Machine Translation: The pathway to global footprints in critical times

What is Machine Translation? Using computers to translate text from one language to another has been a dream of computer science. With the massive explosion of digital content in recent years, the need for multimarket localisation has now become inevitable. It is only in the past ten years that Machine Translation (MT) has become a…

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Video remote interpreting: changing the face of the new normal

The new normal for the already virtual world The pandemic has challenged us in many ways which we never imagined. Whether it was restricting ourselves to step out and meet up with people, or adapting to technology changes to keep things running uninterrupted. Whilst there were hurdles obstructing our daily lives, there were barriers broken…

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Interpreting: the ultimate multi-tasking

With the constant exchange of content commercially, culturally and academically in today’s world, the localization industry plays a vital role in making this possible. While translation takes away the limelight in the industry, interpreting services are often mis-considered as an extension of translation. Here, we’ll try to understand the differences in a more magnified way.…

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thebigword awarded new Disability Confident certification

Global language technology company thebigword has been awarded the Disability Confident Employer Level 2 certification for the next 3 years. This updated certification shows the recognition of thebigword’s inclusive and accessible recruitment process. This includes communicating vacancies through a range of channels, offering interviews to disabled people if they meet the minimum criteria for a…

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thebigword secures new contract with Surrey and Borders NHS Trust

Global language technology company, thebigword, has secured a new contract with Surrey and Borders NHS Trust to support with a range of language services. Surrey and Borders Partnership is a leading provider of health and social care services for people with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire and drug and alcohol…

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thebigword Group featured in CSA Research’s Insight from CEOs

Throughout the worst health and economic crises in modern history, CSA Research have been sharing aggregate feedback from multiple constituents, including 193 CEOs from their global rankings. Midway through the pandemic, they asked members of the Leadership Councils to share what they’re thinking about their next steps in business and recently checked back in so hear their…

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Telephone Interpreting: Why language is no longer a barrier for communication

Why interpretation? As globalization and digital revolution opens up more countries, economies and individuals to the rest of the world, interpreting and related language services count vital for proper communication and understanding across the globe, clearing the roadblock of lingual diversity. Regardless of whether there’s a need to communicate with patients, business partners or clients,…

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thebigword to host thebigleaders event for Public Sector clients

Global language technology company, thebigword, is hosting their first virtual thebigleaders event specifically for Public Sector clients and prospects in Europe. As a global company with a large variety of regulated clients across the world, thebigword will facilitate peer to peer discussion and encourage a community collaboration across with industry experts across Europe. The virtual…

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How can thebigword help break communication barriers with British Sign Language?

Sign Language is a visual means of communication, which can be identified using gestures, facial expressions and body language. In the UK, British Sign Language (BSL) is officially recognised as the second widest used language after English. BSL follows its own grammatical structure and syntax, which is not dependent on spoken English language. It is…

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thebigword balances its carbon footprint

Global language service provider, thebigword, has collaborated with Forest Carbon to take action on their UK Carbon Footprint. Awareness of climate change around the globe is undoubtedly increasing and many businesses are making positive changes to become more eco-friendly through a number of important initiatives, such as becoming carbon neutral. thebigword Group has an ambitious…

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thebigword successfully hosts first virtual ‘thebigleaders’ event

Global language technology company, thebigword Group, celebrates success after hosting their first virtual thebigleaders event last Thursday. thebigleaders is a community of language leaders, joining forces at a series of events and forums. Having previously hosted the events in person in London, California and Portugal this is the first time the event has been broadcast…

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