ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

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We know preparing for 2021 open enrollment season while meeting all the necessary language access requirements can feel like a moving target. As health insurers are facing increasing compliance standards while under tight CMS deadlines, here are some things ...

Topics: Best Practices, Translation, Compliance


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

  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 ...

Topics: Best Practices, Tips & Tricks, Compliance, Language Solutions


Three Ways A Breach Response Plan Benefits Global Companies

May 11, 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 ...

Topics: Best Practices, Compliance


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

  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, Localization, Machine Translation, Translation, Compliance


Holiday Season Is Hacking Season: Five Ways To Avoid Scams

The holiday season has again crept up on us quicker than anticipated, and the consumer craze and bargain-hunting that go along with it is already in full swing. In the United States, buyers shell out more than $1 trillion in retail sales in trying to find the ...

Topics: Best Practices, Consumer Product, Strategy


Three Consulting Services Every LSP Should Offer

  So, you’ve identified a need for language services. Maybe you’ve got a big interpreting project that needs to be done, or an assignment that requires hundreds of pages of Mandarin to be translated into English. Whatever the case, you know the work can’t be ...

Topics: Best Practices, Consulting, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Why Language Access Matters At The Dentist

  A visit to the dentist isn’t everyone’s idea of a good time. In fact, dental checkups cause some people so much anxiety, it stops a number of them from obtaining care. A 2012 study found that UK residents with “extreme dental anxiety,” 22 percent to be ...

Topics: Best Practices, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Interpreting


Why It Pays To Localize Your Website

      There are more than 3.5 billion internet users in the world, and roughly 1.2 billion websites live on the internet. In 1994, there were less than 5,000 websites up and running. When that number reached 1 billion in 2014, the difference represented a 33 ...

Topics: Best Practices, Global News, Global Marketing, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Four Common Mistakes To Avoid During The Translation Process

      In many ways, the translation process is like a large, complex game of telephone. You have linguists, project managers, clients and designers all trying to effectively communicate with one another to produce an accurate target translation after the ...

Topics: Best Practices, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Five Tips For Preparing Technical Documentation For Translation

      Technical translations might not be thought of as the most glamorous localization projects – IFUs, data sheets, and user manuals aren’t many people’s idea of “exciting.” But they’re important, and no matter how mundane they might seem, technical ...

Topics: Best Practices, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Four Steps for Creating a Translation Glossary

WHAT IS A TRANSLATION GLOSSARY? A translation glossary is an index of specific terminology with approved translations in all target languages that is used by a company and their clients. Glossaries aid translators in ensuring each time a defined term appears ...

Topics: Best Practices, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Airbnb’s Localization Strategy

  Airbnb, the $31 billion home-sharing service, is accessible in virtually every country in the world. How did the company dominate international markets and cement their global position in less than ten years? The story of Airbnb offers valuable localization ...

Topics: Best Practices, Global News, Global Marketing, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation