The bilingual Excel File is a reflection of the project in Coach, but compared to the project in Coach, it lacks essential functions and information. We recommend to do your translation reviews in Coach. If you, however, prefer to use the Bilingual Excel File for your review cycles, then there are important issues you need to address, ranging from organisational setup to review skills and the use of a strong style guide. Here is how.
Christof Schneider, Workflow Consultant, Lingo24
Christof Schneider has helped developing several CAT tools (including Coach). He works for Lingo24 on practical workflow issues as well as thought leadership to achieve scalable localisation processes. Christof has been teaching CAT tools and localisation issues at the University of Auckland for 7 years and was recently invited to rekindle this engagement. One of his passions is to help professional Translators to use the functions of their tools to make better and more reliable translation decisions.