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How to Become a Translation Project Manager

How to Become a Translation Project Manager

The internet is full of misattributed quotes. Here are two examples: The quotes may not be real, but the sentiment behind each one is. Translation project managers can confirm this… Without great organizational and interpersonal skills, they would be a lot less effective at their jobs. And without their job, the translation industry would be a lot less efficient. Let’s explore this crucial industry…

Top LPG M&A Intro Deals of 2021/2022
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Top LPG M&A Intro Deals of 2021/2022

Below you will find the list of top deals of 2021/2022, where Lion People Global facilitated Buyer/Seller Introductions. We are proud to be part of the Intelligent Match and help make these important deals happen! Welocalize Buys NLG Next Level Globalization (NLG): An LSP in Germany with a focus in Life Sciences and Industrial Manufacturing…

Consecutive vs Simultaneous Interpreting: A Guide
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Consecutive vs Simultaneous Interpreting: A Guide

Interpretation has been around longer than translation. Long before writing was invented, conversations were translated orally (i.e., interpretation) by third parties that knew both languages. Since 1945, it has split into two main kinds: consecutive and simultaneous interpretation. (See why this year is significant below…) Though there is a crossover between each type of interpretation, there are some big differences, too….

Case study: How to make a deal against all odds

Case study: How to make a deal against all odds

In episode 12 of our M&A Masterclass series we were joined by Mikhail Pimenov, founder of Pep Group and Lindsay Hong, COO of Locaria to discuss their merger. Locaria, part of Stagwell Inc, is a global multilingual content agency that specialises in supporting in-house marketing and ecommerce teams, media agencies and creative production houses. PEP…

Serious about selling? Sign a sell-side agreement

Serious about selling? Sign a sell-side agreement

If you have been following our M&A Masterclass series, you will have heard the term “seller incubation” occur across multiple episodes. Seller incubation is a service offered by Lion People Global which provides support to company owners who are looking to sell. Types of support include professional services, which can be in the form of…

Will Machine Translation Replace Human Translators? – LPG
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Will Machine Translation Replace Human Translators? – LPG

In his short story ‘The Great Automatic Grammatizator‘ (1953), Roald Dahl imagined a computer that can write stories better than humans can. The computer ends up writing “over half of all the novels and stories published in the English language.” The remaining human writers struggle to make a living… It’s estimated that the machine translation market…

How to approach M&A during an economic slowdown?

How to approach M&A during an economic slowdown?

With so much uncertainty on the economic horizon, many businesses in the language services industry may be reassessing their M&A activity in 2023 and beyond. Uncertainty has a heavy weight on decision-making, and buying or selling obviously is a big decision. That means buyers and sellers are now taking the time to really zoom into…

Translation Quality Assurance: A Guide – Lion People Global
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Translation Quality Assurance: A Guide – Lion People Global

Translation quality assurance is not easy to summarise.  In fact, just explaining translation quality itself can feel a lot like opening Russian dolls. However, once the latter concept is understood, it follows that the former will make more sense. In the first half of this article, we will look at this. In the second half, we will look…

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