Mobile Business Apps Blog

Cumberland Farms Decided to Ditch Their Paperwork and Saved Over $400K By Going Paperless

6 years ago, Cumberland Farms made the choice to increase their productivity and eliminate the paper-based processes within their organization. Today the results speak for themselves with a reported 28% increase in productivity since deploying Canvas. 

By Keith Bateman on October 20, 2016

Don’t Let Your Data Gather Dust — Make It Work for You

Are you being smart about collecting data in mobile apps — and then just letting it sit there? Learn how to turn your data into actionable insights.

By Michael Benedict on October 19, 2016

How To Create the Perfect Mobile Risk Assessment Checklist

No matter what industry you work in, risk is present everywhere. So when you're looking to create a mobile risk assessment checklist, it's important to not overlook the finer details of what you want and need to have collected on that checklist. Learn what features and fields are critical to have when building out your first mobile risk assessment.

By Keith Bateman on October 17, 2016

Release Notes: App templates, PDF preview, Zapier and API Updates

We recently pushed out a bunch of new updates to Canvas. Our development team works really hard to build these new features and we are always so excited to bring them to you. With this release we hit on a broad range of items. We hope some of them make your life a bit easier. Let's dig in!

By Jason Good on October 14, 2016

Mobile or Paper Forms? Check Out This Map to Find the Right Option for You

Many companies are starting to come to a fork in the road when it comes to how they collect data on a daily basis. Do we stick with the way we have been doing things for the last 5, 10, 15 years; or do we take the next step in our business and embrace the technology around us in order to gain an edge? This is definitely not an easy question for any company to answer, which is why we have created this simple guide to assist!

By Keith Bateman on October 12, 2016

5 Things You Need to Know About Using Barcodes with Mobile Forms

Whether it be in the Retail, Manufacturing, Inspection, or several other industries that still use barcodes, companies feel like there is no perfect mobile form solution for them. Many believe that they can't get barcode scanning, photos, and signature capture in one easy to use mobile platform. But this isn't true! Read on to see how Canvas could be your perfect solution!

By Keith Bateman on October 10, 2016

This Map Shows OSHA’s Most Dangerous States of 2015-16

On January 1st, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA) made it a legal requirement that all employers within the United States report every severe work-related injury that occurs onsite. Take a look at the map to see where injuries are most trending, and explore the reasons behind why specific regions have almost 5x the amount of severe injury reports as other.

By Keith Bateman on October 7, 2016

How Tekpak Mobilized Their Manufacturing Line & Saved $121K By Switching to Canvas

Tekpak, which has been in operation since 2000, found that as their business grew so did their paperwork. Canvas was able to work with Ryan Hutson and the team at Tekpak to create a system of mobile inspections and approvals. This mobile Workflow process has allowed Tekpak to recover over 900 hours annually. Read on to learn more!

By Keith Bateman on October 4, 2016

5 Easy Steps to Transition from Paper to Mobile Forms [Infographic]

Wondering how hard it is to take the plunge and switch to mobile forms? It's easy! In 5 steps you could begin boosting productivity and efficiency by 5x.

Take a look at our infographic to see how easy it could be for your company to go paperless today!

By Keith Bateman on September 29, 2016

Why Service Electric Co. Ditched Paper Forms After 60 Years

Service Electric Company has been in business since 1945, and was one of the first major electrical contractors to go paperless with their work crews over 7 years ago. They decided to stop sacrificing time and productivity by holding onto their paper-based systems. Learn how Service Electric made their transition from paper and have saved over $2.1 million dollars since!

By Keith Bateman on September 28, 2016