ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Managing Global Efficiencies With SAP Implementation

      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 ...

Topics: Consulting, Localization, Translation


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


Five Common Misconceptions About The Language Industry

Despite its size, the language industry is most likely not well known to those who aren’t directly involved in the field. Niche terms like LSP (Language Service Provider) or “Post Editing,” probably don’t ring a bell for someone not familiar with the language ...

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


Are (Un)Lucky Numbers Universal?

      Paraskevidekatriaphobia – believe it or not, this crazy combination of letters is written in English. Paraskevidekatriaphobia refers to the fear of Friday the 13th, a phobia that affects nearly 10 percent of U.S. citizens. Researchers at the Stress ...

Topics: Consulting, Global News, Localization, Translation


Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017

  The New Year is fast approaching, and marketing analysts have already been weighing in on what digital trends will dominate the industry in 2017. The initial prediction: Global businesses will continue to rely heavily on mobile and online platforms to ...

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


How to Make Your Multinational Business Ready for Brexit

  Although the United Kingdom voted itself out of the European Union in June of 2016, it’s still unclear what the effects of Brexit will be in Britain, the EU as well as the rest of the world. And that is not to mention the wide reaching impact it’s bound to ...

Topics: Consulting, Financial, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Tips & Tricks, Translation


Translation Memories and Glossaries: What’s the Difference?

  If you’re not privy to the translation industry, translation memory and glossary are probably two terms that produce a look of confusion. For the unacquainted, these functions help to dramatically increase efficiency and cut costs during the translation ...

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


International Investigations: What Have We Learned?

  There is so much to keep track of when navigating solutions to your legal translation needs in an international investigation. The pressures of court mandated deadlines and potentially huge amounts of documents to translate make the choices available to you ...

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


3 Things to Remember About Multilingual Investigations and the FCPA

  Although it’s been around for nearly 40 years, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is still a source of confusion and trouble for corporate, multilingual investigations. This isn’t too surprising given that the law encompasses a wide range of ...

Topics: Best Practices, Consulting, Financial, Localization, Strategy, Translation


The Early Days of Translation Technology

  We are absolutely surrounded by marvels of translation technology in this day and age. Currently, it is possible to numerically analyze mixed language documents using Language Identification software. Machine Translation (MT) systems can translate millions ...

Topics: Consulting, IT, Language Learner, Machine Translation, Strategy, Technology, Translation