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How Mobile Forms Stack Up Against Paper and Spreadsheets in 2021
The role of paper and spreadsheets is shrinking across a variety of industries. Companies today rely more and more on integrated digital solutions to manage their data, allowing workers in the field to capture, share, and analyze crucial information faster than before.
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The 5 Biggest Benefits of Moving from Paper to a Digital Solution
Paper has its place in every industry, but when it comes to capturing error-free data quickly and efficiently, going digital has tremendous benefits in comparison. Despite this undeniable fact, nearly half (48%) of the companies polled in our 2019 Trends & Insights report still rely on paper to collect and share data.
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How to Soothe the 3 Biggest Pain Points of Working in the Field
Directing teams in the field requires constant monitoring and meaningful analysis. Yet, many organizations with field inspectors, work crews, and mobile technicians suffer from the same pain points they experienced twenty years ago. In this blog, we’ll discuss the three biggest problems we see companies struggle with in the field and share what we’ve learned […]
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7 Steps to Ensure Restaurant Franchise Operational Excellence
Besides serving great food at affordable prices, operational excellence is the path to success for any restaurant organization. At Form.com, we define OPEX, or operational excellence, as the continuous and reliable execution of your business strategy. It might sound simple, but it can be complex in practice—especially if you’re dealing with multiple restaurant franchise locations.
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5 Ways a Mobile Data Solution Makes Micromanagement Work
Unfortunately, you can’t be in two places at once. But what if you could oversee every location in your business personally? You’d certainly know precisely what was going on throughout your company, but productivity would suffer because of your presence.
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7 Observational Data Collection Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)
At Form.com, we’ve seen observational data collection in every shape and size, from restaurant walkthroughs to manufacturing safety evaluations. No matter the use case, there’s always room for optimization. However, it may surprise you that that most of the observational data collection problems we encounter are solvable without ever spending a penny. We gathered a […]
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Why You Don’t Need Big Data to Improve Manufacturing Efficiency
The use of data analytics in manufacturing is increasing at an exponential rate. From neural networks that detect inefficiency to machine learning techniques that can predict when assets will break down, it’s clear that big data in manufacturing is here to stay.
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Trends and Insights into Mobile Workforce Data Collection [Report]
Solutions that promise accurate, timely, and rich data tend to vary in quality. Some services that sound perfect at a sales presentation end up falling apart during deployment. Many companies will stick with a solution that they dislike simply because moving to a new service is more trouble than it’s worth. For them, the chances […]
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Build vs. Buy and the 80/20 Methodology
Finding the right enterprise-level mobile software is tough. Often, you’ll find yourself pulled in a million different directions, barraged by conflicting information and dogged by relentless sales reps. It’s enough hassle that you might cave to the first reasonable offer, but there are many reasons why you shouldn’t.
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How Better Data Collection Improves Organizational Efficiency
If there’s one issue that all companies across every industry come up against, it’s implementing and maintaining effective organization program for your equipment, tools, assets, etc. Keeping track of inventory and assets at multiple locations involves a ton of data collection, whether you’re in construction, retail, manufacturing, or food service. Even under the best circumstances, […]
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Switching from Paper Forms to a Mobile Inspection App
Thinking about implementing a mobile inspection app is one thing—actually getting it done it is another challenge entirely.
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How Mobile Forms Can Help You Meet Your Employees’ Expectations
Paper forms are inefficient, disorganized, and complicated. And in an era where cloud storage and digital technology are major parts of our daily lives, paper forms are downright primitive compared to the speed and usability of a mobile app.
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