• Group Leaderboards! Are you on it?

     
    Did you know you are collecting points in the SDL Community for almost all your contributions?Already for 3 years you're receiving points for almost everything you do in our community.Curious how to collect them? Read it here. Now that you know you'r...
  • NEW: Machine Translation in the RWS Community

     
    I'm happy to announce that we've implemented Language Weaver Cloud to the RWS Community website which makes it possible for you to translate the website on the spot. The solution is implemented in two ways: 1. Translate all content of a ...
  • Happy Holidays - A Christmas Gift from the SDL Community & SDL Trados Studio…

     
    We have had a great year in the SDL Community. We want to wish all our users Happy Holidays and thank all of you for joining, collaborating and building the SDL Community together! For our SDL Trados Studio users we have a special gift this year: The...
  • New achievements enabled!

     

    We've already got a couple of achievements and badges available in the SDL Community. (read more about our achievements and badges here)
    Before, you could mostly receive new achievements by earning points and leveling up in our point system.

    But since we already have SDL Ideas enabled in the SDL Community for almost two years, we thought of adding more achievements!

  • Community Auth0 (Single-Sign-On) Integration

     

    Today, the sign in authentication process of the SDL Community has been switched over to our single-sign-on solution (SSO). For SDL Community users, please continue to log in with your current SDL Account Credentials.

    If for some reason you are unable to login to community.sdl.com or have forgotten your password, please click on: ‘Forgot password’ as shown in the screenshot below. You will then receive an email to reset…

  • What's keeping you up this Halloween?

     

    If you are a customer utilising SDL Tridion Sites (previously SDL Web), SDL Tridion Docs (previously SDL Knowledge Center), SDL WorldServer, SDL TMS or SDL BeGlobal technologies join SDL Access today for free and effective account help and guidance.  Available to you alongside your existing account resources.

    Partnering internally we help create content that will aid your effective use of our technologies.  Provide a regular…

  • Our invitation @ the SDL Trados Studio - Roadshow 2017 London

     

    Representing both SDL Community and the SDL Access Customer Portal, and armed with a selfie stick and a camera here's what happened when we joined our SDL Trados colleagues near London's Tower Bridge. 

    www.youtube.com/watch

    We will be sharing many more vlogs soon, in the meantime, we are really excited to receive your vlogs and blogs. 

    Should you have a 2 min video or long or short blog sharing tips and tricks,…

  • SDL Community Design, Navigation and Layout refreshment

     

    https://youtu.be/pAeSpX_LjjI

    (POLL IN THE VIDEO AND ALSO BELOW)

    Probably you've noticed it already, we've changed and refreshed a couple of things in the Community:

    • New homepage design
    • New design and navigation structure
    • New design and layout product community groups/aligning groups design and layouts

    The reason for refreshing the community is to make it easier for our members to find what they need in the SDL…

  • Maintenance: SDL Community refresh/restructure

     

    Dear Community member,

    Please be informed that there will be a platform maintenance at the below date and time:

    Start Date / Time: 8-10-2017 (Sunday) 7am UTC +2
    End Date / Time: 8-10-2017 (Sunday) 4pm UTC +2 (estimate)

    During this period, you may experience bad navigation and page layouts. 

    We apologize for any inconveniences caused.

    For any questions, please contact the community team at: lfransen@sdl.com , savram@sdl.com…

  • Sharing Code in the SDL Community

     

    Great news for our community members, especially the ones active in the developer areas: sharing code via the gist editor (GitHub) is now possible!
    Please take a minute to read through this article to learn how to insert your code in a post on the community.  

    1. First you need to create a GitHub account (if you already have one, sign in)
    2. Now you have to create a Gist. In your Dashboard you have a Gist menu item. Click…

  • Share in the SDL Access Birthday Celebrations!

     

    SDL Access Customer Portal blends online capabilities with personal interactive help. Available since June 2016, the portal assists our global enterprise customers by providing account help and answers to their questions.

    We are delighted to announce we are celebrating our first birthday this year.

    To thank our registered SDL Access Members, all members will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win an iPod Shuffle…

  • Ideation in the SDL Community!

     

    We are delighted to announce that from today onwards the SDL Community is THE channel for all SDL products to log your ideas and enhancement requests!

    Do you have a great idea for a feature that you’d like to see in one of the future releases of an SDL product? Simply go to the top navigation, find your product idea section and log your idea!

    Ideation in the SDL Community means:

    • All ideas on one channel
    • For all…
  • A real winner takes... nothing?

