How to Optimize Cooperation With Vendors?

It is important to keep your translators highly motivated. It will make them treat your projects as high priority. These 8 key points will help you improve the way you work with your translators. These tips will keep your vendors happy. Then, the projects will be delivered on time at top quality and your customers will be satisfied.

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3 Ways of Dealing With the Translation Market Price Pressure

You completed a whole stack of projects and got through a mountain of work. But at the end of the day the financial results do not reflect your efforts.

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How to Manage Projects With Almost No Effort

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.

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How to Reduce Your Operational Costs in 5 Easy Steps

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.

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5 Simple Ways to Turn Laziness Into a Virtue

Project Management is both an art and a science. It combines strict rules with a whole lot of gut feel in new situations. It can be a very rewarding job.

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Automation Culture

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.

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7 Things You Need to Know for Managing Your Vendors

Translation businesses rely on their vendors. Their work and dedication form the basis of what you deliver to your customers. Great results never come by accident. So if you want to provide the best possible quality service you need to start with the way you manage your vendors.

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The Shocking Truth: Project Management Is Not File Shuffling

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.

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Increasing Profits in Today’s Translation Market – Part I

"You Can't Manage What You Don't Measure" The quote above from Edwards Deming sets the tone to this three-part report dedicated to the challenges of running a profitable translation business in today’s markets. And these challenges are numerous: language service providers have started competing globally while customers’ demand for services has grown without their budgets the following suit.

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The Three Pillars of Adaptive Project Management

Project Management in Translation and Localization businessesis becoming more and more challenging. That is due to a wide range of factors, most of them driven by increasing competition and evolving market requirements. Buyers are asking for a diversified approach to quality, making the “one size fits all” approach unsustainable.

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