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.
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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. […]

How law firms can combat cyber-attack realities

According to the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020, almost half of businesses (46%) reported cyber security breaches or attacks in the last 12 months. Law firms, as stewards of clients’ most sensitive and often legally privileged information, must be especially vigilant about cybersecurity. As conduits to billions […]

How Dragon speech recognition helps students with disabilities

Jodie Parkes is a DSA needs assessor. He meets students with a wide range of disabilities which can affect their ability to achieve their full potential. He has been recommending Dragon to students for 20 years, and has always been impressed by how much it can benefit the students he advises. When we spoke to […]

Dragon: the difference is in the details

Free dictation to text solutions can’t begin to match up to the full range of capabilities that Dragon Professional Anywhere has when it comes to turning spoken words into editable text. Those capabilities will boost productivity far further than the free options can. As well as document productivity benefits, Dragon Professional Anywhere, our cloud based […]

How Dragon speech recognition helps legal professionals stay competitive

Speech recognition is one of the key technologies practices have embraced in recent years to help them boost productivity, enable remote working, and support compliance. When software can turn the spoken word into editable text faster than people can type, legal professionals can create accurate documents in a timely manner, without using expensive and often […]

Speech recognition strengthens its place in the modern legal practice

Following the most recent UK government guidelines, which encourage the continuation of remote work, businesses in all sectors – including legal firms – are continuing to seek ways to ensure long-term resilience.  With the outcome of Brexit due to be formally ratified before the end of the year, thereby marking the UK’s departure from the […]

Mitigating risk in a world of home working

Managing risk is something organisations have to do day in, day out. Every organisation will have its own risk management strategy, whatever its size or area of work. The definition of ‘risk’ is broad and deep, and it’s not all about legal compliance by any means.  For example, I’m sure everyone reading this has addressed […]

Remote working brings its own data privacy and security challenges

Many of us are now getting used to a new working environment – our own homes. We’ve created working spaces, set up systems for coping with the family at home together, if there are children at home we’re ensuring they are kept occupied, educated, and entertained, and we’re looking after our family, friends and neighbors. […]

Finding new pathways for communication, collaboration, and content creation for your remote workforce

Recent data revealed that about 25% of Britain’s workforce currently has the ability to work remotely. That’s about 8 million people with the option to work from home in 2020, a number that has risen from about 4.2 million in 2015—and may well continue to rise rapidly as more and more organizations must adapt to […]