ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Three Tips For Successfully Localizing Video Content

Posted by Jake Schild on June 27, 2018
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?

Posted by Jake Schild on June 6, 2018
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

Posted by jason on May 8, 2018
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”

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 26, 2018
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

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 23, 2018
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

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 20, 2018
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 not ...

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

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

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 15, 2018
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

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 16, 2018
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 data ...

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

4 Common Machine Translation Myths Debunked

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 29, 2018
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

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 26, 2018
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

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 5, 2018
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. With ...

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

Marketing To Millennials Around The Globe: Reaching Digital Natives On Their Terms

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on December 20, 2017
Defined as people born between the late 1980s and early 2000s, millennials are one of the largest and most influential consumer bases, with an estimated $200 billion to spend each year in the U.S. alone. As a result, brands are allocating more and more of ...

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