Browsing Category : Terminology

Wanted: Santa Claus Corporate Identity

Wanted: Santa Claus Corporate Identity
What does Christmas have to do with Corporate Identity? Who is this Father Christmas? What is the difference to Saint Nicholas? And what part does Coca Cola really play in this story? These are questions that we, as specialists in terminology and corporate identity, urgently need to get to the bottom of.
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Different methods for term extraction

Different methods for term extraction
After we explained in our last blog what term extraction actually is, we are now devoting ourselves to the methods of term extraction. Before a company approaches term extraction to build a termbase, it is important to look at the need and available resources to establish a meaningful approach. This is the best way to establish a sensible approach. As we at blc are committed to designing efficient processes for optimum output, we are starting today with the prerequisites. What methods and tools are available for extracting terminology from the source texts?
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The importance of cleansing terminology

The importance of cleansing terminology
Terminology management is a never ending process. But why? The reason is simple: Terminology, corporate language and specific technical terms change over time. Therefore, one must constantly maintain, update and clean terminological data. In our blog series, we address this topic: How to incorporate individual terminology processes into a smooth workflow. In today's blog post, we focus on the importance of terminology cleansing for coordinated, coherent terminology workflows.
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Terminology, quo vadis?

Terminology, quo vadis?
Has end-2-end terminology management already been established in your company? Do you have a terminology databasethat authors and translators can easily access? But do you sometimes ask yourself whether in the age of increasing digitization , "human" work on concepts and terms still is that important? Won't we soon be able to leave all of this to artificial intelligence anyway? What aspects of terminology work still play a role today? We examine why terminology management is more important than ever.
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The perfect terminology workflow

The perfect terminology workflow
In our blog series, we address the topic of how corporate terminology processes can be combined to create a coherent workflow. And today we will have a look at the very core of it all: What does the perfect terminology workflow actually look like?
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Terminology without LQA? No way!

Terminology without LQA? No way!
We have heard it many times in customer projects and never tire of emphasizing it: Terminology alone is not enough! Texts will always need to undergo language quality assurance (LQA) and a terminology check. Only like this, terminology can be used in the first place. Similarly, it does not suffice to introduce LQA without clean terminology either.
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