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February 26, 2021

Financial translation services: what to look for in a language service partner

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Financial translation services: what to look for in a language service partner Language service providers play an important role in the global financial industry. Bankers, fund managers, and insurance carriers all rely on clear, accurate information in a language that their clients will understand.  Financial […] (Read more...)

February 15, 2021

Translation for informed consent forms (ICFs)

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Translation for informed consent forms (ICFs) Translation for informed consent forms (ICFs) requires subject matter expertise, cultural know-how, and carefully documented quality assurance. Why translate Informed Consent Forms? Before taking part in a medical research study, a participant needs to understand the risks involved. Informed […] (Read more...)

January 11, 2021

Avoid 4, embrace 8: Chinese translation of homophones

Avoid 4, embrace 8: Chinese translation of homophones Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings. It is common in many languages for a word to carry multiple meanings. But because the range of Chinese phonemes (sounds) is relatively small, the language includes […] (Read more...)

January 6, 2021

Video translation: how to create a localization-friendly source

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Video translation: how to create a localization-friendly source Do you use video to educate and inform your international audiences? According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast, the shift to video will continue to accelerate. Video makes up 82% of all website traffic. Currently, YouTube […] (Read more...)

January 5, 2021

Choosing a translation agency: Should I request sample translations?

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Choosing a translation agency: Should I request sample translations? When choosing a translation agency, you should take several factors into account. Quality matters a lot, but many other considerations also come into play. Response time, flexibility, subject-matter expertise, capacity, and technical savvy will all impact […] (Read more...)