WASHINGTON, DC: Globalization Partners International (GPI), a leading provider of document, software and website translation services, announced today they have been awarded the ISO 17100:2015 Standard for Translation Services. ISO 17100:2015 provides basic requirements for a translation agency’s core processes, resources, and other aspects necessary to complete quality translation services that meet applicable ISO specifications.
“GPI has been adhering to translation best practices in translator recruitment and testing as well as utilizing online, checklist-based, fully customizable quality control processes for over 15 years,” said Federico Pascual, Digital Delivery Services Director. “We are proud to have passed the audit and this ISO Certification serves as validation of our people, processes and tools in providing our clients with quality translation services.”
ATC Certification Service for the ISO 17100:2015 standard certifies that a translation agency’s management system meets the requirements of the ISO standard. The translation services ISO standard focuses on key areas of organizing and delivering translation services including:
- Vendor management
- Project Manager training
- Infrastructure to support translation services
- Pre-production processes and activities
- Pre-sales processes
- Handling of project-related client information
- Project preparation – administrative
- Project preparation – technical
- Project preparation – linguistic aspects
An ISO 17100:2015 standard certification audits a translation agency’s documented processes and retention of records or documented evidence related to each of the above areas. The standard details requirements for all aspects of the translation process, which impacts quality and delivery of translation services.
“The ATC Certification Service is delighted to certify Globalization Partners International to translation services standard ISO 17100. The standard promotes a structured, quality-minded approach to translation project management and translator selection, and extends a solid framework into the translation process, with focus on confidential handling of the client’s information”, says Raisa McNab from ATC Certification Service.
About Globalization Partners International (GPI):
Globalization Partners International, LLC provides document, software and website translation services into over 100 languages including Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. GPI specializes in helping clients launch and manage multilingual websites, configure web content management systems (WCMS), deploy Translation Services Connectors and Plugins, as well as provides website gpilocalization and global search engine marketing services.