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Comms Multilingual Blog

We blog about a range of subjects, from marketing translation through to the localisation of complex psychometrics. Below are some of our latest posts, in conjunction with thought leaders and industry veterans in their respective industries.

Neural Machine Translation (NMT) and Assessments

Neural Machine Translation (NMT) and Assessments

With the advent of "next-generation" machine translation (Neural Machine Translation, or NMT for short), there is a lot of discussion about revolutionising the world of translation. We certainly believe in using technology to assist the translation process where...

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The Comms Multilingual Summer Translation Mixtape

The Comms Multilingual Summer Translation Mixtape

Welcome to the inaugural Comms Multilingual Spotify Playlist! We like to think of ourselves as a fairly diverse company, given that we all come from and have lived in a range of different countries over the years. This month, in celebration of the sunny weather we've...

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Comms Multilingual and ISO 17100

Comms Multilingual and ISO 17100

At Comms Multilingual, we were very happy to have been certified recently under the ISO standard for translation, ISO 17100:2015. This underlines our commitment to quality in everything we do. I would like to explain a little bit about ISO 17100 and what it means in...

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The Slippery Slope of Badly Localised Marketing Campaigns

The Slippery Slope of Badly Localised Marketing Campaigns

We all see great and not so great examples of marketing campaigns, but the devil is often in the details when it comes to multilingual efforts. We look at a distinctly average English campaign from a French ski resort's marketing team, and summarise with some considerations when you're planning your own multi-territory campaigns.
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Developing a Certification Program: Defining Your Strategy (Guest Post)

Developing a Certification Program: Defining Your Strategy (Guest Post)

We are interested in the latest developments within the assessment and certification industries, and so have asked industry experts to provide contributions to our blog, which we hope will be of interest to our community. This post is the first in a series from Christine Yoshida, President & Principal Consultant of Enlitefy, Inc. on the steps required to develop a certification program.
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Comms Multilingual on the Move

Comms Multilingual on the Move

Thanks to continued year-on-year growth, Comms Multilingual has outgrown its previous home in Adelphi Court, Epsom. The works on our new premises have now finished, and on March 7, we moved into new, larger premises.
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Designing translation-friendly marketing assets

Designing translation-friendly marketing assets

Making marketing materials work out of the box across multiple countries can be tricky. We've put together some hints and tips to consider when designing your marketing materials in English, so that it makes the translation process quicker and more cost effective. Our top tip: leave plenty of space!
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Comms’ year in review – 2015

Comms’ year in review – 2015

It is nearly the end of 2015, which has been another busy year for Comms Multilingual. We have decided to sum up our key facts and figures into an end of year infographic. Find out how many staff, projects and languages we work with, as well as a couple of other interesting facts!
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Christmas Traditions at Comms Multilingual

Christmas Traditions at Comms Multilingual

As we have people from various nationalities working at Comms, we asked some of them to tell us about the Christmas traditions in their own countries. We've written about the days that some of our staff will be celebrating over the Christmas period.
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