ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Reconciling Humans And Machines: Using Both For Successful Translation Projects

Posted by United Language Group on April 17, 2018

It’s a familiar trope that emerges time and time again in science fiction: human invents machine, machine becomes smarter than human, machine replaces human.

Topics: Machine Translation, Technology


United Language Group Announces Acquisition of VIA, Inc.

Posted by United Language Group on April 16, 2018

In response to growing demand for legal and compliance-specific language solutions, VIA provides enhanced services, technology, and regulatory expertise to ULG.

Topics: Global News


Minimizing FCPA Risk Through Effective Translation

Posted by United Language Group on April 9, 2018

Since 1977, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has been the leading anti-corruption legislation for companies in the U.S. and those that trade on U.S. financial exchanges.

Topics: Strategy, Translation, Compliance


Improving HCAHPS Scores Through Language Services

Posted by United Language Group on April 3, 2018

What makes quality healthcare?

Topics: healthcare, Translation, Interpreting


Why A Translation Memory is Necessary For Cost Savings and Consistency

Posted by United Language Group on March 30, 2018

Business communication almost always relies and builds upon material that has already been created, unless the company is new. You don’t write a new company description every time you send out a press release, and you don’t write a new set of customer instructions every time you launch a new version of a product.

Topics: Strategy, Tips & Tricks, Translation


EU Privacy Shield and GDPR: Working Together To Create Data Security

Posted by United Language Group on March 28, 2018

In recent years, the European Union has introduced various measures to improve data security and protect citizens’ personal information. To this end, the EU Privacy Shield was implemented in 2016, and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to go into effect in May 2018.

Topics: Legal, Compliance


Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity”

Posted by United Language Group on March 26, 2018

How good can Machine Translation (MT) be? Very good, according to Microsoft.   

Topics: Global News, Machine Translation, Language


How To Foster Better Patient Understanding

Posted by United Language Group on March 23, 2018

Medical professionals are increasingly noting the correlation between patient health and health literacy. The more people are able to comprehend and understand about their healthcare, the more effective treatments tend to be. 

Topics: healthcare, Strategy, Translation, Interpreting