Our News2019-08-28T06:41:31+01:00

Global Lingo ranks 22nd largest LSP in Northern Europe

By |28th May, 2019|Categories: News|

Independent market research firm CSA Research recognizes Global Lingo as a leader in US$49.60 billion global translation, localization, and interpreting services industry (London) – Global Lingo announced today its official ranking as one of the largest language service providers (LSPs) in the global translation, localization, and interpreting industry. Issued May 2019 by independent market research firm CSA Research, “Who’s Who in Language Services and Technology: 2019 Rankings” named Global Lingo as a top-grossing LSP [...]

Global Lingo appoints new APAC Sales Director

By |22nd May, 2019|Categories: News|

21st May 2019, Singapore Sandip Roy was appointed as APAC Sales Director for Global Lingo earlier this month, to lead our growth plans in the region. Global Lingo’s Singapore office welcomed Sandip Roy, APAC Sales Director for the region, earlier this month. Sandip is responsible for all Sales and Business Development within the Asia Pacific region and has already identified his plans for the coming months. Sandip has 14+ years of experience, with global [...]

eLearning exhibitions 2019

By |15th May, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

In 2019 we are back exhibiting at a few global e-Learning events. The year kicked off in London at Learning Technologies, and we have just confirmed our return to Las Vegas for DevLearn in October. Following the success of previous years, the UK Global Lingo team exhibited again at the Learning Technologies conference in London. This is seen as Europe's leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work. [...]

Language technology

By |15th May, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

Global Lingo is a technology-orientated organisation. What do we mean by this? We are a company working with the latest language technologies to provide the best level of service possible at the best possible speed. How do we do this? In January 2019, our Senior Localisation Project Manager, Antonino Polizzi, transitioned into the role of Global Software Implementation and Training Manager. One project he is leading is to expand the features of our cloud-based [...]

Singapore – travel diaries

By |15th May, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

The first thing to hit me was the heat, like a great wave that rolled over me as I exited through the doors of Changi Airport on what would have been a crisp September morning back home. It was only then that I fully realised the magnitude of what I was doing, and just how different Singapore was going to be from my life in the UK – at that point, the only life [...]

Glossaries – Tech series

By |2nd May, 2019|Categories: News|

Why keep glossaries? To round off our tech series, we consider the benefits of keeping glossaries and delve into what they actually are. A glossary is a list of your organisation’s key words and terms in their source language, alongside approved translations in a target language or languages. It will often contain information about the context and usage of a term, so it can be easily standardised. Glossaries are an asset for our linguists, [...]

ASR – Tech series

By |24th April, 2019|Categories: News|

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) and how it is shaping the industry We continue our tech series with a look at Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), and how this technology is shaping the language industry. ASR technology uses computer-based algorithms to identify, process and convert the spoken word to written text. It is also used to identify someone’s identity through their voice, as an authentication tool (known as Automatic Voice Recognition, AVR). The technology has a [...]

Translation Memory – Tech series

By |2nd April, 2019|Categories: Global Lingo Blog, News|

What is a Translation Memory (TM) and what are its benefits? In this first article in our “Tech series,” we focus on Translation Memory and its benefits. Most of the work carried out in the language industry is underpinned by CAT (Computer Aided Translation) tools, which are essential in helping translators produce coherent and consistent translations. A Translation Memory (TM) is the database or ‘memory’ of a CAT tool, which stores segments of previously [...]

CSR programme 2019

By |25th March, 2019|Categories: Community Work, Featured, News, Newsletters|

We are launching our first official Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme this year. As a growing business, we feel that 2019 is the right time to step up beyond the ad hoc fundraising events of years past. Above all, we want to offer ongoing and sustained support to charitable organisations in each of our office locations globally. Our global teams helped shape this programme, and feedback highlighted that they wanted to feel involved and [...]

Global Lingo announces new Chief Operating Officer

By |18th March, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

18th March 2019, London We are pleased to announce that Karl Eastwood has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Global Lingo. This internal promotion was a result of a company restructure that occurred at the beginning of this year, sparked by CEO Mark William’s departure at the end of 2018. Andrew Trotter, Chairman of Global Lingo comments: "Promoting Karl to COO was a natural progression for someone who has been an increasingly invaluable and [...]