A lesson by Hannah Leske.
Rotary International has been uniting businesses and leaders to advance global goodwill and peace since its formation well over a century ago in 1905. With more than 35,000 member clubs and 1.2 million members, Rotary International is a global network of people who believe in the shared responsibility to create change and take action on humanitarian issues.
Current priority projects include fighting disease, providing clean water, saving mothers and children, supporting education, and growing local economies (Source: Rotary International). Short-term fixes are not enough — Rotary International focuses on creating lasting change with long-term solutions.
Nimdzi spoke to Patrick Nunes, who oversees the Global Communication and Design team at Rotary International, about the organization’s localization program and its role in furthering Rotary International’s global vision.
A recently rebranded team that is increasingly involved in content creation and decision-making
10/10 partnership with a carefully selected external partner
A young TMS partner that embraces a close partnership and has grown alongside Rotary International’s localization team
A forward-thinking approach to translation, with some volunteer translators who act proactively, taking responsibility for languages outside the scope of the localization team
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Evaluating and migrating between translation management systems (TMS) is a lot of work and there are always reasons not to do it. It might be the fear of moving away from a familiar TMS, even if it isn’t fit for purpose, the impact on other teams and external stakeholders, or the prospect of the time, technical work, and costs involved. The number of TMS solutions on the market can also make the decision far from simple and straightforward.
Using high-precision and high-performance QA tools not only helps improve the quality of a text but can also speed up the turnaround time of localization projects, and can in turn lead to cost savings.
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