The different stages of translation project management

Translation project management is a complex task that requires careful attention to detail. It involves coordinating all stages of the translation process, from the initial planning stage through to final delivery of the translation and beyond, while ensuring proper administrative and relational follow-up. What are the stages of good project management?

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Translation methodology

Clients of language services are always looking for the best translation for the best price. This is only natural. In the absence of any way of judging the linguistic qualities of the service provider, one of the ways of differentiating between offers is the translation process. Agencies often highlight their methodology, backed up by ISO standards. However, they all end up looking the same, precisely because of these standards. Things are a little more complex, however, when you look not at an agency, but at the translator himself. While there are as many translations as there are translators, each one also has its own method, and very few describe it. Here’s the method I use when I’m faced with a new text.

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A translator’s tools

Like all professionals, translators need a range of tools to carry out their work, from the most generic to the highly specific. While not all translators work in the same way, there are a number of points in common from one professional to another. However, many of the essential tools are not generally known to the general public. Here is a selection of the tools most commonly used in our industry:

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A promising and challenging year 2020!

First of all, I’d like to wish you an excellent 2020! May it be full of projects, full of texts and full of new challenges! Speaking of challenges, rather than looking back over the past few years, this is a good time to look to the future and draw up a list of the major trends that await us in the language industry in 2020!

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