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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

7 Common Mistakes Companies Make When Going Digital

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on Aug 21, 2018 9:23:00 AM

You were promised a paperless office 20 years ago, and it still isn’t here. Why? We have the technology. We have the environmental incentive to conserve resources. It turns out that efforts to go paperless don’t fail randomly; most of these noble efforts collapse because they hit one or more of these mistakes.

Before you launch another project to finally go paperless, review these common mistakes so you can proactively manage them. It could make a critical difference between a campaign that succeeds and one that collapses.

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Topics: Going Paperless, Mobile Forms

How Channel Jets Innovates with Mobile Forms in a Paper-Based Industry

Posted by Nancy Vodicka on Aug 9, 2018 8:42:00 AM

For business people living in the financial hub of Guernsey, located in the English Channel, meeting with clients in Europe can be a challenge. “The island of Guernsey is somewhat isolated in respect to air travel, because you have to take a commercial flight to the U.K. and then head wherever you’re going,” said Starr Livingstone, Channel Jets General Manager.

Paris, for example, is only 30 minutes away from Guernsey by air, “but to get there you can spend all day in airports and miss your meeting,” said Livingstone.

Channel Jets is a charter air taxi service based in Guernsey to help connect the Channel Islands with the financial centers of Europe and the U.K.

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Topics: Going Paperless, Mobile Forms

Is a Mobile Forms Solution Right for Your Business?

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on Apr 9, 2018 12:43:00 PM


With mobile devices becoming more and more prevalent across the business world, it’s easy to forget about our old friend, paper. Remember paper? You used to physically write on it, then store it for future reference.

For lots of businesses, becoming paperless isn’t so easy. For one, their business has always used paper, so transitioning away from it is daunting. Another factor is fear of technology. Trying to adopt a tech-forward approach in a non-tech environment has its own set of challenges.

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Topics: Mobile Forms, Going Paperless

5 Challenges for Field Service Management and How to Solve Them

Posted by Brett Long on Mar 26, 2018 9:31:00 AM

Managing or being part of a team that works in the field has its challenges. Operations managers need detailed records of the work that is being done to inform supervisors and relay back to clients, while field technicians need to make sure they're on track to meet deadlines and that no steps are missed to avoid a return trip.

Not having access to key information from the field leads to problems and keeps you from making informed decisions. Billing cycles are held up, quality assurance and customer satisfaction can be impacted, and schedules of work have to be changed.

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Topics: Going Paperless, Mobile Forms