Translation 101: How Collaboration is Key for a Successful Translation Project
Mike McDermott

Posted by Mike McDermott

June 24, 2015

Before starting a project, clients often ask one very important question: What can we do on our end to ensure a smooth and successful translation project? While this may seem obvious, the spirit of collaboration between the client and translation team must be strong. Without clear and open lines of communication, projects can be mired with delays and cost overruns.

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Using MadCap Analyzer to Optimize For Translation
Mike McDermott

Posted by Mike McDermott

March 19, 2014

Sending your Flare project out for translation? It should be the goal of your translation partner to produce a translated Flare project that functions the same as your source project. The important take away from this post is that any issues present in your source project will most likely be present in the translated project(s) as well. MadCap Analyzer can help you identify …

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Four Key Factors for Evaluating Translation Vendors
Mike McDermott

Posted by Mike McDermott

February 11, 20145 Comments

Whether you are looking to select a new language services provider or you are planning to evaluate the relationship with your current vendor, it can be difficult to determine where to start. Here are four key factors you should consider: #1: Responsiveness You should hold all of your vendors to a higher standard for responsiveness, but you should certainly expect timely …

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Planning Your Annual Translation Budget: Five Ways to Prepare
Mike McDermott

Posted by Mike McDermott

December 19, 2013

Planning the your annual translation budget can be overwhelming, but it is vital for any docs team, particularly if you can demonstrate short and long-term cost savings. The but the following five steps will help you analyze, anticipate, and make a plan for your translation needs.

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Avtec Chooses MadTranslations Service to Deliver Localized Software and Documentation
Jennifer White

Posted by Jennifer White

November 20, 2013

MadTranslations is proud to welcome a long-time MadCap Software customer -- Avtec -- as the latest company to select the division to translate its online Help, product documentation, software user interfaces (UIs) and more.

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