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The Human Touch in Translation: Beyond Technology

Previously, we discussed the Translation Technology Trends in 2024, driven by revolutionary advancements in translation tools, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML). As demand for precise cross-cultural communication grows, professionals must adapt to stay ahead and meet evolving client needs. However, in the translation field, it’s essential to pause and reflect on the human […]

Navigating 2024: Your Comprehensive Guide to Translation Technology Trends

In the rapidly evolving landscape of translation, 2024 is witnessing groundbreaking advancements that are reshaping the industry’s dynamics. At the forefront of these changes are revolutionary developments in translation tools, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML). As the demand for fast and accurate cross-cultural communication continues to rise, professionals in the translation industry must […]

A Guide to Streamlining Project Success Together

Wondering how to ensure your translation projects not only meet the highest standards of quality but also respect crucial deadlines? This guide, crafted especially for you, blends practical insights to help you navigate the translation workflow efficiently. 1. Communication: The Fast Track to Clarity Effective communication is the cornerstone of any successful project. Start by […]

The Importance of Accuracy in Technical and Legal Translation

What can an experienced or expert translator bring to the table? Some translators specialize in transcreation or adapting creative content. On the opposite end of the translation spectrum, however, is technical and legal translation. In these fields, accuracy is paramount. Here’s a look at why accuracy is so important in these fields. It Can Have […]

Humour in Translation: How Does It Come Through?

Take a moment to reflect – what makes something funny? Is it timing? Clever word play? Storytelling and context? Relatable references? If you said it was all of the above, you’d be right. What is funny to one person is tied to context, cultural references, and much more. So, how does humour perform in translation, […]

Cultural Sensitivity in Translation: Why It’s a Crucial Part of the Process

What do you need to consider when it comes to translation? Accuracy? Sure. Error-free material that is easy to read? Yep! How about cultural sensitivity? Definitely yes!  Cultural sensitivity means being aware of who you are translating for and how the reader’s cultural norms may differ from yours – and affect the way they interpret […]

Bill 96 (Law 14) in Quebec and Small Business: What Are the Primary Changes?

You’ve likely heard about Bill 96, a change to the Quebec Charter of French Language that was instituted in 2022. Initial regulations took effect in 2022. More changes were rolled out this past year, with more coming. Below is a recap of what these changes are, what’s coming next, and how this affects businesses operating […]

What is Translation Project Management? And Why It Matters

Translation projects can range from relatively simple to not so simple. It’s one thing to translate a one-page brochure from English to French. It’s another to translate a multi-page website into 10 other languages, all with the same deadline. So, how do translation projects run smoothly? Translation project management helps to get your translation project […]

Five Ways to Be a Good Client for Your Translator

Ever wonder what differentiates preferred clients from less-preferred clients? We’ve got a few suggestions to position you on the preferred end of the client spectrum! 1. Give Context. The More, the Better. Help your translator help you by providing them with everything they might need to know and more. This can include any of the […]

Remote Interpretation: How Can It Help My Business?

Remote work and the technology that goes with it are now part of our everyday lives. So it’s only natural that remote options pop up in traditional in-person fields. Enter remote interpretation. First things first: what do interpreters do? Interpreters convert spoken language into another language in near-real time. (Read our blog post about best […]