10 Oct 2019
14:30 - 15:15
Caveat vendor: the challenges of working with uncommon file formats
The presentation deals with the technical difficulties experienced by vendors in projects involving less frequently encountered file formats. Among the questions addressed, special emphasis will be given to the crucial importance of vendor selection for such projects. Case studies will be used to illustrate how things can go smoothly with the right vendor or go astray in the wrong hands. The presentation also helps understand the different perspectives of the vendor, the project manager, and the language engineer, and demonstrates how their collaboration can be made more efficient through better communication.