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Announcing March updates to Connect platform
Thread poster: Jason Grimes

Jason Grimes
Local time: 03:20
Mar 20, 2008

We're pleased to announce the March release of improvements to the platform, which includes the following features:


  • New Vendor Management Dashboard
  • Private Vendor Status tracking
  • Vendor Browser
  • Several usability enhancements


  • Introduction of My Network to create a network of friends and collegues

For more information, please see the full release notes.

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  • Learn how translators and interpreters can benefit from Connect.
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    If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for improvements, please let us know.

    Best regards,


    [Subject edited by staff or moderator 2008-03-30 01:14]

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  • Siegfried Armbruster  Identity Verified
    Local time: 09:20
    Member (2004)
    English to German
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    usability enhancements ? Mar 20, 2008

    Do you belief the thumbnails that garble the screen are a usability enhancement?
    If not under what category do they fall, and where are the usability enhancements?

    In my opinion the screens could do with some cleaning. I would consider it a usability enhancement if I could customize the screen more to my needs.


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    Maria Karra  Identity Verified
    United States
    Local time: 03:20
    Member (2000)
    Greek to English
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    usability Mar 20, 2008

    I assume you were referring ti usability on the Connect platform, Jason, but when it comes to general usability and particularly the homepage, I'm with Siegfried. Other than making the homepage slower and longer (we need to scroll down even more than before), do the thumbnails add any valuable information to the homepage? I'd clean it up instead of cluttering it more with photos.

    I'm very interested in using the Network feature, thank you for implementing it, but I'm still waiting for some screenshots so I can see what it will look like before I start sending invitations to colleagues (I requested this in the thread dedicated to My Network).


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    Vadim Poguliaev  Identity Verified
    Russian Federation
    Local time: 10:20
    English to Russian
    Social network Mar 21, 2008

    What's next, a blog?
    Dating service?

    I know, that social computing is a strong industry trend, but why implement it in translator's directory?

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