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The parson mug prize draw #4. Congratulations to the winners

In which city was the parson mug photographed, we asked at the beginning of September. more ...

Flipped Classroom: Make Your Training More Efficient

Paying attention to students with different skill levels requires much time during onsite training. Students with more knowledge can get bored easily. Vice versa, students with less knowledge may get overwhelmed. more ...

The parson mug prize draw #4

The parson mug found its way to another city. This time, our red frequent traveler ended up in the western hemisphere. more ...

Is DITA working for you? Results from the DITA Satisfaction Survey 2017

How satisfied are adopters with DITA? Technical communication professionals working at 250 companies around the world have taken part in the DITA Satisfaction Survey 2017 so far. The preliminary results have now been published. more ...

The Core of Intelligent Information - Metadata

The new tekom blog is all about intelligent information. The blog brings together experts from related fields to explore the various aspects of the design and development of intelligent technologies. more ...

Requirements on a Terminology Management System

Almost all organizations develop their own terminology. Using terminology consistently prevents misunderstandings and simplifies communication, marketing, and documentation. It also convinces the customer and strengthens the organization's market position. After all, it is the market leader who determines which terms competitors use.

For managing comprehensive terminology, organizations employ terminology management systems. Yet, choosing a system can be difficult. There are quite a number of software solutions available. They all come with different features and in different price categories. Ann-Cathrin Mackenthun, technical writer and terminology expert at parson communication, has done some research. In her knowledge base article, she outlines important factors that an organization should consider before introducing a terminology management system.

 

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