T-update EUATC

09 juli 2018

 
 

T-UPDATE - LANGUAGE INDUSTRY NEWS

 

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LOOKING BACK AND TO THE FUTURE

A lot has happened in the language industry over the last six years, since Rudy Tirry, pictured left, took on the mantle of President of the European Union of Associations of Translation Companies (EUATC). 

Rudy, a Lionbridge veteran and President of the Belgian Quality Translation Association (
BQTA), is preparing to hand over to a successor at the EUATC’s next General Meeting taking place in Budapest at the end of October. When T-UPDATE News caught up with him he was in a reflective mood. 

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CHANGES IN TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS AND LOCALIZATION ARE EVERYWHERE

"What is trending now? We heard some answers at Information Delivery by Apps & Co." reports Trisha Kovacic-Young, President of the Austrian Association of Translation Companies (AATC), one of the co-organisers of the event along with   Hungary's Association of Professional Language Service Providers (Proford), Tekom Austria and Tekom Hungary.

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MANAGING INTERNATIONAL TEAMS

Rumen Stefanov, Marketing Manager, EUATC network member Asian Absoluteshares his top five tips for working with linguists coming from different cultures.

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DIGITALISATION IN TRANSLATING

Digitalisation has an ever-larger impact on translating and is changing companies’ development paradigms and practical operation models. The translation process itself is very technologically demanding – new translation and quality assurance technologies are constantly being developed along with numerous other tools that must be mastered and implemented into the work process in order to meet various customers’ needs and expectations. EUATC Slovenian member, Združenje prevajalskih podjetij (SATC), organised the first ever TransDigit conference with the goal of discussing current relevant translation topics, focusing on digitalisation. The main discussions were centred on quality assurance, marketing, development of technologies and tools, the transformation of the translator’s work process and data security.

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AS BREXIT LOOMS UK MEMBER ATC CALLS FOR ACTION TO BOOST LANGUAGE LEARNING

Action must be taken to make a dramatic improvement in UK language learning – especially German – to help British firms secure post-Brexit trading deals with key European partners, according to the Association of Translation Companies (ATC), says ATC Council member Dan Peachey pictured left.

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ALL ROADS LEAD TO BUDAPEST

You would have thought that, when four of the EUATC's national association members get together, sacrifice their own events in order to create a single brand new language industry conference, that would be a good enough reason to be heading for Meet Central Europe (MCE) taking place in Budapest, October 30/31.

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WHY THE CLOUD CHANGES EVERYTHING
 

Ten years since the global credit crisis, the world has changed immeasurably, says Interprefy AG's Kim Ludvigsen, pictured left. And perhaps in no other area is this change as evident as in technology. As the global economy slipped into the most profound recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s, century-old financial intuitions and industrial hegemons that harvested immeasurable power and wealth were lost into a seemingly bottomless credit sinkhole.


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