Translation Confidential

Translation Confidential

Join host Peter Argondizzo and expert guests from around the translation industry to get an inside look at how language translation can benefit your business while bridging the communication gap in today's globalized world.

Episodes

August 12, 2022 26 min

In this episode, Peter and Patrick cover the idea of translation and Human Connection. All too often, people forget the impact of their work. Translation has an incredible impact on people's day to to day lives, from the workplace to schools to hospitals. 

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Join Peter and Patrick as they discuss strategies on how to engage with employees when language is a barrier to engagement. Tools to help eliminate the barriers are telephonic interpretation, written translation, ELL classes, and the most important tool, empathy. 

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Join Peter and Patrick as they discuss the role of Trade Organizations in the language industry. Topics include the most important advantages of being a member, lobbying efforts, price collusion, and trade shows. 

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June 11, 2022 36 min

Join Peter and Patrick as they discuss Argo Translation's recent acquisition of a competitor. Topics include lessons learned during the acquisition phase of the purchase, the motivation behind the acquisition, and the important aspects of the selection process. 

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Join Peter, Patrick, and our special guest Mike Van Norman, Project Manager Team Lead at Argo Translation, for a detailed discussion on how consistency impacts translation. Topics covered include using the same translation team, translation memory, glossaries, and client review. 

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Join Peter, Patrick, and their special guest Saul Arteaga in a discussion about the post-pandemic challenges and opportunities in the Interpretation Industry. The topics covered include advice to interpreters entering the industry today, the challenges facing Saul and his company and the industry, as well as some information on Saul and his company SWITS. 

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April 12, 2022 34 min

Peter and Patrick are joined by special guest Jenny Rieck to discuss ASL and Deaf culture. The discussion starts with a discussion on the Oscar-winning movie CODA and the following topics:

  • What would you suggest to someone who wants to learn ASL?
  • How does someone become an interpreter and have you ever thought about being an interpreter?
  • With technology to allow speech-to-text captioning do you think interpreters will become unnecess...
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    Join Peter and Patrick as they discuss the state of the interpretation market with Kate Accetti, Senior Sales and Marketing Manager for Interprenet. The discussion includes covering how Covid has impacted the industry, some of the new technology impacting the services offered, and the prospects for live events post-Covid. 

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    Join Peter and Patrick and their special guest Nathan Lorum, Director of Marketing at Argo Translation as they continue their discussion about translation and marketing. 

    This episode covers the following topics:

  • Create a plan for the UX of your website
  • How will visitors to your website interact with the other languages?
  • How will you handle regional websites?
  • Will linked documents be translated (e.g. PDF case studies, brochures, manua...
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    Join Peter and Patrick and their special guest, the Director of Marketing at Argo Translation, Nathan Lorum. This episode focuses on the following topics:

  • how to link a business goal to your translation efforts
  • determine what resources you need
  • the importance of long term thinking 
  • This is part one of a two-part series on translation and marketing.  


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    February 15, 2022 30 min

    Join Peter and Patrick as they discuss how companies are looking at the translation of SharePoint content. The topics included in this episode's discussion are the use cases of SharePoint, how the content relates to the translation process, the creation of a connector between SharePoint and a translation memory system, and why SharePoint collaborators should care about process automation for translation.  

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    Join Peter and Patrick as they discuss how to measure the accuracy of your translation projects. Determining translation quality is a very subjective exercise. Learn objective strategies on how to implement a strong client review process and the role the source language plays in the quality of the final translation. 

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    January 21, 2022 30 min

    Peter and Patrick discuss the idea of Inclusion and Language. Translation and interpretation are valuable tools in creating inclusion in the workplace. The discussion includes using language to create inclusion across various business functions like:

  • Human Resources (Policies, training documents and programs, Benefits information)
  • Corporate Communications (Internal knowledgebase, news releases, websites)
  • Marketing (Branding documenta...
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    Peter and Patrick weigh in on the state of the translation industry as we head into 2022. Topics include:

  • Increased reliance on automated workflows
  • The increased role of AI in all aspects of translation
  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • How video and other digital media dominates new growth in the industry 
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    December 13, 2021 25 min

    Peter and Patrick discuss their favorite shows of 2021 by highlighting the key takeaways from the following shows:

  • EP 71 - People Power
  • Ep 60 and 61 - The Argo Way PT 1 and PT2
  • EP 70 - Translation Industry Trends
  • EP 69 - Hard Truths your LSP won't tell you
  • EP 65- WordPress and WPML
  • EP 59 - What makes Translation Difficult

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    November 27, 2021 29 min

    With an ever-increasing focus on Machine Power in the translation world, the true multiplier in this business (and others) is people power. Patrick and Peter discuss the impact a strong team has on an organization's overall health and growth. 

    Topics include:

  • The impact of culture
  • The idea of hiring the best possible people
  • The impact of an economic downturn
  • Training and support from your team
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    Peter and Patrick are joined by Florian Faes, managing director of Slator. Slator is one of the most important news sources in our industry. We discuss positive and negative trends in our industry, the state of conferences in a post-Covid world and the most impactful translation news story in 2021. 

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    Peter and Patrick discuss the hard truths of translation projects. These may be things a buyer does not want to hear, but needs to hear! Find out why translation isn't perfect, why making changes on the fly is draining your budget, and much more!

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    September 27, 2021 29 min

    Peter and Patrick discuss why the formatting (aka DTP or layout) is important. Following some formatting best practices can drive revenue, reduce costs, and improve the translation process. Tune in to learn some best practices about formatting, and how you can never have to worry about formatting again!

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    Peter and Patrick cover some best practices for new buyers of translation, and how to stretch every penny of the budget. They discuss how web traffic and revenue should drive your target markets, why Translation Memory is so important, and some red flags that should be on your radar as a buyer. 

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