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Device Magic vs. Form.com: Comparing Mobile Forms Platforms

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on Oct 12, 2018 1:18:20 PM

Countless factors go into your decision for the best mobile forms and data collection tool for your business. You may be weighing features, ease of use, compliance, and cost. The comparison below can help you decide if Device Magic or Form.com is right for your business.

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Topics: Mobile Forms, Mobile Technology

Key Differences Between Mobile Forms and Mobile Apps

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on May 30, 2018 9:06:00 AM

It’s easy to find an app for everything you could ever want or need to do, and apps are helpful tools for modern businesses and employees.

By using mobile apps, employees on the go or working outside of the office can access email, crucial software and work files without needing to find a desktop computer. Productivity is improved when work can happen at any time and isn’t limited to a physical workspace. There’s no need for, “I’ll take care of it when I get back to the office.”

Because of this, many companies are employing a mobility strategy to equip employees with mobile devices and technology, while also using digital systems to improve their workflows.

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Topics: Mobile Technology, Mobile Forms

[Buyer's Guide] The Best Mobile Devices for Your Business

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on Apr 11, 2018 2:52:09 PM

Mobile forms and data collection apps replace paperwork and legacy data collection processes and transmit data immediately to the required destination, allowing for automation of business workflows in a secure, scalable way.

Once your organization has decided to implement a mobile forms solution, such as Device Magic, you may be looking to provide devices for your team.

(If you're not sure whether or not to provide devices, consider both sides of the Bring Your Own Device debate.)

Choosing the best mobile devices for your organization should be viewed as an investment. The devices may cost more upfront, but compare that to the time savings and boost in productivity from using mobile technology and mobile forms.

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Topics: Mobile Technology

7 Killer Mobile Apps to Help Field Service Businesses Gain a Tech Edge

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on Feb 19, 2018 12:48:00 PM

There are an array of mobile apps that can improve the service experience for both representative and client alike. Here at Device Magic, we're fans of using mobile forms to make data collection in the field easy and giving the office access to that data in real-time.

But besides Device Magic, what other applications make life in the field, as well as communication with the office, easier?

Here are a few that have caught our attention to help your business go paperless.

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Topics: Mobile Technology

Bring Your Own Device: What Your Business Needs to Know

Posted by Miranda Cheatham on Feb 8, 2018 9:21:00 AM

Managing electronics in the workplace used to be simple. There was a typewriter and a phone on each desk and when people left the office, work was done for the day.

It's hard to imagine a scenario more different from that than where we are today. Employees have wearable devices, tablets, smartphones, and laptops, all of which often play a different role in their day-to-day work, and give them the flexibility to work outside of a traditional office environment.

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Topics: Mobile Technology