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Top 10 Fulcrum Blog Posts of 2018

January 17, 2019

In the words of my Spatial Networks colleagues, 2018 was characterized most by growth, opportunity, technology, passion, and creativity. It was a great year!

While we’re excited about what 2019 has in store, we thought we’d take a look back at our top blog posts from last year. Here are the hottest topics compiled into one handy list in case you missed any of them.

10. All in with Google Maps

Google Maps

Last year, our Product and Engineering teams transitioned our web mapping engine to the Google Maps JavaScript API. We’re now use Google Maps across the entire Fulcrum platform!

9. Fall 2018 All Hands Recap

All Hands

Our semi-annual “All Hands” events are always energizing and fun-filled, but October’s was definitely one for the record books.

8. Creating Lookup Tables in Fulcrum

Lookup Tables

VP of Product Coleman McCormick explains how to create lookup tables for common datasets to be referenced in your Fulcrum apps.

7. How to Create a Mobile Inspection Form in 15 Minutes

15 minute form

Whether you start from one of our premade app templates or from scratch, it’s easy to create a custom mobile inspection forms with Fulcrum. Here’s a step-by-step guide.

6. Integrating With Google Drive

Gdrive integration

Product Manager Bryan McBride walks through how to integrate Fulcrum with Drive, Google’s file storage service, leveraging Apps Script.

5. Using Drone Maps in the Field with DroneDeploy

Drone maps

Learn how to view your drone maps within Fulcrum on your smartphone to use as reference when collecting data with this video tutorial by Coleman McCormick.

4. Data Collection Techniques

Data collection techniques

We dive into the four most common data collection methods for gathering quantitative and qualitative information from the field.

3. Staff Spotlight: Joe Larson, Integration Engineer

Staff spotlight

Get to know Professional Services Engineer Joe Larson, former wildland firefighter, craft beer aficionado, BBQ chef, hiker, explorer, and Fulcrum wizard!

2. What are the Themes of Human Geography?

Human geography themes

Human geography is a social science that helps us better understand cultures and anticipate human behavior. We explore the major themes and what they can teach us.

1. 5 Cool Crowdsourcing Platforms You Should Check Out

Crowdsourcing apps

Our Customer Success Manager, Cory MacVie, claims the top spot with his roundup of community-driven crowdsourcing apps.

There you have it! Stay tuned for more great insights from the Spatial Networks team. We can’t wait to embark upon the 2019 chapter with you!

Is there a topic you’d like to see us write about? Tweet us at @fulcrumapp and let us know!

Fulcrum is a data collection platform that enables organizations to reduce costs, access critical data in real time, and improve decision making at every level. With Fulcrum, you can create custom apps using our simple drag-and-drop builder to turn your paper documents into digital forms that your field teams can quickly complete on mobile devices.