ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

8 Intriguing Facts About the Czech Language

The Czech language doesn't have the same name recognition as more widely spoken languages like French or Spanish.  However, it's an interesting language in its own right. Whether you're planning a vis...

Why Do LSPs Contract Linguists?

      Spurred by globalization, international expansion within organizations, and increased migration patterns, growth in the language solutions industry has been accelerating at a rapid pace. Accordi...

Four Interesting Facts About Translation in Literature

September 6th is National Read a Book Day. So, why not read a book translated from another language?  Reading literature in translation gives you a unique perspective on other cultures, and it's an ex...

Getting the Most Out of Your In-country Review: Four Best Practices

When a Language Solutions Partner (LSP)  translates a document for a client, they adhere to quality assurance standards by assembling a professional team that includes linguists, subject matter expert...

How Much Does Good Translation Cost?

How much will good translation cost? It's one of the most common questions we hear from clients. It's also one of the most challenging questions to answer, simply because there are so many variables t...

When and How Will AI Truly Understand Human Language? Is It Possible?

  In 2011, the American trivia game show Jeopardy! featured a special guest contestant: IBM’s Watson, a supercomputer. Watson was selected to compete against the show’s top winners, Ken Jennings and B...

How Not to Use Your Translation Memory: 4 TM Killers

A translation memory (TM) is one of the most effective methods for reducing time and cost when completing a translation project. It is an electronic database that keeps track of certain segments of a ...

How to Help ELL Students Start the School Year Off Right

It’s that time of year again. Across the United States, children are heading back to school. Naturally, many children have mixed feelings about this. However, English Language Learners (ELL) and their...

7 Fun Facts About the Dutch Language

The Netherlands is famous for many things: windmills, tulips, art, and the forbidden pleasures of Amsterdam all come to mind. But what about the language? Here are seven fascinating facts about the Du...

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...

How Facebook is Utilizing Translation to Improve User Experience

As of 2018, Facebook has over 2 billion users located around the world. With such a diverse global audience, translation is now an essential part of Facebook’s business model. Here are 5 ways Facebook...

The Crucial Role Multilingual Support Plays In Cross-border M&A Deals

For organizations undergoing an international merger & acquisition or considering one in the future, it is imperative that all parties involved understand the terms and conditions of the deal and ...

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