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Translation Management: Impress them with your KPIs!

  • Presentation
  • Localization
  • 20. September
  • 10:30 - 11:15 AM (CET)
  • Titanium
  • finished
  • Presentation Slides
  • Ing. BA MA MSc Markus Arch

    Ing. BA MA MSc Markus Arch

    • SKIDATA GmbH


Management is all about numbers and "you can't manage what you can't measure" is a popular mantra. In the complex field of translation management, however, it's not so easy to provide understandable numbers for upper management - or is it? Easily accessible BI tools can transform messy Excel and CSV files into crisp metrics and charts, as demonstrated with memoQ TMS and Microsoft Power BI.


  • Basic understanding of why Translation KPIs are important and can help you, e.g. when asking for ressources.
  • Ideas for potential translation KPIs
  • Ideas for potential BI tools (Microsoft Power BI)



Prior knowledge

Basic knowledge about translation management systems and ressources, e.g. Translation Memories


Ing. BA MA MSc Markus Arch

Ing. BA MA MSc Markus Arch


Markus Arch stumbled from journalism into technical communication about 8 years ago and has happily stayed in this field. He is a senior technical editor at Skidata GmbH, where he manages the internal functional design project as well as worldwide translation management. Since the start of 2023, he is also active as Vice President of tekom Austria.