Tag Archives: mobile

The Benefits of MDC for Field Work

Historically, there have been several obstacles to effective field data collection. Cost, time, delays, and potential inaccuracy inherent in paper collection techniques could severely hamper the efforts of even the… The Benefits of MDC for Field Work

Jul 10, 2017 read more

Mobile Management, Part II: Mobile Reminders & Alerts

The spread of mobile phones and internet connectivity provides opportunities to make every program run more effectively and efficiently. We call this “mobile management,” and Magpi can help – even if… Mobile Management, Part II: Mobile Reminders & Alerts

Oct 17, 2016 read more

Four Phases of Field Data: Tech Transforming Data Collection

Since the days of ancient Egypt, we’ve seen that organizations and societies want to acquire data.  Modern technologies, though, are helping to displace “papyrus-based” data collection with more efficient alternatives… Four Phases of Field Data: Tech Transforming Data Collection

Aug 4, 2016 read more

Challenges in Onboarding and Training Field Workers

One of the greatest challenges faced by any organization is finding and hiring employees. Finding someone with the right fit of experience, attitude, and skills requires a careful search and… Challenges in Onboarding and Training Field Workers

Apr 7, 2016 read more

Big Data Is Vital For Business Making Decisions

Big data has become a vital component in how many businesses evaluate the market and make decisions. This will continue as the number of electronic devices on the market continues… Big Data Is Vital For Business Making Decisions

Mar 22, 2016 read more

Magpi iSMS: Crowdsourcing and More!

Heard about iSMS? If you haven’t heard, Magpi now has a variety of options to let you collect data via SMS, including iSMS (interactive SMS). In a previous post we… Magpi iSMS: Crowdsourcing and More!

Sep 28, 2015 read more

Magpi Structured SMS: Simple Data in a Single Text

  Easy data reporting, with or without a smartphone app Most data collection with Magpi is occurring on smart phones and tablets.  That provides a lot of data quality control, and… Magpi Structured SMS: Simple Data in a Single Text

Sep 21, 2015 read more

Magpi iSMS: Quality Data, No App Required

Collecting complex field data, with apps or without The folks at Magpi have been enabling mobile electronic data collection for a long, long time. Most of that data collection is… Magpi iSMS: Quality Data, No App Required

Sep 8, 2015 read more