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Survey of translation QA tools

Translation quality is hugely important for medical device and pharmaceutical companiesWe recently asked Why measure translation quality? If yours is one of the medical device or biopharma companies that believes in measuring linguistic quality, here is a good resource for you.

18 months ago, the folks at Palex Languages & Software conducted an interesting survey of translation QA tools. Translation Quality Assurance Tools: Current State and Future Approaches provides a good look at the automated QA tools out there. Their survey benchmarked eight tools across a number of quality and language dimensions.

Their conclusions? Even though QA tools are not yet reliable enough to be fully trusted, they do offer a significant increase in productivity. So why don't they play a bigger role in the translation supply chain? Lack of awareness.

Now that you are aware, check out the presentation!

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