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On UI terminology

Once I was asked, “Can you recommend a reliable source for website User Interface (UI) terminology in different languages? I mean, how do you decide which one is better to use among "log in", "login" and "sign in"? And how can I find the equivalent terms in other languages?"



I suggested to check  Microsoft Language Portal (just pay attention to Microsoft Corporate terms like "charm") and also TAUS Data, in my opinion the best resource for this domain.

Another solution is to just check the most popular websites and to skitch language to see which UI term has been used.

I was therefore thinking, what about creating a ready-to-use website UI terminology?"Save, next, search, about us, contact us” and other UI terms are basically on every website (and apps).

Would it be useful and time-saving to just download the website UI terminology in the language you need? What about a multilingual UI termbase? Of course UI terminology needs to be st…

Learning agility

Ability to be agile in letting go of old rules and learning new ones.

This neologism really mirrors our times: "learning to unlearn" when everything is changing and at the fastest pace.

Leading companies, governmental entities, institutions and non-profits are adopting change management as an organizational competency. Successful people are nowadays those who are ready to unlearn outdated methods and to adopt and adapt to the new ones.
I found this neologism on the article: Is What You (Think You) Know Holding You Back? Adapting To An Accelerated World by Margie Warrell on Forbes.
I tweeted half of it to share with you what I enjoyed the most. If you don't have time to read the long article, just take a look at the tweets below.