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Five Business Languages You'll Need to Connect with Customers in 2020

Posted by Steve Bailey on 27-Nov-2019 05:51:38


The pace of globalisation is accelerating, to the extent that total exports from the UK reached £637bn in September 2018. Meanwhile, three-quarters of internet users already speak a language other than English, and that percentage is expected to grow.

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Explaining the Difference Between Language Translation and Interpretation

Posted by Steve Bailey on 12-Nov-2019 02:02:58


As a language solutions provider, we know that clear communication is the first step to achieving understanding. We also know that some of the terminology in our industry can be confusing to someone who’s not familiar with it.

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Artificial Intelligence: Why Complex Tasks Need Human Linguists

Posted by Steve Bailey on 04-Oct-2019 06:14:00



The battle between humans and artificial intelligence has been portrayed as pitched warfare in the media—an “either/or” battle for which there can be only one victor.

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Starting a Localisation Project? 15 Questions to Answer Before You Begin

Posted by Steve Bailey on 06-Sep-2019 10:53:00



Arriving at a website that wasn’t intended for you can feel a lot like traveling to a foreign country you hadn’t planned to visit.

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Why Price Can Be Misleading When Comparing Language Service Providers

Posted by Steve Bailey on 19-Aug-2019 10:46:00


When it comes to investing in language interpretation and translation, “price” and “cost” are two very different things.

Price is obviously one of the biggest factors when making a business decision. But when choosing a language service provider (LSP) to interpret the various business languages you serve, there is more to price than meets the eye.

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Best Practices for Healthcare Translations

Posted by Steve Bailey on 05-Aug-2019 09:13:00



The importance of providing translated materials to multicultural patients cannot be overemphasized.

Unfortunately, many healthcare organisations are not sure how to expand their language access programs to include healthcare translation services.

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New eBook: Preparing for Localisation

Posted by Steve Bailey on 17-Jul-2019 08:14:00


The internet has opened the door to any company that wants to go global.

With one click, a consumer can now buy shoes from Paris while lying in bed in Beijing or sitting in a Buenos Aires coffee shop.

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How to Avoid Seven Common Localisation Mistakes

Posted by Steve Bailey on 08-Jul-2019 08:03:00



If your organisation has decided to undertake a localisation project, you’ve already taken an important step toward expanding your reach to a global audience.

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Changing Language Service Providers? How to Pick the Right Alternative

Posted by Steve Bailey on 17-Jun-2019 08:46:00



The bad news is your language service provider isn’t right for you anymore.

Now the good news: You have an opportunity to start fresh with a new provider. And, if you do it right, you can make the switch seamlessly, without impacting the individuals you serve or inconveniencing your staff. Before making the switch, here are five steps you should take to ensure you select and transition to the right provider.

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The Difference Between Localisation, Internationalisation and Globalisation?

Posted by Steve Bailey on 23-Apr-2019 09:10:00

It is vitally important that any brand introducing a new product to a global marketplace needs to consider localisation, internationalisation and globalisation well before the launch. This is not only to present a clear and professional image of the brand but also to avoid any confusion or embarrassment when dealing with multi-national clients.globalization_globe_2

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