Localization Project Management

 

Project Management

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7 Things to Look For in a Global Translation Agency

7 Things to Look For in a Global Translation Agency

Translating content from one language to another is not always a straightforward process, yet mistakes and misunderstandings are not an option for your business. You need quality — authentically translated content that precisely communicates your desired message and does not offend your target audience. To achieve this goal, you need a translation partner, an agency …

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Translation RFP

How to Create the Right Translation RFP – Step-By-Step Guide

How to align your RFP/RFI with changing market and customer requirements The question on how to align bidding content with changing requirements is one for both the buyer and supplier of localization services. How can the buyer ask the right questions and filter out the best candidates for the job; and how can suppliers stand …

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Translation RFP Pitfalls

Translation RFP Pitfalls & How to Avoid Them

https://youtu.be/89U6fTyYWI0 Conducting a translation request for proposal (RFP) just because it is a mandatory part of company policy is a no-go. The effectiveness of an RFP depends on due diligence preparation. Issuing an RFP “the quick and dirty” way is worse than not conducting one at all. What are the risks? In the Preparation Phase …

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Translation Bidding Process

How to Choose a Translation Bidding Process

https://youtu.be/_Q3BWMdksd0 Defining the most effective Translation Bidding Process and Request for Proposal (RFP) criteria and aligning these with changing company needs and requirements is not always an easy task. There are several reasons why buyer companies engage in a type of request for information regarding services and have included this requirement as part of company …

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localization partner

How to find the localization partner that is right for your business

Listen to this article now: Finding the right localization partner can be a challenge, but is also crucial for your business as it reflects on the quality of your products. But, how can you ensure that you’re buying top quality services when you are not familiar with a language and cannot evaluate the results yourself? …

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Entering a new market 3 tips for smart budget allocation

Entering a new market?
3 tips for smart budget allocation

“It’s very easy to be different but very difficult to be better”, says Jonathan Ive, Chief Design Officer, Apple. And in a global economy and a fully connected world, ‘better’ should know no limits, and it does not. If you’ve built something good, word travels and customers emerge from different corners of the globe. But …

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7 Ways to Successfully Manage International Teams

7 Ways to Successfully Manage International Teams

Listen to this article now:   Geographical barriers are not as relevant as they used to be in the world of business. Thanks to technology, companies are increasingly hiring internationally. This has been more relevant than ever, given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The upside from this transformation is that businesses can hire from …

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Top 5 localization tools

Top 5 localization tools for an internal translation department

Listen to this article now: by Eftychia Tsilikidou, Senior Project Manager at Commit Global Localization is a very broad process that includes various steps, tools, and procedures. It aims to produce a final product that is unique and culturally appropriate for the intended audience. Translation is only one part of this multifaceted process. Other aspects …

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remote work

How perceptions are challenged by a remote work reality

Listen to this article now: Why it is so hard to break-free from the office working setting While 2019 was the year of “climate emergency”, voted as word of the year for 2019 by Oxford Languages, “remote work” does probably already qualify as a fitting successor for 2020. Global Workplace Analytics had forecast upward trends …

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localization-strategy

Localization strategy: a broader approach

Listen to this article now: The idea of going global by being local is a very common one in the localization world. Businesses wanting to expand their activities beyond their geographic borders have to build a customized local presence into the individual locations they want to penetrate to. Although the concept is familiar, there are …

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