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More than just portal: how we manage and keep your data secure

Maven International works with a project management system that can be accessed by our clients, employees and vendors.  Powered by XTRF, it offers functionality, secure communication, and data storage capacity better than traditional emails or FTP.  The portal’s main benefits can be summarized as follows:  1) Centralized storage and project tracking. It acts as a […]

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Is Zoom the best option for Remote Simultaneous Interpretation (RSI)?

Zoom is currently the most popular video conferencing platform. This rising popularity is largely due to its user-friendly platform; it is easy to set up, run, and manage. Add cost-effectiveness to the mix and you’ve got yourself the perfect ingredients for a ready video conferencing solution. With a conference interpretation plugin that meets all the […]

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Pandemic impact on conference interpretation industry

2020 and 2021 have been turbulent years for many because of the Covid-19 pandemic.   For the language industry, the most affected service has been on-site or in-person interpretation, and especially conference interpretation. Such events that were due to take place in March 2020 onwards were abruptly cancelled in nearly every country.    South-East Asia, […]

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Misconceptions about conference interpretation service

Since planning for conference interpretation at major events comes with several challenges and complications from various angles, this post helps you proactively deal with some of those potentially devastating issues by laying out some of the most common misconceptions we’ve witnessed in the field of conference interpretation. The following is a list of such questions, […]

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What you need to know if you consider translating content into Bahasa Languages

Despite the fact that the majority of the population (62% as of 2014) speaks English, Bahasa Malaysia (BM) has been the only official language in Malaysia since 1968. Translation into Bahasa Malaysia is becoming increasingly demanded; organizations and institutions that aim to reach large audiences in the country – as well as stakeholders in key […]

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Translation process workflows

Before going into details, it’s necessary to know and understand the definitions and terms involved in localization industry.   Below is the most typical workflows that are found in localization industry starting from the most basic to the most advanced. Machine Translation + Human Post Editing (MTPE) Suitable for very large volume not very critical information, where understanding […]

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The Importance of Ethical Awareness and Formal Training for Court Interpreters

What distinguishes court interpretation from other types of interpretation? Court interpretation can refer to any kind of interpretation with a legal context, but mainly that occurs within a court setting. It may take place in the form of simultaneous or consecutive interpretation and can even be carried out at a distance through telephone or internet communication channels, as […]

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Checklist for placing a translation request

Knowing the intricacies of a translation process is tremendously helpful and facilitative in efficiently managing your projects. You could either overestimate or underestimate the cost of translation, misjudge your content, requirements, project timeline, and even language pair. While our team would certainly be glad to help you with these details, being aware of them would […]

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Should you engage an inexperienced but fluent translator?

You might think that someone being fluent in two or more languages instantly qualifies them as professional translators, but this is a misconception that could not be further from the truth! In this entry, we will analyze the criteria that determines the qualifications of a competent translator, and why engaging a bilingual or multilingual speaker […]

Why compliance with ISO 17100:2015 matters

At Maven International, our translation project management conforms to ISO 17100:2015 standard for translation services. But what does that really mean to our clients? Firstly, it’s important to note that not all your translations would require the meticulous procedures outlined by this standard. These translations are mostly needed when it comes to sensitive content which […]