CAT tools and cloud computing

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Software, tools & computing

Course summary
Start time:Jan 13, 2011 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes. Check what time the course is running in your local time here
Language:English
Summary:This webinar will provide an overview of the new crop of CAT tools which are implementing the Software-as-a-service license model and offer web-based TM sharing. I will outline the general features of these new tools, the opportunities they offer to team of freelancers and small agencies who can now set up a translation team in a very short time and in a scalable way to fit their changing needs and without the need to buy an expensive TM server license. Using these tools agencies can reduce TM management and project costs and offer scalable capacity, freelancers can group together and compete for larger clients.
Description
This webinar will provide an overview of the new crop of CAT tools which are implementing the Software-as-a-service license model and
offer web-based TM sharing. I will outline the general features of these new tools, the opportunities they offer to team of freelancers
and small agencies who can now set up a translation team in a very short time and in a scalable way to fit their changing needs and
without the need to buy an expensive TM server license. Using these tools agencies can reduce TM management and project costs and offer
scalable capacity, freelancers can group together and compete for larger clients.

In detail we will look at:

Description of the SAS model
Advantages of real-time TM sharing
Tools feature comparison
Pricing model comparison
Privacy policy overview
Tips and best practices on how manage and setup a virtual team sharing a TM
Target audience
• Translators and small agencies who are familiar with CAT Tools.
• CAT tool users who want to gain an insight on the benefits of working in a team with a shared memory.
Prerequisites
None - you don't need to have any particular sofwtare installed in your machine to participate in this session.
Program
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• The SAS model will be described
• Advantages of real-time TM sharing will be suggested
• Tools feature will be compared
• Pricing model will be compared
• Privacy policy will be outlined
• Tips and best practices on how manage and setup a virtual team sharing a TM will be offered
Virtual platform system requirements
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For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration and payment information
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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Trainer
 Fabio Salsi    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Traductor independiente graduado de la Escuela Superior de Intérpretes y Traductores de la Universidad de Bolonia (Italia). Trabajó en los últimos diez años como Language Lead para Lionbridge en Sophia-Antipolis (Francia), como localizador para Alpha LTD en Cambridge (Inglaterra), y fue socio de Albatros Soluzioni Linguistiche s.r.l, una empresa de traducción en Bolonia (Italia). Fue contratado en el marco de proyectos de localización y de pruebas de software en Francia, Alemania y EE.UU. Es un utilizador experimentado tanto de Trados, que utiliza desde 1996, como de otros CAT tools (Translation Workspace, WordFast, Google Translator Toolkit, RC WinTrans, Deja Vu, Tag Editor) y editores HTML (FrontPage, UltraEdit).
Comments about this course

CAT tools and cloud computing

limingpals Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 02:37
Chinese to English
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Training LanguageJan 5, 2011

Will this cover updates in SDL Trados 2009
Thanks,
Liming

[Edited at 2011-01-05 15:30 GMT]


 

Letizia Ridolfi
Italy
Local time: 09:37
English to Italian
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still thinking about thatJan 13, 2011

I don't know yet whether I am now going to turn to an on line TM and leave TRADOS, but it was quite interesting to know things I didn't know before.
Plus, it was extremely clear and easy to follow.
Thanks Fabio.


 

mediatex
Canada
Local time: 03:37
Never got the link to accessJan 14, 2011

I paid and registered but never received any link to access the Webinar. .. Is it possible to review it?
Gilles Arcand


 

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