Translation Meets Tech Writing: Tips and Tricks

Speakers

Lacey Corbin
Lead Technical Writer, TransNation Translations, Inc.
Michael Ward
Director of Business Development, TransNation Translations, Inc.

Start

August 1, 2018 - 2:00 PM

End

August 1, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Translation Meets Tech Writing: Tips and Tricks

As technical communicators, we spend weeks developing and revising documents so that our audience can understand a product. When that audience, however, is speaking another language, we turn to translators to transform our documentation into a usable resource.

This webinar will focus on going behind the scenes so that technical communicators are armed with the necessary information to make informed decisions about designing and developing their content to be translation ready.

For decades, we have seen how communication has been more focused internationally. Technical communicators face a future that will no longer be solely in English. To communicate effectively in any language, we will need to know the ins and outs of translation.

Slides and examples drawn from the latest technology and product manuals will inform our conversation as we learn:

  • The top 5 things you can start doing today that will make your documents translation ready.
  • The process that a translator uses when working on technical documents.
  • How to measure quality objectively so you can feel confident handing your final documents to your client.

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