Most established translation companies have developed an internal custom TMS, or adapted a heavily-customized non-translation ERP. A few go beyond that and create client-facing software products. They hire developers and transform into part-services, part-technology companies.
Watch this webinar to learn from TextMinded, translate plus, and Intertranslations:
How their software products help their core businesses
What does it cost to design and maintain technology
How development impacts company structures
Working with enterprise customers requires some integration and development capability inhouse from any LSP, but is it worth going for a full-feature own product? Should you start developing in 2017? Watch this webinar and hear perspectives from the panelists, and get answers to your questions.
*The panel is moderated by Konstantin Dranch, Memsource.
Robert is the senior partner and CIO at TextMinded®, a leading language and communication company in the Nordics. He has spent 25 years working in every role in the translation and localisation industry: from freelance translator through project manager and software developer and CEO of his own successful company.
Robert is a director of translate plus, which has grown organically since its foundation in 2008 to an annual turnover of more than $10m, and was ranked number 14 in Deloitte’s league table of the fastest-growing UK-headquartered tech companies in any industry sector. In addition to offering B2B language services globally, translate plus develops i plus®, a fully-featured TMS with associated API and connector technology.
Michael Xynos is the managing director and owner at Intertranslations Limited, a language services company based in Athens, Greece, and London, UK. Michael’s specialty is design of project workflows. Intertranslations has adopted a commercial ERP /CRM system for translation and business management fully integrated with CAT tools.
Konstantin Dranch is the Head of Strategic Projects at Memsource, a translation technology company. Memsource is headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and provides an internationally recognized cloud-based translation platform with features for the entire translation supply chain.