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Five years ago this month, SAP released a new solution for everyone interested in SAP's terminology, www.sapterm.com Up to that point we'd tried everything else to publish our terminology, believe me! The SAP Dictionary, two hefty books painstaki...
Where do we stop? When is a term not a term, or at least not a term we’re interested in documenting ourselves? We often argue, for efficiency’s sake, that we must include terms that may seem “obvious” or “self-explanatory” in our source languages, b...
The top terminology management priorities described in my previous posting should be no-brainers: Terms need to support the safety and security of the company and its customers, to promote business continuity, and to recognize brands as the most visi...
After a long absence we're back on the new platform. A new start is a good time to review the doctrines underlying our terminology management. For example, one of the questions we deal with constantly is, "What is a term?" or, sometimes more specifi...
I knew a guy whose terminology was extremely inexpensive. It consisted of him pulling a well-worn travel dictionary out of his jacket pocket, looking up words in it, and combining them into what he thought was the correct term. (No joke.)I knew anoth...
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