Translation

A collection of free resources about the latest trends and best practices in the world of translation. Ambitious startups ready to take over the world will find here everything they need to know about translation as they grow and expand internationally.

Translation Service: Understanding the Value of the Human Element

Translation Service: Understanding the Value of the Human Element

Translation Service: Understanding the Value of the Human Element 6435 4290 Sergio Guillén

Evaluating a translation service requires differentiating between translation companies which will merely transcribe data verbatim into a new language and those who will make your product shine in a new context.
On the whole, translation services which rely more heavily on humans than automated techniques provide a better experience for you and your customers.

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How to Find a Quality Provider of Document Translation Services

How to Find a Quality Provider of Document Translation Services

How to Find a Quality Provider of Document Translation Services 7360 4912 Sergio Guillén

Document translation services are core to any localization effort. No matter what you’re localizing, there will be a plethora of different pieces of information that you’ll need to translate to successfully adapt to the external market. Picking the right translation agency can be difficult, however.

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Swedish Translation: Engaging Swedes through Translated Content

Swedish Translation: Engaging Swedes through Translated Content

Swedish Translation: Engaging Swedes through Translated Content 5472 3648 Sergio Guillén

When your company enters the Swedish market, you’ll need to have robust Swedish translation resources on tap to make the most revenues. You’ll need to hire a competent translation company, which is daunting for some enterprises. As it turns out, Swedish translation isn’t nearly as difficult than you may expect at first glance—so long as your company has the right support. 

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How Translation Companies Assure Linguistic Quality in Translation

How Translation Companies Assure Linguistic Quality in L10N

How Translation Companies Assure Linguistic Quality in L10N 3600 2400 Sergio Guillén

Unless you happen to speak two languages, verifying the accuracy of any translated documents can be difficult. Plus, even if you are bilingual, you don’t have time to personally read all localized content before it goes online. Fortunately, the best translation companies will have a variety of quality controls in place.

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Is Agile The Way To A Future-Proof Translation Company

Is Agile the Way to a Future-Proof Translation Company?

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Agile is a method of developing software which has been used successfully for over 17 years. But can it be used to improve translation? As automation continues to change translation services for both providers and clients, the Agile method does show promise at improving accuracy and speed for translated content.

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Legal Translation Services in Global Litigation

Legal Translation Services in Global Litigation

Legal Translation Services in Global Litigation 5184 3456 Sergio Guillén

Your company’s brand is growing globally—and that’s great news. But international growth can also cause an increase in legal issues. Even routine legal matters take on additional complexity when they require translation. Having an agency specialized in legal translation services on your side can prove extremely valuable in the long run.

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Human Translation Outranked by Machine Translation? Not Quite

Human Translation Outranked by Machine Translation? Not Quite

Human Translation Outranked by Machine Translation? Not Quite 7360 4912 Sergio Guillén

Machine translation is more accurate than ever before, and the future of MT looks bright. But human translators have benefits which machines simply can’t match. While the debate over the efficiency of man compared to machine can be fascinating, machines probably have a while to go before reaching human parity.

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Machine Translation: How to Implement it Successfully

Machine Translation: How to Implement it Successfully

Machine Translation: How to Implement it Successfully 3968 2976 Sergio Guillén

Translation is becoming increasingly automated. Machine translation (MT) allows for startups of practically any size to easily translate documents. But MT isn’t as simple as copying and pasting a document into a translation window—the human touch is needed to deliver the best results.

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How to Choose the Best Translation Agency for Your Startup

How to Choose the Best Translation Agency for Your Startup

How to Choose the Best Translation Agency for Your Startup 6044 4032 Sergio Guillén

Technology has made translation easier than ever before. But automated machine translations lack the nuance and cultural understanding startups require to be successful internationally. Finding skilled human translators isn’t difficult, but the difference in quality between translation agencies can be vast.

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Italian Translation and the Art of Doing Business in Italy

Italian Translation and the Art of Doing Business in Italy

Italian Translation and the Art of Doing Business in Italy 5621 3747 Sergio Guillén

It’s okay to look like a tourist when you’re visiting Paris or Prague for the first time, but it won’t work in the online business market and can harm your brand image and company profits. Doing business in Italy is no exception. To accomplish this, you’ll need to connect with the locals and speak their language.

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