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VisibleThread Becomes ‘Select Partner’ in Deltek’s New Product Partner Marketplace

VisibleThread Becomes ‘Select Partner’ in Deltek’s New Product Partner Marketplace Language analytics tool shreds documents in minutes, saving up to 80% of contract review time Baltimore, MD, July 6, 2017 – VisibleThread, today announced that it has become a Deltek ‘Select Partner’ as part of the recently launched Deltek Marketplace. Deltek’s new product partner program …

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VisibleThread Readability – New ‘Plain Language Tool’ for Business Writers

VisibleThread Readability – New ‘Plain Language Tool’ for Business Writers From Martech Series with Avinash Duduskar Published: July 04, 2017 Original Post: https://martechseries.com/mts-insights/staff-writers/visiblethread-readability-new-plain-language-tool-for-business-writers/ Producing clear accessible content just got simpler with VisibleThread Readability. The enterprise tool for business and government users analyzes and suggests how to simplify text content using Natural Language Processing. VisibleThread Readability …

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New Plain Language Tool for Business Writers Who Want Clear Content & Better User Experience

New ‘Plain Language Tool’ for Business Writers Who Want Clear Content & Better User Experience Natural Language Processing Automates Plain Language Analysis BALTIMORE, MD (June 30, 2017) – Producing clear accessible content just got simpler with VisibleThread Readability. The enterprise tool for business & government users analyzes and suggests how to simplify text content using …

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The US government’s websites are so unreadable they actually break their own laws

The US government’s websites are so unreadable they actually break their own laws From Quartz with Ephrat Livni Published: June 22, 2017 Original Post: https://qz.com/1010559/the-us-governments-websites-are-so-unreadable-they-actually-break-their-own-laws/ Federal agencies must use plain language. It’s the law. Yet the new 2017 US Government Website Clarity Index (pdf), put together by the content analysis company VisibleThread, shows that many …

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Fed News Radio: Plain writing still a challenge for most government websites

Fed News Radio: Plain writing still a challenge for most government websites From Federal News Radio with Terry Wing Published: June 13, 2017 Original Post: https://federalnewsradio.com/digital-government/2017/06/plain-writing-still-a-challenge-for-most-government-websites/ Anyone who has taken a writing class remembers the basic tenets of good communication: know your audience, use short sentences and understandable words, and speak in an active voice. Why …

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Fed News Radio: How are agencies upholding Plain Language Act?

Fed News Radio: How are agencies upholding Plain Language Act? From Federal News Radio with Tom Temin Published: June 12, 2017 Our CEO, Fergal McGovern was recently interviewed for Fed News Radio’s Federal Drive with Tom Temin . The Plain Language Act, enacted back in 2010, requires federal agencies to use understandable English. Nearly all agencies …

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These Agencies’ Websites are Easiest to Understand

These Agencies’ Websites are Easiest to Understand From NextGov with Mohana Ravindranath Published: May 26, 2017 Original Post: https://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2017/05/these-agencies-websites-are-easiest-understand/138222/ Federal agencies need to clean up their websites so they’re interpretable by people with a minimum of a high school education, a report finds. President Barack Obama signed the Plain Writing Act in 2010 directing agencies to …

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Federal Agency Websites Still Failing to Provide Citizens with Clear Information

Federal Agency Websites Still Failing to Provide Citizens with Clear Information VisibleThread 2017 US Government Index finds improving web clarity scores in federal agency website content, but still failing to meet recommended readability levels. Baltimore, MD, May 10, 2017 – VisibleThread, today announced findings from its website clarity review of 30 US Federal Agencies. Following …

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Top US Advertisers Spending $142 Billion on Bad Language

Top US Advertisers Spending $142 Billion on Bad Language 89% of Top US Advertisers as listed by ‘Advertising Age’ fail to use clear, plain language on their websites. Baltimore, MD, April 13, 2017 – VisibleThread, today announced findings from its website clarity review of the top spending US advertisers, as listed by ‘Advertising Age’. As …

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Top US Health Insurance Websites Need Resuscitation due to Poor Web Page Clarity

Top US Health Insurance Websites Need Resuscitation due to Poor Web Page Clarity Only 2 of the 90 top Health Insurance Companies achieved the minimum target readability score Baltimore, MD, March 15, 2017 – VisibleThread, today announced findings from its website clarity review of the top health insurance companies – The VisibleThread Website Index, Top …

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