November 29, 2019
2 minutes

SwissGlobal: a language services provider for the long run

What is the difference between a translation agency and a language services provider? A translation agency in Switzerland has internal and external specialists and assigns translation orders to its pool of qualified translators. That is…
November 29, 2019
2 minutes

What is post-editing?

What is post-editing? Anyone who works in the translation industry or orders translations on a regular basis is most likely familiar with machine translation. This tool is often used to save time and money. Although artificial intelligence…
November 24, 2019
3 minutes

English-to-Chinese translation: Colossal potential

China’s emergence as an economic power also means that Chinese consumers are now on the radar of many companies. China is no longer viewed merely as the world’s factory but is now considered an attractive sales market as well.…
November 24, 2019
3 minutes

English-to-Spanish translation: Erstwhile rivals

Over 400 years ago, England inflicted such a crushing defeat upon Spain that the once-proud colonial power never fully recovered. Nevertheless, Spanish is still one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, making…
November 13, 2019
1 Minute

SwissGlobal sponsors BSCC event

SwissGlobal was thrilled to be proud sponsor of yet another successful BSCC Zurich Speaker Series event. Thank you to the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce and to Janine Händel, CEO of the Roger Federer Foundation, for the fascinating…
November 12, 2019
1 Minute

SwissGlobal to take part in tekom and celebrate with SDL

SwissGlobal will be at the tekom trade fair, to be held in Stuttgart from 12 to 14 November. At this international industry meeting, 140 exhibitors will be presenting their latest solutions and tools for translation, terminology and…
Terminologie und Corporate Language
November 5, 2019
8 minutes

Terminology and corporate language: How digitalisation can improve the quality of your translations

There are countless ways in which we can express a single idea. And while that may be a delight for poets, it can cause real difficulties for communication specialists. A stringent communication policy is necessary for companies to…
October 15, 2019
5 minutes

How to find the right language services provider

Any business operating in different regions relies on multilingual communication with impeccable language and style adapted to specific local conditions. A professional language services provider such as SwissGlobal can offer you…
September 19, 2019
1 Minute

SwissGlobal supports the BSCC Zurich Speaker Series as a sponsor

Wage inequality is unjust because quality is always important, irrespective of gender. Equal wages for equal work is already a reality at SwissGlobal. But this still isn’t true for all companies. PwC was the first major company in the…
August 28, 2019
9 minutes

Website translations: The 3 questions most frequently asked by our clients

Do you want to conquer the entire Swiss market – and perhaps even European and global markets? If so, a multilingual website is an indispensable asset, since an estimated 50-75% of internet consumers will only order from websites that…
July 30, 2019
1 Minute

Words alone cannot guarantee that we will understand each other

It’s not just Brexit that divides opinions. Despite the existence of globally accessible communication channels, tolerance and understanding for other cultures and views do not seem to have grown all that much.  We may resemble each…
July 9, 2019
6 minutes

11 best practice tips for copywriting web content

How do people read on the Internet? Answer: they barely do. On the web, people scan, swipe, surf, scroll, click, bookmark, share, like, pinch and zoom. You are writing for users, not readers On the web, there are no
June 26, 2019
8 minutes

Data protection and data security – why common sense alone is not enough

Data protection and data security create trust – even in a confessional box Data protection and data security are often mentioned in the same breath, but they are not the same thing. They are, however, both essential when it
June 19, 2019
6 minutes

Addressing the issue of addressing everyone: gender-sensitive corporate communication today

The aim of corporate communication is to reach those who are supposed to be reached. But many people no longer feel addressed by the traditional linguistic forms of speech and address. Yet just as society evolves, so, too, does language.…
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