Add a Fulcrum App to your Home Screen
A quick tip for adding a Fulcrum app to your Home Screen.
Tips for Extending Mobile Battery Life
Tips and tricks for extending the battery life of your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
Capturing Coordinates in UTM Format
Collecting data with UTM coordinates using Fulcrum calculation fields.
Five Form Building Mistakes & How To Avoid Them
Some helpful tips that can assist new users when building their first form.
Learn Calculation Fields Through Examples
Using our library of expression code examples to learn new ways for using calculation fields.
Screen Sharing Made Easy
Learn how to screen share your iOS and Android devices with a computer or a television.
Using QR Codes for Asset Inventory & Maintenance Logs
QR Codes are not just for company promotions and marketing anymore. Learn how to use QR codes for business inventories and more.
Time Series Visualization Using CARTO & Torque
Using CARTO's Torque time series data visualization engine to create animations of Fulcrum data over time.
Apps for Better Neighborhoods and Homeowners Associations
Strengthen communications between HOA Boards & residents & improve your neighborhood with these mobile apps
Learn How to Geocode CSV Files Using Node.js Packages
How to geocode addresses using Node.js packages before importing data into Fulcrum.
Using Custom Projections in Calculation Fields
Using custom GIS projections in calculation fields using proj4js.
Email Notifications with Embedded Maps
Sending email notifications from Fulcrum with embedded maps using Zapier.
Record Links for Advanced Data Relationships
Record links allow you to cross-reference data fields between apps inside of Fulcrum. There are dozens of ways to use record links for powerful improvements to your data capture process.
Learn How To Style Your Fulcrum Data And Maps
Improve the appearance of your maps with our new Fulcrum Styler, currently available in Alpha release
Adding Weather Data to Your Fulcrum Records
Use the Forecast.io API to add relevant weather data to your Fulcrum records.
Computing Cost in your Apps with Calculation Fields
Calculation fields give you a powerful ability to compute values based on data entered by users in your forms. We've published some guides to help out with some methods for calculating costs and displaying as currency.
Tips: Fast Map Sharing with geojson.io
Using geojson.io to publish sharable maps of Fulcrum data.
Pushing Fulcrum Data into ArcGIS Online
Learn how to push live collected field data directly into ArcGIS Online using Fulcrum
Conduct a Rapid Damage Assessment
Learn how to conduct a damage assessment and expedite a disaster declaration faster than your current system.
Piping Data into Google Sheets
Load data into Google Sheets to create live-updating datasets.
Using GeoTIFFs for Offline Maps
A helpful walkthrough to get you up and running using hi-res imagery in Fulcrum.
Tracking Sales Activity with Fulcrum
Using Fulcrum with your sales teams to log and track sales activity.
Fulcrum Classification Set Utility
Introducing a lightweight web application, which utilizes the Fulcrum API for viewing, creating, modifying and downloading Fulcrum classification sets.
Elapsed Time with Calculation Fields
Capturing elapsed time on surveys using the calculation fields and the TIMEDIFF function.
Being ADA Compliant with Fulcrum
Using Fulcrum to conduct an ADA Checklist for Existing Facilities
5 Tips for Using Calculation Fields
Tips for using calculation fields for advanced data collection workflows in Fulcrum.
7 Tips for Optimizing Video Collection
Tips on how to optimize your video data collection using SpatialVideo in Fulcrum.
Indoor and Offline Mapping Made Easy
Demonstration of how to easily build indoor and offline layers for use with Fulcrum.
Using Fulcrum's Import Tool
Watch this video example of how to use Fulcrum's import tool to deploy data out to the field.
Importing ArcGIS Server Layers into Fulcrum
Using fulcrum-ags-import tool to import ArcGIS Server map data layers to Fulcrum.
Field Validation Enhancements
Our latest updates include some great form validation enhancements for even better quality control over your data.
Mapping Fish & Wildlife with Fulcrum
Conducted a mobile data collection and mapping workshop for the fish and wildlife community at OFWIM.
Fulcrum Map Embeds
Sharing mapped Fulcrum data is even easier with customizable map embeds
Web Mapping Reflections from CFGIS Workshop
Reflections on local governments' web mapping efforts
AmeriCorps & FEMA Corps Volunteers Using Fulcrum
How AmeriCorps & FEMA Corps could use Fulcrum to monitor team deployments and response project activities.
