Mobile forms allow your employees to complete the job on site using a smartphone. They do not have to carry around laptops or use paper forms. There is no need for double entries or sharing data using e-mail - all data are available to autorized users in real time from centralized cloud location.
Mobile forms, smartphones and QR code scanning improve field work efficiency and employees' productivity. Field technicians access all information they need to perform their job on the spot, without any delays or miscommunications. They record all work done to the equipment, from preventive maintenance to service and repairs, on site as the job is done, and this information immediately becomes available to all authorized personnel. All they need to do is scan QR code label with a smartphone and fill out mobile form.
Mobile data collection and QR code / barcode scanning help your employees track product batches through all steps of the production process. They can record all necessary information at every production stage as it happens by scanning QR code and filling out a mobile form on a smartphone. If product batch has a problem, you can restore details of every production step, pinpoint a problem and make corrections to your process to avoid similar problems in the future.
Business workflow often includes regular procedures on the assets or properties which need to be done and documented. For example, a nursery may need to record and document everything that was done to each tree, such as fertilization, pruning, etc. An agricultural business may need to document all procedures done on a farm field, from plowing to sowing to fertilization to harvesting. Property management company needs to do property maintenance, cleaning, etc. and keep records on what was done and when. No matter what your business procedures are, mobile forms and ability to collect data in the field using a smartphone will increase your productivity, timely information flow and data safety.
Checklists are routinely used in many businesses to ensure that not a single task is missed or forgotten. Mobile checklist is a step forward as compared to a paper list, especially for the field teams. Employees can pull up-to-date checklist on their smartphones, check off tasks as they are completed, and submit checklist to the cloud when everything is done. The result is increased productivity and faster information flow between the field and the office.
If equipment or property is damaged or require service, you want to get this information to the right people fast. Mobile forms and smartphones help you do just that. Your employees in the field can scan QR code on an asset with a smartphone, fill out damage report or service request form, take and attach images to document where exactly the problem is, and submit the form to the cloud. Office employees have immediate access to the submitted information and can route it to the right personnel for assessment and actions.
If your company is building custom products for the clients, you want to monitor the progress of each project, document what was done and record details of each step. Using mobile data collection and access, your employees can quickly assess the current state of the project, move project through the stages as each step is completed, and record all necessary details of each project step on site in real time.
Quality control during the manufacturing process helps you detect the problems and correct them right away, avoiding much bigger problems in the future. Traceability of the materials and production process allows you to restore origin of each component and details of each production step, find the cause of the problem and locate all products that may be affected.
Traceability and quality control require employees to record batch numbers of all used materials, details of each production step and fill out quality control forms. This process produces tremendous amount of paperwork, so it is not that easy to sort through all paperwork and find necessary information. Mobile data collection combined with the cloud data storage automates traceability and quality control processes, allows you to collect and find data efficiently.
No matter what business you are in, you probably need to collect and store business records. These may include employees' timesheets, attendance, customer invoices, customer service requests and responses, financial documents and more. Regardless of what type of records you are dealing with, mobile data collection using smartphones and custom mobile forms will streamline your operations and speed up information flow within your organization. Cloud storage of the collected records will ensure that nothing is misplaced or lost, and that you can easily find required information when you need it.