ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Is Translation Ever Perfect?

Translation is never perfect. Each language is unique in its syntax, cultural elements, and phrases. It is difficult to replicate the original meaning in one language when translating to another. Text...

Machine Translation Terminology Management: Manufacturing

Terminology management is a critical and a key component to ensuring optimal translation quality for all localized content. It is of notable importance to our Manufacturing and Automotive clients who ...

GDPR Enforcement: Are you prepared for an audit or a "dawn raid?"

  It’s nearly the one-year mark for the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and we’re starting to see enforcement already. Most notably, of course, is the $57 million fine to Google for violation...

Is Your Marketing Content Optimized for Voice Search?

  Consider that 41% of adults and 55% of teens are using voice search every day and voice searches make up 20% of all mobile searches on Google. These numbers are only going to increase as voice recog...

When Free, Unsecured MT Tools Fail: Five Examples of MT Mishaps

Last week, Facebook received strong criticism for an embarrassing translation mistake triggered by its algorithm. After a 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit an island in Indonesia in early August, Facebook ...

Regulating Big Data: SC 42 and Artificial Intelligence

  According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), 40% of digital transformation initiatives will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) services by 2019 and 75% of enterprise applications will use AI...

5 Reasons to Use Machine Translation

You’ve heard the hype around machine translation, but is it right for your business? Machine translation is unlikely to replace human translators completely, and it isn't right for every project. Howe...

5 Compelling Reasons to Use Machine Translation

  How do you know when machine translation is right for a particular job or for your business? Some translation jobs are better left to human translators. However, machine translation has distinct adv...

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...

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...

Data Breaches and Security: Blockchain 101

  The terms “hack” and “data breach” elicit a great amount of fear in today’s ever-connected world. Hackers are a tremendous threat to any large corporation, something that major companies like Equifa...

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