How cultural awareness impacts business

Having international clientele is more common than ever, and with it comes exposure to many different cultures. Being culturally aware requires you to understand and respect cultural differences and make no judgments about them. This level of awareness is becoming more and more of a necessity. Fortunately, if you plan[...]
By Allison Baillieston | May 24, 2021 | Categories: ITC | No Comments
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The Consequence of Machine Translation

When you’re dealing with static web content, you want to make sure that you’re projecting the best possible image of your business or organization. After all, static content is one of the simplest ways to provide your clients with important information for your business. But what if you have clients[...]
By Allison Baillieston | April 15, 2019 | Categories: ITC | No Comments
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Saving Money on Your Translations

I realize its often not popular to talk about anything but successes online.  However, the following outlines a failure that we simply haven’t been able to mitigate with a particular client and we want all other organizations who are currently translating documents, websites, videos, or doing any other language related[...]
By Allison Baillieston | March 11, 2019 | Categories: ITC | No Comments
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Chinese Translation Service and Chinese Document Translation

Translating documents, web pages, or even audio or video content to Chinese is no simple task. It requires dedication, experience, and an understanding of the nuances of the Chinese language. While ITC translators possess all these qualities, it is important for businesses and individuals in need of Chinese translation services[...]
By Allison Baillieston | January 18, 2019 | Categories: ITC | No Comments
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artificial intelligence and human parity in language services

Artificial Intelligence and Human Parity in Language Services

A few weeks ago, I attended the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder meeting. During the meeting, I was surprised to hear Warren Buffet put into words my exact thoughts concerning AI. If I recall, he said current artificial intelligence is more hype than results. I was pleased to hear him say[...]
By Allison Baillieston | May 18, 2018 | Categories: ITC | No Comments
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Wow! Impressive! – Two Wow’s In One Day

Many of our conversations surround metrics and data.  For many years we have tracked everything from client feedback, employee and contractor feedback, to detailed feedback on every project.  It’s an amazing system and network of data that rolls in thanks to excellent process design and amazing systems.  At any moment,[...]
By Allison Baillieston | April 21, 2018 | Categories: ITC | No Comments
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Hard to sound beautiful when the piano is broken!

Mongolian vs GT– Artificial Intelligence and Machine Translation A serious bug was recently discovered in the AI translations from Mongolian to English. This bug suggests the Artificial Intelligence software may be filling blanks to make sense of just random combinations of letters. We did tests in other languages and found[...]
By Allison Baillieston | January 21, 2018 | Categories: ITC | No Comments
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