Every day, the translation industry and the sectors it serves move further forward.
Every day, the combination of human ingenuity and technological excellence takes us somewhere different and exciting.
Every day, we learn something new, and we’re happy to share it.
Conversis – think ahead, stay ahead.
Is European R&D underfunded? And if so, can private sector innovators help redress the balance?
Climbing The Ladder
An export strategy can leave you dangling at the mercy of events, or it can be a ladder that you steadily climb.
Put On A Professional Face
Facebook's mistranslation of the Chinese President's name led to a shocking insult. Never underestimate the value of a professional linguist.
Can Artificial Intelligence deliver the support that our medical professionals urgently need?
The Teeth From The Sea
When communicating across oceans and borders, we all need to step outside our bubble and make our audience feel as if they are truly being spoken to.
CES 2020 in Las Vegas gave us a fascinating glimpse into the future of technology and the personalization of healthcare.
Jim and Joan
Thirty years on from its first use in clinical trials, gene therapy is set to transform the way degenerative diseases are treated
Plenty More Fish In The Sea?
The work of the World Wildlife Fund has never been more important. It's our privilege to support them.
Up Against The Wall
Even for the most articulate among us, multilingual communication presents a minefield.
Today's Champions League last 16 draw features teams drawn exclusively from Europe's top five leagues. But that's only half the story.
Talk To Me
Voice-enabled apps are beginning to make an impact in life sciences, and that impact will only increase.
A Living Thing
Language is a living thing, as much as any performing art. Its vibrancy reflects the culture it originated in and the cultures it passes through.
The Science of Life
Biotechnology has come a long way in the century since the word was first coined, but the fundamentals of communication haven't changed.
First Day Nerves
Why risk floundering when smart use of translation memory will deliver lasting consistency and quality?
Excellence in Life Sciences needs to be a daily standard. We're proud to work side by side with the professionals who uphold it.
Black Into Gold
With another Black Friday upon us, how can we smooth the path for sellers and buyers across the globe?
Over 41 million people across the United States will greet each other in Spanish today. But they won't be speaking with one voice or in one accent
Comfortable In Our Own Skin
Three cheers for the Life Sciences leaders who aren't just treating ailments; they're also working hard to destigmatize them.
Regularly refreshing its central character has helped make Dr Who one of Britain's leading exports. There's a lot to be said for regeneration.
Companies tempted to bend the rules when setting up operations in China risk heavy penalties.
Around Europe in Sixty Languages
The more we understand of the language and culture of our neighbours, the better equipped we are to work productively with them.
Your business may not have the profile of a Hollywood film studio but you can still give yourself the Avengers Endgame treatment.
Broken Showers, Broken Lockers
A professional service can sensibly balance the savings you want to make with the quality you shouldn’t have to do without.
Mapping Out The Future
“We live in an age where healthcare is increasingly transformed by digital technologies”. Glen de Vries: CEO, Medidata
"My feeling for the ball is the Turkish side to my game. The discipline and always-give-your-all is the German part". Mesut Ozil
One small mistake can make a world of difference in mulitlingual communication.
The Hard Yards
Are you putting in the hard yards in search of global success?
Always On My Mind
Behaviour-modifying brain implants that once belonged in the realm of science fiction are now a scientific fact, and the focus of a new clinical trial
No Child Left Behind
Over 3.6 million children in the United States don’t have access to good quality, affordable health care. Garett Mullen is doing something about
Happy Colon Day
Colon Day has nothing to do with digestion and nothing to do with grammar. It has everything to do with respecting the independence of other cultures.
What can you do at seventeen? Drive a car? Give blood? Win a Nobel Prize? We're happy providing the best translation service we possibly can.
A Little Belief: Rugby World Cup Final
“When I was a kid, all I was thinking about was getting my next meal”. Siya Kolisi
Keep Your Engine Running. Website Localisation: Part Four
Optimising and refreshing your website can take your localisation journey to a new level
Getting It Done. Website Localisation: Part Three
You have a range of options available for website localisation. How will you persuade new customers that they are truly being spoken to?
