A work-in-progress definition of terms used in international expansion.
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Albert Einstein
Globalization - the process by which the barriers between countries are removed to facilitate increased trade.
Localization - the process of adapting something to reflect the values of a particular place, situation, or location.
Internationalization - the process of designing into something the capacity to function in multiple locations.
Translation - the process of converting words from one language to another while preserving meaning and intent.