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Imperial to Metric Conversions Table

Imperial to Metric Conversions Table to help you convert from one unit to another

Translating measurements and converting them from metric to imperial can be tricky! The vast majority of people on our planet use the metric system, and only a little over 10% of people use the Imperial system. But despite this, the Imperial system has not lost its importance, and 10% of the world's population is still quite a lot. So when we translate, data must be expressed in the target country's unit and integrate the country's standards. To help you...

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How can translators prevent carpal tunnel syndrome?

How can translators prevent carpal tunnel syndrome?

Usually, translators work in a warm and cozy office or at home in the warmth and comfort of their homes, but even such a job can sometimes be dangerous. Heavy use of a computer mouse or keyboard, combined with awkward working postures of the hands and wrist, can lead to a repetitive strain injury to the wrists. We created the Healthy Translator Series to help you take care of your health. The first part of the Healthy Translator Series...

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translator's calendar

Get your translator’s calendar for 2021

The translator's calendar is a unique calendar. It was designed specifically for translators to plan your translation projects, meetings, and deadlines. You can download the calendar from the link below, print it out, and hang it on the wall in your office or at home. The most notable special feature of the calendar are fields where you can write how many words you have translated per day. It's an exciting way to keep track of statistics and see the...

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Use this time zone map to be on the same page with your translation clients.

Use this time zone map to be on the same page with your translation clients.

What is a time zone map, and why a translator needs it? Let's answer this question briefly.The idea behind multiple time zones is to divide the world into 24 15-degree slices and set the clocks respectively in each zone. All of your translation clients and foreign colleagues in a given zone set their clocks the same way, and each zone differs from the other by one hour. A time zone map will help you to be in sync with...

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Top 5 Reasons Why Translation Management Is Important

Top 3 Reasons Why Translation Management Is Important

Translation management is the automation of the translation workflow, reducing repetitive and time-consuming manual work. Translation management is usually carried out by software to let you focus on translation business growth, translation, and creative work. A translation management software commonly includes two types of technology: process management to automate workflow and linguistic technology to help the translator. Today we will talk about the translation management system and 5 reasons why it's important. #1 Effective project planning A good translation project manager...

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What's so special about translation project management?

What’s so special about translation project management?

The project manager is the unsung hero of the translation and localization process. Let's take a look at why quality management is a vital component of a successful translation project management and translation agency . Project managers come to the forefront in translation and localization companies since these professionals are not just responsible for building relationships with clients but also are the vital link that connects all the parties involved in the translation process. This includes sales managers, translators, editors,...

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translation project management software

The secret of being a great translation project manager

We continue our series of posts about translation management, project managers, and how translation project management software can transform your workflow in a translation agency. Let us remind you what we talked about in our previous posts:You need a translation management system, and here is why. How does a translation management system simplify workflow? How to be a Translation Project Management Superhero.Today we want to focus on the secret of being a great translation project manager.  A project manager is a key...

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International Translation Day 2021

Happy International Translation Day 2021!

Happy International Translation Day 2021! AIT Software Development Team congratulates you! We appreciate the fantastic work you do every day! We wish you always be healthy, run engaging translation projects, and work with easy-going clients. But there's more from us today... Surprise! Special Gifts from AIT Translator's Calendar Download Imperial to Metric Conversions Table​ Download Time Zone Map Download × While you are downloading the letter, subscribe to our newsletter: For more bonuses, gifts, and discounts! ITD2021 thank you for subscribing !

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Meet brand new AnyCount 2021 with powerful OCR, word count log, and more...

Meet brand new AnyCount 2021 with powerful OCR, word count log, and more…

In the evening of 24 September 2050, you will sit near the cyber fireplace in the cozy smart e-slippers and will tell your grandchildren (or grand grandchildren) a story about 2021 when the world has started to recover from Coronavirus thanks to vaccines and other innovations. Hey, look, your cybercat is making a mess in the kitchen (smart kitchen, of course)! Our team has also recovered from all the turmoil of work during quarantine. We know that many of you...

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translation project manager

How to be a Translation Project Management Superhero

Translation agencies differ significantly in their workflow. Therefore, the duties of a translation project manager may vary from agency to agency. Also, the company's size influences the project manager's responsibilities a lot. In larger companies, some tasks are passed to other specialists, such as sales, accounts, and human resources managers. In comparison, in smaller translation companies, managers perform more duties on their own. Translation project managers not only interact with potential clients, handle their requests and supervise the implementation of...

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