Re: Outsourcing translations versus in-house?

Subject: Re: Outsourcing translations versus in-house?
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: ryan -dot- minaker -at- ca -dot- pwc -dot- com
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2012 11:44:48 -0500

Questions for you before answering your question:

How do you manage translations in-house? Do you have dedicated people for
it? Do they use CAT tools to manage iterative translations and leverage
what they've already translated? Do you have a workflow in place, and are
they able to keep up with demand for their language services?


On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 8:19 AM, <ryan -dot- minaker -at- ca -dot- pwc -dot- com> wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> Just curious -- does anyone on the list outsource translations versus
> having in-house translators? Or have you recently transitioned from one to
> the other? If so, can you recommend some companies that I should look into
> and/or share some thoughts or experiences?
>
> We do all our translations in-house now, but I'm trying to put together
> some numbers (cost, turn around time etc) on the benefit (if any) on
> moving to outsourcing. By looking strictly at the cost, the outsourcing is
> looking like it's far cheaper, but I'm sure there is always some caveat...
>
> I guess I should mention that I'm translating from English to French
> (Canadian - if this matters).
>
> Thanks!
>
> Ryan
>
>
>
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