If you are involved with professional translation then you can maximise your translation technologies investment by ensuring it:
1) Reduces the time taken to complete your translation process
2) Increases your control and management of the process
3) Makes effective reuse of existing translations
4) Ensures the correct terminology is used at all times
Having worked for Trados, one of the pioneers and largest companies in the translation technology space, I have a wide range of experience in the optimal application of translation related software.