Hi everyone, take a look at the latest blog entry on Simply CSOFT for an informative overview of the localization industry, past to present and beyond. Michael Anobile discusses his experiences and views regarding the development of localization and where it might be headed. Read about it on Simply CSOFT!
Hey everyone! Stop by the blog to get a basic lowdown on CAT tools, or computer-assisted translation tools. Learn more about their basic functionality and translator responses to them in this brief discussion of their advantages and shortcomings. Have a comment? Feel free to leave your thoughts in the provided section!
Hi guys! In today’s blog, Matt Arney talks about the disconnect between what translation buyers need and what localization vendors are selling. This can easily be bridged if LSPs would just embrace the new ideas and technologies that are emerging within the localization and translation services industries. Check it out now to read more about simplifying processes and what CSOFT can offer you so you can emerge with more.
When we plan a vacation or business trip, we tend to think only of our final destination and cost. Depending on the distance to be traveled and our comfort in knowing we can drive ourselves there, we may opt to hire a professional to “do the driving” for us. Translation projects are really no different.
After having discussed the what’s and how’s behind streamlining the translation review process, in part three of Translation Review Week we delve into the who’s. Namely, we discuss the characteristics that you should look for when recruiting reviewers, whether you employ an in-house or third-party method of translation review.
It’s Translation Review Week here at CSOFT, so every day on Simply CSOFT we’re going to individually address a selection of review-related pitfalls, offering up helpful suggestions on the way. Today’s entry is about clarifying the purpose behind each of your document types and, from there, developing specific translation review practices around those types. Communicating these requirements with your LSP is also not a bad idea….
What has happened to good service in America? In this blog entry, Matt Arney delves into the terrible state of American customer service versus the stellar customer service in Japan. He then opens up the doors for a discussion about what makes for good customer service in the localization industry. Stop on by and let us know what good customer service means to you!
It’s a well-known fact that the third-party review and validation process in our industry is broken. Translations are either completely overlooked, the wrong person is forced to do the job, or third-party organizations are paid to find problems — which they inevitably will, whether the problems exist or not. There is a solution, though. Find out how ReviewIT, the localization industry’s first web-based, collaborative translation review and annotation platform, will change your life.