Friday, March 1st, 2024

Is Hiring a Transcription Company Really Faster Than Doing it Myself?

In the world of transcriptions, there’s one thing we hear quite a lot, and that is, ‘Well, I could probably do it faster myself.’ This is a widely held belief, and most people think that transcription can’t possibly take very long. After all, if you only have an hour of audio, shouldn’t it only take 

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Tuesday, February 20th, 2024

Lost in Translation: Examples of AI transcript blunders that will leave you giggling!

In the world of AI, machines strive to understand and replicate human language. Let’s explore some of the funny and maybe not-so-funny errors that we have come across this month, when doing our quarterly tests on the leading AI transcription providers: “From then, I was allergic to most months” which should be “From then, I 

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Thursday, February 8th, 2024

Calling all Researchers!

Calling all Researchers! We understand the challenges of your time being valuable and how crucial it is to ensure accuracy in qualitative studies. When you have many interviews and focus groups to listen to, with tight deadlines, we know how difficult and sometimes frustrating it can be to find relevant and key responses in the 

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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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Friday, August 18th, 2023

Discover the Benefits of McGowan Transcriptions for Your Viewing Facility!

Unlock the full potential of your viewing facility by recommending the comprehensive services we offer at McGowan Transcriptions. With our expertise and dedication, we can cater to your client’s specific needs and help to provide them with a seamless experience from your viewing facility to receiving a transcript. Here’s what we bring to the table: 

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