Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Right translation company – Choice is not easy!

Needless to say, the demand for translation services and hence translation companies is on a rise. With the advent of globalization and the shrinking of geographical borders, exchange between nations – both intellectual and material is rising at a fast pace!

While undermined and underestimated by many, language translation is a professional service that can  only be provided by professionals and not merely by anyone who just ‘knows’ the language.  Providing professional translation services is not a simple task. It is a job of professional translators and professional translation agencies.

Translation is done by professional translators who have a sound knowledge of both source and target languages and (preferably) have a native hold on the target language. For example, in most of the cases, a native translator in French (with the same experience as a non-native translator) would translate with a better quality from English to French.

While searching for a translation company in India that is most suitable for the job, we need to take many factors Into consideration. One of the most important factors is the choice of translators by the agency – their native language; quality policy, confidentiality policy and project management are few other important factors to be considered. The area of expertise of the translator, his/her mother tongue and his/her professional experience in translation play a very important role in decide the right person for the job. The quality policy of an Indian Translation Company is what decides the quality of final translation output. Project management is always an indispensable part of the whole show, as a strong project management only can ensure a smooth flow of work, quality output and timely delivery. In most of the cases, the content shared by the client is confidential, thus a stern quality policy is imperative!

Thus, all the above factors (and may be more, which we shall take up sometime later) play an important role in determining which translation agency India is to be chosen when we are looking for translation services in India