Translation Contract: A Standards-based Model Solution

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AuthorHouse, Mar 3, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 76 pages
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The primary goal of Translation Contract - A Standards-based Model Solution is to improve the communication between translation vendors and translation buyers. Primarily a collection of customizable forms, this model solution will be useful for translators, project managers, and anyone else involved in planning, specifying, managing, and evaluating translation and localization projects. Based on the DIN 2345, ONORM D 1201, and the emerging ASTM F15.48 standards, among others, Translation Contract provides a practical answer to the challenge of structuring translation and localization projects through a comprehensive collection of work order forms. Includes a reference section listing more than 50 translation-related standards, definitions for the most common translation terms, and a full index.

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Uwe Muegge has more than ten years of experience in the language industry.  He has worked in a wide variety of functions – both freelance and in-house – including author, translator, terminologist, project manager and trainer.  He has provided translation consulting services to some of the largest corporations in the world, including DaimlerChrysler, SAP and Sun Microsystems, and is a member of the special interest group on terminology of the Localization Industry Standards Association (LISA) and the workgroup on translation quality of the German Association of Technical Communicators (tekom).  In addition to publishing regularly on translation quality and technology, he has given presentations at a number of international conferences and taught translation management and technology at post-graduate institutions such as the Monterey Institute of International Studies and Internationales Hochschulinstitut Lindau.  Uwe Muegge currently works for Medtronic, the world’s leading medical technology company, where he manages terminology and machine translation projects.

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