Fulcrum Blog

Keep up to date with news, product enhancements, industry insight, and all things Fulcrum

Getting Started with Drones in Construction

Getting Started with Drones in Construction

15 August 2017 by Coleman McCormick

Join DroneDeploy's webinar where three panelists will cover the basics of using drones for safety and inspection procedures.

Shipping the Right Product

Shipping the Right Product

14 February 2017 by Coleman McCormick

Thoughts on understanding user problems, designing the right solutions, and structuring teams to ship the Right Product.

Looking Ahead to 2017

Looking Ahead to 2017

09 January 2017 by Coleman McCormick

After closing out a strong 2016, we're planting some flags for 2017 growth and development.

2016 Year in Review

2016 Year in Review

29 December 2016 by Coleman McCormick

Looking back on 2016 for Fulcrum's development, growth, and stories from our customers

Tools for Improving Feedback

Tools for Improving Feedback

29 November 2016 by Joe Larson

Tools for improving feedback. Part 3 in our series on feedback loops.

Improving Data Quality & Feedback Loops With QA

Improving Data Quality & Feedback Loops With QA

14 September 2016 by Joe Larson

Improving the quality of your Fulcrum data collection. Part 2 in our series on feedback loops.

Using mapFeeder & Fulcrum for Data Collection & Management

Using mapFeeder & Fulcrum for Data Collection & Management

31 August 2016 by Blaine Hackett

Learn how to connect mapFeeder and Fulcrum together for Seamless Location Data Management & Field Data Collection

Feedback Loops & the Benefits of Rapid Communication

Feedback Loops & the Benefits of Rapid Communication

05 August 2016 by RJ Jacques

Understand how feedback loops work, why they are so effective, and the value that comes with speeding them up in your day to day operations.

Data as a Living Asset: Rethinking Legacy Data

Data as a Living Asset: Rethinking Legacy Data

07 July 2016 by Coleman McCormick

Data is your company's memory - Design efficient processes for collecting, storing, and using historical data to increase its lifetime value.

Turning Spreadsheets into Mobile Data Collection Apps

Turning Spreadsheets into Mobile Data Collection Apps

28 April 2016 by RJ Jacques

Learn how to turn your spreadsheets into easy to use mobile apps that update instantly with data collected from the field.

Balancing Power with Usability

Balancing Power with Usability

04 April 2016 by Coleman McCormick

Striking the right balance between complexity and simplicity, and core problems versus edge cases.

Understanding Pain in Business Workflow

Understanding Pain in Business Workflow

18 March 2016 by Coleman McCormick

We make software for business productivity, so people come to us with some form of pain, hoping that we can help them get to the bottom of it.

New GIS Funding Opportunities for Spring 2016

New GIS Funding Opportunities for Spring 2016

15 March 2016 by RJ Jacques

Learn more about the new GIS funding opportunities available from federal and local governments for Spring 2016

GIS CAMA Conference: Thoughts on Tech & Property Assessment

GIS CAMA Conference: Thoughts on Tech & Property Assessment

02 March 2016 by Coleman McCormick

Takeaways from the GIS CAMA conference and thoughts on the property and tax assessors industry.

Using Fulcrum for Consulting Projects

Using Fulcrum for Consulting Projects

19 January 2016 by Coleman McCormick

Learn about the many advantages of the Fulcrum platform for consulting engineers, business analysts, field services companies, & software developers

The True Costs of Paper-Based Business

The True Costs of Paper-Based Business

13 January 2016 by RJ Jacques

Learn how your organization can take advantage of digital forms to reduce cost & mitigate the risks of a paper-based business workflow.

Fulcrum 2015 Year In Review

Fulcrum 2015 Year In Review

31 December 2015 by Bryan McBride

Taking a look back at progress and change during 2015.

Announcing Expanded Features & New Pricing Plans

Announcing Expanded Features & New Pricing Plans

22 October 2015 by Cory MacVie

We are releasing changes to our pricing plan by switching from tiered user plans to feature based plans.

