Push or Pull? Content Creators Stop the Terminology Management Tug of War

There’s a huge divide in the thought processes around terminology management and a large difference between how translators use tools and how content creators use tools. I’ll explain here.

Source: www.contentrules.com

Val Swisher of Content Rules, Inc. wrote a fantastic article here about terminology management and the opposing approaches to it. Even though I don’t work directly with localization and translation issues, it’s something that interests me, and I agree that even with presentations I’ve heard, these different approaches confuse me. I think Val does a great job to help parse out the different elements involved and sort out this confusion. Read this! 

–techcommgeekmom

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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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