This helpful guide is designed for anyone involved in producing documentation or communications in the medical device, pharmaceutical or life sciences sectors. Specifically, this guide focuses on: • Medical translation regulations • Medical device translation regulations • Pharmaceutical translation regulations • Patient privacy and security • The medical translation process • Medical translation gone wrong […]
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Entries by Linda Ward
Like or not, we live in a world where it’s more important than ever to value cultural diversity. The world is more connected than its ever been before. There are more opportunities for businesses to expand – but there’s also more competition. Companies that wish to seek out new markets for their products must market them […]
If you’re looking for inspiration or a new perspective on a particular topic, TED Talks are a fantastic resource. If you’re not familiar with TED, it’s an organisation that showcases “ideas worth spreading” through conferences that feature short talks from speakers around the world. For your viewing pleasure, here are some of our favourite TED […]
The clock is ticking. On May 25th, the GDPR goes into effect. Want to stay in compliance? Of course, you do – those fines are no laughing matter! Even if you think you’re prepared, there’s one aspect you might have overlooked: translation! It’s not enough that your organisation is compliant. If you collect personal data, […]
If you want or need to make your content accessible to everyone in your audience, language alone may not be enough. Braille documents allow the visually impaired and blind to access vital information independently. But where did these raised dots come from? Today, let’s take a look at the fascinating history of Braille and how […]
Back in 2014, an ad campaign by Lucozade was very eloquently entitled “Lucozade Sport vs Water.” In the video, two groups of athletes, one drinking water and one drinking Lucozade, are doing an endurance running test on a treadmill. Eventually, the “water only” athletes give up one by one, exhausted, while the Lucozade group keeps going […]
You’ve probably heard of the Bendy Banana Law before: it’s an EU regulation that bans bananas that have a curvature beyond a certain standard. EU detractors have often used it as an example of how intrusive the European Commission can be in the lives of its member citizens. Although this claim has been exaggerated (there […]
Along with the entire population of Britain (apparently), we’re getting our ‘bake on’ in homage to the national treasure of a tv show, The BBC’s Great British Bake Off. A big thanks goes out to Sherrien and our sales team, the masterminds who came up with (shamelessly plagiarised) the idea. So without further ado it’s […]
I was thrilled to represent K International at LocWorld28 this year. LocWorld is a major conference for the localization industry, which takes place annually in three locations in North America, Europe and Asia. This was the 28th conference and a welcome return to Berlin, which previously hosted the conference in 2009. Once again LocWorld provided superb […]
The world holds a diverse expanse of cultures, each celebrating and embracing the New Year in different ways. How far does the language of a particular country affect the way in which New Year is celebrated? Popular British cultural makes it possible to refer to someone as a ‘scrooge’, a Dickensian reference to the fact […]
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