ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

The Preservation of Culture One Language at a Time

It is estimated at least one language dies out every two weeks – taking the culture and all of its unique expression along with it. In 1999, an idea was proposed to the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ...

Topics: Language Solutions


Three Tips For Successfully Localizing Video Content

Organizations use videos for a variety of purposes, including employee training, product instructions, and marketing. In recent years, video has proven to be a particularly effective means of engagement, leading to increased click-through rates in emails, ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation, Language Solutions


The EU’s New Medical Device Regulation: What’s Language Got To Do With It?

The European Union’s new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) will begin being enforced in 2020. It seems like a long way off, but it will be here sooner than we think. The regulation, which represents a sweeping change in the way medical devices are monitored in ...

Topics: Life Sciences, Localization, Translation, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


Speaking The Same Language: Why Global Companies Need Language Solutions To Succeed

By jason
May 08, 2018 Today’s global companies face an interesting paradox: Technology enables them to reach new audiences around the globe, but also forces them to overhaul their communication strategies to successfully adapt to these culturally and linguistically ...

Topics: Localization, Strategy, Translation, Language Solutions


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 Chinese to English. In other words, the system is said to have ...

Topics: Global News, Machine Translation, Language, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


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 effective treatments tend to be. Health literacy, according to the ...

Topics: healthcare, Strategy, Translation, Interpreting, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


Four Steps To Less Post-Editing

  Post-editing is a critical part of the process when you use Machine Translation (MT). In exchange for the speed, efficiency and friendly price tag of MT, you’ll have to spend some time reviewing and improving the text that is produced. However, this does ...

Topics: Machine Translation, Tips & Tricks, Translation, Language Solutions


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 involving humans are expected to follow guidelines consistent ...

Topics: Compliance, Language Solutions


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


4 Common Machine Translation Myths Debunked

Machine translation (MT) certainly gets a lot of media hype - some deserved, some not. Read on to learn the truth behind 4 of the most common beliefs about MT. Machine translation myth #1: The best-known machine translation tool is the best machine ...

Topics: Machine Translation, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


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 Investment Products Regulation, commonly referred to as PRIIPs, took ...

Topics: Strategy, Translation, Legal, Compliance, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


Service Organization Controls: SOCs and Data Security

  Chances are your company stores far more data in the cloud than just a few years ago. This likely includes sensitive information that you need to protect, including financial data, business strategies and plans, and personal data belonging to customers. ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation, Language Solutions