Localizing Kibana for the Global Language Landscape

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IBM and their customers identified the support for multiple languages localization as a key capability needed in Kibana in all visualization dashboards.

In this talk, Martin and Shikha will describe the key aspects of Kibana globalization from design to capability delivered, as well as some of the design journey they took to get there. They will also provide the integration points for localization engineers who wish to add support for a particular language and plug-in authors adding or modifying Kibana plug-ins.

It is an exciting journey not to be missed in the growth of Kibana and the Elastic Stack.

Martin Hickey

Martin works for IBM's Open Technology division as an Advisory Software Engineer. He has 20 years experience in the creation of enterprise software and holds a B.Eng. in Computer Engineering from the University of Limerick, Ireland. He is an open-source enthusiast and enjoys contributing to the Elastic community.

Shikha Srivastava

Shikha is a Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM) and a Master Inventor at IBM. She is a lead Hybrid Cloud architect where she brings her expertise in architecture, design, and leadership towards collaboratively creating innovative pragmatic solutions that leads to enabling Hybrid solutions for the clients. Shikha has won awards in innovation and technical achievement. She enjoys leadership roles focused on making things happen and shipping. Shikha is a strong open source advocate focused on building simple tools. She has worked with several clients across multiple industries including health, insurance, and finance. She has co-presented with client and BPs at conferences, and has also been invited as a guest speaker at customer conferences. Shikha lives in Cary, North Carolina with her husband and two sons who manage to take up most of her 'free' time.