Category Archives: Enterprise Mobility

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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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Are Microsoft Forms an InfoPath Replacement?

Microsoft Forms to Replace InfoPath? Microsoft: “No.” Like many of our customers, we’ve been tracking Microsoft comments regarding the retirement and replacement of InfoPath since the deprecation of InfoPath was announced in early 2014. When the new Microsoft Forms product was announced last year, the blogosphere started wondering: Is this the replacement for InfoPath? Recently…

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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…

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SharePoint Library Data Connections in Forms (No InfoPath)

Submit Forms to SharePoint Document Libraries Formotus now offers an alternative to InfoPath for creating forms that submit to SharePoint libraries. If you’re familiar with submitting InfoPath forms to SharePoint libraries as XML files and promoting form fields as library columns, then you’ll feel right at home with Formotus forms. Formotus has always supported using…

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Microsoft on the Future of InfoPath

Everyone using InfoPath is concerned about finding an InfoPath replacement. To help with planning, we update this post with the all latest information we can find about the changing retirement status of InfoPath 2013. InfoPath status in a nutshell There will be no InfoPath 2016, but InfoPath 2013 is filling that role. SharePoint 2016 works…

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…