Think of Fujifilm, and the first thing that springs to mind is likely to be cameras. But as well as being the world’s largest photographic and imaging company, Fujifilm also carries out research in medicine, life sciences and other high-tech areas.
For 170 years, the Economist Group has provided authoritative insight on international business and current affairs. But how could the world-renowned publication ensure accuracy and a consistent tone of voice across multiple languages?
Taking a high-speed train between France and Switzerland is now even faster, with a new app facilitating cross-border journeys.
But operators TGV Lyria faced a challenge – how could they make the app
available in multiple languages?
When it comes to pharmaceutical and medical translations, accuracy and attention to detail are vital. It’s
one area where specialist knowledge is essential, and there’s no room for even minor mistakes.
Systagenix, the world-leading wound care company, distributes its innovative products and services to more than 75 countries – crossing numerous language barriers. The UK-headquartered company needs reliable translations of everything from medical presentations to marketing brochures for its global operations.
From shortbread to vintage-inspired clothing, there’s a growing market for British products overseas. Many smaller companies that have launched online sites are finding that many of their customers come from farther afield.
The obvious next step is adapting your website to reach overseas markets. That was the focus of a dedicated global ecommerce workshop held by Lingo24 in Edinburgh, with the help of DigitalSix and the Princes Trust.
Whether you’re managing staff in one office or across several continents, training and health and safety are issues you can’t ignore. These can be especially tricky if you’re working internationally.
Cross-border shopping used to mean a “booze cruise” to France, or picking up discounted designer clothes on a foreign holiday. But today’s savvy consumers are just as likely to shop around for the best prices from the comfort of their sofa.
It can be a real buzzkill to find that your high-scoring word such as webzine or texter has been disallowed in a game of Scrabble.
But there’s no need to dump the board game and head to the funplex with your friends (or frenemies) instead. The 66-year-old game has been given an update for Generation Y.
Have you ever tweeted about a delayed flight, or complained on Facebook about poor customer service? A growing number of customers are using social media to contact companies, whether their feedback is positive or negative.
The Loch Ness monster, dancing Tunnock’s teacakes, and 4500 athletes – it could only be the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.
Billions of eyes worldwide will be on Glasgow over the next 10 days. With events from triathlons to table tennis, there’s sure to be plenty of nail-biting action, as well as new world records.