Global Information Management Metrics eXchange

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Global Information Management Metrics eXchange (GMX) is a 3-part family of proposed standards concerning translation-related metrics: (1) volume, (2) complexity and (3) quality. This volume component establishes guidelines for quantifying the workload for a given localization or translation task. Going beyond simple word counts, it provides a more precise definition of the statistics necessary for translation billing and sizing purposes.

GMX has been transfered to the ETSI LIS (Localization Industry Standards) committee.

Workflow stage:
2.2, 2.7, 2.12
Business value:
Provides a neutral benchmark for estimating and billing purposes for the translation industry. This makes the translation industry less vulnerable to fluctuations in billing practices.
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