What you may not know about translation, localization, and globalization

By |2018-12-04T17:57:54+00:00December 6th, 2018|Interpreting, Translation and Localization|

Translation isn’t interpreting, interpreting is a subset of translation. Localization is not a buzzword, it’s a deal-killer (if you don’t get it right). Globalization is not a nefarious scheme for world domination. All of these things are unifiers, not dividers. In 2016 an estimated 47% of humans on the planet had Internet access. As of [...]

What is a truly integrated language service provider?

By |2018-11-12T18:29:38+00:00November 5th, 2018|Culture Training, Documentation Translation, Interpreting, Language Learning, Market Research Translation, Marketing Translation, Multilingual A/V Translation, Software Translation and Localization, Training & eLearning Translation, Translation and Localization, Translation Technology|

A translation project can have a lot of moving parts Text files with thousands of words. Formatted files for specialized uses like surveys, eLearning courses, software UIs, and documentation. Audiovisual elements including voice-over and subtitles. Desktop publishing. Image captions. Web sites. And on and on. Do you need multiple specialist vendors to [...]

66.6 million people in the US speak a language other than English at home

By |2018-11-27T20:23:06+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Culture Training, Interpreting, Language Learning, Marketing Translation, Translation and Localization|

66.6 million people in the US speak a language other than English at home "In America's five largest cities, 48 percent of residents now speak a language other than English at home" This has doubled since 1990 That is more than 20% of the total population of the [...]

The Myth of Global English

By |2018-11-28T15:48:52+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Culture Training, Interpreting, Language Learning, Training & eLearning Translation, Translation and Localization|

Training in native languages is far more effective, and safer Offering training in the native language of the learners can save lives Human resources professionals are often tasked with delivering safety training for workers, vendors, distributors, and customers of their business or organization. The easy way to do this is to assume that [...]