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thebigword Takes the Complexity out of Translation

thebigword, one of the world’s largest technology-enabled translation and interpreting companies, has developed an innovative online tool within its new website to make it easier for everyone to get started with their translation projects.

Solution Designer takes the user through a series of guided steps and quick questions to establish their translation project requirements.

Solution Designer uses this intelligence to deliver a ”Personalized Project Workflow” breaking down the translation project into manageable steps and giving users the information needed to move their project forward quickly and easily. Solution Designer also provides recommendations for value-added services, such as utilizing a translation memory to speed up the translation process, adding real value to their translation project overall.

Kenny Sendel, Group Chief Technical Officer for thebigword, says, “We want to help those who are ‘new to translations’ understand the options available to them so they can make informed decisions regarding their translation projects. Solution Designer quickly gets to the heart of their requirements to deliver a personalized project plan from which they have the ideal starting point to localize their materials effectively.”

thebigword is a global technology-enabled language service provider that provides translation (written word) and interpreting (spoken word) services for a wide range of public-sector and private-sector clients. thebigword employs nearly 500 people based in 12 offices in nine countries, working with more than 10,000 linguists worldwide. Every month, it interprets around 2.5 million minutes of speech in 235 languages over the telephone, and its linguists carry out 14,500 face-to-face interpreting appointments. thebigword translates 35 million words a month in and out of more than 400 languages.


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