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ULG Awarded Grant From IDA Ireland To Support Neural Machine Translation R&D In Galway

Posted by United Language Group on March 6, 2018
The grant will allow ULG to continue its focus on creating disruptive Machine Translation offerings for global clients Minneapolis, MN, USA (March 5, 2018) – United Language Group (ULG) has been awarded a quarter of a million euro grant by the Industrial ...

Managing Global Efficiencies With SAP Implementation

Posted by United Language Group on February 28, 2018
As companies expand to new markets and global regions, the need to streamline business processes and data management becomes essential to increasing efficiency. Acquiring smaller companies or consolidating operations across different countries requires a ...

Topics: Consulting


Navigating Compliance With Strong Language Access

Posted by United Language Group on February 26, 2018
If your company is located in Europe or does any amount of business there, you’re probably well aware of all the upcoming regulatory changes. From investments to data protection to medical devices, the compliance landscaping is shifting. While you’re busy ...

Topics: Translation, Compliance


Training Employees For GDPR: A Handful Of Tips For Successful Implementation

Posted by United Language Group on February 16, 2018
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is slated to be enforced on May 25, 2018. With just over three months left before the legislation goes into effect, organizations should be putting the final touches on any changes in company data ...

Topics: Best Practices, Tips & Tricks, Compliance, Training


How GDPR Helps Fight Data Corruption

Posted by United Language Group on February 13, 2018
With just a few months left until the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, consumers should feel good about stricter rules for the handling and storage of their sensitive personal information. GDPR establishes new rules ...

Topics: Strategy, Compliance


Three Ways A Breach Response Plan Benefits Global Companies

Posted by United Language Group on February 7, 2018
As companies expand their global reach, they encounter greater opportunities to interact with consumers from different countries, learn more about their clients’ interests, and adapt their products and services to new markets. With these new opportunities, ...

Topics: Best Practices, Compliance


MT Security In The Age Of Risk: Keeping Data Safe With Quality Control Standards

Posted by United Language Group on February 1, 2018
With legislation like the GDPR coming into effect in the E.U. and multiple news stories of data breaches taking place in the U.S., the need for companies to protect personal data is more important than ever. Language Solution Partners (LSPs) that offer ...

Topics: Best Practices, Machine Translation, Translation, Compliance


A New Year, A New Regulation: PRIIPs And Translation Requirements

Posted by United Language Group on January 26, 2018
The New Year brings new resolutions, goals and strides toward self-improvement. In 2018, it also welcomed a new regulation into the financial world. The Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investment Products Regulation, commonly referred to as PRIIPs, took ...

Topics: Strategy, Translation, Legal, Compliance


Language Access and Insurance In The Event of Natural Disasters

Posted by United Language Group on January 22, 2018
Natural disasters struck almost every part of the world last year. From hurricanes and floods to droughts and wildfires, natural disasters in the U.S. alone cost in excess of $300 billion in 2017, according to the National Centers for Environmental ...

Taking Your Apps Global: Localization for Mobile Devices

Posted by United Language Group on January 19, 2018
In 2017, mobile apps were downloaded by users more than 197 billion times. Over the last few years, apps and mobile marketing have represented a large percentage of the marketing mix, with companies using them for customer engagement, brand identity, and ...

Topics: Strategy, Technology, Translation


How Is Translation Priced? Common Methods Used In The Industry

Posted by United Language Group on July 14, 2017
If you’re looking to buy translation services, there’s a lot to consider. You’ll have to look for a Language Services Provider (LSP) that is tech savvy, uses automation to speed up processes and cut expenses and puts a strong emphasis on quality. But there’s ...

Topics: Strategy, Translation


Tradeshow 101: Make Your Attendance Worth It

Posted by United Language Group on April 18, 2017
By Steve Angell and Marco Marino Tradeshows, expos and industry conferences are a big investment of your time and resources. Getting a good return on that investment requires some preparation beforehand as well as some strategic thinking during the event ...

Topics: Strategy, Tips & Tricks