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Translation services 101: How to create a grade-A glossary

School may be out for the summer in the United States, Ireland and elsewhere, but here at the Sajan blog, school is always in session. *groans* Now, now. It’s not like that. We won’t bore you with tedious lectures or … Continue reading

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Don’t let your translation quality slip: 4 high-risk scenarios to avoid

It pays to do everything possible to ensure a smooth translation process. After all, why expose yourself to liabilities when you don’t have to? We’re all about helping you with this—which is why we always strive for an ideal translation … Continue reading

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Got quality hang ups with language translation? Banish them with in-country reviews

You work hard to produce high-quality source content. So when you send it off for translation, you want to make sure that the translated version still speaks your brand’s unique voice—only in another language. Most importantly, you also want to … Continue reading

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Language services: Is there a better way to track and measure translation quality?

As your company grows and expands across the globe, your language and content needs are also evolving. From video to social media to product documentation—you’ve got a lot of multilingual content to keep up with (in multiple languages). Naturally, you … Continue reading

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Less-common languages on the rise: Can your translation program keep up?

If your global brand is looking to expand its international footprint—and boost sales—a recent trend in online communication warrants some serious attention. Industry research firm Common Sense Advisory reports a recent spike in global brands using lesser-known and indigenous languages … Continue reading

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When translation quality saves lives: Talking quality process and partnership with Endologix

High translation quality levels are always important, but in the life sciences industry it’s crucial—literally life and death in many cases. When a seemingly minor translation slipup can put patients at risk, it’s vital that translations are always correct. We … 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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A translation quality disconnect: When linguists and reviewers disagree

Your translation project is ready to be reviewed by your internal reviewers. They take a peek at the content and to your surprise they come back saying that it’s not up to snuff—calling it poor quality with no further explanation. … Continue reading

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Machine translation: Will my quality level take a hit?

When most people think of machine translation, they commonly picture a free online instant translation tool such as Babelfish. You enter a phrase, select a target language and click a button . . . then, voilà, a translation appears—but it … Continue reading

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Crucial ingredients for translation quality: The translate-edit-proof steps

Getting a high-quality translation is a lot like following a recipe. Really, it is. Think about it. You have a variety of factors—from qualified linguists to style guides and glossaries to final reviews and more—that all come together in just … Continue reading

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