Tag: Language access

6 key tips to successfully localize and translate e-learning courses

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Strategic e-learning localization and translation development initiatives help to improve employee loyalty and make for a stable corporate culture and working environment. However, implementing such knowledge across a wide variety of cultures, languages, countries, and target audiences is often considered a daunting task. … Read more

Five strategies to attract Hispanic customers

Thursday, December 10, 2015

DSC01007 Are you trying to reach the Hispanic community in your area? With globalization on the rise, finding a way to integrate your business into new markets can be a challenge but with the right frame of mind, anything is possible.

Prepare yourself to study new cultures and it might even be helpful to learn Spanish. … Read more

The growing importance of a Certified Translator

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Translation SourceNow that businesses must compete to be even more recognized, different languages and localization plays such an important role as globalization itself.

Gone are the days when the information between companies was passed only in English, without addressing the importance of growing languages such as Spanish. … Read more

7 tips to optimize your communication strategy when doing business with China

Friday, July 19, 2013

There are many great reasons for doing business with China, but dramatic cultural differences between East and West often result in failed ventures. Communication strategies and language access are of the utmost importance in bridging the cultural divide. Take a look at our list of 7 tips to optimize your communication strategy when doing business with China. … Read more

The Mexican Market is like a “Swinging Piñata”: 6 tips for Doing Business in Mexico

Monday, November 12, 2012

A recent report by the Australian Government compared the Mexican market to a “swinging piñata, ready to be tapped.” The foreign investor approaches and must leap blindly before finally cracking into the market and reaping the sweet rewards. There are many good reasons for doing business in Mexico and your crack at the piñata will be made easier if you follow our 6 tips for Doing Business in Mexico. … Read more

Understanding the Latino Community in Texas: Trends and Statistics from a Healthcare Perspective

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Patient segmentation based on language and ethnicity is often a challenging exercise due to lack of universal definitions, scarcity of data and the rapidly changing nature of demographics. This presentation focuses on defining and quantifying the healthcare Latino market in Texas, understanding qualitative issues affecting the servicing of Latino patients in the state and discussing trends and future language and translation projections in Texas. … Read more

Understanding the Translation Certification Process in the United States

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Oftentimes clients within the United States will request that a document be certified in order to meet the needs of its intended purpose.

US Entities that may require certification of translated documents include educational institutions (foreign transcripts and diplomas), the legal system (divorce decrees, marriage licenses, or law firms wishing to certify translations submitted as evidence), and the Immigration and Naturalization Service (birth certificates). … Read more

Estimating the Number of LEP (Limited English Proficient) Persons in the United States

Friday, July 17, 2009

The term LEP is widely used in healthcare, legal and educational settings. As defined by the Department of Justice LEP Guidance, LEP persons are “”those individuals who have a limited ability to read, write, speak or understand English”. The significance of the term is, without a doubt, related to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act which prohibits recipients from discriminating on the basis of race, color or national origin, and contemplates a close nexus between one’s national origin and one’s language. … Read more

Fluency, Inc. Partners with Translation Source, Ltd to Increase Language Access, Quality of Care and Patient Satisfaction in Texas Healthcare Market

Thursday, April 2, 2009

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Fluency, Inc., a leading provider of online language access management tools has partnered with Translation Source, a leading provider of multilingual solutions for business, government and non-profits, in order to increase language access, quality of care and patient satisfaction in the Texas Healthcare translation and interpretation market.Read more