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Website Translation: Reviewing Source Files and CMS Workflows

April 08, 2013 Comments

They say a project is either won or lost in the scoping and planning phase or before it ever begins. I could not agree more. As with any website translation project, planning and project management are critical! Each step in the process involves several key professionals with specific domain expe...

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Website Translation
Tags:
Website Translation, Translation Process
Website Translation Quality Assurance and Client Review Process

March 21, 2013 Comments

Quality Assurance (QA) and Review and Approve (R&A) are two fundamental and ongoing tasks which are conducted for the duration of any website translation project. From the beginning of any website translation project, you want a documented quality assurance process and opportunities for review and a...

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Website Translation
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Website Translation, Quality Assurance, Translation Process
Website Translation: 14 Steps to an effective worldwide website!

February 27, 2013 Comments

In this upcoming 5 part blog series, we will discuss the 14 steps you should see in most website translation projects. We will detail the team members you will need and the tasks to be completed. Also, we will emphasize the need for quality assurance in each step, and the importance of review and ap...

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Category:
Website Translation
Tags:
Website Translation, International Marketing, Translation Process
Insights into Google Translate and Machine Translation

April 30, 2012 Comments

The following is a basic primer on Google Translate and machine translation. It is intended primarily for those who are learning about language translation and localization related issues, and how these functions affect business and daily life. By no means is it intended to provide a complete, in-de...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Translation Tools, localization services, workflow, translation process
Basic Insights into Language Globalization

April 23, 2012 Comments

In the global information processing space, Globalization (G11n) can best be thought of as a process that includes several important and related procedures. To globalize is to plan the design, development, and business elements for a product or content in advance with a multicultural and multilingua...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Translation Tools, localization, globalization, workflow, translation process
Tools to Reduce Language Translation Services Costs

January 06, 2012 2 Comments

Every language translation services agency provides some type of custom tools or solutions to differentiate itself from other vendors. Globalization Partners International (GPI) has spent several years developing and refining a Globalization Project Management Suite® (GPMS) and a robust Globalizatio...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Translation Tools, localization services, translation services, translation workflow, translation process, translation project management
Preparing Source Files for Language Translation

September 05, 2011 Comments

In several previous blogs, GPI has frequently referred to “source language” files or “source files.” For clients new to language translation services, the biggest surprise may be the number of source files that can be required for a complex project, e.g. an extensive website localization project. Bu...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Source files, document translation, website translation, software translation, localization services, translation services, website localization, translation process, translation method
Linguistic Quality Assurance: Essential for Successful Language Translation

August 31, 2011 Comments

If you have explored many language translation services blogs, or if you have had a Quote done for a translation project, no doubt you have seen the term “LQA” (Linguistic Quality Assurance). Some clients who are new to language translation and localization don’t understand what this service is. Som...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Project management, LQA, Linguistic Quality Assurance, Translation Editing and Proofing, translation process, translation services, localization process

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