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Janus Worldwide has successfully passed routine audits in accordance with ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 17100:2015-05 and certification according to ISO 13611:2014-12 standard
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 12:09

At the beginning of April 2016, Janus Worldwide Translation Company successfully passed several audits, proving that its quality management system meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, and translation services provided to customers meets ISO 17100:2015-05. The company also passed certification according to ISO 13611:2014-12, applicable to community interpreting services, for the first time.

Audits for compliance with ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 17100:2015‑05 were conducted by specialists, accredited by international companies TÜV SÜD Management Service GmbH and Austrian Standards plus GmbH, respectively.

Representatives of the certification bodies talked to staff of Janus Worldwide, asked them questions about how their daily workflow is implemented in practice, what tools are used to optimize work and effective solution of their tasks, what results they have achieved in recent years, and about any developments that they wanted to mention. 

As part of the audits, mechanisms were tested for tracking customer satisfaction, human resources, QMS documentation and its relevance, compliance with established procedures and the existence of actual confirmation of this, the basic aspects of production, etc.

Results of the audits once again showed that Janus Worldwide's business processes meet the highest current requirements of ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 17100:2015-05. Inconsistencies were not identified in the course of the audit. 

Janus Worldwide underwent certification according to ISO 13611:2014-12, relating to community interpreting services, for the first time. This certificate, issued by Austrian Standards plus GmbH, certifies that Janus meets all the necessary criteria and requirements and fulfills all recommendations indicated in this standard (Guidelines for Community Interpreting). 

The certificates on compliance with ISO 17100:2015-05 and ISO 13611:2014-12 apply to the production offices in Russia (Moscow and St. Petersburg), the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan, as well as sales offices in the USA, Austria, Germany and the UK.

Of course, perfection has no limits, and Janus Worldwide is continuing to work hard to improve the quality of services provided. Undergoing annual successful audits, as well as obtaining a new certificate on compliance with another international standard confirms this once again.

 
Janus Worldwide has opened a representative office in Germany
Friday, 29 April 2016 00:00

Janus Worldwide translation company is continuing to expand its geographical presence as part of implementation of its global development strategy. In April 2016, a representative office of the company was opened in Germany.

The office in the town of Diez became the thirteenth Janus Worldwide representation in the world. The opening of the new office will allow the company to significantly strengthen its position in the DACH region, which is Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The Director for business development in DACH is Sigrid Eckstein. Sigrid will coordinate business processes in this region, develop business relationships with key customers, attract new customers and work with partners.

"Currently, according to Common Sense Advisory, Janus Worldwide holds 45th position in the world ranking of translation and localization providers. One of the goals of the company is to firmly cement its status as a global language services provider, and we are actively working in this direction, opening new offices worldwide, realizing in practice the follow-the-sun model, providing customers with comprehensive language support at the highest level. Opening the office in Diez is another logical step towards this," commented Konstantin Iosseliani, CEO of Janus Worldwide.

 
Janus Worldwide is now the owner of an Across certificate
Thursday, 21 April 2016 18:31

From March 7 to 11, 2016, a training session attended by Janus Worldwide employees Alina Vasilyeva and Evgeniya Shirobokova took place at the Across office in Germany. As a result of the educational event, Janus Worldwide became the owner of an Across Certified v6.3 certificate.

The event lasted five days. Each day was devoted to a particular aspect of work with Across in a separate dedicated module: days 1&2 – Project Management, day 3 – Terminology Work, day 4 – Translation with Across, day 5 – System Management. During the training, conducted by Lissa Sum and Frank Erven, participants had the opportunity to not only learn the intricacies of the Across program in detail, and get answers to all their questions and exchange opinions, but also to consolidate the knowledge and skills obtained through practical exercises.

After participating in this educational event, Janus Worldwide staff have significantly improved their competence and skills in working with Across. "Not much time at all has passed since passing Across certification, but we began to feel more confident when receiving questions from translators, because the training helped us better understand the operating principles of the program. During the certification process, Evgeniya and I got ideas how to optimize working in Across, and we hope to implement them soon. We also plan to present internal webinars for colleagues and share the knowledge gained with them," commented Alina Vasilyeva, head of the German Projects Department.

Now, after passing Across certification, Janus Worldwide specialists will provide translation services at a new, even higher level of quality, while ensuring maximum protection of confidential customer information.

 
Janus Worldwide continues to implement its global development strategy
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 11:50

In March 2016, Janus Worldwide once again expanded its geographical presence. This time, a production office opened in Halifax (West Yorkshire, United Kingdom).

"Janus Worldwide is continuing to follow its global development strategy and implementation of the follow-the-sun production model is an integral element of its success. In turn, opening a representative office in the UK is another step forward in this direction, significantly strengthening Janus Worldwide's position in Western Europe, where the company already occupies a market leading position according to Common Sense Advisory," said Konstantin Josseliani, CEO of Janus Worldwide.

The UK representative office will be headed by Steve Higgins. Steve's responsibilities as Business Development Director include the development and strengthening of business relations with key partners and clients in the UK and Western Europe, as well as attracting new clients and establishing long-term effective cooperation with them.

 
Opening of the Brno office
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 08:54

On February 1, 2016, the official opening of a production office in Brno (Czech Republic) took place.

The Czech office of Janus is the company's ninth representation in the world. With the opening of an office in central Europe, the company will be able to strengthen multilingual production, provide customers with comprehensive support on the European market, support international customers within a 24/7 model, and establish and develop business contacts with new customers. The European office will offer a full range of services to corporate clients.

Janus Worldwide CEO Konstantin Iosseliani commented on this event: "Opening an office in the Czech Republic was one of the items on the global development plan of Janus, and I am very pleased to see how the strategy is being implemented. The European market is vast, and by expanding the team of professionals working here, we are on the road to strengthening our position."

Expansion of the Brno office's staff is planned in 2016, as well as certification of the representation for compliance with ISO 17100:2015.

 

Address: Czech Republic, Křenová 53, 602 00 Brno.

Phone: +420 723 94 00 75

 
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