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Planning a supply chain that involves freelancers


CSA Research, an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "Six Supply Chain Challenges." The report is based on a survey conducted from July through September 2019, with 7,363 translators and interpreters.


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Pivoting between related languages


CSA Research, an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "Using MT to Pivot between Related Languages." The report covers why machine translation (MT) success improves with similarity between source and target, how enterprises can use one locale as a pivot for MT to reach similar target languages or dialects, and which locale combinations are suitable. The information is followed by a set of recommendations.

Annual machine translation surveys


Common Sense Advisory, Inc., an independent market research firm specializing in the language services industry, has issued a call for participation in its annual machine translation surveys.

One survey is for those that purchase machine translation software and/or services. A seperate survey is intended for language service providers and freelancers.

The participation deadline is February 3, 2016.

Annual machine translation surveys


Common Sense Advisory, Inc., an independent market research firm specializing in the language services industry, has issued a call for participation in its annual machine translation surveys.

One survey is for those that purchase machine translation software and/or services. A seperate survey is intended for language service providers and freelancers.

The participation deadline is February 3, 2016.

Dealing with the impact and opportunities of pandemic-related changes


CSA Research, an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "Interpreting in the COVID-19 Business Climate." The report is based on 36 interviews and business updates conducted in March and April 2020 with interpreting-centric language service providers, technology vendors and buy-side organizations. It also references different COVID-19-related surveys that were conducted with enterprises, LSPs and freelancers.

Results of translator and interpreter survey


CSA Research, an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "The State of the Linguist Supply Chain." The report covers methodology and information sources used and presents more than 50 figures and tables with data on linguists' offerings, background and career, clientele, technology usage, income from language services, volunteer work and the evolving future.

How to shift to a data-driven approach


CSA Research, an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "Calculating the ROI of Localization." The report provides a guide to improving the cost-benefit analysis of localization.

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