Category Archives: Best Practices For Translation Management

Blog posts sharing secrets to building successful translation processes and tips to ease localization.

How can I create a language translation center in my company?

So you’ve read up on translation centers and all the positive reasons for centralizing your company’s translation efforts in one place. You know that it’s the way to go for your company, and now you’re tasked with making it happen. … Continue reading

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How can a language translation center bring sanity to your localization efforts?

When your company’s business units and divisions pursue language translation in a disjointed, helter-skelter fashion, it puts unnecessary strain on globalization efforts. Not knowing what anyone else is doing means you’ve got some pretty serious blinders on. It keeps you … Continue reading

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Going global? Don’t leave language translation by the wayside

We come across many articles out there that offer advice on how companies can go global. While they offer a wealth of information on legal requirements, market analysis, finding resources, etc., we notice that more often than not, language translation … Continue reading

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Buying translation services? 5 tips for a regret-free purchase

Per-word rates, technology fees, project management costs, quality processes, vendor management responsibilities . . . when it comes to purchasing translation services, you’ve got a lot to think about. It can be pretty overwhelming. Heck, you may even want to … Continue reading

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How to build a software localization kit: Tips for a bug-free translation process

So you’ve got a stellar piece of software, and you want to release it to the world. But before you do that, you know that you need to adapt it for several markets. Before you get started, you may be … Continue reading

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Partnership, professional translation trends—and other takeaways from Localization World-Dublin

We’re fresh off of attending another exciting Localization World conference—this time in Dublin. And while we’re admittedly a little jet lagged—only a little, though, since our Dublin team members are their usual fresh, energetic selves—we’re enthused about all the great … Continue reading

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Tips for submitting your language translation projects: A handy-dandy checklist

At Sajan we’re all about bringing simplicity to the all-too-often cumbersome task of managing global assets. You’ve probably got a lot of responsibilities on your plate—which is why submitting your language translation projects should be as easy as possible. Projects … Continue reading

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Keeping your translation memory clean, lean and mean: A few options

Without a doubt, translation memory has great potential to save you money on language translation. But what you may not realize is that this investment—like any other—requires some upkeep. You see, its quality level can fade a little over time … Continue reading

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Selling globally without language translation? It may cost you . . .

You might be successfully selling your products outside your home country without translating any of your content. So when you hear others—like *cough, cough* us—say that investing in language translation can increase your global revenue potential, you may be a … Continue reading

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Handling translation services in-house? 4 hurdles that may trip you up

Your global business is off and running—and you’re steadily gaining customers all over the world. But in this race to outperform your competitors and win more international market share, you need high-quality translations. Looking over your options, it may seem … Continue reading

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