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

When XTRF was still in its infancy, “we knew better” what needed to be done. It’s an attitude shared by almost any startup company.

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When You’re “too Busy” to Work on Your Business

We all face situations when a need, desire or feeling is met with hesitation. Need to optimize processes to maintain a competitive advantage? YES! Desire to increase your project margins? YES! Feel you could win new clients or grow your business...

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Lesson three: How to Get Creative With Your TMS?

A sophisticated Translation Management System is able to generate many different reports. We already discussed the report on the total value of projects started in a previous lesson.

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The <em>Real</em> Value of Automation

Automation is a very hot topic these days. Individuals and whole companies feel that they need to automate. With less and less time, automation is one of the main reasons...

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