Wednesday, July 27, 2011

OTM 5.0 – Changes for compliance with the EN 15038 standard

DIN EN 15038 certified
  1. The sequence of services offered in the online request form now corresponds to the requirements of the EN 15038 standard.
  2. “Proof correction” and “content correction” were added as new services under >Administration >Preferences >Project management settings.
  3. If “professional translation” is selected as a service under >Administration >Preferences >Project management settings, a reminder is displayed that compliance with the EN 15038 standard requires that “complex review (source and target text)” be included as an option on the online request form.
  4. No services are pre-selected in the online request form. (Previously, “professional translation” was selected by default.
  5. Under >Administration >Standard texts >General terms and conditions for resources, for translators in particular a text passage must be added which obligates them to check their work in a second procedure prior to delivery. A note explains this.
  6. A note regarding the requirements of the EN 15038 standard was added under >Administration >Standard texts >Service-specific text blocks.
  7. All licensees intending to work in accordance with EN 15038 should ensure that “complex review (source and target text)” is marked under >Administration >Preferences >Project management settings if “professional translation” is offered. Even if no change is made, please click the “Save” button to ensure that the new sorting is applied to all relevant places in OTM.
  8. Various minor improvements and bug fixes were made in the project management module.

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