Take Aim. Website Localisation: Part Two
Which are the best markets to localise your website for? That all depends on what you're selling.
Why Bother? Website Localisation: Part One
Professional website localisation costs money, but getting it right can transform your business beyond recognition.
Successful communication platforms inevitably become commercial battlegrounds. Can multilingual communication help to level the playing field?
No Cigar: Rugby World Cup Semi Finals Day Two
Wales came into this semi-final on a five match winning streak against South Africa. It's over.
Precision: Rugby World Cup Semi Finals Day One
England’s performance today was precise in every way, but precision hasn’t always featured in England’s dealings with New Zealand
Step By Step
MedAid supports developing communities with vital equipment and training. Their Biomedical Engineering Programme launch was timely and inspiring.
Every Three Seconds
Alzheimer's disease strikes cruelly, randomly and all too frequently. News of a potential breakthrough in its treatment could not be more welcome.
Your Circus, Your Monkeys
One of the key benefits a service partner can offer is the assurance that your problems are their problems.
Macmillan Cancer Support exists to help people with cancer live life as fully as possible. We're proud to offer our support.
What does patient-centricity mean to you? We know what it means to Illingworth Research.
Just Out Of Reach: Rugby World Cup Quarter Finals Day Two
France is one of the world's great rugby nations, but the big prize still eludes them
North and South: Rugby World Cup Quarter Finals Day One
Southern hemisphere dominance in rugby union is nothing new, but the north is now guaranteed at least two places in this tournament's semi-finals
See You Again Soon
Optimising Clinical Trials has been an enjoyable and informative event, so let's say thank you to the people who made it happen
Leo Pharma is ready to take the next steps in Virtual Clinical Trial management and bring their solutions to as wide a patient group as possible
Anticipating the Need
Does fast site activation give us a jump-start in patient recruitment? In the words of Gergely Kokas:Site activation is a continuous effort
Spot the Difference
Biosimilars are a highly similar, comparably effective and rigorously verified copies of approved biologic medicines and 40% cheaper to produce.
Prevention and Cure
What's the answer to issues with incomplete clinical trial data?
Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail
It’s one thing to make a plan. It’s another thing entirely to scale it up to the point where it can go global.
There are 3.3 billion smartphone users in the world today. How can their devices add value in clinical trials?
See You in Berlin
Conversis is your global language service partner of choice for clinical trial translation. Come and talk to us in Berlin this week.
The Beauty Contest
Language service professionals communicate a message in sense and spirit, and they don’t get to pick out the parts they agree with
Still Standing: Rugby World Cup Day Twenty Four
If Japan was torn apart by the elements this weekend, its rugby team put the country back together today
United: Rugby World Cup Day Twenty Three
The Irish team's choice of anthem today was as unifying as their victory
Song of Love
Can we find a balance between technological developments that are driving us forward and priceless links to our heritage?
Identity: Rugby World Cup Day Twenty Two
Australia coach Michael Cheika is a good example of the multiculturalism that helps shape the modern identity of his country
I Believe In You
“I know you're tired, you're close to breaking, but there's strength within you even when you feel weak. I believe in you"
Reaching Out: Rugby World Cup Day Twenty One
Rugby players and fans frequently give us moments of sportsmanship to cherish
On this holiest of days, let’s remember the common humanity that unites people of all religions, all ethnicities and all languages
The Step Forward: Rugby World Cup Day Twenty
Rugby has never been a national sport in the USA and the Eagles are still waiting for a major step forward on the world stage
Comeback City: Rugby World Cup Day Nineteen
In the city of comebacks, Canada couldn't make one today
We all share a common empathy and humanity, and no one sparks those instincts more effectively than MacMillan Cancer Support
We believe in the power of education, whether it involves language learning or simply learning how to make a contribution to society
Omotenashi: Rugby World Cup Day Eighteen
Why do so many neutrals want Japan to make a breakthrough this week and reach the Rugby World Cup quarter finals for the first time?
