Mobile Business Apps Blog

Release Notes: Download dispatches and submissions page updates

There is a lot happening here at Canvas with our product transforming rapidly before our eyes. We recently made more changes to the product on the website side that will help you save even more time. Let's get to it...

By Jason Good on July 26, 2016

Empathy Drives Design

Check out a few notes from our CEO, James Quigley, on why empathy was so important in the design and development of Canvas 8. 

By James W Quigley on July 25, 2016

Release Notes: Canvas 8!

Today we have released our brand new mobile app for iOS! Our new version for Android will come later this year. But this release marks culmination of an overhaul of our platform that started last year.  For more details about what Canvas 8 truly is, please read the blog written by our CEO, James Quigley.

Now let's go check out the new iOS app! 

By Jason Good on July 25, 2016

Top 8 Mobile Forms Every Retailer Should Have

The retail industry is extremely competitive and ever evolving. Corporate owners are constantly looking for ways to streamline their day to day operations and increase visibility into their retail locations' critical data. The issue? Paper is not dynamic or transparent enough to give key insight into operations at a macro or micro level. 

Learn how retailers are making the switch and taking back their time with these 8 mobile forms. 

By Keith Bateman on July 21, 2016

5 Tips and Tricks When Making the Switch to Mobile Forms

When making the switch from paper to mobile, it is very common to try and copy everything over the same exact way you were doing it before. But that is the first mistake because if your current process was perfect, then you wouldn't be in the process of changing it. Right? Take a look at 5 ways to jumpstart your switch from paper forms to mobile forms!

By Keith Bateman on July 18, 2016

Three Ways to Use Mobile to Control Retail Shrinkage

Retailers lose billions annually to theft from employees and customers. If you are an independent retail store owner, you need inexpensive ways to engage employees in retail security. 

By Michael Benedict on July 15, 2016

How Plymouth Electric Saved $121,700 in One Year with Canvas

Learn how one mobile app is saving Plymouth Electric almost $500 per day in productivity.

Top 10 Mobile Forms Every Construction and Field Service Company Needs to Succeed

Before finding Canvas, the majority of our customers started with a process that was based on the use of paper forms. They came to Canvas, not to eliminate these data collection processes, but instead to make it faster and easier to collect, share, and learn from the information being collected. Canvas gives companies the ability to do this in minutes, by making available a form library of over 20,000 mobile forms ready to download and use! We will share with you 10 mobile forms that you should

By Keith Bateman on July 11, 2016

Competing in the $22 Trillion Retail Industry: How to Incorporate Mobile Forms into Your Business

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. retail sales have increased by an average of 4.5% for the past 23 years and makes up 5.8% of the national GDP. Competition in this industry is fierce, especially for companies trying to compete for shelf space. Many times the difference between making a profit and operating at a loss is not about customers, but more about internal efficiency. Join us and learn how the retail industry is changing the way they collect and share their data by going mobile. 

By Keith Bateman on July 8, 2016

3 Ways To Make Your Worksite Safer This Summer

National Safety Month may have ended in June, but that doesn't mean our job is over. Safety is a 24 hour, 7 day a week job that requires constant attention to detail. Companies in the construction, manufacturing, and transportation industries specifically need to pay attention to how they are addressing the issue of safety because their crews are the ones most at risk. We will look at 3 different ways you can start improving safety on your worksites this summer. 

By Keith Bateman on July 7, 2016