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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.

Specialized Translation Services for the Manufacturing Industry

The Perfect Blend of Advanced Technology with a Human Touch Specialized Translation Services Thanks in large part to the Internet and to advancements in technology, billions of consumers from [...]

The Future Shift to eLearning – and the Benefits of eLearning Localization

The Future Shift to eLearning – and the Benefits of eLearning Localization Benefits of eLearning We know how busy you are so there is no sense in beating around the bush. Let’s get [...]

Multilingual Communication — Essential Tools to Thrive

Give a person a fish, and that person will eat for a day. Teach a person to fish, and that person will eat throughout his lifetime. — Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie (paraphrased) Let’s [...]

Language Access in US Healthcare During COVID-19

The Rise of Video Remote Interpreting in Telehealth US Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Language access in healthcare has always played a critical role in healthcare, but during COVID-19, the [...]

Supporting our Linguistically Diverse Students

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. (Les Brown) “Yes. It’s that time of year again. While some families might be thrilled to pick up where they [...]

Interpreter Insight: Tips for Transitioning to Remote Interpreting

Due to the recent events of the global pandemic, COVID-19, Interpreting industries are going through a new transition of heavily relying on Remote Interpreting (RI). RI is a technologically [...]

Business Continuity Amid Global Crisis

It has never been more important to stand for unity and participate in social distancing to protect our loved ones, our communities, and our neighbors across the world. It’s important we [...]

A Letter from Our CEO

Our Vocalink Family is just that—a family made up of clients, team members, and the communities we serve. As are many of us, your business is operating in a different fashion, treading in unknown [...]

COVID-19 Response Plan: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 7:55 AM EST Update

The world is coming together to address the COVID-19 global pandemic and Vocalink Global is doing its part both to stop the spread of the disease and to continue to facilitate multilingual [...]

Do We Need a System or a Platform to Manage Translation?

When it comes to managing translation, is it necessary to use a system or platform? The answer to this question is an unqualified YES! However, you don’t have to host or manage it. If you have [...]

Why Does It Take Too Long to Manage Translation Projects?

The answer is, it shouldn’t. Whether managing multilingual content is your main job or one of many other jobs you do, translation management should be one of easier jobs. It is like any other job [...]

I Am Now Responsible for Language Services… What’s Next?

The responsibility of centralizing the organization’s translation needs is now yours. Your boss heard that early in your career you took control of a small, local company’s translation spend and [...]

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