Speaking is efficient

If I had a pound for every time I’d seen a new idea, gadget, web service or practice that said it would make me more efficient, well, I’d be a lot more wealthy than I am – and a lot more efficient too!

Some of these ‘efficiency boosters’ are rather personal. One person will take to a web based organising app like a duck to water, another will find it impossible to work with but there are other boosters that can be universally useful.

Take email for example. It can be such a time-waster but good email discipline, following guidelines like never writing long rambling emails, focusing on action or decision points, and being really sparing with CC and BCC, turns email into an efficient and really useful tool.

The trick is getting people to buy in to the good practice, and execute it. You can expound on the benefits till you’re blue in the face, but only experience can prove the point.

The same can be said for speech recognition. It is one thing for some random person to come along and say that using Dragon will help you create documents three times faster than typing but quite another to experience what that means for yourself. When people experience Dragon, they are amazed at the efficiency boost it gives them.

People really do create documents faster with Dragon and that’s just the start. For enterprises that select cloud based Dragon Anywhere Group, there are further advantages such as document sharing through the cloud, forms based templates and multi device compatibility (desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone) that means you can start a document on one device and work on it using any other.

Handwritten notes become a thing of the past.

I am, of course, a convert. A Dragon user. You’re going to have to take my word for it, but Dragon really does help me be more efficient but you don’t have to take my word about what Dragon can do for you. You can try our mobile app Dragon Anywhere free for a week – why not give it a go?

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Alixson Bell

About Alixson Bell

Alixson graduated from the University of Washington in 2008 and promptly started her career in the computer software industry at a company called Varolii Corporation in Seattle, WA. After Varolii was acquired by Nuance, she quickly became enamored by the many ways to improve customer satisfaction through omni-channel customer service solutions, all powered by AI. She is now a Senior marketing project manager for Nuance, but more than that, she is a firm believer in Nuance’s technology and teams who are tirelessly focused on customer-centric outcomes and results.