ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Don DePalma Of CSA Research Talks Industry Trends, How LSPs Can Stay Relevant In 2017

Posted by Jake Schild on November 17, 2017
Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research) has made a name for itself as one of the big players in language industry news and research. The Massachusetts-based company produces research and blogs relating to all things localization, with a focus on helping ...

Topics: Localization, Translation, Interpreting


Thinking About A Multilingual Call Center? It’s Probably A Good Idea

Posted by Jake Schild on November 13, 2017
You’ve purchased a new product online, and you can’t wait to get your hands on it. Once it arrives in the mail, you use your car key as a de facto box cutter, remove the packaging and get rid of the packing peanuts. Everything appears fine, until you try to ...

Topics: Global Marketing, Strategy, Interpreting


Thinking About A Multilingual Call Center? It’s Probably A Good Idea

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on November 13, 2017
You’ve purchased a new product online, and you can’t wait to get your hands on it. Once it arrives in the mail, you use your car key as a de facto box cutter, remove the packaging and get rid of the packing peanuts. Everything appears fine, until you try to ...

Topics: Global News, Global Marketing, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Interpreting


Why Language Access Matters At The Dentist

Posted by Jake Schild on October 6, 2017
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 exact, ...

Topics: Best Practices, Strategy, Interpreting


Why Language Access Matters At The Dentist

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on October 6, 2017
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 exact, ...

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


VRI At The Doctor’s Office: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Session

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on September 15, 2017
Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) has risen in popularity as the technology becomes more readily available in the courtroom, hospitals and during international conferences. According to a recent reader poll from Slator, almost half of the respondents predicted ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Interpreting


VRI At The Doctor’s Office: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Session

Posted by Jake Schild on September 15, 2017
Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) has risen in popularity as the technology becomes more readily available in the courtroom, hospitals and during international conferences.    According to a recent reader poll from Slator, almost half of the respondents ...

Topics: Life Sciences, Interpreting


The Connection Between Language Services and Patient Safety

Posted by Jake Schild on September 13, 2017
Here at United Language Group, we often emphasize the importance of language translation and interpreting in the medical field. For us, there’s a clear-cut rationale behind language access in healthcare: Adequate support for non-native speaking patients ...

Topics: Life Sciences, Interpreting


The Hero of the American Revolution Who Didn’t Speak English: Honoring Baron von Steuben’s Contributions

Posted by Kyle Slick on July 4, 2017
The Fourth of July is an American holiday celebrating the Declaration of Independence from the British Empire in 1776 (sorry ULG’s London office). Like more formal holidays like Christmas or Thanksgiving, Americans use this holiday as an excuse for another ...

Topics: Language Learner, Interpreting


Language Services: The Biggest Industry You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on June 22, 2017
When people think of up-and-coming industries, they likely conjure up images of tech companies in Silicon Valley. What probably doesn’t come to mind is language services. But it should. According to Common Sense Advisory (CSA), the translation and ...

Topics: Featured, Global News, Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Interpreting


Language Services: The Biggest Industry You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted by Jake Schild on June 22, 2017
When people think of up-and-coming industries, they likely conjure up images of tech companies in Silicon Valley. What probably doesn’t come to mind is language services. But it should. According to Common Sense Advisory (CSA), the translation and ...

Topics: Featured, Global News, Language Learner, Interpreting


A Language Unlike Any Other: What is Nicaraguan Sign Language?

Posted by jason on June 9, 2017
June 08, 2017 When new languages emerge, they’re usually categorized as pidgins. These languages are simplistic and basic, created from combining basic elements of two or more languages. Over time, many pidgins will evolve into creoles, which feature complex ...

Topics: Interpretation, Language Learner, Lost in Translation, Translation, Interpreting, Lost in Translation