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Project Management flexibility is achievable…
when you have the right tool

Project Management flexibility is achievable…
when you have the right tool
1920 1465 Konrad Chmielewski

“A temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service”- this is the definition of project management according to “Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge”. To be on top of this year’s trends, this description should extend to include the phrase “by the flexible Project Manager”.

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Using translation management software to streamline production and cut costs

Using translation management software to streamline production and cut costs 150 150 Konrad Chmielewski

You probably know that Translation Management Software can save you time. But how exactly? And does this apply to both simple and more complex projects? Find out how XTRF uses a holistic approach to analyze your workflow, harness automation to make you more efficient and competitive, and provide easy-to-use portals to reduce emails. Also discover how, as lovers of the agile approach to software development, we can support agile localization workflows.

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CAT Tool and XTRF integration – Helping you improve efficiencies

CAT Tool and XTRF integration – Helping you improve efficiencies 150 150 Konrad Chmielewski

As your organization gets larger and the amount of work grows, you will eventually start looking for tools to help your business. A CAT Tool is typically the first purchase a business owner makes, and a Translation Project Management System comes second. Can the two co-exist or does one replace the other? Is there an overlap of functionalities or are they supplemental to each other? These are the questions we will address.

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The Marketing Automation
We’re Just Not Ready for

The Marketing Automation
We’re Just Not Ready for
150 150 Konrad Chmielewski

At XTRF, we’re a small company. We’re so small, that when a client asks how big we are, we have to spell it out for them. Instead of sixty, what is typically heard is sixteen, so we have to say six-zero. Anyway, we’re small. And, like in every small company, if you can’t work harder, you have to work smarter. That’s why automation runs in our blood. It can be seen in our product, but also in our day-to-day work.

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Top 5 Soft Skills required for Project Managers in the Translation Industry

Top 5 Soft Skills required for Project Managers in the Translation Industry 150 150 Konrad Chmielewski

You’re probably wondering what does a salesperson know about Project Management. Well, now that I have you questioning that – think about what happens after the sale. When my work is done, it’s up to the Project Manager to take over. I have been in this industry for over a decade on both the Language Service Provider side as well as the Technology Service Provider side. There’s actually less difference between the two than one might initially think!

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