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Essential localization resources to hone your strategy and processes

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This article was originally posted on the Wordbee blog. Wordbee are the makers of the popular translation management platform and CAT tool for translators. When planning to expand abroad, international companies and organizations often need services that go beyond translation. More precisely, they need to adopt a cultural approach that allows them to reach the intended public; at the same time, the product needs to be adapted in a way that its users can use it effectively and efficiently. What international companies need is...

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Writing for Machine Translation

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Writing for Machine Translation

This article was originally posted on the Wordbee blog. Wordbee are the makers of the original translation management platform and CAT tool for translators. To date, machine translation (MT) has become an indispensable tool in many domains and with different kinds of texts: from technical documentation to user-generated content, from websites to e-commerce, from tourism to software. If you’re still debating whether MT is the right solution for you, we recommend you read “A Machine Translation Checklist for New Users.” The quality of an MT...

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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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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 more.

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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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