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The Challenges of Translating Medical Documents

March 19th, 2015 | No Comments »

Medical translation is a unique field in which foreign language expertise is not the only requirement for preparing a professional translation.  The translator need to not only be a native speaker of the language the document is being translated into, but must also have subject matter expertise in the specific medical field. Between shorthand and



Why Localizing Your Mobile App is a Must

March 11th, 2015 | No Comments »

According to the statistics website Statistica, worldwide free app downloads in 2016 is projected to grow to 211.31 billion downloads, and paid app downloads are predicted to be 13.49 billion downloads. There is no question that the international value of apps is on the ‘up and up.’ Yet, in a world where language remains the



Expanding Your Business to the Global Marketplace

March 3rd, 2015 | No Comments »

Since the global economic downturn that occurred several years ago, many business owners have been more than hesitant to expand their services globally. Yet, by not doing so, they are closing themselves off from global business opportunities with a wellspring of potential. The global economy is well on its way to regaining some strength and



The Babel Fish and Cultural Mistranslations

February 24th, 2015 | No Comments »

In Douglas Adams’ classic novel, ‘The hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy,’ he presents a magical creature called the Babel fish. This is a small fish that, when placed inside someone’s ear, will provide them with instant translations of any dialect across the galaxy. Just picture the scene, you can go anywhere and meet anyone from



11 Tips for Getting a Quality Translation

February 10th, 2015 | No Comments »

It’s quite difficult to have faith in the quality of a document translation when you don’t speak the target language. Translation is interpreting the language and meaning of a source text into a target text. The blind progress of this procedure can be arduous and frustrating, especially when you feel the quality is somewhat out