A TAUS ROUNDTABLE

Introduction

An invited group of experts from academia, government, and business from Asia, Europe and North America to discuss:

  1. Definitions of full and light postediting
  2. Client acceptance guidelines
  3. Productivity/Quality ratios

The ultimate objective is to arrive at a set of good practices that may serve as guidance for so many in the translation industry exploring this new territory.

Schedule

Postediting Guidelines
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3
Governor Hotel, Portland (OR), USA


Approach and timeline

2010  Actions
August Survey determined the markets willingness to contribute
August Experts invited
September Analysis
October Invited experts meet in Portland
November Consultation to review draft guidelines
2011  
January Publish and start disseminating guidelines

Working Group

 Chairman Role
Fred Hollowood, Symantec, and TAUS Advisory Board Advisor
Sharon O'Brien, Dublin City University Advisor
Rahzeb Choudhury, TAUS Coordinator
Jaap van der Meer, TAUS Supervisor

Participants

  • Melissa Biggs, Oracle
  • Rahzeb Choudhury, TAUS
  • Christine Duran, Adobe
  • David Filip, Moravia
  • Fred Hollowood, Symantec and TAUS
  • Eri Imai, EMC
  • Paul Mangell, AlphaCRC
  • Xavier Maza, iDisc
  • Michael Metzger, American Translators Association
  • Sharon O'Brien, Dublin City University
  • Phil Ritchie, Vistatec
  • Martin Roberts, Linguistic Systems
  • Hajnalka Sarvari, Microsoft
  • Joseph Starnes, Milengo
  • Willem Stoeller, Lingotek
  • Pablo Vazquez, Cisco
  • Elia Yuste, Pangeanic

Reviewers

  • Stakeholders from government, academia, freelancers, and sectors not represented at round table meeting
  • TAUS Members
  • Respondents to survey

If you want to know more about this initiative please contact Rahzeb Choudhury at rahzeb[at]taus.net


Related resources

REPORTS | BEST PRACTICES
Postediting in Practice

EVENTS | WORKSHOPS
Best practices for postediting