     

    Last month we announced the winners of the Apple watch community competition.
    For the internal competition we announced Daniel Brockmann as the winner of the internal prize.
    We contacted him and sent him the Apple Watch as a thank you for all his valuable contributions to the SDL Community.

    In the first place he was very happy to hear he was the winner and accepted the prize.
    We took action and send him the watch, which was…

  • And the winner is...

     

    The last 3 months of 2016 we held a competition in the SDL Community. The goal for all the participants was to contribute to the community and earn as many points as possible. On this page you can see the guidelines, the terms and how to collect points. Of course now that the competition is over, it will soon be changed into a general page about how to collect points but contributions are still valuable and we are very…

  • Two new winners of the monthly awards!

     

    In October and November we announced the two members in the SDL Community with the highest contributions and the most active member of the month, for the last time we will announce the new monthly winners.

    For the month December we have two (new) winners. Let me quickly explain again what the requirements for the achievements are.

    The achievements are:

    1. The most active member of the month
    2. The top contributor of the m…
  • Only One winner in November!

     

    In October we announced the two members in the SDL Community with the highest contributions and the most active member of the month. Once again, well done to them!

    For the month November we have only one new winner. Let me quickly explain again what the requirements for the achievements are.

    The achievements are:

    1. The most active member of the month
    2. The top contributor of the month

    The most active member is the person…

  • Congratulations to the October winners!

     

    As we promised we are awarding two achievements every month for the rest of 2016.
    The achievements are:

    1. The most active member of the month
    2. The top contributor of the month

    The most active member is the person who viewed, engaged, contributed to, or originated the most content in that month.
    The top contributor of the month is the person who created to most forum threads, blog posts or answered the most questions in that…

  • Successfully released the new version of the SDL Community!

     

    It's a pleasure to announce that we successfully released the new version of the SDL Community.
    As you might have seen, you are now able to earn Achievements & Points for contributing to the Community.
    Also it is easier to see which persons are SDL Employees and SDL Partners.

    This new release brings a competition with it which started yesterday, the 26th. 
    Information about the Apple Watch Competition can be found…

  • Improving the SDL Community

     

    The SDL Community Team is trying to improve the community on an ongoing basis.

    What we are working on:

    • the user experience
    • usability
    • layout
    • design (group icon changes**)
    • response time
    • getting more content in the community
    • small adjustments

    The coming months you'll see the changes and hopefully like it.

    To make sure the SDL Community is a good place to ask questions and find documents, best parctices, etc. we need…

  • The point of no return: We don't want to go back!

     
    Slingshot

    Which company can truly say that after a year of operating a community: We don't want to go back to the old way of working? Here at SDL we have reached that "Point of no return". Usually, "the point of no return" is associated with a negative connotation but in this case it is a very positive indeed. Last May 2015, we officially opened up our doors under the Open Door policy. We dreamed about not HAVING a community…

  • Big Data, Big Content, Big Process....It's the direction, Stupid!

     
    Big Data

    So here is the thing. For some time now Big Data is all over the place. Everywhere data is produced, stored and mined for gold again. Sound a bit silly if you ask me. Why would you first create a mine and then mine the gold again? But the real problem is not only do we create a lot of data but we also create a lot of content and process. I'm not even sure what worries me most.

    Big Content

    In the context of…

  • SDL Community now has Improvements section

     

    Today we added the capability to suggest improvements around the community. So, this is NOT about product improvements but improvements around the community service.

    We have limited development capability but I do want to give you a voice and help us improve. Sometimes good ideas just cannot be executed for various reasons. Sometimes it just takes a while and sometimes it is a nobrainer.  I promise I will answer them honestly…

  • SDL Community Announces Winner in 2015 ‘Join SDL Community’ Contest

     

    The  SDL Community was launched in 2015 to provide a common place for all SDL customers to gather.  We pride ourselves on offering our members an opportunity to connect with their peers across the globe – from Seattle to Singapore and Munich to Mumbai, and all points in between.  Our community members learn, meet and share thoughts and experiences across all our products.  You will find discussions on tips and tricks…

  • 3 Reasons why you should join the SDL Community

     

    I get this question a lot, and understandably so. So here are the 3 good reasons why you should join the SDL Community.

    Get the most value out of your investment with SDL

    It is a known fact in the IT industry that a user only knows maybe 10% of the potential of his/her product. During our community operation we frequently stumble over a situation that a user receives knowledge from a community member - be it an external…