Should we or should we not? This is what many organizations are asking themselves today. It is a hard decision for most whilst for others it is an obvious solution to reducing spiraling costs.
When a company identifies a need for documentation to be translated into new languages for both existing and new customers, it is important to ensure it chooses the right translation vendor. To do so, it is necessary to identify options (with associated costs and risks) for meeting current demands, processes for handling future translation requests, and a big-picture strategy for documentation...
A financial crisis occurs whenever changes are encountered including a sudden drop of the exchange rate due to new financial market conditions. The latest financial crisis in the United States has influenced markets across the world, including India, which saw the growth of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) declining.
Is English still the language of business? There is no simple answer to this question, but there is also no doubt that China is investing more and more outside its borders, including the European continent. Companies and governments around the world with no significant economic ties to China in the last decade of the twentieth century are now trading with this giant, some of them heavily. How...
With its enormous workforce, India could be destined to make up for the shortage of qualified technical writers in Europe and North America. However, until today, the Indian market lacks experienced teachers who are able to pass on the practical skills involved in technical documentation. A cooperation between India and Europe could possibly create huge mutual benefits.
Most American schoolchildren are familiar with The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, (Mark Twain, 1876) and, thanks to translators, many students around the world have also read Twain’s classic. In the book’s most famous scene, the protagonist Tom is assigned the task of whitewashing a fence. While his motivation is to avoid work rather than cost, he cleverly manipulates his friends and acquaintances...
Interview with Frank Casale – Outsourcing industry expert Outsourcing has become a solid strategy for organizations looking to improve productivity and reduce costs. Today, companies are no longer asking “should we do this?” but rather, “what region makes the most sense?” Outsourcing Institute’s Frank Casale shares why a successful partnership starts with ‘transformation mindset’ and what...