Terminology management

The Pivot Language Approach and Multilingual Localization Projects: How and When it Works

Ciklopea 11 months ago 5 min read
The Pivot Language Approach and Multilingual Localization Projects: How and When it Works

According to the Cambridge English Dictionary, pivot is “a fixed point supporting something which turns or balances, or a person or thing on which something else depends”. If we imagine for a moment the localization process as a mechanism, the source material will have the function of the pivot, because in every possible scenario, from AI-powered machine translation with post-editing to the good old translation and proofreading, the quality of the source material is the factor that will always dictate both the process efficiency and the ultimate quality of the localized materials, regardless of all the technical magic and linguistic knowledge involved.

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Word for Word and More: Terminology Management for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Ciklopea 2 years ago 8 min read

In literally every survey that we have ever conducted among our clients from the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, accurate terminology has always been singled out as the primary concern in translation for these sectors. In this article, we will take a closer look at the reasons for this and how the translation technologies can help us address this issue and ensure accuracy of terminology.

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Ciklopea at DIA Europe 2021

Ciklopea 2 years ago 3 min read

We are happy to announce that Ciklopea, in its capacity as one of the leading providers of advanced language solutions for the life sciences sector, will exhibit at the forthcoming DIA Europe 2021 (virtual) event.

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Translating Patient-Facing Content: Challenges and Solutions

Ciklopea 2 years ago 4 min read

Patient-facing content includes all medical and pharmaceutical materials targeted at patients and end users who are not necessarily familiar with expert terminology and procedures.

Depending on their purpose, these materials may cover a wide range of topics, from legal information to instructions for use of medical devices, and all of this must be conveyed in a clear and unambiguous manner to make the information understandable to the non-expert target audiences.

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