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 10 Facts about CSA Research's
14th Annual Global Market Survey

99 questions
Developed by CSA Research’s analyst and statistician team, we test and validate the 99-question survey results using a proprietary methodology with more than 500 datapoints and hundreds of correlations.
To qualify as an LSP in our continuously updated database, of more than 18,000 firms, companies must have two or more full time employees, a minimum level of revenue by region, and visible market activity.
18,000+ LSPs
5 months
To produce accurate and reliable data, and include companies with fiscal years ending before or on March 31st, we conduct our recruitment, validation, and verification of data from January through May 2018.
Our primary goal is to obtain comprehensive data from a representative sample that we compare against the total population of LSPs to ensure statistically reliable market sizings and metrics.
531 respondents
2010 algorithm
CSA Research’s proven proprietary algorithm runs on custom-programed statistical software to carry out computations on multiple categories and validate data and changes in LSP data over previous years
This popular by-product of the survey includes the immutable Top 100 LSPs™, the eight regional rankings, and list of the fastest growing LSPs. Once a year, we rank companies that have authorized us in writing to publish specific datapoints.
195 ranked companies
7 in-depth reports
Using the aggregated data from the survey and hundreds of correlations, we produce in-depth reports including “The Language Service Market 2018,” data benchmarks, and our data visualization series.
Seven analysts produce these data-based reports. Dr. Donald A. De Palma works on the main report, Dr. Arle Lommel and Ben Sargent provide the technology research, Hélène Pielmeier and Alex Sardi for the rankings, and Rebecca Ray and Dr. Douglas-Val Ziegler for the buyers’ perspective.
7 analysts
investment firms

26 investment firms rely on the data and insight of the language services market to understand the market and players, and evaluate opportunities and risks.
This is the most popular research with CSA Research clients – with more than half of those being buyers of language services and technology.
810 users


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