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The Enterprise guide to choosing the right GIS data collection solution

Ready to revolutionize your enterprise operations? Choosing the right enterprise GIS solution is essential for businesses aiming to boost efficiency and drive growth. This guide is your ticket to making informed, impactful decisions that can elevate your organization’s capabilities.

The Importance of precision and scalability

First and foremost, precision and scalability are non-negotiable. The right enterprise GIS solution offers top-notch accuracy through real-time validation and advanced spatial data capture techniques. Imagine having a system that scales effortlessly with your business, ensuring seamless data management and reliable performance no matter how big you grow. As your enterprise expands, a scalable solution handles increased data volumes and user numbers without missing a beat.

Customization and flexibility at your fingertips

Additionally, customization and flexibility are at the core of an effective enterprise GIS solution. Tailor your workflows, forms, and reports to fit your unique needs without diving into complex coding. A robust platform integrates smoothly with your existing GIS infrastructure and other critical business systems, from ERP to CRM, ensuring a cohesive operational flow. This seamless integration allows for smooth data flow and utilization across departments, enhancing overall efficiency.

Prioritizing security and compliance

Security and compliance a must. A reliable enterprise GIS solution provides robust encryption and regular audits to protect your sensitive data. Features like single sign-on and customizable user roles ensure your enterprise data is always in safe hands. Compliance with relevant data protection regulations is crucial, especially for industries handling critical infrastructure or personal data.

Supporting field operations

Mobile support and offline capabilities are essential for field operations in remote or challenging environments. A well-chosen enterprise GIS solution supports data collection even without internet access, allowing field teams to capture and store data locally on their devices. Once connectivity is re-established, the data is automatically synchronized with the central database. This ensures comprehensive data access and collection in any environment.

Transforming data into insights

Finally, an effective enterprise GIS solution offers powerful data analysis and visualization tools. Beyond collection, the platform should integrate with tools for analyzing and visualizing the collected data, turning raw data into actionable insights. This helps your organization make informed decisions based on accurate, real-time data.

In conclusion, our guide highlights these features and more, showing you how the right enterprise GIS solution can transform your data collection processes. With extensive customization options, robust security measures, and seamless integration capabilities, the right solution supports your enterprise’s unique needs.

Don’t settle for less. Discover how the right enterprise GIS solution can transform your operations. Download our guide today and take the first step toward unparalleled efficiency and growth.

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What is Fulcrum?

Organizations worldwide trust Fulcrum’s SaaS-based data collection platform to capture and share reliable information about field activities, much faster than paper or other digital solutions. Standardized, easily customized, and well-integrated data collection delivers improved clarity for decision-making and better productivity for lower costs.

Standardize data collection
Digitally transform your processes with a single platform that increases productivity, improves data quality across all use cases, and securely delivers real-time data.
Customize collection processes
Easily adapt to changing requirements with drag-and-drop app modification, full customization and extension capabilities, customizable reporting and alerting.
Streamline two-way integration
Expand the reach and usefulness of your data with best-in-class integration with Esri ArcGIS, real-time, two-way integration with any application, and built-in integration with email, SMS, and more.
Jim Metz - speeds things up, adhering to safety sop

Jim Metz

Vice President of Safety
FM Sylvan
Fulcrum speeds things up. It was almost instantaneous. It allows accountability for people running the job to see what their guys are doing to make sure they’re adhering to safety policies.
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Aaron Vanover - catch more issues

Aaron Vanover

Manager of Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Halton Company
Using Fulcrum, Halton Company’s quality control team provides richer, better documented support, enabling them to catch more issues.
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Daniel Stepner - easy to use, customer service

Daniel Stepner

Senior Consultant
I have used many programs for field asset inspections. Fulcrum has been the easiest to set up, use in the field, and update. The service provided by the Fulcrum team has been top-rate.
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James Watts - safety once you close the loop from action to insight

James Watts

Director of Health and Safety
Snavely Forest Products and Weekes Forest Products
Fulcrum helps us improve processes and make our work environment safer by streamlining inspections, surfacing inspection-related insights, and managing follow-up actions. Once you close the loop from action to insight to further action, the possibilities are limitless.
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Gavin Kelley - training period short, same data whether junior/senior collector

Gavin Kelley

Senior Software Developer
Tilson Tech
It is so easy to use that our training period is greatly shortened. Data quality is very important to us so it can’t be overly complicated. We still get the same data quality regardless if it is a junior or senior data collector.
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