When doing business abroad you cannot afford to just focus on your business proposal and ignore the possible impact of a different culture. Italy, like any country in the world, has its own business etiquette and a unique way in which business meetings and negotiations are conducted. Here are a few things to consider if you’re planning on doing business in Italy: Etiquette Italians value good manners and courtesy so when doing business in Italy make sure your conduct is impeccable. Shake hands [...]
When you arrive in Sweden on your business trip, one of the first things you will notice is that the culture is very family-centered. So much so that even on trains and in public buildings you will find toys for children to play with. This is in stark contrast to most of the rest of the world. You will also find the Swedish people to be kind and gentle people, not boisterous and never loud. It’s unlikely you will see a Swedish person [...]
China is home to one of the most complex and oldest civilizations in the world. It’s a very large country and also extremely diverse from one province to another. Business opportunities abound in China today which is why many Western business people find themselves in the enviable position of getting to travel to this country looking to expand their businesses. So, if you’re traveling to China on business, there are a few things unique to the Chinese people that you should be aware [...]
I think we can all agree that German is a difficult language to learn. Maybe that’s why Google returns approximately 16 million results when searching for “translating word documents from German to English”. So, how can you convert a German word document into English and understand what it says without having to spend big money on translation agencies or wait weeks for it to be delivered to you? Systran’s German translator, at your service Translation software has proven to be an efficient and [...]
Did you know that SlideShare gets 5 times more traffic from business owners than Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn? For those of you who haven’t yet heard about SlideShare, also known as “The Quiet Giant of Content Marketing”, it’s a social media site where you can upload presentations and share them with the world. A simple concept that makes it the perfect tool to spread your fame far and wide. Currently, there isn’t so much competition as on the other social platforms. Plus, [...]
The world is shrinking. So, if you’re a business owner you’re probably looking for efficient solutions to promote and sell your products and services internationally. Entering a global market has a lot of perks, including increased revenue for your company. But to reach multilingual audiences, you need to speak their language. According to a survey ran by Common Sense Advisory, more than 70% of costumers said that they would be more likely to buy a product or service with information in their own [...]
How Google Translate's privacy issues can harm translators by compromising confidential information.
The number one question we are often asked is how to translate WORD documents and keep the formatting. With powerful layout features in WORD you can create documents with a lot of formatting but when you need to translate that text, you need the formatting retained. SYSTRAN translation software can translate large Microsoft Word documents with one click translation and keep the layout of the orginal even after the document is translated. Steps to translate a Word Document with Systran After Systran is installed the [...]
How Systran's translation software is saving Ford Motor Company time and money on translating foreign language documents with software.
If you’ve been frustrated with the search for good translation software for the Mac, you’re not alone. With the fast expansion of the internet across the world, the demand for a translation program has increased dramatically. Systran, the world leader in translation software had been planning to produce a Mac compatible translator but due to developing a new translation engine last year, the only Mac translator they had time to release was the Systran Widget translator. Apple included the Systran Widget on every [...]