Speaking of Language

Our team has a lot to say on the subject of language, along with the people, processes and technologies that surround it. Our thoughts are collected here, with frequent additions to keep the conversation fresh. Check back often for new posts, and Contact Us with any questions or topic ideas. Posts are displayed by date with the most recent first. To narrow down by topic, please use the categories to the right.

Why Do I Need An Interpreter? A Nurse's Perspective
Why Do I Need an Interpreter? A Nurse’s Perspective.
When people learn that I’m a #VocalinkInsider, they frequently share their own, personal experiences working with interpreters or translators. I
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Avoid Miscommunication & Generate ROI
Avoid Miscommunication & Generate ROI with Translation
Are you ready to maximize your translation budget with full-spectrum translation services designed to meet your company’s specific needs? Translation
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cultural diversity readiness
Cultural Diversity Readiness
What does the Owl symbolize in your culture? We hear some saying wisdom, knowledge, intelligence, education, but hear others saying
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Strong Linguistic Voice
Your Brand’s Linguistic Voice
Have you witnessed two brands with similar offerings enter a new global market space simultaneously, and see one brand excel
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Marketing Translation Builds Strong Global Brand Identity
Strategic Marketing Translation Builds Strong Global Brand Identity
You’ve made the decision to take your company global. During that process, you’ve probably considered the idea of translating your
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Translation & Interpreting in Education
Let’s Get Educated – The Role Translation & Interpretation Play in Education
Professional translation and interpreting services share importance in the American educational system. These services ensure clear and accurate communication between
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Interpreter Appreciation
The Value Interpreters Share
What motivates people to get up each day and go to work? Some would say great pay, flexible hours, or
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Year of Indigenous Language
2019 – The Year of Indigenous Languages
In whatever situation you find yourself, communication is key.  That’s a no brainer. Yet, there are many people in the
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Down the Interpreting Rabbit Hole of Effective Communication
Down the Interpreting Rabbit Hole
The Joint Commission’s vision is for all people to experience the safest, highest quality, best-value healthcare. Of course, effective communication
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Translation Around the World
Translation Around the World
Translation plays a significant role in our daily lives. Not only does the art of translation pave the road for
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localization (l10n) and global content strategy
L10n. Localization Continued.
In our previous blog, L10n. Localization., we reviewed why localization, or L10n, is an important factor in preparing your content
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