The world as we know it has grown increasingly smaller as we integrate technology into every interaction that we have.
Whether it be collaborating with team members, project management, or even how we exercise. The email has been one of the main technologies perpetuating this change. It makes international business and collaboration more convenient than we ever thought possible.
Doesn't matter if you are negotiating with a product supplier in Asia, setting up a meeting with your partner offices in South America, or scheduling updates with clients in Europe. Email is the glue that holds this all together and makes the process easy and efficient. Think about if we actually had to call each other! Email streamlines the process and allows us to remain connected anytime, anywhere.
As the lingua franca of today’s business world, English is widely spoken among all business settings and most international business emails are conducted in English. That being said, you might be communicating with people for whom English is a second or third language. Mix this with different cultural nuances and that means that there’s no one size fits all approach to sending international emails. However, we’ve compiled these top 5 international email etiquette tips on how to make a good impression with all of your clients and colleagues across the globe.
If you’re not a developer, but you work in tech, the term API is probably something you understand in a conversational sense. You likely know what it stands for (application programming interface), and perhaps your teams use APIs to do their job—or maybe it’s even the product itself. Understanding the deeper principles behind APIs will help you better market, sell, or use these technologies yourself.
This post explains how APIs work, how developers build them, and how to use them (with real-world examples).