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Study: SMS Surveillance in Avian Flu Outbreak

From the Australian government’s Communicable Disease Intelligence publication, a study on conducting daily SMS surveillance of high-risk individuals during an outbreak of avian influenza in the town of Young, in… Study: SMS Surveillance in Avian Flu Outbreak

Feb 12, 2017 read more

Magpi Tip: Open-Ended Questions in Form Design

Mobile data collection is getting more and more popular, as smartphones and tablets fall in price and increase in capabilities. Magpi has been supporting mobile data collection for 10+ years,… Magpi Tip: Open-Ended Questions in Form Design

Feb 6, 2017 read more

Securing your Device for Mobile Data Collection

Increasing Mobile Security for Data Collection As mobile data collection becomes more and more common, it’s also becoming more likely that it will be used to collect increasing amounts of… Securing your Device for Mobile Data Collection

Jan 29, 2017 read more

What is Mobile Data Collection: Big Paper to Big Data

What is Mobile Data Collection? For 15 years, Magpi mobile data collection — by app, SMS, or voice — has powered the transition from “big paper” to big data.  But the… What is Mobile Data Collection: Big Paper to Big Data

Jan 22, 2017 read more

New Multilingual Subtitles for our Videos

  Quick update: we’ve just added English, Spanish, and French subtitles for our introductory videos on Vimeo. Just click the CC (closed caption) button, and you’ll see the available languages:… New Multilingual Subtitles for our Videos

Jan 16, 2017 read more

Deep Dive: Voice Data Collection

Deep Dive: Voice Data Collection For about 100 years, paper was the method for data collection, and just in the past decade or so it’s become more and more common… Deep Dive: Voice Data Collection

Jan 14, 2017 read more

Maximize Battery Life in the Field

Tips to maximize battery life in the field for your mobile devices You’re in the field collecting data on your smartphone, and suddenly the low-battery warning comes on.  With Magpi,… Maximize Battery Life in the Field

Jan 9, 2017 read more

Zapier Review: “Magpi Makes It Really Easy”

Zapier, the easy-to-use integrator of web-based systems from Salesforce to Twilio to Office365 (to Magpi) has reviewed Magpi.  It’s a great review, and very thorough, and we love the conclusion:… Zapier Review: “Magpi Makes It Really Easy”

Nov 15, 2016 read more

Guest Blog: Sudan mHealth

Guest blog by: Shaimaa Elsaid, Majdi Sabahelzain School of Health Sciences of Ahfad University for Women (AUW) During April 2016, the Sudanese mHealth initiative was founded in the School of… Guest Blog: Sudan mHealth

Nov 13, 2016 read more
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