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Conference season is starting, and we’ll be there

Conference season is starting, and we’ll be there

Conference season is starting, and we’ll be there

17/09/2019

The Sandberg team

This autumn and winter, STP will be attending three exciting language industry conferences. The first, the ATC S...

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Company news: September 2019

Company news: September 2019

Company news: September 2019

13/09/2019

Max Naylor

Celebrating three years of our Varna office This August saw the celebration of the third year of our presence in...

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Q&A with Alex Stolyar, Project Coordinator

Q&A with Alex Stolyar, Project Coordinator

Q&A with Alex Stolyar, Project Coordinator

20/08/2019

Max Naylor

For our latest Q&A, I spoke to Alex Stolyar, a project coordinator who works in our Varna office. She starte...

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How the Nordics are standing up to climate change

How the Nordics are standing up to climate change

How the Nordics are standing up to climate change

16/07/2019

Max Naylor

Few areas of Europe are set to feel the effects of climate change more acutely than the Nordic countries. Indeed...

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Company news: June 2019

Company news: June 2019

Company news: June 2019

11/06/2019

The Sandberg team

Engaging with academia: Whiteley hosts interns from Agder This spring, STP welcomed a group of interns from the ...

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Myths about Nordic society

Myths about Nordic society

Myths about Nordic society

11/06/2019

Minna Helminen

Nordic – or Scandinavian – culture and society have been having a bit of a moment internationally. Entire bo...

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Transcreation – what’s in a word?

Transcreation – what’s in a word?

Transcreation – what’s in a word?

11/06/2019

Amy Cottrell

Although it feels like the term “transcreation” only made a fairly recent appearance in the vocabulary of th...

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Q&A with Amila Jasarevic, Danish Translator

Q&A with Amila Jasarevic, Danish Translator

Q&A with Amila Jasarevic, Danish Translator

6/03/2019

Minna Helminen

This time, I sat down with Amila Jasarevic, one of our Danish translators. Amila started out as a Danish transl...

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A guide to delivering quality translations

A guide to delivering quality translations

A guide to delivering quality translations

6/03/2019

Susan Hoare

Any LSP worth its salt will take pride in the quality of the translations it delivers. Quality is an essential p...

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Company news: March 2019

Company news: March 2019

Company news: March 2019

6/03/2019

The Sandberg team

A warm welcome to Leeds In early 2019, STP opened a new UK office in Leeds, which is now our fifth European bran...

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Company news: December 2018

Company news: December 2018

Company news: December 2018

13/12/2018

The Sandberg team

This autumn has seen celebrations in our Whiteley and Varna offices and virtually across the entire company and ...

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Q&A with Megan Hancock, Project Management Training Specialist

Q&A with Megan Hancock, Project Management Trai...

Q&A with Megan Hancock, Project Management Trai...

13/12/2018

Minna Helminen

This time, we sat down with Megan Hancock, a Project Management Training Specialist. Megan started as an intern ...

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Shopping for language services: key ingredients of a successful partnership

Shopping for language services: key ingredients of a...

Shopping for language services: key ingredients of a...

13/12/2018

Susan Hoare

Language provision is a service industry, and like many other services, the quality of delivery is dependent on ...

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Lucia: a light in the darkness

Lucia: a light in the darkness

Lucia: a light in the darkness

13/12/2018

The Sandberg team

In many Nordic countries, the 13th of December starts with candlelight in darkness, songs and saffron buns. It i...

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Q&A with Anna-Leena Hilli, Language Technology Specialist

Q&A with Anna-Leena Hilli, Language Technology ...

Q&A with Anna-Leena Hilli, Language Technology ...

15/10/2018

Minna Helminen

This time, the spotlight is on Anna-Leena Hilli, one of our Language Technology Specialists. A true STP stalwart...

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Company news: October 2018

Company news: October 2018

Company news: October 2018

15/10/2018

The Sandberg team

Raisa McNab new head of ATC To the outside world, Raisa McNab has been STP’s Learning and Development Manager ...

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Lean all the way

Lean all the way

Lean all the way

12/10/2018

Raisa McNab

Translation cycles are short and getting shorter, meaning work needs to be turned around quicker. A good way of ...

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Director’s Cut, take 14: Selfie

Director’s Cut, take 14: Selfie

Director’s Cut, take 14: Selfie

19/09/2018

Anu Carnegie-Brown

You have worked long and hard to build a solid reputation. You are not worried about what people say when you le...

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Making the most of Machine Translation

Making the most of Machine Translation

Making the most of Machine Translation

15/06/2018

Raisa McNab

It’s pretty much twenty years I’ve been in this industry, from when I first started a degree in translation,...

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It’ll be all right at the end…

It’ll be all right at the end…

It’ll be all right at the end…

11/06/2018

Max Naylor

You’ve heard of cosy hygge (the Danish “art of cosiness”), maybe you’ve come across the Swedish perfec...

