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Quality – How do you define it?

For many years, the quality of a translation was assessed by linguistic aspects only. Large enterprises maintained internalk language service departments which established themselves as guardians of language. Translations received were dissected linguistically....

Home Office – Our Future?

Everybody is working from home ... Corona causes people to be sent home and work from there. For translators, this has been their day-to-day scenario for many years, since there are fewer and fewer translators working as employees. Most of them do freelance work. But...

Artificial Intelligence

Why do we talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in a blog about translation? The AI was always tightly connected to machine translation (MT). In the beginning, the AI was supposed to mimic human logic. For this purpose, applications were mostly written in special...

The Localization Triangle

Cost vs. Quality vs. Time In the language industry, the quality-cost-time triangle is notorious, but it really is a truism: a higher quality takes more time and cost, lower cost affects quality and/or time, and shorter time requires higher cost and might reduce the...

Foundation in Tough Times

The worst timing … Corona (Covid-19) is in control. The economy is collapsing and we establish a new company! You could think of a better timing, but we did not pick it. Or did we? It is well known that the translation business is subject to heavy short-term and...
Home Office – Our Future?

Home Office – Our Future?

Everybody is working from home ... Corona causes people to be sent home and work from there. For translators, this has been their day-to-day scenario for many years, since there are fewer and fewer translators working as employees. Most of them do freelance work. But...

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Why do we talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in a blog about translation? The AI was always tightly connected to machine translation (MT). In the beginning, the AI was supposed to mimic human logic. For this purpose, applications were mostly written in special...

The Localization Triangle

The Localization Triangle

Cost vs. Quality vs. Time In the language industry, the quality-cost-time triangle is notorious, but it really is a truism: a higher quality takes more time and cost, lower cost affects quality and/or time, and shorter time requires higher cost and might reduce the...

Foundation in Tough Times

Foundation in Tough Times

The worst timing … Corona (Covid-19) is in control. The economy is collapsing and we establish a new company! You could think of a better timing, but we did not pick it. Or did we? It is well known that the translation business is subject to heavy short-term and...