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Fulcrum is a Powerful Tool for County Government

Fulcrum is a Powerful Tool for County Government

July 17, 2013 by Andie Dodd

Why you should come see us if you will be attending the NACo Conference.

Creating Offline Map Layers for Android

Creating Offline Map Layers for Android

July 3, 2013 by Andie Dodd

In the last few months we have expanded on offline maps, giving users the ability to add multiple layers on Android devices.

FEMA Corps Perspectives on Fulcrum

FEMA Corps Perspectives on Fulcrum

June 19, 2013 by FEMA

Last month, FEMA Blue 1 attended a 2013 Joint Interagency Field Exercise (JIFX) hosted by the Naval Postgraduate School in Camp Robert, California. Read about how we used Fulcrum to test solutions for FEMA Corp's relief missions.

Using Fulcrum to Map Water & Sanitation in Liberia

Using Fulcrum to Map Water & Sanitation in Liberia

June 12, 2013 by Max Hirn

Having recently used Fulcrum to map over 15,000 water customers, the World Bank is now using the data to help connect more people to safe drinking water.

Generating PDF Reports from the Field

Generating PDF Reports from the Field

June 5, 2013 by Coleman McCormick

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

Improved Data Visualization on the Web

May 30, 2013 by Zac McCormick

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.

Disaster Relief Experiments with FEMA at Camp Roberts

Disaster Relief Experiments with FEMA at Camp Roberts

May 15, 2013 by Coleman McCormick

Last week, Tony and I spent the week out at Camp Roberts in California, testing Fulcrum in the field with FEMA for disaster relief needs as part of the RELIEF field experiments.

Creating Bilingual Apps

Creating Bilingual Apps

May 8, 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, and in some cases, English is not spoken or understood at all. We recognized this at the outset when we started building fulcrum in the cloud for a global audience.

Fulcrum for Hurricane Response

Fulcrum for Hurricane Response

May 1, 2013 by Andie Dodd

The offline capabilities, efficient team collaboration, and flexibility of Fulcrum can be easily leveraged for Hurricane preparation, response, and relief efforts. Hurricane preparation requires plenty of data collection, and Fulcrum is a great, cost efficient alternative to other GPS equipment.

Disaster Planning in Uganda with the Red Cross

Disaster Planning in Uganda with the Red Cross

April 24, 2013 by Andie Dodd

Recently, the Ugandan Red Cross Society has been hard at work in eastern Uganda conducting field surveys to get a better understanding of civil readiness in the event of a disaster. In Uganda, Fulcrum was brought in as a data collection and mapping toolset, and a group of volunteers was trained to use it.

Fulcrum for Android: The Next Generation

Fulcrum for Android: The Next Generation

April 18, 2013 by Jonathan Baker

Since its initial debut on July 31st of 2012, we have released 32 updates to the Fulcrum Android client, adding new features and increasing performance and stability. Today marks a big milestone in that trend.

Fulcrum Tips and Tricks

Fulcrum Tips and Tricks

April 10, 2013 by Andie Dodd

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.