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Translation Bidding Process

How to Choose a Translation Bidding Process

https://youtu.be/_Q3BWMdksd0 Defining the most effective Translation Bidding Process and Request for Proposal (RFP) criteria and aligning these with changing company needs and requirements is not always an easy task. There are several reasons why buyer companies engage in a type of request for information regarding services and have included this requirement as part of company …

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What Is a Style Guide (1)

What Is a Style Guide
& Why Do You Need One?

Listen to this article now: Most successful companies have a style guide in some way, shape or form. Style guides can cover things as diverse as applications of logos and trademarks, to how to write a corporate letter. They are crucial documents because they set the tone for the way a company, its brand and …

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In-Country Review Challenges (1)

In-Country Review Challenges & How To Overcome Them

Listen to this article now:   The concept and processes of Quality Assurance in translation and localization have improved dramatically over the last decades. They have been further developed, refined and optimized by industry stakeholders on client and vendor side, and the process of refinement is still ongoing: translation software programs have emerged and are …

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Linguistic Validation in Clinical Trials (1)

Which Content Needs Linguistic Validation in Clinical Trials?

Listen to this article now:   Imagine a French patient being asked at a baseline clinical trial visit to name the State they live in, a question intended to assess their mental ability for spatial orientation. An awkward moment perhaps for the healthcare professional conducting the examination, and surely for the patient too, but most …

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Linguistic Validation Services

Linguistic Validation Services in Life Sciences Localization

Listen to this article now:   Among the multiple specialized localization services available in the Life Sciences sector we also come across those referred to as Cognitive debriefing, Backtranslation & Reconciliation and Readability testing. How familiar are you with these linguistic validation services? What does each mean, why is it required and what does it …

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Accuracy in Medical Translations (1)

The Importance of Accuracy in Medical Translations – The Case Of Willie Ramirez

Listen to this article now:   Grammatical errors and inaccurate translations can jeopardize any company’s image and reputation, but when it comes to the medical industry, where inaccuracy may have direct effect on patients’ lives, quality and accuracy are not just important, they are imperative. Medical translations ensure patients’ safety Medical translations are translations of …

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Informed consent translations (1)

Informed Consent Translations: The Importance of Understanding

Listen to this article now:   Although physicians worldwide claim Hippocrates’ mantra, “do no harm,” as their code of ethics, there have been instances on both sides of the world, such as the incidents that spurred the Nuremberg trials and the infamous Tuskegee syphilis experiments, that could cause us to question that commitment. Both the …

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Commit ISO 13485 translations

ISO 13485 Translations for Medical Device Safety

Listen to this article now:   What is the ISO 13485 standard? ISO 13485 Medical devices – Quality management systems – Requirements for regulatory purposes is an ISO standard that represents the requirements for a comprehensive quality management system for the design and manufacture of medical devices. ISO 13485 is designed to be used by organizations involved in the design, production, …

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mHealth App Localization

mHealth App Localization: Do special regulatory terms apply?

Listen to this article now:   The rapid technological advances and the ever expanding use of mobile devices, from smartphones and tablets to wearables and wireless sensors, have not left the healthcare sector unaffected. In this article we will touch upon the definition of the mHealth apps, the relevant FDA policies and the EU regulations …

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Top 5 localization tools

Top 5 localization tools for an internal translation department

Listen to this article now: by Eftychia Tsilikidou, Senior Project Manager at Commit Global Localization is a very broad process that includes various steps, tools, and procedures. It aims to produce a final product that is unique and culturally appropriate for the intended audience. Translation is only one part of this multifaceted process. Other aspects …

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