ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Types of Language Services in Healthcare

Imagine an expectant mother at a hospital. She knows the doctor is telling her something important, but she doesn’t speak English well enough to convey a response. Fortunately, an interpreter was av...

What Makes A Successful Global Brand?

  Apple. Microsoft. Starbucks. It seems that wherever you go, these brands have a strong presence and a large share of the consumer market. Although most companies start out in one country (or, on a m...

How to Use Machine Translation to Increase Efficiency and Save Money

      Imagine there was a key that could unlock the business intelligence to help you get ahead of your competition, maximize sentiment analysis, improve day-to-day communication among your team membe...

Nietzsche, Zeppelins and Wagner: English Words Derived from German

    You may have heard that English is classified as a Germanic language. Although English has also borrowed heavily from Latin, Greek, French, and Norse (keeping in line with the patterns of trade an...

Protecting the Internet of Things and Data Security in Healthcare

Smart watches. Smart homes. Smart cars. Smart...pacemakers? The prime example of the Internet of Things (IoT): smart devices. They have permeated the global market in recent years and are steadily gro...

Get to Know ULG, Personally: Evelyn Toro, Director of Operations

United Language Group is more than just a company for us, it’s a team and a community. The people who make up ULG, make it possible for us to transform language barriers into opportunities. Our peop...

France Enforces GDPR Violations; Fines Google Nearly $57 Million

Today’s announcement that France has fined Google nearly $57 million for GDPR violations. This makes it clear just how serious the European Union is about enforcing the Global Data Protection Regula...

What is HITRUST, and Why Should You Care?

By Christopher Crowhurst, CTO Last week I became a statistic. One of the half billion – yes, that’s five followed by eight zeros – people who had their information compromised by the Marriot hot...

What is Kwanzaa?

Kwanzaa begins the day after Christmas, running from December 26th through January 1st.  Compared to celebrations like Christmas and Hanukkah, Kwanzaa is a newcomer to the winter holiday scene. Unfort...

Speed Up Project Turnaround Times with These Three Tips

  When shopping around for a Language Solutions Partner (LSP) to work on their translation project, clients tend to use turnaround time as one of the deciding factors. The faster a product gets to mar...

Four Ways to Avoid In-country Review Headaches

  The lifecycle of a translation project has many moving parts ‚Äì translation, proofreading, editing and localization ‚Äì that need to be accounted for. And even after all these phases are completed ...

5 Interesting Facts About Pashto

Have you heard of the Pashto language? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. Most Americans aren’t familiar with it, but perhaps we should be. It’s is the language of the Pashtuns, an ethnic group...

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