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Milica Panić Wednesday, 25 April 2018 in TAUS QE Summit '18

New Era of Quality: Dynamic, Data-driven and Decentralized

Report on the 13th TAUS QE Summit that took place on April 11, 2018 at Microsoft (Dublin, Ireland).

Technologies sometimes evolve at a faster pace than we as humans are able to keep up to. Powered by technology, intelligent platforms, automated workflows and efficient distribution processes, translations easily become invisible and so does the workforce behind it. In an effort to rely on technology to help us do our work and continuously measure and manage its increasing impact on our future, we need to be able to dynamically adjust our requirements, make decisions that are based on data and not opinions and finally, put our trust in the power of distributed, invisible workforces. That also counts for the way we evaluate translation quality.

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Andrew Joscelyne Thursday, 19 April 2018 in Translation '22

Chris Pyne: Continuous Growth and Adaptation

Captains of the Translation Industry Talk About the Single Biggest Thing They've Learnt

TAUS spoke with Chris Pyne, Senior Manager Partner Development at SAP. At the core of the conversation lies this question: ''What is the single biggest lesson that you have learnt about the translation industry?''

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Andrew Joscelyne Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Ivan Smolnikov: The Slow Pace of Fast Change

Captains of the Translation Industry Talk About the Single Biggest Thing They've Learnt

TAUS spoke with Ivan Smolnikov, CEO and founder of Smartcat. At the core of the conversation lies this question: ''What is the single biggest lesson that you have learnt about the translation industry?''

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TAUS Game Changers in Asia: Introducing the Winner

For the past years we have been organizing the TAUS Game Changers Innovation Contests, but always on the west coast of North America. It was time to look towards the East and find out more about the innovations happening in China. Nine companies signed up to join the contest, a majority of them Chinese or China-based. As always, each presenter had 6 minutes only to showcase why their perspective, idea, or technology is the most innovative and game changing. Never before have the presenters been so amazing at finishing their presentation before the 6 minutes were over.

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Anne-Maj van der Meer Tuesday, 03 April 2018 in TAUS Events

Proud Moment: TAUS Director Jaap van der Meer appointed as Honorary Professor of Beijing Culture and Language University

On Wednesday 21 March, 2018, TAUS Director Jaap van der Meer received the title of ‘Honorary Professor’ from the Beijing Language and Culture University for his outstanding achievements in the global translation industry. For this occasion he was invited to give a guest lecture to the students of Translation Studies Faculty of the Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU).

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Anne-Maj van der Meer Tuesday, 03 April 2018 in TAUS Events

What happened at the TAUS Asia Conference 2018?

 

On 22-23 March, 2018, part of the TAUS team was in Beijing for the TAUS Asia Conference. It was the sixth time that TAUS came to China, but we quickly realized that it should actually be an annual event on our calendar. This was the first TAUS conference ever hosted by a university, namely the Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU).

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