SOURCE: Lingotek

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July 26, 2013 08:00 ET

Lingotek, Phase2 OpenPublic Take Open Government One Step Further

Integration Optimizes Translation Management for Government

LEHI, UT--(Marketwired - Jul 26, 2013) - Lingotek | The Translation Network and OpenPublic, have announced an integrated partnership to create a built-in translation solution for the open source distribution. With Lingotek's cloud-based translation management system built into OpenPublic, federal agencies, state and local governments, and nonprofit organizations will now have the opportunity to scale and broaden their global content systems within a secure, accessible OpenGov environment.

"OpenPublic is the premier CMS for government agencies to operate their website in a secure, trustworthy and scalable environment," said Robert Vandenberg, CEO of Lingotek. "Now with Lingotek - Inside OpenPublic, users can enjoy enhanced levels of multilingual functionality within that framework."

Built and maintained by Phase2, the web strategy, experience design, and technology agency for influential organizations across the public, private, and non-profit sectors, OpenPublic is the open source distribution developed to help build content management systems (CMS) and collaboration tools for government and public sector projects. Created with security and accessibility in mind, OpenPublic provides a flexible solution tailored for emerging internet and open government concerns, such as responsive web design, security compliance and customizable workflow administration.

The integration with Lingotek brings usability and accessibility to new levels by enabling users to translate content directly within their CMS workflow. Users can optimize budgets for the best translation workflow for their content, whether that be machine, community, or professional translation. Rather than a one-size-fits-all proposition, which often comes with steep costs, government users will be able to expedite and optimize translation, without ever leaving their CMS. Agencies will seamlessly be able to scale translation, meeting critical needs in many areas of government, from information to health care. 

"We are excited to be launching a streamlined and secure translation integration with Lingotek to the public sector and government agencies that have grown to rely on and trust OpenPublic," said Phase2 CEO Jeff Walpole. "With Lingotek's best-in-class services accessible to these groups, OpenPublic will offer real-time translation resources to enhance productivity and efficiency on a global scale."

The Lingotek and OpenPublic integration will launch in early August, and the app will be available on the OpenPublic app server for all existing OpenPublic sites.

Members of both the OpenPublic and Lingotek teams will be present at this year's CapitalCamp, a premiere Drupal camp for those in the Washington, DC area. This year's conference focuses on open government and Lingotek will have personnel and resources available at the event.

To learn more about Lingotek and Phase2 at CapitalCamp, go to:
http://www.capitalcamp.org/content/lingotek;
http://www.capitalcamp.org/content/phase2

To learn more about Lingotek - Inside of OpenPublic, please visit: http://www.lingotek.com/phase2

To learn more about OpenPublic, please visit: http://openpublicapp.com/

ABOUT LINGOTEK
Lingotek | The Translation Network helps your business access new markets and reach global customers. Lingotek - Inside content management system modules, along with its sophisticated cloud-based translation management system and extensive network of professional translation service providers, offer customers the ability to create and manage all of their multilingual content with ease. Today, global organizations, intelligence agencies and government entities use Lingotek, saving time and money. Lingotek was named by Gartner, Inc. as a 2012 Cool Vendor in Content Management. The company is based in Lehi, Utah and is funded by Signal Peak Ventures and In-Q-Tel.

About OpenPublic
OpenPublic (www.openpublicapp.com) is an open source distribution developed to help build content management systems (CMS) and collaboration tools tailored for the needs of government, open government, and public sector initiatives. Built with security and accessibility in mind, OpenPublic provides an enterprise-grade web experience that gives federal agencies, state and local governments, and nonprofit organizations a jump-start on creating websites that serve their constituencies. Phase2 is the builder and maintainer of OpenPublic and we offer packaged support for small sites as well as custom enterprise platform development services.

About Phase2
Phase2 (www.phase2technology.com) is a web strategy, experience design, and technology implementation for influential organizations across the public, private, and non-profit sectors. With offices in Washington, DC & New York, and teams across the county, Phase2 is committed to improving the way the world's most influential organizations achieve their goals through open source technology. Founded in 2001, Phase2 has worked with clients in targeted verticals including education, government, publishing and media, healthcare, and non-profits. Focusing on web strategy, design, and development, the Phase2 team has extensive knowledge in the areas of content management, open data integration, community applications, APIs, and custom application development.

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