search for “buscar” … Read More

Convera Adds multilingual search capabilities to excalibur

According to Datamonitor, Convera is adding multilingual search capabilities to their technology. Essentially they are using Paris-based Temis’s XeLDA engine into Convera’s Excalibur platform, an indexing and categorization technology. This will include support to the following languages: French German Spanish … Read More

"Avisos" or "Anuncios"?

Thanks, Andy for inviting me to contribute to the Search Technology area. Well, since this is my first post, this one is a bit informal. I’ll try to use a reporting style in my next one. —————————— El Nuevo Día … Read More