PowerApps

PowerApps Replacing InfoPath?

Update: For a newer post about PowerApps replacing Infopath, see: PowerApps Limitations as an InfoPath Alternative Microsoft PowerApps Yesterday (November 30, 2015) when Microsoft announced the limited availability of the new PowerApps product, Twitter users immediately raised the question: Is this the long awaited Microsoft replacement for InfoPath? The Twitter hype cycle 1. Excitement over…

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Another Innovative Pricing Model for Mobile SaaS

Forms on demand A new model for delivering mobile apps as a service About a year ago we introduced license-month pricing as a fairer and more flexible alternative to traditional service subscriptions. Now we’re rolling out yet another innovation we call app-click pricing. What are app-clicks? App-clicks are what you buy if you want to…

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Getting Started with InfoPath: Do’s and Don’ts

Getting Started with InfoPath Designer Now that InfoPath 2013 is readily available as a free download, it’s easier than ever to get started building Formotus forms. Here are some tips for getting started with InfoPath Designer. Things To Do First, download and install InfoPath above if you don’t have it. Then: Day 1 Open InfoPath…

SharePoint Mobile Views and InfoPath Forms

Update: Track all the latest changes in InfoPath support and replacement here ➤ SharePoint Online  still supports InfoPath browser forms — but not in mobile views. “Something went wrong” Yesterday a new knowledge base article appeared on the Microsoft support site regarding the use of InfoPath browser forms with SharePoint Online with mobile view enabled…

InfoPath 2013

Need InfoPath 2013? Here’s How to Get It Today

InfoPath 2013 is now available for download InfoPath 2013 was never made available as a standalone application — it was only bundled with select Office suites. That all changed in September 2015 when the Microsoft began offering InfoPath 2013 in its Download Center. Here’s your new InfoPath plan: 1. Embrace it long-term 2. Augment it…

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Why we recommend Office 365 and SharePoint Online for a compliant mobile solution

(Updated July 5, 2015) We advise organizations concerned with stringent regulatory requirements to consider SharePoint Online, a highly secure option with a large number of compliance features and certifications. Formotus mobile solutions can connect to any kind of  SharePoint including SharePoint Online, which is available by subscription as part of Microsoft Office 365. We recommend Office 365…

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Quick Workflow Demo

2-Minute Video: Workflow demo using both Formotus Now and Formotus Pro See how one mobile user using the Formotus Now app initiates a workflow that pushes it to another person using Formotus Pro. Here’s what you see going by quickly in the video: First Gio plays the role of anyone with Formotus Now installed. This…

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Think Outside the SharePoint Browser: 7 Ways to Use Formotus Mobile Apps

See also: Custom mobile SharePoint apps ➤  Think outside the SharePoint browser Seven ways to use Formotus mobile apps When you think of SharePoint you think of it in a browser, for obvious reasons. But your SharePoint data can also power enterprise mobility through native mobile apps. Here are seven ways you can mobilize your…

Offline Is Not a Feature

Offline is Not a Feature

Updated February 16, 2015, with Forrester info. First published June 30, 2014. A multitude of companies offer solutions for designing online forms for browsers. Many also offer mobile forms that run in mobile apps and claim the added benefit of working offline. But what does ‘offline’ really mean? Can it simply be added as a…