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How GCS Research is Developing Apps to Replace Paper Forms

GCS Research uses Alpha Anywhere rapid mobile development platform to help businesses replace paper forms with apps.

Why You Should Go Paperless with Digital Documents

Replace paper forms

Replacing paper forms can have a dramatic impact on your business.

You can save employees significant time each day recording, sharing and searching for paper files.

You'll save on office space or storage space of paper folders and paper files.

You'll reduce data entry mistakes as you collect data.

Finally, you'll collect richer data, including photos, audio and GPS information using mobile apps to collect data.

Mobile Forms that Reduce Paper

A great way to discourage paper in offices is to remove fax machines and decrease the number of printers. Another way is to offer "credits" for printing. Another way to decrease paperwork effectively across many parts of the organization are by dropping paper forms in favor of mobile apps.

Mobile forms can help dispatch field teams and track their work, collect data during site visits and inspections, and initiate and record work orders or service repairs. They can reduce data entry time by minutes or even hours.  And mobile apps can be tied into business systems to enable instant workflows and reporting.

Replacing Paper Forms: One Example

Mobile business apps to replace paper-based processes and improve employee data entry and productivity are in high demand. GCS Research is in the market of building custom mobile apps for businesses seeking to mobilize their enterprise.

EasyBizz is a new mobile app built by GCS Research using the Alpha Anywhere low code app development software platform. EasyBizz is a suite of business tools that includes invoice, inventory, HR and contact management modules. The solution reduces paper, improves data collection and offers full reporting capabilities.

GCS is also planning to extend the SaaS offering in three ways. First with EasyStock, for more robust submitted data and inventory management features. Second, with EasyJobs, with form fields and capabilities that allow project managers to easily build and track teams with additional scheduling and geolocation functionality. Thirdly, with EasyForms, that will help businesses replace paper forms with apps that collect data, including photos, digital signatures and more.  

How to replace forms with apps mobile, tablets, and phonesA full business solution built rapidly in Alpha Anywhere ! You can see the app in action yourself by signing up for a free account at

GCS research has also just launched a mobile app based on the Australian aircraft register. Built in Alpha Anywhere and wrapped in PhoneGap, this app was created in only a day!

A Solution for Replacing Paper Forms

Alpha Software offers Alpha TransForm, a mobile forms builder that helps you replace your paper forms and go paperless. The solution captures data on mobile devices, streamlines office systems and reduces human error.

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The Alpha platform is the only unified mobile and web app development and deployment environment with distinct “no-code” and “low-code” components. Using the Alpha TransForm no-code product, business users and developers can take full advantage of all the capabilities of the smartphone to turn any form into a mobile app in minutes, and power users can add advanced app functionality with Alpha TransForm's built-in programming language. IT developers can use the Alpha Anywhere low-code environment to develop complex web or mobile business apps from scratch, integrate data with existing systems of record and workflows (including data collected via Alpha TransForm), and add additional security or authentication requirements to protect corporate data.