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2-day workshop for terminologists, authors, project managers, translators, localizers and quality managers. Available as open or customized workshop in your company.

Learning objectives

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Understanding basic principles of terminology work

 

 

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Planning systematic terminology work

 

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Defining quality criteria

 

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Providing and using terminoloy

 

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Understanding costs and benefits

 

Topic overview

  • Basic concepts:
    • What is terminology?
    • What is a termbase?
  • Basic principles of terminology
  • Prerequisites for successful terminology work
  • Objectives of terminology work
  • Overview of tools for terminology work
  • Defining terminology processes
    • Collecting terminology
    • Capturing terminology
    • Releasing terminology
    • Using terminology in development, editing, translation and localization
    • Validating terminology
    • Exchanging terminology
  • Defining and limiting the area to be processed
  • Compiling sources (documents, product information, glossaries, translation memories)
  • Collecting and extracting terminology
  • Systematizing and organizing terms and assigning names
  • Principles for:
    • Capturing terms
    • Creating and selecting definitions
    • Defining sources
    • Using notes
  • Using synonyms
  • Defining solutions strategies for issues
  • Capturing guidelines
  • Validating and releasing terminology
  • Rules for creating terms
  • Criteria for evaluating terms
  • Standardizing spellings
  • Standardizing terminology in the company
  • Cross-sectoral coordination of terminology
  • Releasing terminology
  • Process organization
  • Technicals aids
  • Methods
  • Defining quality criteria
  • Single entries: Formal, linguistic and technical validation
  • Data topicality
  • Quality management
  • Terminology guidelines
  • Managing terminology centrally
  • General access to terminology
  • Preparing and providing terminology
  • Using terminology in other systems
  • Exchanging terminology
  • Cost estimation and calculation
  • Cost-benefit ratio

Your advantages

  •  Terminology management helps reducing editorial and translation costs
  •  Terminology management helps increasing the consistency of your texts in terms of terminology and corporate wording
  •  Terminology allows documents to be created and translated faster
  •  Terminology helps improving text comprehension
  •  Company-specific terminology strengthens corporate identity 
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Daniel Zielinski and his colleagues organized a terminology workshop which was perfectly tailored to our needs. We have created a basis for establishing the topic of terminology in our company. The two workshop days were truly insightful, practice-oriented and produced concrete results. Thank you very much for this.

Marielle Stall - Swyx Solutions GmbH

Mariella Stall

Team Lead Documentation and Localization @ Swyx Solutions GmbH

Contacts

Daniel Zielinski Loctimize

Daniel Zielinski
Senior consultant and trainer
Member of the German Terminology Association

zielinski(at)loctimize.com
+49 681 91038366

Vanessa Busse Loctimize

Vanessa Busse
Certified terminologist (DTT)

busse(at)loctimize.com
+49 681 91038365