About the Video

Backing up. Tools and techniques for safeguarding your IT system

Translators use computers all day and every day. Their work is important and deadlines are often very tight. So a computer crash an hour before a translation is due can be a major disaster.

In this video Dominique Pivard emphasises the importance of backing up and having an efficient backup system to ensure that you can recover quickly and efficiently from any technical setback without losing data. He discusses hardware, software and prices, while also suggesting some solutions.

Born in France, Dominique Pivard now lives in Finland and is a translator and trainer with a special interest in CAT tools and technology. He is an expert in many CAT tools, as Wordfast, memoQ and many others and has been doing business and technical translations since 1985. His areas of expertise include forest and paper industry, medical equipments, corporate legal documents.

He obtained a master degree from French business school ESSEC (www.essec.fr) in 1984 and has studied Finnish at INALCO (www.inalco.fr). He became a sworn translator (valantehnyt kielenk).


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Dominique Pivard


1 hour 17 minutes.

Who should watch it?

Both new and established translators looking to learn more about efficient backup systems and the ways of recovering from technical difficulties without data loss.

What are the benefits to you?

With this video, you will learn about different options to ensure you never lose any data.

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  1. Lucy Brooks

    We have collected some of the comments from the webinar viewers from the previous site. Here they are!

    Great presentation and content.

    Thank you for a very informative webinar.