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3 Reasons Every Inspector Should Be Using Mobile Forms

Inspections are conducted across every industry on the planet. Whether it be for safety or preventative maintenance, collecting the right pieces of data is critical for performing a successful inspection. Learn why more professionals then ever are throwing away their paper based inspections and increasing the quality of their reports by going mobile. 

By Keith Bateman on February 17, 2017

Why States Need to Improve their Bridge Inspection Processes with Mobile Forms

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association recently declared almost 56,000 bridges in the United States structurally deficient. Here are some reasons why bridge inspections need to be improved with mobile forms. 

By Jason Peck on February 15, 2017

Valentine’s Day at Canvas: 5 Reasons Why Our Customers Love Going Paperless

On this day of love, we found it only suiting to focus on why professionals from many different industries choose to go paperless with Canvas. Check out our list of the top 5 reasons why our customers love using Canvas to automate their data collection processes.

By Keith Bateman on February 14, 2017

Feature Focus: Automate Approval Processes with Workflow

Ever wondered how something as simple as collecting a signature could consume as much time as it does daily in your business? It doesn't have to! Workflow gives companies the ability to quickly transfer data from a technician's device to a supervisor's so that comments and approvals can be done in real-time. Read more...

By Keith Bateman on February 13, 2017

How Mobile Forms are Becoming a Game Changer in Facilities Maintenance

Facility maintenance managers are the unsung heroes of any organization. From inspecting, managing, and maintaining million dollar facilities, having the ability to view data in real-time is essential. Learn how facility managers are cutting out the paperwork and increasing their productivity with Canvas! Read More...

By Keith Bateman on February 6, 2017

4 Mobile Forms Every Field Service Company Should Have

In order to be successful in any business, you have to have the right tools. For those in the Field Service Industry, this is no different. One tool that is commonly overlooked is the paper form, the one tool that is found at almost every job site. Learn which mobile forms are helping technicians increase their efficiency by more than 18%!

By Keith Bateman on February 3, 2017

3 Things I Learned at the World’s Largest HVAC Expo

This week members of the Canvas teams attended the 2017 AHR Expo. This annual event brings over 60,000 HVAC-R professionals and vendors together to discuss the present and future of the industry. It was an amazing opportunity for our company to become better connected to our customers, as well as get a pulse on what the next "big thing" is in HVAC. Take a look...

By Keith Bateman on February 1, 2017

3 Reasons Why Every Electrician & Plumber Should Be Paperless in 2017

With fast-track projects accounting for close to 40% of all building construction, having the ability to capture and share data in real-time is rapidly becoming a requirement for all electricians and plumbers. Read why now is the time to go mobile with your business!

By Keith Bateman on January 27, 2017

Optimize Your Canvas Experience: Top 5 Customer Questions from January 2017

Canvas is blessed to have an amazing support team of humans, not robots, that help answer thousands of questions on a monthly basis. Many times they find themselves answering the same questions over and over, so we thought we would share these in order to help you avoid any speed bumps on your way to a paperless future!

Get your questions answered...

By Keith Bateman on January 24, 2017

Release Notes: New Help Center and Billing Email

We have released a couple of new features for our amazing customers! With this particular release we built ourselves some internal tools to help us serve customers better and we continue to work on some bigger features that are coming really soon.  Let's dig into this release...

By Jason Good on January 23, 2017