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What is the ROI of Terminology Management?

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What is the ROI of Terminology Management?

This article was originally posted on the Wordbee Blog. Wordbee are the makers of the popular translation management system and CAT tool for translators. The three questions you should ask to approach the topic of terminology and ROI: Is it really necessary to do terminology work before starting a translation project?How much time and money should I allocate?How can I reckon whether it is going to be profitable? 1. Is it necessary to do terminology management? The creation and validation of each term recalls the unit...

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The 10 Best Online Terminology Sources

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The 10 Best Online Terminology Sources

This article was originally published on the Wordbee Blog. Wordbee are the makers of the popular translation management system and CAT Tool for translators. During  a recent Wordbee panel on terminology management, launching our new terminology management tool, one of the questions was how to start building a terminology database and how to do so efficiently. There is no need to start from scratch to harvest terminology: You can start with your translation memories. As a matter of fact, a translation memory (TM)...

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Let’s Protect Indigenous Languages!

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Let’s Protect Indigenous Languages!

This article was originally published on the Wordbee Blog. Wordbee are the makers of the popular translation management system and CAT Tool for translators. In 2016, the UN General Assembly passed resolution A/RES/71/178 proclaiming 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The resolution came after the recommendation of the UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues: because 40% of the world’s 6,700 languages are in danger of disappearing, new initiatives are necessary to preserve (and...

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Strategies for efficient in-country review

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Strategies for efficient in-country review

This article was originally published on the Wordbee Blog. Wordbee are the makers of the popular translation management system and CAT Tool for translators. In this article we discuss in-country review from a translation buyer’s perspective. Another article on this topic from an LSP’s perspective will follow in the near future. Here is your worst-case scenario: You’ve just received the deliverables of your latest localization project from your local subsidiary and found they entered an endless amount of corrections and...

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Terminology 101: How to Choose Your Terminology Sources

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Terminology 101: How to Choose Your Terminology Sources

This article was originally published on the Wordbee Blog. Wordbee are the makers of the popular translation management system and CAT Tool for translators. We don’t give the internet enough credit for all that it does for us. From fake news, to unreliable shoddy sources, the World Wide Web has opened up a veritable labyrinth of sources, and it can be hard to know which to trust. The quest to find terminological sources can be equally fraught. How can you possibly know which are reliable and which aren’t? First, you must...

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Setting up your source files for translation

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Setting up your source files for translation

This article was originally published on the Wordbee Blog. Wordbee are the makers of the popular translation management system and CAT Tool for translators. In early ’90s, the need for clear instructions to accompany consumer products arouse dramatically. Consequently, many organizations issued the first relevant standards. One example of this is the ISO Guide 37:1995. More or less at the same time, international trades were booming, thus driving manufacturers’ attention on multilingual documentation. On the cusp of this...

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[Webinar] Terminology Management Panel

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In this panel discussion, together with Gabriele Sauberer and Detlef Reineke, we talked talk about strategies for getting started with terminology management, benefits and challenges, data modeling and...

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Terminology Management: Getting Started

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Terminology Management: Getting Started

This article was originally published on the Wordbee Blog. Wordbee are the makers of the popular translation management system and CAT Tool for translators . In a previous post, we discussed the role of terminology in translation as well as the main benefits of terminology management in terms of efficiency, quality, and cost. Today we want to dig a bit deeper into terminology management and analyze how to lay out the building blocks of a termbase, i.e. the terminology entry. Terminology Management: When and How to Start Developing a...

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A Checklist for Translation Vendor Management

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A Checklist for Translation Vendor Management

Main Tasks of a Translation Vendor Manager This article was originally published on the Wordbee Blog. Wordbee are the makers of the popular translation management system and CAT Tool for translators . As an integration to another article, A Data-based Approach to Translation Vendor Management, we’d like to expand here the vendor manager role as centered around three main tasks: Finding and selecting the resources best suited for a project.Vetting and recruiting them.Updating the vendor base on a regular basis. Just as for our other...

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A Bundling-Unbundling Strategy for Your Translation Business

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A Bundling-Unbundling Strategy for Your Translation Business

This article was originally published on the Wordbee Blog. Wordbee are the makers of the popular translation management system and CAT Tool for translators. Have you flown recently? Have you had the chance to experience and tell the difference between a legacy and a budget airline? Budget airlines have succeeded in cutting their production (overhead) costs, which has made it possible for them to lower prices. Sometimes, being cheap is not enough, though. A cost-cutting strategy might be successful in the short term, but it might...

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