Animal speech, or an attempt at an interspecies translation

It’s almost unbelievable how many foreign languages we can translate. Even for the most exotic language combinations, it is usually possible to find someone who understands and can even translate the foreign languages. Geographic distances in the modern world mean nothing, and people are able to communicate with one another as if they grew up in the same village.

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We are strengthening vendor management

There is one thing that we are truly proud of here at České překlady, something that our clients are probably not aware of:  our relationship with our suppliers.   From the very beginning, when our team of translators was composed of friends, acquaintances and former classmates, up to today’s extensive database with people from the Americas […]

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An inspirational evening with digital storyteller Michelle Losekoot

The České překlady sales team, well-coordinated and excited about the phenomenon of viral advertising, attended the seminar of digital storyteller Michelle Losekoot on the subject of content marketing, creative writing and community management. We are grateful to Michelle for a great deal of inspiration, enthusiasm and perfect dedication to modern communication.   During the seminar, […]

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Conference ↔ Networking

The concept of NETWORKING involves the ability to create relationships between people, to exchange information and to maintain personal contacts that lead to the formation of a network of links. From a career perspective, networking can be understood as creating contacts with people in order to get personal recommendations, advice, information, support and new energy. Another […]

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The newest member of the team is by no means a novice in the field of translation, interpreting and localisation

Foreign languages ​​have always fascinated me… and I have great respect for the work of those with a good command of a foreign language, who use it in their profession and, moreover, specialise in a specific field for translating and interpreting. Because of my desire to work in this environment, my first steps after graduating […]

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ELIA digs deeper, or the hard work of project management under the microscope

They are the front line. They are the face of our companies, but they do all the hard work that often goes unnoticed. They are the most important pillars that we as sales managers rely on. Who are we talking about? About our colleagues (don’t worry, Petr, we haven’t forgotten about you) from project management. […]

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MTPE, or what we as a language service provider can expect

Thanks to continuous improvements in the quality of machine translation (MT), especially after the introduction of ‘neural’ machine translation, we as a supplier of language services are increasingly receiving orders, especially from foreign clients, for the proofreading of unmodified machine translations (in the terminology of project managers ‘MTPE’, or the post-editing of machine translations). Let’s […]

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The weirdest Christmas traditions from around the world

It’s that time of year again where we’re wrapping things up and looking forward to a few days off with friends and family. So to celebrate all things Christmas, we’re going to take a look at some of the strangest Christmas traditions from around the world. The Christmas Log in Spain Once a year the […]

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How we learned in Prague to take care of project managers at the largest conference focused on translation agency project management

Last week, Prague hosted Focus on Project Management event organised by the European Language Industry Association (ELIA). As proud members of ELIA and equally proud citizens of Prague ;), we naturally had to attend, moreover as a local partner. The conference was focused on project management. And there is no doubt that project managers are […]

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Project managers: the faces and backbones of our business

There’s a lot that goes into translation. We often hear about translators, but unless we’re really in the business of ordering translations. we don’t hear about the translation project managers behind the scenes. But it’s time for that to change! Translation project managers do one of the most important jobs in the industry. And as […]

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