Every language business wants to create the best team but finding ways to build the spirit can often end up with staff members on an away-day paintballing each other, or everyone covered in mud tackling commando-style courses in remote rugged locations. "All that is so last year!" says Inge Rätsep, CEO of Estonian LSP Interlex Media &Translations based in Tallin.
In the 2016 TTC wetranslate completed the acquisition of fellow Association of Translation Companies member, Bedford Translations. “I am pleased to say that, after two years, that it has proved to be a good decision,” says Levent Yildizgoren, CEO of TTC wetranslate. “In fact, our Return On Investment (ROI) has worked better than we had hoped for. But, also worth mentioning, we had been a little pessimistic with our initial calculations.
The venue for T-UPDATE 2019, the annual conference of the European Union of Associations of Translation Companies (EUATC), is to be Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia and will take place 25/26 April and be hosted by Eesti Tõlkebüroode Liit, Association of Estonian Translation Companies (AETC) #TUPDATE19.
Another article on how the language services industry is experiencing a massive transformation and how we need to diversify to survive? Don't yawn, warns Eva Hussain, CEO of Australian LSP Polaron, this is important she assures readers of T-UPDATE.
Preparation of requests for proposal (RFP) is a serious and painstaking task that – when translation is included – may easily become even more complex, writes Zana Cizmin, a director of EUATC Croatian Network member Ciklopea. In this article she shares the advice her firm offers to commissioners of language services and hopes that other LSPs will find it helpful when discussing the complexities of purchasing language services with potential customers, so they may avoid this being a challenge, find a reliable language solution provider and run a successful RFP.