Browsing Tag : terminology

Rebecca, what do you do at berns language consulting?

Rebecca, what do you do at berns language consulting?
A very exciting question, which I have actually heard many times from a variety of people and whose answer is not so easy at all. After all, I can't say "I'm a doctor" or "I'm an engineer" or many other job titles where my the person I'm talking to knows directly what to imagine. No. I say "I am a terminologist and language process consultant" and then the fun starts…
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Jenny, what do you do at berns language consulting?

Jenny, what do you do at berns language consulting?
Finding a good answer to this question is almost as exciting as my work itself The assumptions range from translator to speech therapist. At this point, I reveal my secret: As a terminologist, I help companies define their corporate terminology in order to save them time and money, to improve the quality of their texts and to improve their visibility.
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What are ontologies and if so, how many?

In many projects we notice that the demand for ontologies in the terminology environment is increasing. But why actually? What are ontologies? How can terminology and ontology be combined? Do we need ontologies - and if so: one or more? We have addressed these questions in our article "The use of term systems in terminology management" in the current June issue of "edition - Die Fachzeitschrift für Terminologie".
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