3 Common Mistakes in Technical Translation & How to Avoid Them

  |  August 15, 2018

Learn how to avoid these common mistakes in technical translation.

Document translation requires a careful and thorough process that goes beyond the basics. Otherwise, you run the risk of mistakes that can lead to inaccurate and/or ineffective translations. This is especially true for technical translation projects. Common translation mistakes can result in serious loss of face in certain cultures, damaging a company’s reputation and standing—not... Read More

Why Machine Translation Loses—and International Translation Services Win

  |  August 8, 2018

International translation services offer multiple benefits over machine translation.

Technology certainly provides valuable assistance in practically every commercial and personal application. We often wonder how we lived without certain technological aids, and cannot function without some. For instance, you’re likely reading this article on some sort of mobile device, like a tablet or cell phone. How do you react when you accidentally leave these... Read More

All About Quality: Making Sense of ISO Certification in Translation

  |  August 1, 2018

ISO certification in translation means quality.

Quality is defined as “a measure of excellence or a state of being free from defects, deficiencies, and significant variations.” This can apply to personnel, processes, customer service, and a host of other factors, including the product or services produced by a business. Measuring, verifying, and even maintaining a high standard of excellence is the... Read More

It’s All About Planning: How to Plan Ahead for Technical Translation

  |  July 18, 2018

Learn how to plan ahead for technical translation.

You can’t just snap your fingers and start a new translation project. Or at least, you shouldn’t! Planning for a technical translation project requires more than meets the eye. Technical translation deals with technical and scientific subjects that usually require source documentation. This can include industrial, manufacturing, medical, engineering, and scientific materials, which require a... Read More