Charming the word snake – Terminology work and language checking with Python

by Maximilian Rosin , Esther Strauch on June 17, 2021

Have you ever extracted technical terms from hundreds of documents? Have you checked dozens of topics for violations of writing rules? And have you felt that these tasks could be automated, but enterprise-grade software was too expensive?

In just a few days, you can implement powerful terminology tools, using free open-source software. In this tutorial, we will show you how. more...

Terminology management on a budget

by Ann-Cathrin Mackenthun on July 05, 2017

Organizations can benefit from consistent terminology in many ways. Communication between departments and customers improves, misunderstandings diminish, and the product brand strengthens. Consistent terminology is also the foundation for controlled authoring. Instruction manuals become more comprehensible and customer-friendly, translation costs decrease, and technical writers have more time for other tasks. more...

Terminology Management Systems

by Ann-Cathrin Mackenthun on May 03, 2013

Inconsistent use of terminology makes it more difficult to communicate in an organization. It also leads to misunderstandings. A terminology management system can solve this problem. The software manages all your company-specific terms and improves communication. Employees have access to an always up-to-date corporate terminology and can even participate in defining new terms. more...