Technical glossary

Technical glossary of translation terms

Technical glossary

Occasionally, you’ll come across some unfamiliar terms on the intercontact website or when talking to people in the localisation and translation industry. You’ll find many of these terms listed here with short explanations.

Technical glossary

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) of the European Union regulates the uniform handling of personal data. It stipulates regulations about the protection of personal data within the EU and, at the same time, issues guidance on the free movement of data.

In general, data protection is understood to mean protection against improper data processing in any form. Everyone has the right to decide for themselves what happens to their personal data.

Information about data protection at intercontact can be found here in our privacy policy

A strategy for adding more language capabilities over time. Globalisation, or internationalisation, refers to a series of processes by which a company brings its business to the rest of the world. Globalisation is the practice of designing and adapting products, services, communication and internal operations to facilitate expansion into international markets.

Synonyms - Internationalisation, internationalization, globalization

SDL Trados GroupShare is a translation management solution that greatly facilitates collaboration on translation projects. Available as an on-premise solution or in the cloud, SDL Trados GroupShare works seamlessly with SDL Trados Studio to streamline workflows, reduce manual tasks and provide all translators with real-time access to projects, terminology and translation memories simultaneously.

See also: Terminology, Translation management system, Translation memory


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