Category Archive: “Tools and Technology”

Top tips on handling specialist terminology in translations

Does your company have its own specialist terminology that it uses in written communications, such as technical terms, acronyms and abbreviations? From legal and medical to technical, finance and manufacturing, each and every business sector or industry imaginable makes use of its own specialist terminology. What’s more, individual companies within these sectors will also have

Read more »

The Importance of Translation Memory Software

How do you ensure quality and consistency across all your translations? Whether you need translations for a variety of channels (websites, brochures, emails etc.), technical manuals or specifications that are regularly updated or seasonal marketing campaigns, you will want your translations to be consistent; with the same terminology, phrasing and definitions across all communications. Translation

Read more »

10 Global Social Networks You May Never Have Heard Of

The advent of social networks, over the past decade, have given rise to a huge number of new promotional channels, many of which offer great reward for minimal financial outlay. However, because of the dominance of global giants like Facebook and Twitter, it can sometimes be hard to appreciate the bigger social networking picture.

Read more »

What happens to the data that you put into machine translation

The lure of free machine translations can be strong when working to a tight budget or deadline. The obvious drawback of a poor-quality translation is often overlooked when all you need is to understand the gist of a document, however most users do not consider the technical side of what happens to the data that you put into translation machines.

Read more »