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Listening skills – How talking to your computers can give you a competitive edge

Posted by Michael Strawson on

<strong>Listening skills – How talking to your computers can give you a competitive edge</strong>

In the not too distant past speech recognition technology was a thing of science fiction, but voice-powered working has come on leaps and bounds in recent years and can substantially improve productivity. Although voice recognition software has been used successfully for decades in some industries – with its early development pioneered by Bell and IBM in the mid-twentieth century, before taking off in the 1970s, accuracy remained an issue for a long time. Until that is 2008, when Google paired existing technology to the billions of search data points it owns, and had these power a voice app for Apple’s...

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New Nuffield Trust report shows the way forward for digital healthcare

Posted by Michael Strawson on

New Nuffield Trust report shows the way forward for digital healthcare

"A lot less time will be spent by staff on administrative tasks and routinecommunication, as automation, voice recognition and natural languageprocessing become more commonplace."  Nuffield Trust research report: Delivering the benefits of digital health care. Private sector or within the NHS, remote or on-site, the need for clinicians to drive digital data workflows while ensuring high standards of patient care is a reality.  Using the right tools to streamline, automate and reduce the time clinician's spend completing these digital workflows frees up time which can be spent with patients. Voice recognition enables the real-time, fast & accurate creation of text spoken directly to the Electronic...

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When Man or Woman Meets Dragon...

Posted by Michael Strawson on

When Man or Woman Meets Dragon...

Compliant UK set a challenge to Salisbury’s fastest workers at the Federation of Small Business Trade Fair Wednesday 20th April 2016, Guildhall Square, Salisbury. The slow pace of change in administrative working practices is still largely down to the ‘It’s how we’ve always done it’ standpoint. Key decision makers are focused on, well, key decisions for the furtherance of the business while administration managers are usually burdened with as much administration as their reports as well as managing their workflow, covering sick leave, structuring vacation time etc. etc. This common practise creates a business blind-spot in which resides a range of...

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How speech recognition can change your life - see for yourself on April 20th, Salisbury

Posted by Julie Strawson on

How speech recognition can change your life - see for  yourself on April 20th, Salisbury

If you're anything like me, mainly chained to a desk all day, you'll probably have suffered neck and back pain that's constantly a problem. I have spent countless hours and lots of money on pilates classes, chiropractors, the gym (yawn!) trying to counteract the time I spend slaving at a keyboard but all the advice is the same - I just spend too long working on a computer.  The worst aspect of this is using keyboards, particularly now that we have so many different devices and the time we spend typing eats into our leisure time too. We're building up...

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