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Language Technology
Yesterday, changing the dial of the radio fleeing from advertising, I arrived at BBC Radio 2 where they argued that we live in a world of constant and rapid change, where nothing remains stable and where things arrive and then leave. This reflection was made in relation to music, but is directly transferable to many professional areas. I am sure that if you think about your own profession and...
AbroadLink News
Our quality system based on ISO 9001 was five years old last November, so it was a good time to continue moving towards a deeper quality management and audit of our processes. Since the end of last year, our quality manual contains the procedures that have enabled us to successfully overcome the audits of the ISO 13485 and ISO 17100 certifications. [TOC] Why a Medical Device Quality Standard in a...
All translation and interpreting professionals agree that the fields of legal, judicial and sworn translation require specialised knowledge, a high degree of skills and a firm ethical commitment. Nevertheless, and despite the recent transposition of Directive 2010/64/EU to its legal system, Italy (like other countries) lacks regulations to adequately guarantee the training and professionalism of...
Business Abroad
An efficient SEO (search engine optimization) strategy, or what is also known as organic positioning, is composed of many elements. Website content is one of the most important elements. Quality content, content growth and the appropriate use of our keywords are indispensable to appear on Google’s first page. In this post, I will talk about some of the key elements to take into account, so that...
Business Management
What do these professionals have in common: quality, professionalism and reliability. The translation profession is vulnerable, and while it is true that university studies in translation offer a certain degree of quality, so does long-standing experience as a translator. The road is made by walking... [TOC] But, how can you select and separate the real professionals from the opportunists? No,...
Project Management
A multilingual project is always a challenge of coordination and of working in different time zones and with translators from different cultures. The ambitious goal of MyKronoz to become a world reference in the manufacture of smart watches has led this manufacturer to create a dream design that sells internationally. Translating the app from its original English into French, German, Italian,...
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Basque is a language that has been and continues to be a great mystery to scholars of comparative linguistics and philolinguistics. This authenticity of the Basque language has given rise to various theories in search of an explanation of its birth and evolution. One of these theories would relate Basque to Berber, a language of North Africa, although the revision of the assumptions on which that...
When tackling an international SEO positioning project, it is important to have clearly defined ideas that may vary with regards to what can be done in a strategy on local or national search engines. And in this case, the objective is not to position your website on your national search engin e, but rather on one where searches may be in a different language, the competition is different, etc. [...
Portraits of translators
MÍriam has been working with AbroadLink for many years. This professional combines her love of languages with continuous improvement. This makes her the perfect role model for many young translators. But, let's stop talking about her and hear what she actually has to say!
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The extraordinary human capacity for invention in the field of communication never ceases to amaze us. In times marked by the revolution of communication between individuals, extremely unique forms of communication still exist, such as, for example, the whistled language of the island of La Gomera, on the Canary Islands, which we wrote about recently. While there are many more examples of long-...