project management

September 27, 2021

Do you need to change translation providers? Ten signs that you should consider it

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Do you need to change translation providers? Ten signs that you should consider it You can tell a good translation when you don’t notice that it’s a translation. And a good translation provider shouldn’t draw much attention, either. Your language partner should deliver quality multilingual […] (Read more...)

September 13, 2021

Translation memory cleaning and maintenance

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Translation memory cleaning and maintenance Translation memories (TMs) reduce translation costs and turnaround times for frequently updated content. TMs streamline the process by helping identify all new content and auto-filling unchanged translations from prior versions. Who benefits most from translation memories? IT and manufacturing clients […] (Read more...)

January 5, 2021

Choosing a translation agency: Should I request sample translations?

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Choosing a translation agency: Should I request sample translations? When choosing a translation agency, you should take several factors into account. Quality matters a lot, but many other considerations also come into play. Response time, flexibility, subject-matter expertise, capacity, and technical savvy will all impact […] (Read more...)

December 31, 2020

How long do translations take?

how long do translations take
How long do translations take?  When a client needs translation, we always ask when they want it delivered. Sometimes, the client replies “as soon as possible.” This communicates urgency, but it’s not really helpful information. When you ask “how long do translations take?” be prepared […] (Read more...)

December 24, 2020

Ten myths about translation quality

Ten myths about translation quality Nataly Kelly, a co-author of the book Found in Translation, wrote an article well known in the localization industry titled “Ten Common Myths about Translation Quality.” In it, she describes ten ways that inexperienced translation service buyers might try to ensure […] (Read more...)