thebigword progressing towards significantly improved linguist experience

thebigword’s linguist network is at the very core of our business. Their satisfaction is of great importance to us and we have a commitment to continuous improvement – ensuring we are providing them with the best experience throughout their journey with us. We recently conducted a comprehensive Linguist Satisfaction Survey to gauge our progress, as…

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thebigword 2.0 has arrived

Over the last 6 months thebigword has undergone a transformation, reshuffling its management team and bringing in new talent while significantly speeding up its technology roadmap, leading to the launch of its new face to face technologies towards the end of Q1 2023. thebigword has been well known over the last four decades for being…

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thebigword Group wins at The European CEO Awards

Joshua Gould, Chief Executive Officer of Global language company thebigword Group, has been awarded ‘CEO of The Year in the Language Service Industry’ at the 2022 awards. The European CEO Awards aims bring together companies pushing the envelope in business, and the executives that make this progress possible. The awards, hosted by European CEO Magazine,…

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Language and Healthcare: how does it link?

The healthcare sector is a large, complex part of the economy. With constant innovations and technology developments such as Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and Robotics, the healthcare industry is consistently undergoing rapid transformations, as well as in conjunction with new healthcare acts and reforms. Communication barriers are highly prominent throughout the world, including in the…

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Machine Translation: The pathway to global footprints in critical times

What is Machine Translation? Using computers to translate text from one language to another has been a dream of computer science. With the massive explosion of digital content in recent years, the need for multimarket localisation has now become inevitable. It is only in the past ten years that Machine Translation (MT) has become a…

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thebigword awarded new contract with the North East Police under DPS framework

Global language technology company thebigword has been awarded a new contract with the North East Police under the Police’s DPS Language Services framework. The North East Police, consisting of Northumbria, Durham and Cleveland Police forces, previously worked with thebigword on the CCS framework. thebigword was successfully awarded the new contract following a rebid. Clare Riches,…

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Interpreting: the ultimate multi-tasking

With the constant exchange of content commercially, culturally and academically in today’s world, the localization industry plays a vital role in making this possible. While translation takes away the limelight in the industry, interpreting services are often mis-considered as an extension of translation. Here, we’ll try to understand the differences in a more magnified way.…

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Transcription and subtitling: knitting global entertainment closely

Imagine watching a drama but you can’t hear properly – or wanting to sing along to your favourite song but you can’t remember the lyrics. Boring and annoying right? These scenarios can be altered to interesting ones if you simply have the subtitles. More than 100 empirical studies highlight that captioning a video improves comprehension…

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thebigword secures new contract with Surrey and Borders NHS Trust

Global language technology company, thebigword, has secured a new contract with Surrey and Borders NHS Trust to support with a range of language services. Surrey and Borders Partnership is a leading provider of health and social care services for people with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire and drug and alcohol…

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