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Spending precious time redoing your translation agency’s work?

Spending precious time redoing your translation agency’s work?

Preference management can lift that weight off your shoulders When you give work to a translation agency, you expect the finished product to come back perfect. But what happens when the document doesn’t quite live up to your expectations? It’s often you, the person...
Quality translation for better search engine optimization (SEO)

Quality translation for better search engine optimization (SEO)

Ever heard that “the best place to hide a dead body is page two of Google search results?” It is a bit of a morbid joke, but it does speak to a harsh reality: a company’s fate hinges on its online presence. For many people, including potential customers, if a business...
Defining translation quality: How and why

Defining translation quality: How and why

A matter of cost, time and image Quality is no doubt a priority for you when it comes to translation, but would you be able to explain precisely what it means? According to a survey of the translation industry conducted by PwC Canada, clients typically don’t consider...
Why it pays off to visit your language services provider

Why it pays off to visit your language services provider

A crucial step in the procurement process! For most requests for proposals (RFPs), an organization and its prospective language services providers (LSPs) will meet after all bids have been reviewed and the short list has been established. Typically, each LSP will...
Translation costs and the problem with per-word pricing

Translation costs and the problem with per-word pricing

In the translation industry, rates are generally calculated by the word. This unit of measure would appear simple and logical, allowing for easy pricing: all you have to do is multiply the number of words to translate by the established rate, and voilà! But this...
Machine translation and artificial intelligence

Machine translation and artificial intelligence

Versacom presents a series of articles on issues that matter to you! For decades now, the impact of new technologies has been a central concern in the business world. Recently, that impact has taken on an entirely new meaning with the spectacular leaps made in AI and...
Do large translation agencies have their own internal translators?

Do large translation agencies have their own internal translators?

Hiring the right language service provider (LSP) is always key to ensuring consistently high-quality translations, but selecting that provider can be a real challenge. Choosing a very large/multinational LSP that boasts thousands of employees may seem like your safest...
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