RE: How do you ensure the quality of translations?

Subject: RE: How do you ensure the quality of translations?
From: "Sarah Blake" <Sarah -dot- Blake -at- microfocus -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 17:11:01 +0100

> Does anyone have any tips on how to verify the quality of a translated
> document? How do you *know* that the work you get is good, especially
if
> you cannot read the translation?

Is there anyone in your company who can read the language, and is
willing to do a sanity check? Perhaps a support engineer for the
country where the language is spoken? Most translation companies
include in the translation cycle time for the translation to be checked
by the client.

S.
Senior Technical Author
Micro Focus
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References:
How do you ensure the quality of translations?: From: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)

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