Asset Management with SpatialVideo
How you can use GPS-tracked SpatialVideo to conduct asset inventory operations using Fulcrum.
Using Floor Plans for Indoor Mapping
Check out this guide to creating floor plan facility maps for indoor mapping with Fulcrum.
App Dashboard, Record Title Popups, and Online Media Links
Introducing some exciting new enhancements to the Fulcrum web interface.
Taking Advantage of Data Shares
Innovative ways to integrate Fulcrum with other applications through the use of data shares.
Hyperlink Fields for Custom Links
Using hyperlinks with your mobile apps in Fulcrum lets you link to custom content like hosted files, images, or links to websites.
Publishing Real-Time Information with Data Shares
Easily create shareable URLs of your Fulcrum data for publishing and sharing with others
Using Relations in QGIS with Fulcrum
An overview on how you can use QGIS with data collected in Fulcrum to do visualization and analysis for free on the desktop.
Auto-Merge Data for Simultaneous Editing
A new data auto-merge feature in Fulcrum allows large teams to collaborate in the field more reliably, and supports simultaneous offline editing.
Using Webhooks for Push Notifications
How to use push notifications in Fulcrum to extend your data collection activities
Searching and Filtering Data with Fulcrum's Web Dashboard
Use our latest updates to the Fulcrum data management dashboard to search, sort, and filter your data for fast QA and data review.
Managing Photos in Fulcrum Exports
While Fulcrum photo fields make attaching pictures to records a ‘snap’, the flexibility of having a single field for multiple photos can be somewhat challenging when dealing with exports. In this short blog post I will describe a few techniques I have found for managing this one-to-many relationship challenge.
Managing Permissions with Custom Roles
Many organizations using Fulcrum have requested to ability to have more control over how members can interact with both the web and mobile applications. We've added the ability to create custom member roles to do just that.
Creating Offline Map Layers for Android
In the last few months we have expanded on offline maps, giving users the ability to add multiple layers on Android devices.
Customized PDF Report Templates
A couple of weeks ago, we showcased Fulcrum's report-generation capability, enabling users to generate printable, shareable PDF reports either from their desk or from mobile devices in the field. In addition to this, the Fulcrum team can develop customized templates for your existing forms, maintaining the look and feel of your reports.
Generating PDF Reports from the Field
Using your custom apps created with the Fulcrum app designer in your web account, after collecting data in the field, you can generate a PDF-based report from a record right from the mobile device.
Improved Data Visualization on the Web
We recently rolled out several major enhancements to the data view on the web. Among the enhancements are a new table view, a split table/map view, and a new record editing interface.
Fulcrum Tips and Tricks
It is very easy to learn how to use Fulcrum, but with the limitless customization possibilities, we understand it may be overwhelming for a new user. We advise everyone, especially new users, to check out the new user walkthrough. In the mean time, here are a few quick tips and tricks.
Using Record Assignment to Control Field Operation Workflow
Using Record Assignment to Control Field Operation Workflow
Signatures, PDF Reports, and Workflow Assignment
Updates to Fulcrum for PDF reporting, import, and assignment.
Fulcrum Data Collection App Adds Status Tracking
Fulcrum users of Android and iOS will be happy to see new status tracking and export enhancements for our popular data collection app.
Fulcrum Add-in for ArcGIS Desktop
One of the integrations that many users, particularly in the GIS space, have asked for is the ability to bring their Fulcrum data into their ArcGIS workspace.
Importing Your Fulcrum Data Into Microsoft Excel
Excel is a powerful too for analyzing data. Learn how to export your data from Fulcrum for use inside of Excel!
Simplifying Data Collection With Choice Lists
Choice lists in Fulcrum allow you to create and save custom single- or multiple-choice fields so that you can reuse them across as many apps as you need.
Using Classification Sets in Fulcrum
Classification sets let you define types and schemas for classifying data. Learn more about how to integrate this new feature into your Fulcrum app.
Tips To Help You Get the Most Out of Mobile Device
Learn how to get the most out of your data collection efforts with Fulcrum and your mobile device