Being There: Rugby World Cup Day Seventeen
For a sparsely populated country with deserts on both sides, Namibia's achievement in qualifying for six straight World Cups is admirable
Good Omens: Rugby World Cup Day Sixteen
Can England summon the spirit of '66 after today's win?
Kicko The Ballo
Are British footballers finally waking up to the value of multilingual communication?
A Billion Voices: Rugby World Cup Day Fifteen
How can we make our voices heard, as leaders and as communicators?
Building Bridges: Rugby World Cup Day Fourteen
Congratulations to Ireland on a much needed win, but today's result may not have pleased the 80,000 Russian speakers living there.
Boston O.C.T. Party
All the best to everyone sharing their thoughts at OCT New England this week
Northern Exposure: Rugby World Cup Day Thirteen
Canada has enjoyed famous wins over most European teams, but against the southern hemisphere giants their shortcomings are cruelly exposed
Shy, Toothless And Looking For Love?
Do we care more about a potential partner's grammar than we do about their teeth?
They're Playing Our Song: Rugby World Cup Day Twelve
National pride is often intertwined with national anthems. All the more reason to get them right
Travelling In Hope: Rugby World Cup Day Eleven
If Scotland want to go deep into this tournament, history is against them
Happy International Translation Day
We’re proud to be part of an industry that showcases the best of human communication and human nature
Focus On Spanish Language And Culture
This near-neighbour has plenty to offer as a partner and a friend. You just have to reach out and communicate with them in the right way.
Twist Endings: Rugby World Cup Day Ten
We don't always know how the story ends
Following Up: Rugby World Cup Day Ten
One great performance makes a statement. Two in a row suggest a change is coming
Shizuoka Stunner: Rugby World Cup Day Nine
This decade didn't begin well for Japan, but it's ending in style
Catch Us If You Can
The ingenuity and productivity of the pharmaceutical industry can be put to dubious uses by athletes seeking a short cut to glory
The Long And Winding Road: Rugby World Cup Day Eight
The shortest journeys aren't usually the most interesting
What Are You Fighting For?
This week’s Ecommerce Expo has highlighted the ingenuity and spirit of business leaders who reach out in search of new solutions and new markets
Fluent and Expansive: Rugby World Cup Day Seven
Italy's attacking rugby today was fluent and expansive, not unlike their language
Eruption: Rugby World Cup Day Six
The islands of Fiji were formed in a series of eruptions 150 million years ago. Their rugby can be just as volcanic, but sadly not today.
Size Isn’t Everything: Rugby World Cup Day Five
Rugby is a game for big hearts, and sometimes it’s also a game for small countries.
Rock Of Ages
The Rosetta Stone taught us to respect Egyptian langauge and culture. It's still teaching us today
Home From Home: Rugby World Cup Day Four
It's no surprise that Wales felt at home in the Toyota Stadium today.
Focus On South Korea's Language And Culture
Are you ready to reach out the this fascinating, complex country?
Day Of Rest: Rugby World Cup Day Three
Sunday is meant to be a day of rest for Tongans. Unfortunately for their rugby team this was a day to forget.
Overshadowed: Rugby World Cup Day Two
Argentina's rugby team has always struggled to escape the shadow of its footballers, and today it couldn't escape the shadow of France
World In Union: Rugby World Cup Day One
The Rugby World Cup promises to be a visual feast but for a global audience to follow the tournament closely, linguists will have a part to play.
“To speak a language is to take on a world, a culture”- Frantz Fanon, Author and Philosopher
Be Kind To Your Mind
A decline in language learning is bad news for Britain, both culturally and economically
A Question Of Interpretation
Will automated interpreting ever fully take the place of the human linguist?
We’re 106 days from the beginning of the 2020s. What do you want this new decade to be? What values do you want it to represent?
This weekend Argentina is rich not only in natural resources but also language expertise at the annual Latin American translation industry conference
Harry Potter and the Clinical Trial
Clinical specialists and communication partners who support them may not have the literary skills of JK Rowling, but they show just as much expertise
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