Is Working Remotely Your New Normal?

With XTRF, managing your translation and localization business remotely is no different than working in the office. Remote access for customers, vendors, project managers, and employees is easy with our cloud-based platform.

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Make Money on Every Client

As a business owner you want to make money from every client you work with. Yet quite often, that is not the case. Let me suggest a systematic approach to resolving this issue.

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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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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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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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Translation Businesses: How to Respond to Price Pressure

You have likely considered that although you closed many projects and done a tremendous amount of work, the financial results did not reflect the amount of effort you exerted. It is easy to get bogged down with projects that do not bring a satisfactory return relative to the work involved.

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7 Ways for Project Managers to Nurture Relationships with Vendors

We all know that business is about relationships: between producers and consumers, between owners and workers, between office co-workers, departments, delivery guys and cafeteria staff. But the translation industry relies on a specific type of relationship since translation itself is as much art as it is a science.

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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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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 Best Year Ever for XTRF!

As we approach winter and Christmastime, it’s the perfect time for a summary of our yearly achievements. It was a very intensive, and at the same time, the best year ever for XTRF! We worked on a number of internal initiatives, developments and made overall progress in all the departments of our almost 70-people organization.

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