CAT Tool and XTRF integration – Helping you improve efficiencies

As your organization gets larger and the amount of work grows, you will eventually start looking for tools to help your business. A CAT Tool is typically the first purchase a business owner makes, and a Translation Project Management System comes second. Can the two co-exist or does one replace the other? Is there an overlap of functionalities or are they supplemental to each other? These are the questions we will address.

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The Marketing Automation<br> We’re Just Not Ready for

At XTRF, we’re a small company. We’re so small, that when a client asks how big we are, we have to spell it out for them. Instead of sixty, what is typically heard is sixteen, so we have to say six-zero. Anyway, we’re small. And, like in every small company, if you can’t work harder, you have to work smarter. That’s why automation runs in our blood. It can be seen in our product, but also in our day-to-day work.

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The Future of Translation: the Coexistence of Machines and Humans

We’ve all seen lately what a huge leap forward machine-generated translation has made. Who among us did not ridicule Google Translate’s quality 10 years ago? Yet, progress has been steadily made by developers, and in 2018 it delivers widely acceptable translations by means of what is called “next-generation Neural translation technology.”

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XTRF Reporting with Google SpreadSheets

Combining data from different systems, their convenient and easy presentation, and enabling cooperation between multiple users are the key features of any good reporting system. And since all of them are supported by both XTRF and Google SpreadSheets, we struck upon the idea that the combination of these two tools would make reporting yet easier, more enjoyable, and even more effective.

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Crafting User Experience for Enterprise Products

Products and services. Content and form. Everything we perceive can elicit our reaction — emotional or behavioral. Depending on what we experience, we may like or dislike the source, desire or avoid it. People use software products or services to achieve a goal or complete a task — not only for the sake of using them. Hence, any product should help the user and assist him throughout. The reason why products exist is that they can simplify our life or work.

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Be secure – use HTTPS

While several years ago the term “encryption” was mostly related to banking and other high-security enterprises, recently there is an urgency to modernise the Internet to be encrypted by default. It is no longer a fancy and expensive addition to a website, you should take up this trend and get rid of insecure legacy systems.

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The Engineering behind XTRF

If you’ve ever wondered how XTRF builds its flagship system, you are in just the right place to learn about it. Whether the questions you had were about the technology, the process, or the staff, they all will be addressed here.

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Why XTRF Trusted the PostgreSQL Database And Stays Database Monogamous

Almost every IT system uses data. To be conveniently accessed from an application, it is stored in data repositories. The most popular types are file systems and databases. The type of repository is chosen at an early stage of system creation and strongly depends on the planned functionality of the system.

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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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Can AI Be Used to Foster Translation Project Management?

Over 80% of translation agencies are struggling to keep project margins. They serve more small projects, more language combinations, different file formats while keeping even tighter deadlines with a lower budget per unit.

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