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GDPR In Full Effect: The New EU Data Regulation Is Here

Posted by United Language Group on May 25, 2018

After a two-year transitional period, the day has finally come – today the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, forcing companies across the globe to abide by a new set of data privacy regulations.  

Topics: Compliance, GDPR

Translation Quality Assurance: What It Is And How It Works

Posted by United Language Group on May 21, 2018

When sending a communication in a different language, it can be tempting to rely on an online translator like Google Translate that provides instant results. After all, we all love a convenient solution.

Topics: Translation

Advice For Aspiring Linguists: ULG Translators On How To Make It In Today’s Industry

Posted by United Language Group on May 11, 2018

On a recent trip to Australia, French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron committed a rather embarrassing slip of the tongue.

Topics: Translation, Language

Speaking The Same Language: Why Global Companies Need Language Solutions To Succeed

Posted by United Language Group on May 8, 2018

Today’s global companies face an interesting paradox: Technology enables them to reach new audiences around the globe, but also forces them to overhaul their communication strategies to successfully adapt to these culturally and linguistically diverse areas.

Topics: Localization, Strategy, Translation

Video Remote Interpreting: Enhancing Patient Care And Cutting Costs

Posted by United Language Group on May 1, 2018

According to the Center for Disease Control, in the U.S. alone there are 990.8 million physicians’ visits and 267.1 million emergency room visits or hospital outpatient visits in a year.

Topics: Strategy, Technology, Interpreting

Looking For An Interpreting Provider? Here's What To Consider

Posted by United Language Group on April 27, 2018

Strong communication is foundational to your relationships with customers. With more than 25 million people in the United States who are limited English proficient (LEP), most companies have at least an occasional need for interpreting services.

Topics: Strategy, Interpreting

Securing Patient Data: What Your Language Provider Should Know About HIPAA

Posted by United Language Group on April 24, 2018

While HIPAA compliance might complicate your life, the goal of the regulation is really the same as yours: protecting patients. You’re looking out for their physical well-being, while HIPAA is safeguarding their private information.

Topics: healthcare, Translation, Compliance

Back to Basics: The Benefits of Machine Translation

Posted by United Language Group on April 20, 2018

If you’re at all familiar with the language translation industry, you’ve heard debate about the pros and cons of machine translation (MT), a technology that uses computer software rather than a human to translate text.