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Can’t Read, Won’t Buy: Localization is Key!

2017-12-13T14:43:20+00:00

By Amelia Rodriguez CEO, Vocalink Language Services Can't Read, Won't Buy: I love this title! It comes from one of my favorite companies in the whole world, Common Sense Advisory. They are the gods of language industry research. Studying about our industry has made them wise beyond their years.  I quote: “Common Sense Advisory polled [...]

Can’t Read, Won’t Buy: Localization is Key! 2017-12-13T14:43:20+00:00

Translation Quality Evaluation – Error Categories and Severity

2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

As we mentioned in previous posts, error categories and severity are the two dimensions used to calculate the error’s weight in any translation and hence decide whether it is useable or not. Error categories and severity differ from one standard and/or metric to another and from one company to another, however there are a lot of [...]

Translation Quality Evaluation – Error Categories and Severity 2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

3 Things to Do When You’re Doing Business in a New Country

2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

If you're planning to do business in a new country, you want to make sure it's, well, the business. That means a lot of up front planning. Here are three essential areas for you to cover. 1. Know the Climate First of all, you have to understand the climate. That includes knowing the political setup [...]

3 Things to Do When You’re Doing Business in a New Country 2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

Translation Quality: The Role of the Reviewer

2017-12-13T14:43:24+00:00

Let’s face it, if you have dealt with translation projects, you know translation is complex, subjective and definitely not an exact science. Translation Quality often conjures up differing thoughts in the minds of people. There is more to consider than a right or wrong translation. Reviewers (a bilingual client-side) have varying linguistic preferences.  One reviewer [...]

Translation Quality: The Role of the Reviewer 2017-12-13T14:43:24+00:00

A Table for Two

2017-12-13T14:43:25+00:00

A mom of two wild preschool-aged boys, I knew that a dinner date with my five year old son Grady could be interesting. Our latest date, however, was more educational than I had anticipated. You see, Grady is obsessed with maps. And learning. Our latest date was at a local Italian restaurant, and Grady requested [...]

A Table for Two 2017-12-13T14:43:25+00:00

Speed… the Ultimate Client Obsession

2017-12-13T14:43:25+00:00

Speed is a premium commodity.  We know it.  We are all in a hurry, never doing just one thing at a time: text while on the phone, listen to a webinar while checking e-mail, eat and work …   We hate delays, long lines, getting voice mail.  And we will pay for speed.  "Slow" is expensive.  [...]

Speed… the Ultimate Client Obsession 2017-12-13T14:43:25+00:00

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Government-Enforced Cure

2017-12-13T14:43:25+00:00

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is charged with the investigation of complaints of discrimination by health care facilities that receive federal financial assistance (including accepting Medicare/Medicaid funds). The enforcement process begins with a complaint, usually from a patient or group of patients, who are often supported by an advocacy [...]

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Government-Enforced Cure 2017-12-13T14:43:25+00:00
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