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  • Decoding Translation Invoices: What Did You Just Pay For?

    Decoding Translation Invoices: What Did You Just Pay For?

    The subtotal sitting at the bottom of your translation invoice masks a much larger story. Some vendors leave very few...

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  • Your Translation Is Ready, But Is The Quality Any Good?

    Your Translation Is Ready, But Is The Quality Any Good?

    Finally. The first welcome email to arrive in your inbox all afternoon. Your translations have returned from the agency and...

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  • Vetting Translation Vendors: 3 Places to Push For Transparency

    Vetting Translation Vendors: 3 Places to Push For Transparency

    The pilot was working on two hours of sleep. It was his first officer’s first transatlantic flight. And despite one...

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  • Know The Translation Type You Need (Before Vendors Tell You)

    Know The Translation Type You Need (Before Vendors Tell You)

    You wouldn’t start a car buying process by walking into a dealership and asking the nearest salesman for a recommendation....

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  • Settle These Debates Early For a Tighter Localization Team

    Settle These Debates Early For a Tighter Localization Team

    Debate is healthy. At its best, it changes minds and inspires progress. And at its worst, it still leaves participants...

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  • How Localization Managers Can Keep The Whole Team Happy

    How Localization Managers Can Keep The Whole Team Happy

    Localization teams can arrive at unhappiness by an infinite number of paths. Most often it’s missed deadlines, quality doubts, or...

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  • Find Your Localization Leader: 4 Traits of Great Candidates

    Find Your Localization Leader: 4 Traits of Great Candidates

    Who handles hiring? Who owns sales? Who leads localization? Although all three functions are intimately tied to business growth, many...

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  • Follow These Keys For a Scalable Translation Strategy

    Follow These Keys For a Scalable Translation Strategy

    “How far behind schedule, exactly?” As your boss’s words crawl across the conference room table, your coworkers swivel their seats...

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  • Want to Reduce Review? Help Your Translators Help You

    Want to Reduce Review? Help Your Translators Help You

    Translation review has earned a reputation as a necessary evil. Necessary in the sense that skipping it would feel like...

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  • 5 Annoying Questions Avoided With Translation Workflow Automation

    5 Annoying Questions Avoided With Translation Workflow Automation

    There may be no such thing as a stupid question, but there are certainly some that drain our patience faster...

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  • Introducing Smartling’s New CAT Tool

    Introducing Smartling’s New CAT Tool

    Smartling engineers obsess over building software that not only empowers users to translate faster, better, and more cost-effectively, but delights...

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  • The Data Deficit Crippling Translation Management (Pt. 3)

    The Data Deficit Crippling Translation Management (Pt. 3)

    You can’t manage what you can’t measure. In this three-part series, we’ll explore the data that’s desperately needed to improve...

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  • The Data Deficit Crippling Translation Management (Pt. 2)

    The Data Deficit Crippling Translation Management (Pt. 2)

    You can’t manage what you can’t measure. In this three-part series, we’ll explore the data that’s desperately needed to improve...

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  • The Data Deficit Crippling Translation Management (Pt. 1)

    The Data Deficit Crippling Translation Management (Pt. 1)

    Most companies feel like their localized content could be produced faster, yet few have the data to make impactful translation management decisions.

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  • Starwood Hotels, Canary Share Translation ROI Tips at LOCALIZE NYC

    Starwood Hotels, Canary Share Translation ROI Tips at LOCALIZE NYC

    Smartling was created to change the conversation around translation, and in 2017 we’ll be bringing that conversation to brand new...

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  • 3 Ways Adding Languages Will Test Your Translation Strategy

    3 Ways Adding Languages Will Test Your Translation Strategy

    The simultaneous sense of joy and relief that comes from launching your first localized website tends to paper over any...

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  • Agile Development Puts Translation Speed to the Test

    Agile Development Puts Translation Speed to the Test

    “Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.” With those 16 words...

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  • Solve Content Sprawl With Smarter Translation Technology

    Solve Content Sprawl With Smarter Translation Technology

    As corporate content sprawls across more teams and tools, smarter translation technology will be required to simplify and accelerate multilingual production.

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  • How Much Content Can Your Translation Process Tolerate?

    How Much Content Can Your Translation Process Tolerate?

    Half of marketers have more digital content than they can effectively manage. That was just one of the concerning conclusions...

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  • LOCALIZE NYC: Jan 25, Lightbox, NYC

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