Step 1: Receive Source
Received the source files from the client.
Step 2: Pre-processing
Use Trados etc. to pre-process the source files, including format conversion and process into translatable formats, discover the problems and fix them with the client together.
Step 3: Workload Analysis
Use Trados etc. to analyze the volume of translation, DTP and engineering.
Step 4: Quote
Submit the processed source files to client for translation, with our quote on engineering parts.
Step 5: Post-processing
Received the finished translation from the client to do post-processing, including format conversion, fix tags, pick up problems and fix them etc.
Step 6: DTP
Arrange DTP team to do document typesetting.
Step 7: L10N Engineering
Implement user interface testing, help compilation and checking etc..
Step 8: Product Testing
Proceed with application testing including functional testing and linguistic checking.
Step 9: Screenshoting
Make screenshots on the displays of the localized application in order to insert into the user manuals.
Step 10: Delivery
Deliver the final files after get confirmation from the client.