Fulcrum Blog

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

Hey, We’re Bringing the Team Back Together!

Hey, We’re Bringing the Team Back Together!

15 May 2017 by RJ Jacques

After more than a year apart, Fulcrum is merging back into its parent company, Spatial Networks

Taking to the Sky: Integrating Fulcrum & DroneDeploy

Taking to the Sky: Integrating Fulcrum & DroneDeploy

25 April 2017 by Coleman McCormick

Announcing Fulcrum on the DroneDeploy App Market, for integrating aerial and ground based data collection needs.

Introducing Mobile Widgets

Introducing Mobile Widgets

20 April 2017 by Bryan McBride

Quickly access your most frequently used Fulcrum apps with new mobile widgets!

Introducing the New Editor

Introducing the New Editor

18 April 2017 by Cory MacVie

Introducing the new Fulcrum Editor — sort, filter, & customize data for editing or export.

Launching Fulcrum Community

Launching Fulcrum Community

06 February 2017 by Cory MacVie

Made with humanitarian organizations, emergency managers and environmental organization in mind, we are launching Fulcrum Community

New in Fulcrum: QA Data + Data Event Additions

New in Fulcrum: QA Data + Data Event Additions

30 August 2016 by Bryan McBride

Highlighting the latest Fulcrum features and platform updates including new metadata for QA, new Data Events, and options for deployment.

Exploring Fulcrum Data Events

Exploring Fulcrum Data Events

03 August 2016 by Bryan McBride

This post explores the power of Data Events and how users are leveraging this powerful feature to customize their data collection workflow.

Reconstructing The Record Editor

Reconstructing The Record Editor

04 May 2016 by Tim Campbell

Our redesigned record editor features vast improvements in speed, clarity, and usability.

Introducing Fulcrum Data Events

Introducing Fulcrum Data Events

30 March 2016 by Bryan McBride

Data Events introduce a new tier of workflow scripting opportunities, giving users new methods for automating and streamlining the data capture process.

New Features: Sticky Defaults, Default Date/Time & More!

New Features: Sticky Defaults, Default Date/Time & More!

09 February 2016 by Cory MacVie

New Features - Including sticky defaults, Data & Time Defaults and more.

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.

Record Links for Advanced Data Relationships

Record Links for Advanced Data Relationships

09 September 2015 by Coleman McCormick

Record links allow you to cross-reference data fields between apps inside of Fulcrum & allow for powerful improvements to your data capture process.

Learn How To Style Your Fulcrum Data And Maps

Learn How To Style Your Fulcrum Data And Maps

08 September 2015 by Cory MacVie

Improve the appearance of your maps with our new Fulcrum Styler, currently available in Alpha release

Material Design and Sync Improvements for Android

Material Design and Sync Improvements for Android

27 May 2015 by Coleman McCormick

Check out our latest update to Fulcrum for Android, with syncing improvements and Material design.

Recording Audio Logs with Fulcrum

Recording Audio Logs with Fulcrum

01 April 2015 by Coleman McCormick

Use Fulcrum's audio field data type to record and upload audio logs with your field surveys.

Connect Fulcrum to other Services with Zapier

Connect Fulcrum to other Services with Zapier

20 March 2015 by Coleman McCormick

Using Fulcrum with Zapier lets you connect your data to services like Dropbox, SMS, email, Google Drive, and more.

Introducing Child Record History

Introducing Child Record History

05 March 2015 by Alex Helms

Announcing child record history

Beta Testing Data Integration with Zapier

Beta Testing Data Integration with Zapier

19 February 2015 by Coleman McCormick

Request access to our Zapier integration tools, for integrating Fulcrum data with other services like emails, notifications, and more.

Introducing Calculated Fields

Introducing Calculated Fields

02 February 2015 by Coleman McCormick

Announcing a new form field type for calculations and formulas, to build your own custom expression-driven data.

Field Validation Enhancements

Field Validation Enhancements

13 January 2015 by Bryan McBride

Our latest updates include some great form validation enhancements for even better quality control over your data.

Barcode and QR Code Scanning

Barcode and QR Code Scanning

10 December 2014 by Coleman McCormick

Using barcode and QR code scanning for asset management, inventory, and tracking applications.

Announcing SpatialVideo

Announcing SpatialVideo

23 June 2014 by Coleman McCormick

SpatialVideo in Fulcrum allows you to record video files with GPS tracks, with the ability to playback and visualize on a map.

Publishing Real-Time Information with Data Shares

Publishing Real-Time Information with Data Shares

30 April 2014 by Kyle Tolle

Easily create shareable URLs of your Fulcrum data for publishing and sharing with others

Layers and Location Tools

Layers and Location Tools

25 March 2014 by Jeremy Pastika

We released an update to Fulcrum to add several location tools and the ability to display map layers within the web app.

New Mobile Record Actions

New Mobile Record Actions

05 March 2014 by Bryan McBride

The latest Fulcrum mobile updates include some great new enhancements for field productivity.

