RE: Content optimization software (terminology management)

Subject: RE: Content optimization software (terminology management)
From: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2014 17:45:35 +0000

That's a good idea -- thanks. In fact I vaguely remember coming across an Acrolinx user group, possibly on LinkedIn. I'll have to check that out.

I'd still love to hear from any folks who have actually used these tools in their work -- your likes, dislikes, etc.

Also there may be insight from others who investigated these tools and decided not to go with them -- why?

Thanks again,

Steve


On Saturday, November 01, 2014 10:54 AM, Robert Lauriston wrote:

Most lists are incomplete, but Indoition's always turn up products I don't find with Google, which I can then use to see whether there's an active user community online.

On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 5:35 PM, Janoff, Steven <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com> wrote:
> That list and the others I've found tend to be dated.
>
> Anybody can find a list. The links go to the vendors' websites. How instructive is that? Fine for vendor research, I suppose.
>
> But it's actual experience in using these products that really educates one about whether they're good or bad, and that's what people have to share. Google is good enough for finding vendor information.
>
> If you've never worked anywhere with that kind of tools budget, that removes some of the value of the opinion.
>
> Steve
>
> On Friday, October 31, 2014 4:19 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>
> Hey, I'm not trying to suppress any discussion. I just worked at a company where they had a lot of ideas for reducing the cost of translation and switching to STE was one of the less practical ones.
> It all depends on what products you're selling into what markets.
>
> I have no opinion about Acrolinx and its competitors, never worked anywhere with that kind of tools budget. Indoition has a list:
>
> http://www.indoition.com/language-terminology-tools-technical-writing.
> htm


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