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Ida Berntzen – Norwegian account linguist

Ida Berntzen – Norwegian account linguist

Ida Berntzen – Norwegian account linguist

26/09/2017

The Sandberg team

In this month’s Staff Spotlight, we meet one of our account linguists, Ida Berntzen. 1: Which languages can yo...

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Q&A with Amy Henderson, Production Manager

Q&A with Amy Henderson, Production Manager

Q&A with Amy Henderson, Production Manager

24/02/2017

The Sandberg team

Amy is one of STP’s two Production Managers, overseeing the project management teams and one of the Accou...

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20 questions with Igor Solunac, Senior Project Manager

20 questions with Igor Solunac, Senior Project Manager

20 questions with Igor Solunac, Senior Project Manager

22/09/2016

The Sandberg team

With eight full years in the job, Igor Solunac is the longest-serving member of STP’s project management team....

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Interview with Johanna Lindroth, Senior Swedish Translator

Interview with Johanna Lindroth, Senior Swedish Tran...

Interview with Johanna Lindroth, Senior Swedish Tran...

21/05/2016

The Sandberg team

Our employee Q&A this quarter is with Johanna Lindroth, a senior Swedish translator and language lead at STP...

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STP earns ISO 17100 certification

STP earns ISO 17100 certification

STP earns ISO 17100 certification

26/02/2016

The Sandberg team

Sandberg Translation Partners Ltd (STP) is now certified to ISO 17100, the new international quality standard fo...

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From salmon to syntax: Jørn Bjørnerem’s unlikely route into translation

From salmon to syntax: Jørn Bjørnerem’s unlikely rou...

From salmon to syntax: Jørn Bjørnerem’s unlikely rou...

20/02/2016

The Sandberg team

With over eight years of loyal service, Jørn Bjørnerem is the sixth longest-serving member of STP’s in-house...

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What makes a good translation agency client great?

What makes a good translation agency client great?

What makes a good translation agency client great?

29/01/2016

The Sandberg team

A good translation agency client is one that pays on time. End of story? For some, perhaps. But if that’s all...

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Has per-word translation pricing had its day?

Has per-word translation pricing had its day?

Has per-word translation pricing had its day?

1/12/2015

The Sandberg team

The smiling hair stylist takes your coat and sits you in front of the mirror. “So, what would you like today?...

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The sausage and the sizzle

The sausage and the sizzle

The sausage and the sizzle

25/05/2014

The Sandberg team

Anyone working in marketing knows they must sell the sizzle, not the sausage. Clients don’t buy features, they...

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Spring is sprung

Spring is sprung

Spring is sprung

2/05/2014

The Sandberg team

It’s party time in the Nordic countries, with two holidays at this time of the year that are celebrated much m...

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Beyond Translation

Beyond Translation

Beyond Translation

16/12/2013

The Sandberg team

When I visit universities to talk to translation students about working in the industry, it is apparent that the...

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Salty Sweet

Salty Sweet

Salty Sweet

2/12/2013

The Sandberg team

Here at STP, a member of staff’s safe return from annual leave often heralds the arrival of a tub of salty liq...

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Box, Box, Baby

Box, Box, Baby

Box, Box, Baby

25/10/2013

The Sandberg team

New arrival to the British royal family, Prince George, recently found himself the lucky recipient of one of Fin...

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In it together

In it together

In it together

10/10/2013

The Sandberg team

In the past month, I have listened to a number of great speakers sharing their wisdom on the causes of and solut...

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Minding the Gap

Minding the Gap

Minding the Gap

23/05/2013

The Sandberg team

STP has a keen interest in promoting cooperation between the translation industry and the academic world. Apart ...

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The Eurovision song context

The Eurovision song context

The Eurovision song context

6/05/2013

The Sandberg team

Sweden had the honour of hosting two world-class events on Saturday 18 May 2013: the Ice-hockey World Championsh...

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English is a Scandinavian language

English is a Scandinavian language

English is a Scandinavian language

16/02/2013

The Sandberg team

Jan Terje Faarlund, professor of linguistics at the University of Oslo, and Joseph Emmonds, a visiting professor...

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From the engine room

From the engine room

From the engine room

10/02/2013

The Sandberg team

Post-editing of machine translation output (MT-PE) is the process of revising machine-translated content and edi...

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I know what you did last summer

I know what you did last summer

I know what you did last summer

12/11/2012

The Sandberg team

European universities are reaching out to the translation industry in their efforts to modernise their course co...

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The magic word

The magic word

The magic word

9/11/2012

The Sandberg team

The little adverb “please” has come to symbolise politeness in English requests to the extent that it might ...

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Nordic by Nature

Nordic by Nature

Nordic by Nature

24/02/2012

The Sandberg team

Nordic men and women have a reputation for excelling in endurance sports in the international arena, and we trai...

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Living within the Arctic Circle

Living within the Arctic Circle

Living within the Arctic Circle

2/04/2010

The Sandberg team

What is the Arctic Circle? The Arctic Circle is an imaginary line that marks the latitude above which the sun do...

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