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    Competitive advantage using mobile forms for retail solution experts

    Working in the rapid turnaround retail fit-out market, national specialists RM7 installs audio-visual and electrical displays for prestigious names including Apple, EE, Currys and Pioneer.

    Attending, in some cases, 500 stores in as little as 10 days means there is little or no time for administering paper based job completion forms by on-site field technicians. Turning to pro-Forms® for a mobile form solution, RM7 now handles large volume fit-out projects with ease thanks to reduced admin time and improved project management.

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    Fieldworker management
    Fieldworker productivity
    Mobile Forms
    Customers
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    Indigo Fire Systems chooses pro-Forms® for field service mobile forms

    Specialising in sprinkler systems, Indigo Fire Systems Ltd (ISFL), has seen a considerable increase in demand for new systems and repairs leading to significant growth for the company. Although an excellent sign for the management team, a greater emphasis on data collection and compliance documentation posed them challenges.

    IFSL sought a solution that would relieve the pressure from staff to manually handle important documents.

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    Field Service Management
    SME
    Forms
    Customers
    Fire
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    BSG re-deploys 2 admin staff thanks to mobile forms

    BSG's office staff were handling up to 35,000 audits and assessments each year and the company had a huge financial weight on postage and administration. With 50 years of experience, BSG were seeking innovative methods of data collection without disrupting the quality.

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    Health and Safety
    Construction
    Mobile Forms
    Customers
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    Better job management and same day invoicing for Pendle Forklifts

    With a passion to over exceed customer expectations and improve their service, they turned to pro-Forms®.

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    Field Service Management
    Job Management Software
    Forms
    Customers
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    4 steps to real-time visual dashboards with Online forms and Power BI

    Ever wondered how you could quickly engage your managers and team members with key business data?

    With our new Power BI integration, you can easily create stunning, interactive dashboards in minutes using data fed from our Online forms!

    Check out our latest infographic to find out how you could use Power BI to help your colleagues better digest collected data and make informed decisions.

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    Forms
    Data
    Power BI
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    Using mobile form data as an indicator to your businesses' health

    Do you know how you could improve your employee's satisfaction?

    Have you thought about how much downtime you incur due to broken down vehicles?

    Here at pro-Forms?, we LOVE data! We've been working with businesses to collect and analyse their data so they can improve and grow their business.

    Mobile and web forms relieve the pressure for organisations to manually collect, process and analyse data. Here's our top choices for organisations to collect data.

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    Forms
    Data
    Mobile Forms
    Power BI
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    Leverage your mobile and online form data with Microsoft Power BI integration

    Are you in need of real-time business intelligence (BI) for your business?

    All your incoming online and mobile form data can now be automatically submitted to a real-time dashboard in your Power BI account.

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    Updates
    News
    Mobile Forms
    Power BI
    Online forms
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    Real-time behaviour dashboards using Online forms

    Sheringham Woodfields School welcomed the opportunity to use a new data visualisation tool that will enhance the way the senior management team report on key issues across their schools.

    But where did the idea stem from?

    And has it really made an impact in such a short space of time?

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    Data
    Mobile Forms
    Customers
    Web Forms
    Power BI
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    RC Catholic Diocese of Westminster uses Online forms & Power BI for pupil placement planning

    Spanning the breadth of central London and reaching the outskirts of Cambridge, The Diocese of Westminster is responsible for over 200 Catholic schools consisting 163 Primary, 39 Secondary and 18 Independent schools.

    Find out why how the Diocese collected and presented Pupil Placement data for 2018/19.

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    Software Integration
    Forms
    News
    Data
    Customers
    Web Forms
    Power BI
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    New OneDrive integration for Smart Job Management

    More and more organisations are using mobile devices and tablets to collect data as a means of becoming more efficient. However, the issue of admin time to manually upload data onto OneDrive for key stakeholders still needed to be overcome.

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    Updates
    Software Integration
    Data
    Mobile Forms
    Web Forms
    Office 365
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    Right place, right time Job Management

    Ever found yourself turning up at the wrong job address or missing an appointment because you thought it was tomorrow?

    Job Management software was designed to tighten up the job process and improve customer service. From planning and scheduling to team and lone worker management, you'll soon be skipping home happy rather than skipping appointments!

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    Field Service Management
    Job Management Software
    Construction
    Infographic
    Office 365
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    Efficient field service = satisfied clients?

    Fire & Security companies are coping with an increased workload and zero-tolerance on non-compliance.

    It's no surprise that back-office staff are feeling the pressure as the paperwork piles up and requests flood through. However, is this still the case for companies who use smart Job Management as part of their daily activities?

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    Field Service Management
    Job Management Software
    Job scheduling
    Fieldworker management
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    Field service software saving you time, money and a whole lot of headaches!

    We've had loads of great feedback on our new Job Management tools! Here's a bit of background as to why we thought it was a move in the right direction for pro-Forms.

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    Field Service Management
    Job Management Software
    Job scheduling
    Fieldworker management
    Office 365
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    BYOD: Thumbs up or thumbs down for mobile data collection?

    Have you considered letting your staff use their personal mobile phones and devices to carry out their daily job?

    Many start-up companies and organisations are now turning to the Bring Your Own Device policy as part of their business growth strategy.

    We spent some time with our customers who either adopt or dismiss the BYOD policy. Here's what they said:

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    Field Service Management
    SME
    Fieldworker management
    Infographic
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    Ramp up job throughput with Smart Job Management

    We know new software can be quite daunting for a business who have operated manually from day one! But we're here to help.

    From start to finish, your customers and employees are always connected through the pro-Forms® system. Check out our infographic to see how it works!

