Mr. Maier is an experienced technical writer in a medium-sized mechanical engineering company. Over the years the company and therefore also the products have been developed further: The idea "standard solutions" does not exist anymore. More complex solutions are requested, and in different variants.
A lot of people ask me: What's a CCMS? A CCMS is a Component Content Management System. It is a system that helps to increase the speed of multilingual publishing in different formats and guarantees medium to long term cost savings.
If you want to have consistent terminology, terminology work must be done in a right way and you must have a concept. Ad-hoc project work does not lead to long term quality. A step-by-step product-specific terminology work however leads to the goal. A concept and a precisely defined procedure help you to define the company terminology. A concept system of terms helps to define the relationships between the individual terms.
In the age of neural translation technologies and the ever-increasing volume of translations and narrow time frames, machine translation is a must.
In many cases machine translation systems are used, but are the translators ready for the new tasks?
This development has led to the creation of a new profession: The post editor.