WAKEFIELD, Massachusetts and MAIDENHEAD, England, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Silke Zschweigert to serve as a valuable contributor to the TAUS mission of improving translation standards worldwide
TAUS was founded in 2005 as a think tank for innovation in the translation industry. Today, TAUS serves as a resource center for the global language and translation industries, with a mission to enable better translation through innovation and automation.
"In line with our mission to enable better translation through innovation and automation, we are welcoming SDL's Silke Zschweigert to our Advisory Board," says Jaap van der Meer, Founder and Director of TAUS.
Zschweigert, who holds a Master's degree in Translation for Dutch, English, German and Chinese, makes a valuable addition to the TAUS Advisory Board, considering her practical insight into the daily use of language and Machine Translation technology. In her role as Chief Delivery Officer at SDL, Zschweigert ensures the right processes, systems and people are in place to deliver powerful language services to customers across the globe.
"We're delighted that Silke Zschweigert has joined the TAUS Advisory Board," said Adolfo Hernandez, CEO, SDL. "Silke leads a world-class delivery team of over 2,000 linguists, project managers and technical staff here at SDL, and has deep insight into the practical uses of language and Machine Translation technology. Her knowledge and experience will no doubt be an outstanding contribution to the community."
Silke Zschweigert, Chief Delivery Officer of SDL, added, "As a TAUS advisory member, I'm excited to regularly contribute to the group's community, helping to make translation easy and ubiquitous, for both enterprises and individuals. TAUS has been an accelerator for the adoption of tools for human and machine translation around the world and I'm honored to play a part in this important work."
The TAUS Advisory Board supports the organization's management with advice on strategic direction, content of forums and meetings and the growth of the membership. Advisory Board members review all membership requests.
TAUS is a resource center for the global language and translation industries. Our mission is to enable better translation through innovation and automation. We envision translation as a standard feature, a utility, similar to the internet, electricity and water. Translation available in all languages to all people in the world will push the evolution of human civilization to a much higher level of understanding, education and discovery.
We support all translation operators - translation buyers, language service providers, individual translators and government agencies - with a comprehensive suite of online services, software and knowledge that help them to grow and innovate their business. We extend the reach and growth of the translation industry through our execution with sharing translation data and quality evaluation metrics.
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