Transcription service for municipalities

Municipality work can be mundane, but that doesn’t make it unimportant. It’s crucial that we keep the important work flowing and operating at full efficiency.

Our local governments and municipality operations help ensure that our communities are safe, educated and happy.

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Why Local Municipalities Should Use Transcription Services

Local government work can often feel menial and painstaking. It’s filled with forms, paperwork, and sifting through registries to seemingly no end.

While it may seem like boring clerical work, it still needs to be done.

That’s why making the job easier by any means necessary can help relieve a lot of the monotony from municipality work.

Modern technology allows us to streamline some of our tasks and make life a bit easier.

Transcription services are one way that municipality workers can make their lives simpler on a day-to-day basis.

Here’s how:

  1. Provide Transcripts of Local Gatherings

    Whether it be a town hall meeting, or simply a small gathering of local neighborhood watch members, municipalities are always hosting get-togethers.

    These meetings are meant to discuss official municipality information, bylaws, ideas, and concerns of the community.

    The official minutes of these meetings are generally logged for local bookkeeping purposes. However, simple to read transcriptions are very rarely kept on hand to distribute to those who request them.

    That’s why an automated transcription service is perfect for municipality workers.

    They can record municipality meetings, and have them transcribed instantly for city/town members to review and read at their leisure.

  2. Save Money

    Municipal entities are funded by the taxpayer. This means that keeping costs down is always a major concern for municipality workers and their teams.

    They need to reduce the overhead as much as they can in order to keep local taxes as low as possible. That’s why a transcription service can become a godsend.

    Automated transcription services are always cheaper than hiring a human transcriber.

    They can get the job done faster, and in many cases almost as accurately on the first try. The transcriptions can even be edited to fix minor errors in a snap.

    Automated transcription services save money on hiring a professional transcriber, and do an excellent job in their place.

  3. Improve Organization

    Part of the challenge of being a municipality worker is maintaining organization.

    With thousands of documents to keep track of each day, recalling them and getting the information needed quickly can be a pain.

    Transcription services can help to alleviate some of that headache.

    Transcription services allow you to catalogue and store your transcriptions according to your own needs.

    You can even store the digitally in many cases to maintain a backup separate from your hard-copy records! Keeping interviews, meetings, court proceedings, etc,.

    All in one place and tabulated is a huge relief for those with organizational challenges

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  1. Upload

    Start by uploading your audio recording via our backend.

    In a matter of minutes the recording will be transcribed into text via our automated voice recognition service.

  2. Edit

    Edit and adjust the transcription the way you want to, using our simple and friendly text editor. 

  3. Export

    Export your transcriptions in an easy way into whatever format you would like (Text, SRT, VTT and many more.)

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