Tags: quality assurance
Verified Wins Irish Tender
On 12 September Verified received notification that its tender to carry out language analysis for the Republic of Ireland’s Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner (ORAC) had been approved over that of the incumbent provider, Sprakab.
معايير الجودة في تحليل اللهجات المحكية على المحك
مرة أخرى نجد أن قضية التوازن الدقيق بين الجودة والسعر فيما يتعلق بالمشتريات الحكومية أصبحت من المواضيع الساخنة والمهمة، لاسيما وأن الهدف مرةً أخرى هو تحليل اللهجات اللغوية.
تتمتع بجودة عالية LOID تحليل اللهجة وفق طريقة
فازت شركة Verified قبل أشهر قليلة بمناقصة عامة أعلنت عنها مصلحة الهجرة السويدية في أواخر العام الماضي وتتعلق بخدمات تنفيذ تحليل اللهجات، حيث حددت المصلحة مجموعة من المتطلبات الأساسية أهمها الجودة.
وقدمت شركة SPRAKAB وهي المزود السابق لخدمات تحليل اللهجة لدى مصلحة الهجرة، طلب استئناف في محكمة الاستئناف الإدارية في بلدية Linköping بالسويد.
وكان الطعن الذي قدمته شركة SPRAKAB ذات طابع تقني، وترك
When Going Cheap becomes Expensive - Quality in Language Analysis under Fire
Yet again the delicate balance between quality and price in public procurement has come under fire—and yet again the target is language analysis.
The LOID Method: Superior Quality
The tender for language analysis services released for public tender by the Swedish Migration Agency late last year was won by Verified a few months ago. Among the essential requirements specified by the agency was quality.
Verified new provider
Following 15 months of innumerable attacks in media and an official investigation regarding use of language testing in the asylum procedure, the Swedish Migration Agency chose to terminate the contract with the provider of language tests before the full term.
Quality initiative at Swedish Migration Agency prompts overhaul of language tests
December 2, 2014, Swedish Migration Agency Director-General Anders Danielsson declares 2015 “Year of Quality”. Proving determination to match the motto, December 19, 2014, Sten Heckscher, former president of the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court as well as head of the National Police Board, is given the task of evaluating authority use of linguistic evidence in the asylum procedure.
The Migration Agency’s use of language analysis to be investigated
The Swedish Migration Agency has launched an investigation to evaluate the use of language analysis in asylum procedures.
Insufficient language analysis – debate in the Parliament
There will be questions and answers in the Swedish Parliament on insufficient language analysis.
EA20, reviewing and language tests
Language tests as a tool in asylum investigations were questioned in Swedish Television show “Uppdrag Granskning” broadcasted 4th March 2015. Cases at the Swedish Migration Agency, including cases where the questioned analyst ea20 had been involved, were scrutinized.
Dialect identification on German radio
Verified participates in a German radio program on dialect identification.
Language analysis: Possibilities and challenges in BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio 4’s weekly language series, takes a look at a different aspect of words, vocabulary and current issues in language every week. An edition on dialect identification in an asylum context will be broadcasted Tuesday, January 20 at GMT 4 p.m. Verified participates by giving the company’s working methods in linguistic origin identification.
“The Migration Board should use proper methods”
The case of the 15-year old asylym seeker in Sweden proceeds. - This case points at severe lack of methods applied by the board investigating origin of not only the 15-year old but also origins of a number of others, Roderick Martin, CEO at Verified, says.
Parliament debate on deficient language tests
Investigative media force a debate in Swedish parliament. Supposedly defective asylum investigations by a contractor to the Migration Board call for measures.
The Swedish Migration Board allows asylum seekers lacking other means of substantiating their origin to undergo tests of their language. If a dialect matching their given residential history can be displayed, this may substitute for prop
Failure of asylum investigation by Swedish authority calls for quality
As reported on Swedish Radio, the quality of an asylum investigation is questioned. Language analysis as a tool to establish knowledge of the origin of a person, needs to meet certain standards. There are scientific methods to determine linguistic backgrounds.