27/08/2018
Blog

#WITMonth: Vision of a translator who is passionate about books

There are things in life we never forget. One of them is the first time we receive a brand-new book… when we open it for the […]
10/01/2018

The revision beast and the essential topics for this job

Revision is a key part of the translation process and of the delivery of a quality project to the client. Nonetheless, the text revision process is […]
01/12/2017

Note-taking in consecutive interpreting: too much/too little; how and what to note-take

I’ve always been real crazy about consecutive interpreting, but I realised early in life that it wasn’t for me. Not because I give up easily in […]
02/08/2017
Blog Smartidiom

9 exercises to improve short-term memory while interpreting

Ever since the 19th century, memory has been classified as long-term or short-term. This difference was explored in more depth in 1968, by the Atkinson-Shiffrin memory […]
10/07/2017

How to make your Project Manager’s life a lot easier when they send you a Translation project

Being a Project Manager (PM) can give you its fair share of headaches. Behind a translation that is requested, there is a lot of demanding management […]
03/07/2017

Translation as legal evidence: best practices

We often hear about translators saying they love languages, and that this is why they chose this profession. What we don’t often hear is that translation […]
07/06/2017
Blog Smartidiom

Five essential skills for effective project management

As I started writing this text I realised there are various difficulties when it comes to describing the main subject matter of this article: project management. […]
30/03/2017
Blog

What quality translation is worth

The translation market is associated with a number of myths and prejudices which often make it difficult to achieve the desired results for both the client […]
28/03/2017
Blog

How to speed up the translation process on urgent projects

In technical translation, as in any other kind of job and/or project, we are sometimes faced with the need to meet very tight deadlines for all […]