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    Field Service Management
    Job Management Software
    Job scheduling
    Health and Safety
    Construction
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    Mobile forms - putting an end to on/off hire plant damage disputes

    How can you settle disagreements with customers over damages they won't admit to? This is an issue that thousands of companies in the Hire Industry face virtually every day.

    You shouldn't have to pay out for the cost of repairs but how can you prove responsibility without any evidence?

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    Mobile Forms
    Machinery
    Plant
    On/Off Hire
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    'Any idea what this says?'
    - use mobile forms to cure the problem!

    What is THE one thing that REALLY halts you in your tracks? Something that prevents you from doing your job?

    We can tell you, that for the majority of our Users in operational roles, their pet peeve is unreadable handwriting.

    Why do we waste our valuable working time deciphering handwriting and retyping into another system? We're not sure either!

    Luckily for you, there's a solution!

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    Job scheduling
    Forms
    Data
    Mobile Forms
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    Helping Businesses Contribute to a Cleaner Environment

    Everywhere we look, we are hammered with messages to reduce waste and CO2 emissions. It's not surprise that businesses play a huge role in the state of our environment albeit for good and bad.

    Thankfully, our software gives organisations of all size the opportunity to cut down on unnecessary resources and fuel consumption and here's just a few examples of how we can help!

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    Field Service Management
    Forms
    News
    Infographic
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    Bridging the gap between Sage 50 and field service operations

    For SMEs up and down the country ? extracting data from Sage 50 Accounts onto a meaningful job sheet for a field engineer is a lengthy and inefficient process.

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    Job Management Software
    Software Integration
    Forms
    Data
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    No more paperwork for national Fire & Security company

    Since 2015, pro-Forms® has been working closely with ASAP Fire Systems Ltd providing software to both their field teams and their office-based staff.

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    Field Service Management
    Job Management Software
    Forms
    News
    Customers
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    Maximise the return from your field based workers with Job Management

    Managing field based staff effectively and efficiently can pay significant dividends for those field service companies with the vision and drive for continuous improvement. Using common sense Job Management solutions is one key weapon in the battle for optimising resources.

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    Field Service Management
    Job Management Software
    Job scheduling
    Fieldworker management
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    New job management solution developed for UK Smart Meter project

    pro-Forms® has successfully developed and released an exciting mobile app for a leading smart meter contract.

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    Field Service Management
    Updates
    News
    Customers
  • Safety on a construction site

    Improving Health and Safety on Site with Mobile Forms

    Construction workers face one of the most dangerous jobs in the UK. We explore the role of mobile forms in preventing accidents and incidents on site.

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    Forms
    Health and Safety
    Construction
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    The Big Issue celebrates 2 years of mobile & online forms success

    The national non-for-profit current affairs magazine is now into its second year of using pro-Forms® . The Big Issue has seen dramatic business improvements since deploying pro-Forms® to collect data for their daily activities.

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    Updates
    Forms
    Health and Safety
    News
    Customers
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    pro-Forms and GDPR

    Under the new regulation, we've built a trusted set of tools that not only protects yours and your customer's data but also helps you fulfil your role in the case of a data request.

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    Updates
    News
    Data
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    Digitising Proof of Delivery for an Operated Hire fleet

    Having a reliable Proof of Delivery document can make the difference between being paid or not - especially in a high volume - low value job environment.

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    Field Service Management
    pro-Forms® Vision
    Job scheduling
    News
    Customers
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    A streamlined data collection process for The Wilde Group

    The Wilde Group opted for a new, efficient way of obtaining and processes all their data to ease pressure on office staff.

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    Field Service Management
    Forms
    Construction
    Customers
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    3 Reasons why it's the best time to take your workforce digital

    Look back 20, even 10 years and there were very few off-the-shelf software packages and options for businesses. The current state of the economy means businesses need to do more, with fewer resources and that?s where Software-as-a-Service comes in.

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    Field Service Management
    Job Management Software
    SME
    Fieldworker management
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    Gas Contract Services turn to digital forms

    Gas Contract Services has earned a prestigious reputation in delivering quality assurance services throughout the South and Midlands regions. Completing in excess of 45,000 audits a year, the need to improve efficiency in the movement of information between field and office staff became paramount.

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    Forms
    News
    Customers
  • Custom mobile forms top tips

    5 Tips on Building Amazing Mobile Forms

    We've seen all types of forms pass through our doors here at pro-Forms?. From Toolbox Talks Registers to Health & Safety Surveys, no two form will ever be the same. But a good starting point is common for all. Follow our team's top tips on building custom mobile forms that your fieldworkers can fill out with ease.

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    Field Service Management
    Forms
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    The Job Management Software built for SMEs

    As customer demand reaches new heights for the service sector, how can small-medium companies ensure they meet demand and maintain their quality of service?

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    Field Service Management
    Job Management Software
    SME
  • The Benefits of Mobile Workforce Software Integration

    Mobile Workforce Integration

    Most companies, whatever their size, rely on software to provide critical business intelligence and the streamlining of processes. Today, complex software is used for just about everything, from accounts and finance to customer relationships management and supply chains. That's because software enables robust methods of data collection and analysis, improving the communication between colleagues, customers and suppliers.

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    Field Service Management
    Job Management Software
    Software Integration
  • Mapping & Locating for Field Service Management

    Introducing: pro-Forms ® Vision

    The team here at pro-Forms ® is excited to announce the latest addition to our growing family of field service management applications.

    'Mapping & Locating' is the first feature to be announced as part of the new pro-Forms ® Vision suite of applications designed to enhance field service management in businesses of any size or industry.

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    Field Service Management
    pro-Forms® Vision
    Mapping
    Updates