Author Archives: Jenny Reid

Jenny Reid

About Jenny Reid

Jenny Reid recently joined Guidewire Software as a senior localization project manager and is scrum product owner for tooling to support continuous localization and contextual translation. She has worked in a variety of localization roles, including QA testing, linguistic quality management, localization engineering, vendor management and project management. She has ten years of experience in TMS implementation and administration.

Considerations in choosing an enterprise-level TMS

It can be difficult to put the variety of offerings into context simply by studying and comparing marketing materials or feature lists. Begin instead with a list of your own criteria. Enterprise customers may be interested in TMS for a variety of reasons, including automation, cost savings, transparency, process ownership, branding consistency across business units, improved context, increased speed of workflow, multivendor support and the list goes on. How do you choose?


Disruptive innovation in translation management systems

It wasn’t all that long ago that computer-aided translation tools and translation memory (TM) were a new concept. By the late 1990s, language service providers (LSPs) began requiring translators to use this technology. Some users were reluctant to adopt, but savvy early adopters reaped the benefits of faster, more consistent translation. The translation cost savings...