XTRF – the power of built-in

We have attended several events this summer and spoke to a lot of people about their businesses, their work and the industry in general. There were several surprises and “wow” moments that we experienced, but there’s probably one that struck me most.

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How to be a Superhero Vendor Manager?

Imagine you receive a new translation request, into your company’s local language. Who would you assign this project to? Write the name of the translator that you would contact first.

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Goals, KPIs and Reporting

“Why do I have to report these particular metrics to my Director? I have no need for KPIs”. I’ve heard this so many times in all the companies where I’ve worked, and I continue to come across similar situations in numerous other businesses. People are often frustrated by the necessity of submitting reports to their superiors, and they feel that calculating KPIs is a loss of time. Their time.

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XTRF Implementation Explained

Buying a new Translation Management System is a revolution. No matter if you are familiar with similar systems or not, it is always a huge change for every translation agency. After all, this new piece of software is going to become your central and probably most important tool to run your business. This is exactly why we at XTRF pay so much attention to its successful implementation.

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Lesson five: ISO 17100 certification with TMS assistance

The ISO 17100 standard is an international standard covering translation services. It constitutes the next step after the EN 15038 standard published in 2006 developing the rules and good practices of rendering linguistic services.

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Brace Yourself, GDPR Is Coming!

Recently, there's been a lot of talk about GDPR among entrepreneurs who do business in the EU. The regulation has raised many fears and questions due to its significant effect on personal data processing procedures and restrictions. XTRF can help you address the upcoming changes.

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Lesson four: How to Deal With Resistance to the Advanced Features of a TMS?

Modern Translation Management Systems (TMS) offer a lot of advanced functionality. Workflow automation is a very good example.

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How to Make Money With XTRF?

If you ever had doubts how implementing XTRF can help you earn more, this video is for you.

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Don’t hesitate… Integrate!

It’s hard to imagine a translation agency nowadays that doesn’t use at least one CAT tool. It goes without saying how they help businesses reduce costs or improve the quality and consistency of translated text.

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Shaping Your Product by Listening to Your Customer Needs, PART II

Two weeks ago one of our customers shared a beautiful business reports he created using Google Data Studio.

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