Seminar transcription and conference call transcription
Seminars and seminar transcription have been prevalent since the time you could record and make transcripts out of them. Which would’ve been probably good to go since the late 1980s. As per Wikipedia, “A seminar is a form of academic instruction, either at an academic institution or offered by a commercial or professional organization. It has the function of bringing together small groups for recurring meetings, focusing each time on some particular subject, in which everyone present is requested to participate. This is often accomplished through an ongoing Socratic dialogue with a seminar leader or instructor, or through a more formal presentation of research. It is essentially a place where assigned readings are discussed, questions can be raised and debates can be conducted.” As the global business scene has evolved around internet and e-commerce, seminars and seminar transcription have evolved further to what’s called a “Webinar” (web seminar). You could be a multinational company with offices around the world, and several of your managers from those countries could come together on one webinar to discuss quarterly earnings. A seminar transcription team can then transcribe that seminar/webinar in a matter of hours and have it up on your company website. This trend has always been constant, no matter the economic climate.
Quarterly Earnings Discussions & the role of Seminar Transcription
Companies want to assess their status from a financial point of view on a quarterly basis. Especially the companies that have their vested interest in the stock market. Or whether you’re a vendor selling delicious hot-dogs around the corner. It doesn’t matter which level of business you are, the only way to move forward is to measure your success and continuously evolve and get better. This stands true for not only professional life, but also personal life, for example fitness. Periodical review of performance is usually also followed by news about their company or launch of exciting new products. As far as audio quality goes on these earnings calls, it can be dodgy. Which is where an experienced seminar transcription company can really make the difference. It’s not so much the experience — because you could be doing something wrong for 10 years, and it would still count as experience. But it’s the attention to detail, emphasis on developing a team’s understanding of language, in this case English, knowledge of the financial market, financial terms. And most importantly homework done on the company we’re transcribing for. Constant striving for excellence is just the cherry on the top. Usually all the company information is provided along with project confirmation, but oftentimes we have to go above and beyond the call of duty to find terms and difficult words.
Seminar Transcription Difficulty & Security
Seminars are often held in large rooms. Unless they are webinars, which can be accomplished in my mom’s basement. A typical seminar involves anywhere from a single speaker, to 10-15 speakers (including analysts) if it’s a business seminar, which makes discerning a lot of words challenging. So, it always helps to have seminar transcription done for just their personal records or to disclose the meeting on their website. Plus it’s ready-made SEO content for their website, yay! Therefore, a good seminar transcription team can help immensely with this.
A seminar transcription company undertaking said project are usually working under a tight deadline, in a shed under the burning sun, with no food and water. Kidding! We are sitting in luxurious air-conditioned offices, some of us in our homes, in pajamas, eating Doritos while we transcribe your company’s profit and loss review! Kidding again. We are thorough professionals, we don’t eat Doritos. We can understand that in seminar transcription, confidentiality and data security can be an issue. Which is precisely why we are willing to sign a legal non-disclosure agreement if needed. All our employees, whether onshore or off-shore, are bound by the same legal non-disclosure agreements. If the client requires we do all our work in-house, that is how it will be. All audio files, any company information or research material, and all transcripts upon completion and delivery, are deleted from all the hard drives on our computers.
Achieving close to 99% quality on seminar transcription
We promise close to 99% accuracy on all transcripts. It helps if the audio quality is decent. If you couldn’t help the quality on your recorded audio, and it is bad, that is where experience matters. Almost 40 years of combined experience between our team members. Our seminar transcription team are given all the tools necessary to achieve the highest quality possible at the transcription level. After which, our experienced quality analysts will meticulously go through the transcribed data, multiple times if need be, backed up with solid research skills developed over years. Getting it as close to 100% accuracy as humanly possible. You can ask for a free trial (up to 5 minutes of audio) of our services to see for yourself. More information below: