Buyer's Guide to Mobile Forms Software
Organizations have been dealing with a huge bottleneck when it comes to getting "enterprise-grade" mobile forms and business apps out the door. The process has been slow and data shows that mobile forms that do get built and deployed often don't meet the needs of end-users or the enterprise.
The exploding requirement to digitize paper forms has created a shortage of mobile app developers and budget constraints. Enterprises are turning to mobile forms software to get the job done.
This guide offers practical advice on evaluating mobile data collection products, including questions to ask vendors and reference customers/users, where to find credible product comparisons, and how to get the best price and a product your team can quickly become proficient with.
Get Your Mobile Business Forms Buyer's Guide:
Part 1: Going Paperless with Mobile Forms
While more mobile business apps are slowly getting into the hands of field workers, data shows the results have been disappointing. To effectively mobilize forms and business processes at the speed of business, companies must adopt the right approach and get the right software for your team.
Part 2: Engaging Your Business in the Software Evaluation Process
Business users, who are deeply familiar with the business processes and information required to get business done, are best suited to build mobile forms. This section of the guide explains how to engage them in the software evaluation process and crafting best practices for mobile forms development.
Part 3: How to Find the Right Mobile Forms Software for Your Team
This guide will help you determine the key features your mobile forms software MUST include to ensure your apps are truly "enterprise-grade". You'll get clear advice on what to look for to ensure that the software you select doesn't run out of power as your organization's needs evolve. The guide also includes practical advice for finding and interviewing sofware customers to get unbiased opinion on the mobile forms their software product creates.
Part 4: Ensuring Success
When evaluating mobile forms software, an understanding of the learning/proficiency path for any product you consider is extremely important - especially as you bring business users without development skills into the mix. This section of the guide explains how to effectively evaluate onboarding and training programs from software vendors, The guide offers a list of capabilities your mobile forms software should include.
Part 5: How to Get Best Price on Mobile Forms Software
If the product you select does not have the right combination of licensing, hosting, services and training at a price you can afford, you could find building new mobile forms very painful and expensive. Part 5 of the guide offers tactics to help ensure you get the best initial price and mobile forms software package for your team, with plenty of room to grow -- within your budget.