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In this blogpost we have gathered the top 5 articles we have enjoyed reading this week. If you would like to know what's new in the translation business or you are just simply keen on languages, go on and check out our favourites!

(This post is co-written by Project Managers Ilona Nagy and Emese Péter.)

Using CAT tools is not only useful for the translators, but it can be of high importance to the customer as well. Customers who are not involved or interested in the translation industry may think it does not matter how their text is translated; their aim is to have it translated to their satisfaction. Nobody has told them that the method of translation can have a great effect, not just on the financial side of this seemingly simple procedure but also on speed and quality.

May 24, 2017 marks a historical milestone for all professional translators, interpreters and terminologists as the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted Resolution A/71/L.68 recognising the role of professional translation in connecting nations, and fostering peace, understanding and development.

(This post is written  by Ilona Nagy, our Project Manager)

Even if you are not a translation expert, you still might be familiar with the term machine translation. We at Language Experts Group employ machine translation in specific projects. Machine translation might sound like the devil's work, but with this post we will explain how this type of translation can be beneficial for you as a translation costumer. 

(This post is written by Andrea Téry, our Vendor Manager)

Feedback in the translation industry can be defined in various ways, but if we want to summarise it in one sentence we could say that feedback relates to comments and suggestions about the quality of the translation and the relationship, designed to help someone improve. It is very important to highlight at the outset that feedback (even it is negative) is not the same thing as quality management and simple criticism or judgement without any constructive comments should not be seen as feedback.