Bowne Global Solutions Completes Foreign Language Translation of SAP R/3.
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Process by which the experience of everyday life, marked by the diffusion of commodities and ideas, is becoming standardized around the world. Factors that have contributed to globalization include increasingly sophisticated communications and transportation services and technology, announced today that it has successfully completed translating the SAP(R) R/3(R) Enterprise solution Release 4.7 from German into French, Portuguese and Finnish.
A total of 35 translators worked on the project, which took approximately eight months to complete. The translators, 14 of whom were based in Belgium, 17 in Portugal and four in Finland, all have extensive knowledge and prior experience working with enterprise resource planning See ERP.
(application, business) Enterprise Resource Planning - (ERP) Any software system designed to support and automate the business processes of medium and large businesses. (ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. ) translations and the SAP R/3 solution. SAP R/3 provides the ERP functionality that is a prerequisite for many successful business solutions.
"At BGS we understand that every client is different. That's why our approach to helping clients is custom tailored," said Carl Glaeser, President and Chief Executive Officer at BGS. "For SAP we helped it penetrate three of its strategic language markets with high quality translations. Since we began working with SAP in the mid 90's, our approach has been to provide a flexible solution that's available when and where needed. Our extensive experience working with leading ERP providers like SAP is also key to getting the job done right and to their strict specifications."
In addition, to translating SAP R/3 into three languages, BGS also translated the Enterprise Business Procurement, mySAP(TM) Customer Relationship Management, Supplier Relationship Management and SAP Strategic Enterprise Management SAP Strategic Enterprise Management is part of the MySAP ERP software from SAP AG.
It is also called MySAP Financials SEM. It is the Strategic Enterprise Management solution of SAP AG. solutions, as well as some SAP industry sector solutions, SAP BGS and SAP 2-2-2 financial applications and the SAP Business Information Warehouse SAP Business Information Warehouse (SAP BW) is the name of the Business Intelligence, analytical, reporting and Data Warehousing (DW) solution which is one of the major enterprise software applications produced by SAP AG. (part of the mySAP Business Intelligence e-business solution).
These smaller projects, which were completed simultaneously during the SAP R/3 translation project, demonstrate how BGS can provide a flexible solution that's specific to a client's needs. In this engagement, BGS translators worked online in the SAP solution environment and used translation memories and machine translation to improve their overall efficiency and keep costs down.
About Bowne Global Solutions
Bowne Global Solutions (BGS) is the leading provider of outsourced globalization solutions, which enable businesses to deliver locally relevant, culturally connected products and services anywhere in the world. BGS' comprehensive, end-to-end globalization solutions include process auditing and reengineering, internationalization The support for monetary values, time and date for countries around the world. It also embraces the use of native characters and symbols in the different alphabets. See localization, i18n, Unicode and IDN.
internationalization - internationalisation services, technical writing and content creation, terminology and content management, and localization Customizing software and documentation for a particular country. It includes the translation of menus and messages into the native spoken language as well as changes in the user interface to accommodate different alphabets and culture. See internationalization and l10n. and translation services. We help accelerate a client's time-to-market while improving the quality, consistency and market share of the client's products and services. Clients include industry-leading businesses in Information Technology, Automotive, E-learning, Life Sciences, Entertainment, Telecommunications, Aerospace and Power and Utilities. BGS, which has its global headquarters in Parsippany, New Jersey, employs 1,600 people in 20 countries.
Bowne Global Solutions is a business unit of Bowne & Co., Inc. (NYSE:BNE), a global leader in providing high-value solutions that empower our clients' communications. In addition to BGS, Bowne & Co.'s diversified business units include Bowne Financial Print, the world's largest financial printer; Bowne Enterprise Solutions, a leading provider of digital printing and electronic delivery of personalized communications; and Bowne Business Solutions, the leader in delivering a full array of business process outsourcing Business process outsourcing (BPO) is the contracting of a specific business task, such as payroll, to a third-party service provider. Usually, BPO is implemented as a cost-saving measure for tasks that a company requires but does not depend upon to maintain its position in services to the legal and financial services industries.
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