Category Archives: Enterpise Mobility

Google Forms app?

Google Forms App Alternative for Business

Looking for a Google forms app? Unlike Google Sheets and Google Docs, there is no Google Forms app. You can use Formotus instead for enterprise-grade data collection forms.  in apps that work offline and connect online to Sheets. You can use a Formotus mobile form app instead of a Google form to gather data from…

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Figuring the costs of custom mobile business app development

(Last updated June 23, 2017. Originally posted July 7, 2012.) App Development Costs How much are mobile business apps going to cost you? Here’s a compendium of analyses, surveys and calculators to help set reasonable expectations for what building a custom mobile business app will cost. App development cost surveys Outsystems 2017 Research Report: IT…

Google App Maker vs Microsoft PowerApps

Google App Maker vs. Microsoft PowerApps

App Maker and PowerApps recently entered the arena of low-code and no-code app development. Here’s a first look at how they compare. Both Google App Maker and Microsoft PowerApps seek to offer their enterprise customers an alternative to mobile app development through traditional programming. Microsoft was first through the gate with its PowerApps product, released…

Google for Work becomes G Suite

“G Suite” is the new name for Google for Work Google, as anticipated, unveiled new “G Suite” and “Google Cloud” branding for its business offerings today. Let’s take a look at what’s been posted on it on day one. Google Blog Posts The Google Cloud official blog today had several posts, excerpted below. Introducing Google…

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Better Business Forms for Google Drive and Sheets

Formotus Mobile Form Apps Now Work with Google Drive and Sheets We’re pleased to announce our new integration with Google Drive and Google Sheets. Enterprise-grade data collection forms are now available for any organization using Google online storage services and apps. Update: Two days after this announcement Google renamed Google for Work as ‘G Suite’.…

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New Online Creator Released

New Era in Mobile Business Apps We’re excited to announce the general availability of our new online creator, replacing InfoPath Designer as the recommended way to start new Formotus form projects. Rapidly creating custom business app experiences has never been easier. It’s here! Drag-and-drop controls at your fingertips All the most-wanted data collection features for…

Case Study: SharePoint Integration with Best-of-breed Tools

A Muhimbi Conversation with Nviron The following post is reproduced in full from the Muhimbi site by permission (see original) [dropcap1 variation=”blue”]”[/dropcap1]As you may have already read in our blog post, Converting Formotus mobile forms to PDF using the PDF converter for SharePoint, Formotus is one of the third party products Microsoft’s InfoPath team recommend…

Offline is catching on

Offline-First: Key Ingredient for Mobile Business Apps

Offline is catching on Not long ago offline got little respect Just a couple years ago the idea that mobile business apps might need robust offline capabilities was not a widespread notion. As one blogger put it in a post titled “No connection? Big problem”: Development teams don’t get it … yet.  I’ve talked to…

Muhimbi converts Formotus forms to PDF on SharePoint

Formotus to PDF via Muhimbi Some Formotus customers submit their completed Formotus forms by email, others submit to SharePoint form libraries, and many of our customers do dual submits to both a data store and to email. If you submit your Formotus forms by email Formotus lets you attach them as PDF files right from…