For years I’ve been testing many different solutions because I wanted to speed up the creation and editing of catalogs and manuals. This post is to share with you my experience – and my mistakes – so that you can improve your productivity while avoiding risks.
Many tasks are outsourced in today’s economy to reduce costs or acquire knowledge. Translation is the most common one for those working in an office that produce documentation. It’s true that wise outsourcing can lead to efficiency, complete projects quicker, and cut down on costs. But should you outsource the production of your translated documents completely? What are the risks? How should you do it to achieve the best outcome?
Marketing Departments go crazy when it’s time to create a new catalog.
Stress, lots of drafts, translations. There are all the ingredients for a terrible headache lasting at least a couple of months.
Creating a catalog is a huge task. Many people take part in the project, and a big amount of data needs to be collected and handled.
If you don’t ...
We recently released a new feature that we think every team on Redokun can benefit from.
With the latest release, in addition to sharing the page balance, team members can:
Share their documents with the rest of the team
Share the translation memory between members
Manage all the translators of the team in one place
Now when uploading a document,...
Alessio’s year has been a success.
It’s a Monday evening. I meet Alessio after work to learn more about his recent experience as a technical writer.
Alessio and I met at the beginning of 2017. He stumbled upon a post I wrote for InDesignSecrets and thought it was worth getting in touch.
“I noticed the post was signed by an Italian...
Today we’re happy to announce a long-awaited feature: You can now upload your own Translation Memories (TM).
In a world where companies are always looking to streamline their workflow, the key to success is integrating different tools and processes to achieve the best possible results faster. In this context, a fast transition from old tools, wor...
Localizing an InDesign file can become a tedious process, especially when you’re working with multiple languages and translators.
InDesign files, unlike many other file formats, are heavily structured documents and as such, need to be created while contemplating the localization process (see also our guide “19 Tips To Optimize Your InDesign Fil...