Keys to have good relationships with your translation vendors

  Having reliable vendors is crucial to your project success. Most clients think that their vendors should be grateful to be able to work with them. That is a short-sighted thought, and is a recipe for a project failure. Finding the right vendor is like having a good marriage. Once you find them, treat them […]

Affordable Quality Translation – Think Outside The Box

When you think of affordable the first thing that comes to mind might be “cheap.” But can “cheap” actually end up costing you more? If you look at “affordable healthcare,” the deduction plan is normally so high that you hope you don’t ever get sick. So remember to always think outside the box when you […]

Rush Translation – Is it Really Worth It?

What’s rush translation? Basically it’s translation that requires the same day turnaround. It’s something that clients and linguists want to avoid, but often times it’s just not unavoidable. From my experience as a linguist and project coordinator, most linguists are not fans of rush translation. One important thing to remember is that you may have to […]

What Human Translators Know that Machine Translators Don’t

With Google launching Google Neutral Machine Translation (GNMT), you might wonder if humans who do translation will soon become extinct. Well, that will never be the case. Machine translation isn’t new — it’s been around for many years. You would think that companies that need translation done would just fire all their localization vendors and save […]

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