Localization Engineering – what works for Asian languages?

The term localization engineering might seem out of place when referring to translations, but it’s a fact that it and translations go hand-in-hand. After all, all codes and software that…

Here’s to the vagabonds!

So, 2020 has been quite a piss against the wind, isn’t it? However, there was also good news. For example: it turns out that the job you’ve been told couldn’t…

Better Understanding, Better Quality, Excellent Relationship

Any business relationship is built on a series of fundamental truths. One such being obtaining clear instructions while others include being clear about the client’s needs, consistency and continuity, as…

The future of translation – part human, part machine

With globalization growing by the day it has become mandatory to keep a mini-translator in our pockets. Whether that be Google translate or some other translating machine, we have got…

How to work with different generations of translators?

As a rule, translators usually work as freelancers. To a large extent, working as a freelancer protects translators from age discrimination. However, by the way, they perform and carry out…

Closing the gap: translation and crisis management

In the past few months, the world is fighting a major crisis and everyone is trying to fit into this new reality. We are not going to address the crisis…

Overcoming home office challenges: project management

Project managers are key players in helping companies pursue their ventures in such unstable times business-wise. They are the people responsible for planning, executing, and closing projects. They manage not…

LSPs, B2B, PMs & TMS: What language is this?

Intrigued already? Now let’s translate our headline into proper English… When you dig into the Translation Industry, there are two types of companies: One that operates and works with End-clients…

Is Vietnamese Machine translation achievable?

Currently, Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, which inevitably adds it to the list of top countries in the business sphere, where big companies might want…

About Chinese Fonts

When it comes to Chinese language, we don’t need to quote numbers and statistics to convince someone that it’s one of the most widely used languages in the world. Everyone…

How can you choose Thai Font for your business?

Thai is known for being a complex and socially sensitive language, with its tones and layers of honorifications. When it comes to written language, many Thai-learners find it quite challenging…

Ever wondered which Japanese fonts you should use?

Japanese language is a fascinating topic, and inspired by our Japanese week we decided to keep things going and provide you with some practical information regarding it. One of the…

The Essentials of a Quote

We’ve all asked about offers for various services in our daily routine. A situation that nobody is a fan of is when an offer is either delayed or not understandable…

Artificial Intelligence & Sanskrit – is it the lingua franca of ancient and modern?

Today we`re going to dive in deep in the meaning and importance of a particular ancient language – Sanskrit and why it is considered useful for artificial intelligence (AI). About…

Neural Machine Translation! What about Asian languages?

Neural machine translation (NMT) is the height of the talk for a few years. The industry is abuzz with news on it and there is hardly a company that has…

Project Management: Do tight deadlines enhance or stifle creativity?

Think about Project Management and all the step-by-step processes developed by each company in the translation industry. We follow them on a daily basis and one of the first things…

The importance of using different linguists in Translation, Editing, Proofreading (TEP)

Have you ever wondered why the most used service in translation is not just a one-person work but a 3-step process TEP (translation, editing, proofreading)? We share our experience in…

How does Translation Memory work?

We will take a look at TM and explain to you how it works and its benefits. Ready to learn? What is Translation Memory? A simple way to explain it,…

Can translators be trained?

What does it take to transform a poor or average level Translator into a high-quality one? Is it even possible? We’ll discuss can translators be trained below Having access to…

What is a Translation Mishap?

“Let’s go over real quick what a mishap in the translation process is and how to avoid one” What is a mishap? A mishap in translation is when there’s an…