Ed McGuiggan
Ed McGuiggan is General Manager for the Dragon Professional and Consumer business, overseeing the strategy for Nuance's Dragon speech recognition and documentation product line. Ed has held various leadership roles within Nuance over the past two decades, including the creation, development, and expansion of the company’s worldwide eCommerce business, as well as the management of the Corporate and Retail sales teams. Prior to joining Nuance in 1997, Ed held senior management roles at FTP Software and Corporate Software, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communications from Emerson College.
Ed McGuiggan’s stories
Speech-to-text for the e-government revolution

In recent years, nations worldwide have embarked on ‘e-government’ initiatives, determined to minimize paper processes and deliver more accessible, efficient citizen services. From the US to the UK, to Australia, governments have committed to making their infrastructures more robust and secure and their processes more efficient and accessible for users.   But digital processes are only as efficient as the people who use them; it’s not enough to replace paper with pixels and forms […]

Woman using voice assistant on smartphone in the rainSpeech recognition: the next great disruptive tech for financial services

From the rise of mobile banking to the advent of vehicle telematics, technology has proved itself to be both a continued disruptor and a ongoing opportunity in the financial services industry. The companies that thrive in this climate are the early adopters, the disruptive startups, and fast-moving incumbents that embrace new tools to serve customers […]

Low angle view of serious female financial advisor reading book at table in law officeFive reasons why so many law firms are exploring speech recognition

Detailed, accurate documentation is one of the cornerstones of legal practice. And as the industry continues to digitize at pace—legal firms are set to increase their tech spend by 2025 dramatically—it’s one cornerstone that’s ripe for transformation. Recent advances in speech recognition have opened the door to new, more innovative ways of working, allowing legal […]

Take your seat at the top table with Dragon

For many people, visiting a bank branch to do their day to day business is a thing of the past. We pay bills automatically or on demand through web sites or mobile apps. We also use apps to check balances and make one-off payments. For many of us, just passing our mobile phone or even […]

How digital tools like Dragon speech recognition helps our public services

Public services do a wide range of complex and often difficult jobs, from collecting our refuse to providing policing, firefighting services, and caring for the old and the vulnerable. They are active at a very local level, regionally and nationally, and they are paid for through taxes. It is incumbent on public services to be […]

How can Dragon help legal firms grasp the opportunities Brexit brings?

Legal firms and corporate legal teams are used to prioritising competing demands. Basic economics requires they maintain a staffing level that allows them to meet demand without being oversupplied. This may mean drafting in temporary staff to meet surges in demand, understanding which client needs must be prioritised and which can wait and taking whatever […]

Rescuer CPR, Training for safe life.Dragon helps students complete their course work

Michelle Tolley is a second-year paramedic student. She was diagnosed with dyslexia and dyspraxia during her first year at university, and Dragon Professional Individual (our AI-powered speech recognition product for standalone users), was recommended to her. Michelle has not been a Dragon user for long, but she has already experienced some profound and far-reaching benefits […]

Dragon Professional AnywhereThe longer you use Dragon, the greater the benefits

Jonathan Silverman is a successful lawyer who has run his own legal practice, consulted, and is regularly seen on TV and in the specialist press. He started using Dragon professionally in 1995, and has been a firm fan ever since, using it in his own legal practice and recommending it to others. Mr Silverman is […]

Cloud-based Dragon speech to text software brings big advantages to business

Now that both workers and business managers have come to recognise the significant benefits of working from home, such as improved work/life balance and reduced office costs, it is becoming clear that the world of work going forwards may for many bear little resemblance to how it was this time last year. With that in […]

How speech to text software helps the legal profession

Dragon Professional Anywhere brings productivity advantages to legal professionals, helping them produce documentation faster and more accurately, and, at the current time, being a particularly useful support to working from home. We carried out a survey in June this year to find out how legal professionals were coping with working from home, and what speech […]

The time is right for accounting firms to embrace speech recognition software

Accounting firms that have not yet made the move to cloud based speech recognition software might be putting themselves at a commercial disadvantage, losing out on faster, more accurate document production, and the benefits that cloud based software brings. At the current time accounting firms, like many others, are embracing working from home. What was […]

Easing new pressures in the legal sector

In the midst of all the challenges the legal sector faces around preparing its clients for Brexit and dealing with the ‘new normal’ of working from home, its ‘bread and butter’ legal work continues. It’s a complicated mix, presenting clear challenges of productivity and efficiency, and a need to maximise the benefits of collaborative working. […]