Project management is both an art and a science. It requires considerable professionalism and skills. Skills to solve all the unpredictable issues that occur every day. Solving these should be the focus of your work.
Is there any other way of winning a new client, other than by offering the lowest rates? I have spoken with dozens of translation company owners and I often ask them what their main current challenge is. Their answer comes back like a mantra, ”Price pressure!”.
There are two ways of growing business profits: increase sales and reduce costs. A wise reduction of costs is key to improving customer satisfaction, winning customer loyalty and growing your business in the long term.
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 why people are interested in new technologies and systems. At the same time, I often meet clients who wish to automate almost everything.
Project Managers should spend their valuable time on their core responsibilities. Their days should not consist of just shuffling e-mails and files. Your time is precious, so do not waste it on repetitive tasks.
The notion of agile process management has been around for at least fifteen years now, and seems to gain traction just currently in the translation and localization businesses. Usually associated with
Last week, I wrote about ways of addressing price pressure in the translation industry. After receiving a lot of very inspiring feedback, I wanted to address one of the issues