ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Jake Schild

Jake Schild
A former newspaper reporter and native Minnesotan, Jake Schild is a staff writer in the marketing department at ULG.

Recent Posts

What Makes A Successful Global Brand?

Posted by Jake Schild on September 20, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog What Makes A Successful Global Brand? By United Language Group 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 ...

Topics: Featured, Strategy, Translation


21 CFR Part 11: Helping Med Device Companies Abide by the FDA’s Electronic Records Regulation

Posted by Jake Schild on January 7, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog 21 CFR Part 11: Helping Med Device Companies Abide by the FDA’s Electronic Records Regulation By United Language Group With the medical industry constantly expanding and sharing knowledge and products worldwide, having a physical file room ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation, Compliance


New Roles of Economic Operators Under the MDR

Posted by Jake Schild on January 2, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog New Roles of Economic Operators Under the MDR By United Language Group When the European Union passed the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) back in April 2017, economic operators involved in the importation and distribution of medical devices ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation, Compliance, MDR


How Do Financial Companies Use Language Solutions?

Posted by Jake Schild on December 17, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog How Do Financial Companies Use Language Solutions? By United Language Group Numbers are numbers, right? A zero is a zero in English the same way it is in Arabic or Mandarin. But what about everything surrounding the numbers in a financial ...

Topics: Featured, Financial, Localization, Strategy, Translation


Need to Cut Translation Costs? Read This Before Starting Your Project

Posted by Jake Schild on December 10, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Need to Cut Translation Costs? Read This Before Starting Your Project By United Language Group You’ve probably heard of the project management triangle, a constant balancing act of speed, quality, and cost. Conventional wisdom suggests you ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation


Speed Up Project Turnaround Times with These Three Tips

Posted by Jake Schild on December 4, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Speed Up Project Turnaround Times with These Three Tips By United Language Group 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 ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation


Five Tips For Localizing Images

Posted by Jake Schild on November 27, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Five Tips For Localizing Images By United Language Group You’ve probably heard the adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This is especially true when an organization expands its operations or product offerings into new countries and ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation


Four Ways to Avoid In-country Review Headaches

Posted by Jake Schild on November 20, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Four Ways to Avoid In-country Review Headaches By United Language Group The lifecycle of a translation project has many moving parts – translation, proofreading, editing and localization – that need to be accounted for. And even after all ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation


Quality Control vs. Quality Assurance: What's the Difference?

Posted by Jake Schild on November 13, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Quality Control vs. Quality Assurance: What's the Difference? By United Language Group You’ve probably heard the term QA/QC, which stands for “Quality Assurance” and “Quality Control.” Together, they comprise what is known as a “total ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation


Three Common Localization Roadblocks and How to Conquer Them

Posted by Jake Schild on November 6, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Three Common Localization Roadblocks and How to Conquer Them By United Language Group A recent Coca-Cola marketing campaign in New Zealand didn’t go as planned for the giant soft-drink manufacturer. The company attempted to combine a ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation


KPIs for Translation and Localization Projects: What Should Your Company be Monitoring?

Posted by Jake Schild on October 29, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog KPIs for Translation and Localization Projects: What Should Your Company be Monitoring? By United Language Group You’ve identified a need to expand your company offerings to a new country or revamp your existing materials to better ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation


Why Emotional Intelligence Matters in Interpreting

Posted by Jake Schild on October 23, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Why Emotional Intelligence Matters in Interpreting By United Language Group Interpreters play an essential role in helping people who speak different languages communicate in a wide range of scenarios, such as business meetings, emergency ...

Topics: Featured, Strategy, Interpreting