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 Provider)

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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What an event it was!

We’re still reminiscing XTRF Summit, although it’s already over. It was a challenge to organize such a conference for the first time in our company’s history. Our clients have always been encouraging us to organize an event where the clients, partners, and the XTRF team could meet. Encouraged by them, we started planning the Summit.

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How can translation companies benefit from XTRF?

This podcast was really special! Our XTRF client, Gaëtan Chrétiennot, founder and CEO of Six Continents, a progressive translation agency based in France in an interview with Andrzej Nedoma, the CEO of XTRF Management System, shared the story of his translation company and his experience with XTRF.

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How to Use Technology to Motivate and Reward in‑house Teams

We are happy to share with you a case study that we recently received from one of our clients. We believe this might serve as an inspiration for the wider public. Enjoy reading this and don’t hesitate to contact us with your own success stories or questions.

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25 Business Years in a Translation Office

Jurek’s opinions spring from his wealth of experience that includes 50 years as a translator/editor, 25 years managing a translation agency, 20 years participating in ISO certification procedures and 10 years developing and using the XTRF TMS. The webinar shows the (r)evolutionary changes the localization industry has already undergone, what’s happening now, and what the future brings.

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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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Priorities – how to determine them and how to manage your time properly

One day a few years back I sat down, frustrated. And I thought to myself: even though I’m involved in personal and team productivity, and I already use quite a few good techniques and habits and organize myself well, things just don’t progress at the tempo I would wish.

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