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General intro image tackle 2018Humans are naturally curious – we are constantly looking to improve our skills, find more efficient ways to work and discover how others are tackling similar challenges to those we’re facing. Our focus this year is on providing you with all the tools and information you need to feed your curiosity.

To kick-off, we’re offering you free online training to help you learn how to get started and make the most of SDL Trados Studio. And if you’re already using Studio, why not do our Certification program? This is the perfect way to improve your knowledge of translation productivity tools to help your translation team maximise efficiency. Finally, don’t keep your thoughts to yourself – share your opinions and experiences with the SDL Community. Being part of the largest software community offers you the chance to share ideas and information and continue your education long after you’ve taken your training.



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Learn how you can master terminology to improve the quality of your translations by registering for our free webinar series.

Whether you are a beginner or looking to improve your knowledge, sign up today and learn something new to help your business.

Terminology basics part 1 - how to build a termbase

19th February 15:00-16:00 GMT (UK)

Thomas-ImhofJoin the first of a two part webinar on terminology basics presented by Thomas Imhof, Language Technology Consultant, to learn how to go about building your very own termbase from scratch. This session will include an explanation and demonstration on basic concepts in creating terminology, how to create a new termbase, how to add terms to a termbase from various sources and how to use your termbase for terminology lookup and verification in SDL Trados Studio. 

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Terminology made easy with apps from the SDL AppStore

27th February 15:00-15:45 GMT (UK)

David MorganPresented by David Morgan, Marketing Director at SDL, this webinar will show you a selection of free apps from the SDL AppStore which all help to make handling terminology a quicker and simpler process. This includes demonstrations of three key apps: Glossary Plugin, projectTermExtract and TermExcelerator. In addition, this session will show you where you can find our collection of pre-made termbases available in a variety of languages to help you get started with terminology.

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Terminology basics part 2 - top tips on structuring and maintaining a termbase


Thomas-ImhofJoin part two of our terminology basics webinar presented by Thomas Imhof, Language Technology Consultant, for top tips on how to structure, maintain and manage your termbases. This includes how to structure your termbase, finding and removing duplicate entries, finding the specific terms you need, making your termbase more consistent as well as advice on implementing effective terminology management.  

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Looking for inspiration? Take a look at some of our customer's stories showing how they transformed their own translation processes, resulting in improved quality, increased productivity and significant reduction in costs.

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How the global market leader in cleaning technology improved translation quality

With Kärcher's fast rate of innovation, over 90% of their products are no more than five years old. To support this, over 900 documents are translated into 43 languages each year. As well as a reported cost saving of 50% in the first year of use, SDL's complete solution has enabled Kärcher's translators to easily access their company-specific terminology to ensure that all content, communications and branding are consistent.

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How the school district have increased their productivity to cope with increasing demand

Increasing translation demands brought about by new local and national regulations in the USA had made it difficult for Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) to cope with their workload. Since installing SDL Trados Studio, MPS have gone from translating into one language to a total of seven, and translations no longer have to be requested far in advance due to their fast completion.


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How the global gaming company tackled project management challenges

Innova publishes and distributes a large portfolio of online multi-player games which are frequently developed overseas. With many translators from all over the world working on projects, managing these effectively and efficiently was difficult. Learn how Innova used SDL software to speed up turnaround times and handle larger projects through centralizing assets, providing greater project visibility and leveraging existing translations.


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How the healthcare company's small in-house team handle high volumes of work

With just two people in their in-house translation team, WellMed faced a big challenge when they were given over 700 projects a year of which 60% required fast turnarounds. Using SDL Trados Studio has enabled WellMed to successfully complete this big workload, offering same or next day turnaround on the majority of projects, without the need to hire any new translators or outsource work.

Throughout March 2018, SDL offered free three-hour training courses on SDL Trados Studio.  The offer has now come to an end.

However, we continue to offer both introductory and advanced learning through classroom training and self-paced eLearning.

Great training enables you to gain maximum benefits from your technology investment. Our training team will help you to ensure that your staff quickly and confidently get the most out of your technology investment.   

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The SDL Certification Program is the industry's premier technology-based certification which provides a recognized standard of excellence in SDL software knowledge. It's a comprehensive professional education program designed to develop and validate expertise in the use of SDL translation productivity tools.

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