Thursday, January 25th, 2024

Transcription vs Translation: What’s the Difference and Which One Do You Need?

Transcription and translation both involve converting information from one format into a slightly different one. However, they are two separate services that are often confused with one another. Knowing the difference between these two services can save much time and effort when looking for a partner to help you and ensure what you receive is 

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Wednesday, January 17th, 2024

Audio and Video Inclusivity: Why Transcriptions Matter

In the era of digital connectivity, where content accessibility is paramount, and inclusivity is a non- negotiable aspect of communication. Professional transcription services play a vital role in helping to ensure your audio and video content is accessible. Let’s look at some of the reasons why: Enhancing Education: By providing transcriptions for lectures and videos, 

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Monday, September 25th, 2023

Demystifying Closed Captions: Making Media Accessible to All

In our fast-paced, digital age, information is conveyed through various forms of media. Whether it’s video content, television shows, or online streaming, the ability to consume information in a visual and auditory manner is essential. But what about those who can’t hear or have difficulty understanding spoken language? This is where closed captions come to 

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Friday, September 22nd, 2023

What’s the Difference Between Full Verbatim and Intelligent Verbatim?

Transcription services play a vital role in converting audio or video content into written form for various purposes such as research, legal proceedings, media production, and more. When it comes to transcription, there are two primary methods used: full verbatim and intelligent verbatim. Each approach has its own unique characteristics and uses, making it essential 

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Friday, September 15th, 2023

Enhancing Academic Excellence: How Students Can Leverage Transcription Services

In the digital age, academic success often hinges on effective time management, organisation, and access to resources that streamline the learning process. One powerful tool that has been gaining traction among students in recent years is transcription services. Whether you’re a busy university student juggling multiple courses or a diligent researcher aiming for precise documentation, 

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Monday, September 11th, 2023

Transcription Evolution: From 1993 to 2023 – A Look at the Advancements

The world of transcription has experienced a remarkable evolution over the past few decades, transitioning from manual processes in 1993 to innovative technology-driven solutions in 2023. As we journey through time, we will explore the stark differences between transcription machinery in 1993 and the state-of-the-art transcription landscape of 2023. Why the focus on 1993 – 

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2023

30 Year Celebrations – Testimonials From Our Transcribers

Zara: This job will be perfect until the children start school… That’s what I said 16 years ago – my youngest left school last month. Working for McGowan Transcriptions has allowed me to be there for school drop-offs and pick-ups, I’ve been fortunate to be able to help out in school and be at home 

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Tuesday, September 5th, 2023

Transforming Transcription: 10 Innovations that Revolutionised the Industry Over the last 30 years…

Introduction The world of transcription has come a long way since its humble beginnings. In 1993, when McGowan Transcriptions was born, transcribing audio or video content was a manual and time-consuming process. Fast forward to today, and a host of technological advancements have reshaped the industry, making it more accessible than ever before! Let us 

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Wednesday, August 30th, 2023

30 Years of Transformations We Would Never Have Dreamed of in 1993

The business landscape has undergone a profound transformation over the past three decades, with rapid advancements in technology reshaping every angle of operations. In 1993, the world was on the cusp of the digital age, and many of the technologies we now take for granted were mere figments of imagination. Fast forward to 2023, and 

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Thursday, August 24th, 2023

The Growing Medical Transcription Market: A Vital Component in Modern Healthcare

In the ever-evolving landscape of the healthcare industry, the demand for accurate and efficient medical documentation has become paramount for ensuring patient care, medical research and healthcare administration run smoothly. Medical transcription – including the process of converting audio recordings of patient encounters, spoken medical reports or dictation of medical letters for patients into written 

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