Project Management Flexibility is Achievable… When You Have the Right Tool

“A temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service”- this is the definition of project management according to “Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge”. To be on top of this year’s trends, this description should extend to include the phrase “by the flexible Project Manager”.

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Key components of an end-to-end translation process

This software should be one centralized system, and provide you with an automated translation workflow, and a view of the bigger picture.

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5 signs your company desperately needs a translation management system

Weighing up whether you need a translation management system or not? In this post, we cover 5 signs that indicate you desperately need one.

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Using translation management software to streamline production and cut costs

You probably know that Translation Management Software can save you time. But how exactly? And does this apply to both simple and more complex projects? Find out how XTRF uses a holistic approach to analyze your workflow, harness automation to make you more efficient and competitive, and provide easy-to-use portals to reduce emails. Also discover how, as lovers of the agile approach to software development, we can support agile localization workflows.

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Vendor Workload: See Your Vendors’ Remaining Capacity at a Glance

Have you heard about our new XTRF feature - Vendor Workload? Do you want to find out more about how it works and how it can help you in your daily work check out the article.

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Effective Communication With Clients

XTRF Product Owner Bogusław Reich takes us through some of the ways that a translation management system can make your communication with clients easier and your work more professional. Read what he says about quote request forms, the web-based Client Portal, professional-looking document templates and seamless integration with other systems.

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Using Automation to Deal With Small Translation Projects

Dealing with multiple small translation projects often involves a high cost in relation to their value, meaning they’re not great for the bottom line. But by automating key parts of your processes, you can reduce costs and save time all while increasing client satisfaction. That said, successful automation is never implemented overnight.

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The Three Pillars of Adaptive Project Management

Increasing competition and evolving market requirements are making project management in the translation and localization industry ever more difficult. But, by following our three pillars concept, you can help your company meet the challenges of tomorrow and ensure ongoing success. Find out how you can harness processes, resources, and people, for successful and adaptive project management.

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How Customer Churn Made Us Successful

When we started thinking about self-driven implementation back in 2017, we had a lot of ideas about what would work and what wouldn’t. We had based all these ideas on an image we had of potential customers, who (for their own different reasons) would prefer to go down the XTRF Academy path, instead of choosing the individual implementation option.

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Using TMS Technology to improve ROI: How to stop worrying and love automation

The terms “Big Data” and “automation” are now part of the everyday business lexicon. With the increasing amount of data that companies and their staff handle, having a designated TMS to automate the inflow and outflow of information can make staff’s life much easier while at the same time increasing the company’s ROI.

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