Professional and Accurate Localization Solutions
A Bantu language, Shona is a major language spoken in Zimbabwe, and is spoken throughout Botswana, Malawi, and Zambia as well, making Shona translations essential for Southern African market access. As a language spoken by a multitude of ethno-linguistic groups, there are various unique dialects of the Shona language. Thus, linguistic accuracy, in-depth cultural understanding, subject matter expertise, and localization best practices are all necessary components in ensuring success for any product or service entering the local market. Additionally, high-quality, consistent localization solutions for the Shona language requires advanced AI translation technology combined with native, in-country linguists for a quick turnaround time.
Although there are diverse variations of the Shona language, standardized Shona language, the variation taught in Zimbabwe schools, is based on the Central dialects. In general, people of Zimbabwe use their own dialect when speaking, but use Standard Shona when writing. With so many different cultural nuances that vary across regions, the importance of understanding local communities is critical for ensuring success in whatever product or service is entering the market. Whether you are seeking Shona to English translations or English to Shona translations, it is essential to ensure the cultural appropriateness and local sophistication of every project entering or expanding from Zimbabwe’s market.
Through our in-country, subject matter expert linguists, and with over 20 years of experience, CSOFT understands the importance of distinguishing different dialects of Shona depending on the project.
- Central dialects
CSOFT provides professional and technically accurate Shona translation solutions for all business sectors including:
- Life Sciences
- Medical Devices
- eLearning/Online Education
- Entertainment & Media
- Oil, Gas & Energy
- Travel & Transportation
Through our innovative cloud-based technology, CSOFT offers an online translation management ecosystem for one central location to leverage both translation memory as well as terminology management in real time.
Professional, high-quality localization of a health service or medical product is critical for medical translation solutions entering global markets. CSOFT understands the importance of accurate translation, which is why we have developed a process for quality assurance to ensure that any project that is translated meets quality standards in a timely manner that is also cost effective. Our advanced translation technology management system allows for translation projects to remain in one centralized location, updated in real time, to ensure that every step of the way, CSOFT has you covered. Additionally, we are certified in ISO 17100:2015, ISO 9001:2015, and ISO 13485:2016, and our operations leverage best practices of ISO 27001 to ensure our customized solutions meet global regulatory requirements.
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Shona Translations for Diverse Content
CSOFT has extensive experience localizing a variety of content from and to Shona including:
Utilizing our translation tools are able to process a variety of file types such as:
- MS Word
- MS Excel
Shona Medical Translations
For life science companies looking to expand their businesses into international markets, the need for culturally-sensitive and technically accurate medical translations is key to success. As clinical trials are increasingly conducted abroad, and as the world shifts to become more connected than ever before, life science companies must work to globalize their products and services to meet the demands of Shona speaking consumers.
CSOFT provides the highest-quality translation solutions for life science companies entering into new markets. We ensure that our customized communication solutions are not only accurate, but also cost-effective and time sensitive, catered to meet the regulatory submission standards for the target market. With a network of over 10,000 linguists and subject matter experts, we help life science companies reach patients globally.
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As an ISO 17100:2015, ISO 9001:2015, and ISO 13485:2016 certified company, with operations leveraging best practices of ISO 27001, CSOFT’s translation process includes in-country reviewers, utilizing either new or established style guides, and subject matter expert (SME) linguists with a minimum of 7 years of experience. With over 20 years of industry experience, we have developed mature processes for translation, editing, proofreading (TEP), as well as project management.
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