For a terminology database (or termbase, TB) to be successfully reused, its content needs to be trusted, and therefore regularly verified and managed. The interested parties have to agree on how they approve terms and distribute them throughout the organization. And this is not a new idea.
For example, a Tekom survey found that:
Another research carried out by Acrolinx showed that:
Enterprises are trying to face this challenge and
That is why when companies seek localization services, they are also interested in effective terminology strategies. This explains the rise of new terminology solutions that have hit the market in 2018-2019. Those were developed by language service providers (LSPs) such as Semantix, Bureau Works, EGO Translating, Institut für Technische Literatur, Logrus Global, and Toptranslation.
COVID-19 has evolved into a global event impacting public health as well as the economy. We can venture into speculation about some likely outcomes.
The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has been affecting the way businesses and individuals work. What does it mean for the localization industry?
To better illustrate where the localization teams sit within the customer organization, we came up with the Nimdzi Planetary Model.