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The Geo Group Blog

The Geo Group is Growing. . . In More Ways than One.

December 10th, 2013

Our staff is ever-changing and growing. This year we have hired several new staff members.

In-country Review

November 14th, 2013

At the Geo Group, we constantly strive to raise the standards of quality. In the spirit of community and to promote understanding, we are now reaching out to explain the “how”s and “why”s of our processes, starting with our in-country review.

Ever Been Unnerved by a Blog Article?

August 1st, 2013

Some agencies love to write blog articles that are designed to make you question whether or not you are using the right agency. They tell you that they are “compliant” with some obscure export edict or European standard. Then they ask you “Is your agency compliant?”

OFAC: What it is and what you as a language services client need to know about it.

July 1st, 2013

Full service translation agencies make sure your documents are translated and formatted correctly; however, we also work with you to protect your documents and to make sure your company is compliant with relevant rules and regulations.

Who Determines the Quality of the Translation?

June 3rd, 2013

That is not a rhetorical question, but a very important one when you consider how vital translations are to your export business and your growth overseas. The quality of the translated documents and/or software you provide to your clients in their native language impacts your company’s image.

Reverse Word Counts

March 18th, 2013

Many advanced translation buyers are aware that foreign languages can be longer than English. What some may not know is that length does not always translate to more words, but the actual length of the text itself.

Global Communications Conference 2012

September 4th, 2012

Global Communications Conference 2012

A Translation Buyer’s Forum

The Edgwater Hotel – September 26th

“Good overall education. Very helpful.”

Location: Edgewater Hotel, 666 Wisconsin Avenue, Madison, WI 53703
Reception: September 25th, 2012, 6:30pm – 8:00 pm (at the Pier Cafe, weather permitting, cocktails and networking)
Conference: September 26, 2011, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Event: Translation Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference

10 Characteristics of Language Dialects

April 16th, 2012

Written by Tim Kaney of The Geo Group Corporation

You have heard the use of the word “dialect” before, to be sure. Most times its usage is in reference to a variation of a language used in a select group of speakers. Here are 10 characteristics to help you identify a dialect:

Duolingo Will Soon Rule the World (Wide Web, That Is).

January 13th, 2012

Written by Tim Kaney of The Geo Group Corporation.

This post is a response to a CNN.com article published recently by Mr. Ahn January 8, 2012.

The Spanish Language — Deep-rooted and Widespread

August 4th, 2011

Written by The Geo Group Corporation Staff

Whether you’re an experienced translation buyer or just starting out, you no doubt understand the significance of the Spanish language. In the U.S., it is the 2nd most widely used language, and across the globe it is the 3rd most widely spoken language, with only English and Chinese beating it. This information is according to the “Most Spoken Languages of the World” page of the nationsonline.org site.