Where to go for translations

Where to go for translationsAs a Language Service Provider (LSP), it is common to hear horror stories of machine translations (MT) gone wrong, or when a trusted colleague of a client left a few too many errors in a client deliverable that bring into question the accuracy of the translation as a whole.  There is a time and place for Google Translate and for asking a trusted colleague for help.  This article explains what translation options are best for which translation projects.  There are five options to consider:

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How to plan a large multilingual website translation project

How to plan a large multilingual website translation projectThe complexity of a multilingual website translation project depends on the level of engagement required between the website and the visitor. Broadly, in order of engagement, there are six types of websites:

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Grow business by partnering with a language service provider (LSP)

Grow business by partnering with a language service provider (LSP)As the economy of any single nation fluctuates, so may business growth.  Diversifying revenue streams across nations can stabilize and grow business.  Depending on the industry, product, and abilities of a company, a company may find it particularly cost-effective to seek business beyond its home country.  This document covers every benefit gained in partnering with a language service provider (LSP) to grow business. All benefits will be described in terms of market share and costs. Read more

An overview of globalization strategy – contributions of an LSP

An overview of globalization strategy – contributions of an LSPGlobalization is the process for producing an international product.  This document reviews the globalization process with emphasis on the critical contribution a language services provider (LSP) makes.

There are four stages to establishing an international presence: globalization (G), internationalization (I), localization (L) and translation (T).  The last three stages require the contribution of an Language Services Provider (LSP). Read more

Critical success factors in life science translations

Critical success factors in life science translationsEnsuring the highest quality of a translation is particularly important for the Life Sciences industry.  Every component of the translation process needs to be optimized in order to minimize the probability of a mistranslation.

Translation quality depends on four components:

  • Translators and Editors
  • Project manager
  • Technology
  • Process

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