What Happens after a Translation Quote loss?

What Happens after a Translation Quote loss?

Every business deals with proposals that end up in a loss and with us, that proposal may be a translation quote. A loss that happens is an opportunity for us to learn about how we do business. An important first step of any quoting process is trying to figure out...
Translating Conditional Statements in Mail Merge Fields

Translating Conditional Statements in Mail Merge Fields

Sometimes we come across a translation project that requires a different approach than usual and Translating Conditional Statements is one of those projects. Like the one we had recently collaborating with our HR client on a set of Word templates used to communicate...
Added Value with the Translation Preparation Process

Added Value with the Translation Preparation Process

Documents that we receive for translation are rarely optimized for the translation workflow. The goal of a translation preparation process is to add value by eliminating waste further down the process: Translation Process The translation process can be negatively...
When does Global Competence Stick?

When does Global Competence Stick?

We talk a lot about building up Global Competence in the organization, but what does it mean? Does it mean that everyone in the organization needs to know the ins and outs of Global Commerce? Does it mean that everyone is Culturally Sensitive? When does Global...
Translating in Word: Creating a Table of Contents

Translating in Word: Creating a Table of Contents

Before translating a document that contains a lot of chapters, it’s always a good practice to make sure your Table of Contents (TOC) is set up correctly. Table of Contents that are manually created need to be manually updated in translation as well. This can be...
Should you use free web fonts for translated websites?

Should you use free web fonts for translated websites?

Should you go for trendy new free web fonts for translated websites (even though Times New Roman is experiencing a comeback on the web!) or should you go with tried and true when you are choosing a font? Yes, I know the art director in you wants to be consistent with...