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Google Translate: The Unwitting Confidentiality Flaw

By On April 15, 2020

The Information Age has impacted a wide range of industries and workplaces. The translation industry has been no stranger to technological advancements, predominantly with the introduction and ever increasing use of machine… Read More

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Translation Agencies – Will the Future Need Us?

By On November 30, 2017

Returning from the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) Language Industries Summit 2017, I reflected on an emerging theme that threaded across the presentations and discussion topics. Like the gas lamplighters of the 1800s,… Read More

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7 Ancillary Supplies Adventures

By On March 20, 2017

At Imperial, we know that selecting, procuring, and delivering ancillary supplies for clinical trials isn’t just loading syringes and Fitbits into FedEx boxes and sending them here and there. It’s as varied… Read More

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Translation of Study Materials

A Checklist for Preparing Your Next Translation Project

By On April 27, 2015

You’ve spent weeks leading a team of people who have invested countless hours of time, energy, emotion and resources creating your patient materials.  The text was drafted and then laid out into… Read More

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Translation of Study Materials

The Untold Truth of Translation Projects

By On December 22, 2014

In the past week alone you’ve conveyed hundreds of thoughts, images and ideas to other people using language. Unfortunately, this is often a one-sided act. What you probably don’t often think about are the… Read More

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The Power of the Red Pen

By On August 22, 2014

Proofreading in the Clinical Trials Industry Proofreading has taken on many forms over the centuries, from monks striving for accuracy as they hand-copied books by candlelight, to the modern-day English teacher’s red… Read More

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Get to the Point! Communicating with Clarity

By On June 9, 2014

5 Secrets to Communicating with Clarity As a writer, I love words for their ability to inform, inspire, illustrate, and evoke emotions. Yet few things irk me more than verbosity, whether written or… Read More

Translation of Study Materials

Translation on Trial: Choosing the Right Vendor for Your Study

By On February 21, 2014

As clinical trials continue their current course of global expansion, translation has become a critical component in developing patient recruitment materials. But all translation companies are not created equal. Before hiring a vendor… Read More

Translation of Study Materials

Can You Differentiate in Translation?

By On July 8, 2013

The question of value differentiators in the translation industry is important to translation buyers and translation providers alike. With thousands of translation companies vying for increasingly competitive opportunities, and increasingly experienced and… Read More