TMS

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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How can translation companies
benefit from XTRF?

How can translation companies
benefit from XTRF?
150 150 XTRF Team

This podcast was really special! Our XTRF client, Gaëtan Chrétiennot, founder and CEO of Six Continents, a progressive translation agency based in France in an interview with Andrzej Nedoma, the CEO of XTRF Management System, shared the story of his translation company and his experience with XTRF.

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7 Ways for Project Managers to Nurture Relationships with Vendors

7 Ways for Project Managers to Nurture Relationships with Vendors 150 150 XTRF Team

We all know that business is about relationships: between producers and consumers, between owners and workers, between office co-workers, departments, delivery guys and cafeteria staff. But the translation industry relies on a specific type of relationship since translation itself is as much art as it is a science.

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Tool up for the future – Language Service Provider market trends for 2019

Tool up for the future – Language Service Provider market trends for 2019 150 150 XTRF Team

Thinking about researching the expected changes in the 2019 LSP market? Don’t fret, we’ve done it for you! Sit back, relax and read about the coming opportunities.

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6 Tips for Translation Agencies to Nurture Relationships With Customers

6 Tips for Translation Agencies to Nurture Relationships With Customers 150 150 XTRF Team

Many things have already been written on the specific aspects of a business relationship with your customers – but let’s focus here on just those specific to the translation and localization industry. Keeping in mind today’s trends for smaller and quicker job requests from your customers, it’s impossible not to think about what influences a good relationship between your translation agency and your customers.

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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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7 reasons why you should be using a Translation Management System

7 reasons why you should be using a Translation Management System 150 150 XTRF Team

A perfect modern translation business is a constantly evolving target. You want to excel in your job, but the pressure is steadily mounting and you feel that you are fighting a losing battle against deadlines, margins, and requirements.

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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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How to choose the best Translation Management System for my company?

How to choose the best Translation Management System for my company? 150 150 Boguslaw Reich

If you are asking yourself the above question, one thing is certain: for some reason the way you currently manage your translation processes doesn’t work for you. Moreover, you think that implementing a Translation Management System (TMS) or replacing the one you currently use with a better one is what you need.

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The Future of Translation: the Coexistence of Machines and Humans

The Future of Translation: the Coexistence of Machines and Humans 150 150 Lukasz Kaleta

We’ve all seen lately what a huge leap forward machine-generated translation has made. Who among us did not ridicule Google Translate’s quality 10 years ago? Yet, progress has been steadily made by developers, and in 2018 it delivers widely acceptable translations by means of what is called “next-generation Neural translation technology.”

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