SDL MultiTerm

SDL MultiTerm is the undisputed leader in professional terminology management. Its highly customizable database structure can be adapted precisely to your requirements. In fact, SDL MultiTerm is the only commercially available tool that can handle the demands of professional terminology management. In the industry jargon, this ability to flexibly model a database is known as concept orientation and term autonomy.

SDL MultiTerm

As a client/server solution, SDL MultiTerm utilizes a role-based approach to authorization for gathering and editing terminology. The fuzzy search capability allows the user to find concepts even if the exact spelling is uncertain, an essential feature for terminology management. MultiTerm’s close integration into the SDL translation environment ensures the translator is automatically shown the terminology they need while translating. Additional terminology checks help translators and project managers comply with standardized terminology. These features greatly facilitate linguistic consistency at companies that routinely use multiple languages. Kaleidoscope’s quickTerm tool is the ideal partner for SDL MultiTerm. It enables company-wide terminology access from any software application while giving users the tools they need to contribute to the entire terminology workflow.

Your Benefits

  • Cost and time savings through increased hit rates in translation memories and a decreased need to clarify terminology meaning.
  • Less need for lengthy terminology discussions between technical departments and those responsible for documentation, marketing, translation, etc.
  • Higher customer satisfaction due to consistent product instruction and description
  • Linguistic consistency in product data, CAD drawings, software interfaces, and product/marketing documentation.
  • More effective communication with other departments, partners, clients etc.
  • Faster introductory training for new employees; ideal basis for training.
  • Precise definition of key internal concepts facilitates active knowledge management.

For more information or a demo, simply get in touch by e-mail or phone (0043-1-253 5 352).

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Check for the right word

Terminology is only useful if you can make sure it is actually being used. For this purpose, checkTerm checks terminology in your texts – via the clipboard, in your intranet, through plug-ins e.g. in MS Word, or directly in SDL Trados Studio. Its morphological engine correctly identifies declination, composites etc. and accurately pinpoints rejected or missing terms as well as variants.

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Terminology for Everyone!

You want to roll out terminology to everyone in your company? As quickly and easily as possible? With workflow and life cycle management, version control, and many other useful functions? With Web 2.0 capabilities, making terminology even more fun and interesting? With concept maps, visualizing correlations between entries in the termbase graphically? We produly present quickTerm!

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SDL MultiTerm: “The” Database

SDL MultiTerm’s highly customizable database structure can be adapted precisely to your requirements. In fact, SDL MultiTerm is the only commercially available tool that can handle the demands of professional terminology management. MultiTerm’s tight integration into the SDL translation environment automatically provides the translator with the necessary terminology.

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Terminology Marketing

One of the key success factors of all successful terminology projects is the constant self-marketing by the terminology team in their company. They need to keep bringing attention to the termbase, especially if the terminology process is to be collaborative. Motivate the user “crowd” to stay engaged with extra offers and additional benefits such as term quizzes or terms of the week.

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Fun with terminology

If you want your users to actually engage with your terminology, it must be presented in a pragmatic, fast and easy to understand way. It is also essential to create clever search features, with an intuitive display of results. And the right features for everyone, depending on the way they work and their preferences. You can even add enriched content with terms of the week or term quizzes

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Small but Mighty!

Do you want to speed up working in SDL Trados Studio and SDL MultiTerm even further and customize it even more precisely to your needs? Then you should take a closer look at our little digital helpers: expertTools enable elegant processes and solutions that would otherwise be highly complex and time-consuming. Many of our expertTools are available both as a freelance and as a professional version.

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Terminology & Services

Establishing a termbase that will be used throughout your company is more complex than collecting and entering technical terminology. A properly implemented termbase will reflect how you anticipate using the data. Who at your company will develop or approve terminology, and who will use it? Our specialists will analyze and advise based on your exact needs, before delivering the perfect solution.

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Social Media @ Terminology

Social media teaches us how people can be motivated to actively and voluntarily participate and work towards a common goal. quickTerm’s “social web” functions put this insight into practice purposefully and effectively, supporting your terminology work. Features like term quizzes or terms of the week attract attention! You will be amazed how passionate your colleagues will become about terminology!

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Corporate Language ROI

Terminology is one of the prerequisites for precise and consistent communication about your brands, messages, product features, and functions. The company will benefit from this both in the short and long term; consistent source texts are vital for the automation of your translations and thus cost savings. More information on the question of ROI is just a click away:

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Consultancy & Workshops

While you can simply download and try out some of our products for yourself, larger-scale solutions such as SCHEMA DocuManager or SDL WorldServer have extensive configuration options. To enable us to tailor these systems to your individual requirements, we can offer you specialist guidance and workshops. This will give you a clear picture of the desired and perfect solution for you.

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Rely On Our Support

Do you want tailored guidance and prompt support response times? Then you can rely on us! We provide support both for the SDL Trados products we market and for the software solutions we develop in-house, such as quickTerm, smartQuery, globalReview, and expertTools. In order to support the products from our other partners, we negotiate direct support and maintenance contracts on your behalf.

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