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Myths and Facts About Sign Language

Have you ever seen an important event on the television that shows someone standing near the speaker, interpreting everything they say in sign language? Like with any interpreting scenario, the skill of the interpreter (or lack thereof) impacts understanding and clarity. One famous example came in 2017 when an amateur interpreter was asked at the [...]

Translators Have Their Work Cut Out For Them

Some people think that translation is an easy job. After all, as long as you know a language other than English, all you have to do is swap out the words, right? Wrong. Translation is a time consuming and complex job that requires more than just a knowledge of words. With over 7,000 languages used [...]

ITC Global Translations Recognized Among Largest Language Service Providers in North America

Independent market research firm CSA Research recognizes ITC Global Translations as a leader in US$49.60 billion global translation, localization, and interpreting services industry ITC Global Translations announced today its official ranking as one of the largest language service providers (LSPs) in the global translation, localization, and interpreting industry. Issued May 2019 by independent market research firm CSA [...]

Reaching A Broader Audience Through Content Localization

Content is created all over the world, every single day. Many businesses have finally realized that without a website, they can miss out on a range of customers. Their websites represent who they are, what they do, and how they can help consumers. Website content can include landing pages and informational areas for people who [...]

Latest Translation Goofs: The Japanese Metro

In the middle of March, the BBC reported that “Osaka's metro network has shut down its foreign language sites after users noticed some odd translations.” Apparently, people began noticing strange names for the rail lines and stations as listed in the BBC article: •         The Sakaisuji line became the “Sakai muscle” •         Dobutsuen-mae station became [...]

Good Communication Makes Good Business

HR specialist John Crowley writes that “cultural differences can cause professional misunderstandings…it’s actually one of the biggest challenges for international HR.” With more diversity in the workplace than ever before, HR specialists have their work cut out for them. Getting Everyone on the Same Page  Communication is of vast importance in any business, but it’s [...]