Regina Wetzel

An experienced researcher, writer, and editor on language services-related topics, specializing in how language works and translation services.

Recent Posts

Data Security and Quality Standards for Remote Interpretation Providers

Providing quality business and government services often requires interacting with the private information of customers and constituents. Private and public organizations alike must take [...]
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Industry Standards for Remote Interpreter Qualification and Vetting

Working in the business world or for a government agency generally requires education, certification, and vetting to ensure trustworthiness. The reason is obvious: providing services often [...]
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Remote Interpretation Industry Standards: Transparent Pricing and Offerings

Businesses and government agencies in the market for remote interpretation services can and should take per-minute price into consideration. Budgets are often tight, and savings on one line [...]
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Industry Standards and Beyond: Translation Methods and Tools

In previous translation-industry-themed blog posts (one and two), we covered the standard qualifications for providers and translator vetting in the industry. This time we want to dive into [...]
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Industry Standards and Beyond: Essentials of Translator Vetting

We've previously covered the qualifications that most reputable translation providers hold. Now that we know what to look for when it comes to the provider, how can we be sure that the [...]
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Translation Industry Standards: Qualifications Providers Should Hold

Choosing a translation company can be hard – especially if you are unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the industry. For example, what do certain features and qualifications mean, and which [...]
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Don’t Let Your Translation Provider Be the Weak Link in Cybersecurity

Your organization’s security is important – it can have an effect on whether you remain FDA and HIPAA compliant and whether your ideas and business plans stay yours only.
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Are You Getting Your Money's Worth With Your Language Services Provider?

There are third-party expenses for running any business, such as telecom, electricity, and language services. But that doesn’t mean that you should consider these vendors as just another [...]
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Comparing the Vocabularies of Native and Non-Native Speakers

In 2014, Voiance published a blog post focused on the challenge of learning English as an immigrant to the United States. Our goal was to highlight the work that non-native English speakers [...]
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Will Your Language Services Provider Survive Hurricane Season?

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Association (NOAA) predicted that the current Atlantic hurricane season that started June 1 might be above normal.
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