Data: Translation memory saves your translation budget – here’s the proof

Savings from translation memory for top-100 users in Memsource, sample size 516 million words. (png visualization) For our second Translation Big Data study, we’ve investigated how owning translation memory increases productivity and saves money. The table above applies a predefined net rate scheme to a sample of 500+ million words. It clearly shows that Memsource’s most active…

Data: Machine and Professional Human Translations Identical in 5 – 20% cases

Click on the chart to enlarge. Our latest data shows to what extent generic machine translation (MT) engines can help professional translators. Already 5 – 20% of the suggestions from MT are good enough to simply use them as final translation without any changes. Up to 40% of the suggestions are okay after edits, and for 80% of segments MT can provide…