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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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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Everyday Risk Management – Data and Business Continuity

Most people we meet, having little IT experience, think that any IT outage or incident wouldn’t have a major impact on their business. They often believe that doing backups will get them back up and running in no time, but in reality, it’s not enough.

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The Four Stages of Translation Agency Growth: Stage Four – regular Translation Agency

After several years acting as a mini-SLV based at home, my alter ego started noticing the inconveniences of choosing this way of working. The aspects I previously considered as major advantages had lost some of their shine.

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You’re buying it wrong

There’s a lot of sales books out there. Some are even language industry-specific. It seems like everyone knows what makes a good salesperson and what a good sales process should look like. But what about buying? Do you know what’s important when buying technology in the localization industry? Or are you buying it wrong?

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Product Development: Behind the Scenes

Get a behind the scenes peek into the work of XTRF’s development team, in the latest blog post. Better understand the steps involved - from design, development, and testing, through to release. Also find out how they work to maintain and enhance the software, and what their priorities are.

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The Four Stages of Translation Agency Growth. Stage Three – micro-SLV (Single Language Vendor)

The first subcontracted project was an ad hoc decision when several projects’ deadlines coincided. The assigned translator was my first choice, my best choice and my only available choice.

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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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The Four Stages of Translation Agency Growth. Stage One – Freedom

Read about XTRF Co-Founder Jurek Nedoma’s 25-year journey in the language industry, from translating in his evenings, to founding and running a fully-fledged translation agency. Discover how he got there and the lessons he learnt along the way.

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