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.
FEMA Corps Perspectives on Fulcrum
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
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
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.
Disaster Relief Experiments with FEMA at Camp Roberts
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
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
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
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
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
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.