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Five facts about the Finnish language

The Finnish language has a reputation for being, shall we say, challenging for foreigners to learn (some would claim impossible). Yet those who defy this reputation and decide to study Finnish

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Scandimix: a language continuum on a label

In 1896, the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen participated in a meeting in Stockholm, where a pan-Scandinavian approach to language was discussed. The meeting was related to a wider movement described as

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STP among top 100 language service providers

The independent market research firm, Common Sense Advisory, lists STP as the 81st largest translation service provider (LSP) in the world. Common Sense Advisory (CSA) has published its annual report on

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Be prepared – translation project management at STP

“Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised at all times.” This famous quote from the American motivational speaker Denis Waitley describes translation project management very succinctly.

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Making the most of Machine Translation

By Raisa McNab, Learning and Development Manager at STP It’s pretty much twenty years I’ve been in this industry, from when I first started a degree in translation, naively thinking I

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It’ll be all right at the end…

By Max Naylor, Translator at STP You’ve heard of cosy hygge (the Danish “art of cosiness”), maybe you’ve come across the Swedish perfectly adequate phenomenon of lagom (“just right”) and perhaps even tough old sisu: Finnish

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5 ways to GDPR it, STP style

By Raisa McNab, Learning and Development Manager The General Data Protection Regulation – can’t live with it, can’t live without it – especially if you work for 420 language service providers (LSPs)

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SlatorCon London in six courses

(Photo: Slator) Effective menu planning is essential for a first-rate party, and the team behind SlatorCon London 2018 did a great job selecting recipes, shopping for ingredients and prepping the dishes

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A Day in the Life of a Translator

Working from home as a translator comes with a few risks: it’s easy to stay glued to your computer, only taking breaks to make more coffee and raid the cupboards for

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6 facts about the Norwegian language

  When learning a new language, it is always useful to get familiar with its origins, history and those little details that make it unique. If you are thinking about learning

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Localisation insights: the Nordic market

Comprising Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and their associated territories, the Nordic countries are geographically located in Northern Europe. Spanning almost 1.2 million square kilometres, the Nordic countries are home to around

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Why I am not attending Elia Networking Days for Executives

I am not attending Elia ND Focus this year merely to engage in two days of high level business talk. I am going to this event in order to refine my leadership

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TECH TIPS – Keyboard shortcuts in CAT tools

This free Tech Tip is part of a series we are offering visitors to our website. Please feel free to browse through the collection at your leisure. While this may sound

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TECH TIPS – Olifant – translation memory tool

This free Tech Tip is part of a series we are offering visitors to our website. Olifant is another free and very useful tool that is solely dedicated to the maintenance

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TECH TIPS – Notepad++

This free Tech Tip is part of a series we are offering visitors to our website. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages and

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TECH TIPS – Browser-based tools

This free Tech Tip is part of a series we are offering visitors to our website. Most modern CAT tools have an online editor that can be used in any web

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Xbench – know its potential

This free Tech Tip is part of a series we are offering visitors to our website. Please feel free to browse through the collection at your leisure. Apart from being a

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STP recognised in top employer awards

Sandberg Translation Partners (STP), has been recognised as a top employer in Adaptive Globalization’s Best Employers in Localization Awards (BELA 2017). In the under $25 million revenue division, STP was named

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TECH TIPS – Supported file formats in CAT tools

This free Tech Tip is part of a series we are offering visitors to our website. Please feel free to browse through the collection at your leisure. Every so often your

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TECH TIPS – Identifying Passolo files

When working on a Passolo project, be very mindful of the version you have been asked to use as Passolo files should only be processed by the version they were created

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