On Mobile Device Security

On Mobile Device Security

19 September 2015 by Coleman McCormick

We take security very seriously, and want all of our users to have the tools at their disposal to keep their work safe.

Unleashing Human Potential

Unleashing Human Potential

01 July 2015 by Bryan McBride

An introspective look at how Fulcrum is helping to unleash the human potential to enact positive change in the world.

Maptime Albany

Maptime Albany

22 April 2015 by Bryan McBride

Maptime Albany kicks off with speakers from Fulcrum, Mapbox, AVAIL, and JIMAPCO!

Expanding the App Gallery

Expanding the App Gallery

17 April 2015 by Cory MacVie

We're busy expanding our app gallery and we need your apps

Tracking Sales Activity with Fulcrum

Tracking Sales Activity with Fulcrum

15 April 2015 by Coleman McCormick

Using Fulcrum with your sales teams to log and track sales activity.

Fulcrum: A New Dawn

Fulcrum: A New Dawn

18 March 2015 by Cory MacVie

Fulcrum is creating a paradigm shift in the way people collect data in the field.

Fulcrum on the CARTO Marketplace

Fulcrum on the CARTO Marketplace

04 March 2015 by Bryan McBride

Fulcrum has officially launched on the CARTO Marketplace.

Origins of Fulcrum

Origins of Fulcrum

24 February 2015 by Tony Quartararo

How did we come up with the idea for Fulcrum? We get asked this a lot.

Why We Support AccessLand

Why We Support AccessLand

18 February 2015 by Kyle Tolle

The importance of 'Open Data for Open Lands'.

Fulcrum 2014 Year In Review

Fulcrum 2014 Year In Review

31 December 2014 by Bryan McBride

Taking a look back at progress and change during 2014.

Introducing Fulcrum Webinars

Introducing Fulcrum Webinars

22 December 2014 by Alex Helms

Fulcrum will begin to offer live webinars for getting started with mobile data collection

3 Challenges Building Awesome Products

3 Challenges Building Awesome Products

18 December 2014 by Coleman McCormick

Thoughts on developing software products, and where to focus your attention to satisfy customers.

Working Remotely at Spatial: A 2014 Recap

Working Remotely at Spatial: A 2014 Recap

12 December 2014 by Tim Campbell

Spatial Networks brought everyone together for a week of handshakes, hugs, feature-shipping, good food, and better beer.

Fulcrum Customers Satisfaction Survey Results

Fulcrum Customers Satisfaction Survey Results

04 December 2014 by Tara Murphy

Ratings and reviews of Fulcrum from our customer satisfaction survey.

Open for Business in Downtown St. Pete

Open for Business in Downtown St. Pete

17 November 2014 by Coleman McCormick

We've moved to a great new location in downtown St. Petersburg.

Full Support for App Icons

Full Support for App Icons

07 November 2014 by Bryan McBride

Fulcrum mobile apps now fully support custom app icons

Ramping Up Fulcrum's Cloud Infrastructure

Ramping Up Fulcrum's Cloud Infrastructure

27 August 2013 by Coleman McCormick

We just completed a substantial upgrade to the Fulcrum web platform, making our hosted service even better for our ever-growing global user base.

Creating Bilingual Apps

Creating Bilingual Apps

08 May 2013 by Tony Quartararo

A large majority of our current user base resides outside of the United States and English is not their first or even second language.

Fulcrum for City Government Data Collection

Fulcrum for City Government Data Collection

26 March 2012 by Andie Dodd

Using Fulcrum for City Government data collection is far easier than the alternatives - Learn about some of the benefits of using Fulcrum for city mapping and much more

Fulcrum as a Platform

Fulcrum as a Platform

20 March 2012 by Tony Quartararo

We are making rapid progress in developing Fulcrum as a platform, and are excited to see the level of interest from DIY users and programmers

Mobile GIS? Really?

Mobile GIS? Really?

19 March 2012 by Tony Quartararo

Most use cases for fieldwork with data don't require a full GIS suite