Activity Feed for Monitoring Changes

Activity Feed for Monitoring Changes

05 March 2014 by Coleman McCormick

With our new management dashboard, we introduced a new panel for administrators to be able to monitor real-time activity in their Fulcrum Account.

Fulcrum Mobile in Spanish, French, and Portuguese

Fulcrum Mobile in Spanish, French, and Portuguese

04 March 2014 by Coleman McCormick

The latest version of Fulcrum now supports Spanish, French, and Portuguese for users using the Android or iOS apps.

Time Fields, Checklist Fields, and Improved Validation

Time Fields, Checklist Fields, and Improved Validation

03 March 2014 by Coleman McCormick

We just released an upgrade to Fulcrum to add some nice new tools for building data collection apps. Try out the new time and checklist fields!

Interactive Offline Maps

Interactive Offline Maps

16 January 2014 by Bryan McBride

The Fulcrum iOS and Android apps now support interactive offline maps via MBTiles Tooltip templates.

Viewing Child Records on the Web

Viewing Child Records on the Web

15 January 2014 by Jeremy Pastika

We have just added ways for you to access and visualize both data types through the Fulcrum data management website.

Repeatable Fields, One-to-Many Records, & Geodatabases

Repeatable Fields, One-to-Many Records, & Geodatabases

13 January 2014 by Zac McCormick

Today we're announcing major new features: repeatable fields, new export formats, a new data importer, and updates to the Android and iOS apps.

Full Temporal Tracking of Data from the Field

Full Temporal Tracking of Data from the Field

20 November 2013 by Coleman McCormick

We've also included another powerful capability for managing field service work in Fulcrum: data versioning and full access to record history.

Announcing Fulcrum 2.0 for iPhone and iPad

Announcing Fulcrum 2.0 for iPhone and iPad

30 October 2013 by Coleman McCormick

Over the last few months, we've been working hard to bring Fulcrum for iOS to the next level, making data collection even faster and more powerful.

The Fulcrum Blog Gets a Design Refresh

The Fulcrum Blog Gets a Design Refresh

23 September 2013 by Tim Campbell

See what we've done to improve the design and layout of the Fulcrum blog.

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.

Improved Data Visualization on the Web

Improved Data Visualization on the Web

30 May 2013 by Zac McCormick

We recently rolled out several major enhancements to the data view on the web - A new table view, A split table/map view, & a new record editing interface.

Fulcrum for Android: The Next Generation

Fulcrum for Android: The Next Generation

18 April 2013 by Jonathan Baker

Since its initial debut, we have released 32 updates to the Fulcrum Android app, adding new features & increasing performance & stability.

Web App UI Improvements

Web App UI Improvements

28 February 2013 by Tim Campbell

This year, we rolled out a complete redesign of the Fulcrum app! Learn more about the changes we made!

Fulcrum Data Collection App Adds Status Tracking

Fulcrum Data Collection App Adds Status Tracking

14 February 2013 by Alex Helms

Fulcrum users of Android and iOS will be happy to see new status tracking and export enhancements for our popular data collection app.

New and Improved App Gallery

New and Improved App Gallery

14 January 2013 by Andie Dodd

Announcing great improvements to Fulcrum's App Gallery.

True Offline Maps for Android

True Offline Maps for Android

04 December 2012 by Jonathan Baker

Today, we added a much requested feature for Android users: the ability to use offline maps

Auto-Populating Address Fields

Auto-Populating Address Fields

05 November 2012 by Jonathan Baker

One new option that is only available to address fields is Auto Populate. Enabling this option allows you to enter an address quickly & easily.

Powerful Forms With Conditional Field Logic

Powerful Forms With Conditional Field Logic

17 October 2012 by Andie Dodd

The use of conditional logic allows you to create a very specific, unique app that meets your needs.

Fulcrum 1.4 Update for iOS

Fulcrum 1.4 Update for iOS

08 August 2012 by Coleman McCormick

Fulcrum 1.4 update now available for iOS, making it even more powerful for Apple users

Using the Fulcrum Ruby API gem

Using the Fulcrum Ruby API gem

07 August 2012 by Chris Hall

Announcing the Ruby API gem for Fulcrum - Now you can use Fulcrum to supply data to your databases and custom apps!

Fulcrum for Android released

Fulcrum for Android released

01 August 2012 by Coleman McCormick

Using Fulcrum on your smartphone just got easier with our release of Fulcrum for Android on the Google Play Store. Download today!

Fulcrum for iPad and Some New Features

Fulcrum for iPad and Some New Features

01 June 2012 by Coleman McCormick

Announcing Fulcrum for iPad - Use the full screen, touch enabled version of our popular data tracking app!

Fulcrum 1.2 for iPhone

Fulcrum 1.2 for iPhone

23 March 2012 by Coleman McCormick

Announcing Fulcrum version 1.2 release for iPhone and iPad.