Device Magic Blog

Device Magic vs. GoFormz: A Mobile Forms Comparison

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on Feb 11, 2019 11:48:52 AM

Interest in business productivity remains high, and companies are increasingly turning to technology as a way to streamline operations and reduce mundane, repetitive tasks, so they can focus on high-value efforts.

A segment of technology called RPA, or robotic process automation, uses business rules, integrations, and smart automation to address operational inefficiencies.

According to McKinsey & Company, RPA technology has a potential ROI of 30 to 200 percent within the first year. Plus, the employee buy-in is significant. “In every case we looked at, people welcomed the technology because they hated the tasks that the machines now do, and it relieved them of the rising pressure of work,” said the report.

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Topics: Comparison, Mobile Forms, Going Paperless

8 Steps for Successfully Implementing a BYOD Policy

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on Jan 24, 2019 3:16:49 PM

BYOD policies give employees more flexibility to use their preferred smartphones at work. It’s a growing trend that IT needs to enable. Yet, a lot of IT managers remain nervous about giving up control over mobile devices.

To guide you through the process, use our 8-step plan. This will help you to address liability concerns, security, and the employee experience.

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Topics: Mobile Technology, Going Paperless

Device Magic’s 18 Most-Read Stories of 2018

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on Jan 4, 2019 10:42:28 AM

The Device Magic blog covers the latest on using mobile forms for your business and industry, along with company news and product updates, tutorials and customer stories.

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Topics: Mobile Technology, Going Paperless, Mobile Forms

Understanding the Productivity Problem in the Construction Industry

Posted by Brett Long on Dec 12, 2018 3:50:17 PM

The rate of productivity growth in the construction industry has fallen dramatically behind other sectors.

Between 1947 and 2010, the U.S. agriculture industry had a cumulative productivity growth of 1,510 percent, according to MarketWatch. For the manufacturing industry, it was 76 percent growth, while the construction industry has seen only 6 percent productivity growth over the 63-year time span.

While this presents a major problem for the industry as a whole, it can also be an opportunity for your construction firm to lead within your markets. After all, productivity is directly tied to profits, so strategic productivity improvements can give your business the competitive edge.

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Topics: Construction, Mobile Forms, Going Paperless, Mobile Technology

Mobile Forms: The Easier Way to Do Business

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on Dec 7, 2018 3:22:47 PM

Using paper forms can be a slow and painful process, both for the employee filling out the form and the administrator processing the paperwork. This inconvenience can translate into significant productivity losses for your business.

Take a systematic look at the problems of paperwork, and learn how you can reduce friction in your business operations by using a mobile forms app to gather and share information.

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Topics: Mobile Forms, Going Paperless, Mobile Technology