ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity”

  How good can Machine Translation (MT) be? Very good, according to Microsoft. Earlier this month, the tech company announced it had created an MT system that reached “human parity” in translating Chi...

How To Foster Better Patient Understanding

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 effecti...

GDPR and Breach Response: Making Sure Your Notification System Is Compliant

With the GDPR deadline rapidly approaching, organizations are taking the final steps toward ensuring compliance for their data security systems. In Articles 33 and 34, the GDPR outlines the specific p...

Clinical Trials: An Introduction To The ICH E6(R2) Addendum

  Scientific and medical advances are often dependent on the results of research involving human subjects. This research requires significant ethical and safety considerations, and clinical trials inv...

MDR and Device Labeling: Annex I and UDI Requirements

  On May 5, 2017, the European Commission released the new Europe (EU) Medical Device Regulations (MDR) in an effort to create a more unified and transparent system for medical devices. The MDR will b...

What Is HITRUST? A Look At The Common Security Framework

May 11, 2018   To understand HITRUST, it’s best to temporarily forget everything you know about HIPAA regulations, compliance and audits. Why? Chances are you view HIPAA as a challenge or an obstacle,...

How GDPR Helps Fight Data Corruption

May 11, 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...

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 thei...

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

  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 Investmen...

Taking Your Apps Global: Localization for Mobile Devices

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 u...

Three Ways Language Access Helps Government Agencies

Government agencies – specializing in anything from education to international diplomacy – often encounter many of the world’s 7,000 languages, making access to translation and interpreting services i...

Global Clinical Trials: Saving Time And Money Through Centralization

With the resurgence of dangerous diseases such as whooping cough, malaria, and cholera, the need for clinical trials spanning the globe is stronger than ever. Diseases affect people differently depend...

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