Dynamic vs. simple questionnaires: Advantages of custom logic for your inspections

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It’s confirmed. Humans have shorter attention span than goldfish these days. According to a research an average human’s attention span has fallen from 12 seconds in 2000, to 8 seconds in 2015. Meanwhile, goldfish are believed to have an attention span of 9 seconds.

Therefore, making questionnaire forms shorter, easier to understand and customized based on the respondent’s answers is key to get people to fill out questionnaires properly. Continue reading

Our mission to Cameroon with the UN Refugee Agency – 5 key takeaways

It’s been a few days since Miro and I returned from our mission with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to Cameroon – and what a deeply meaningful experience it was for the two of us.

The mission was the culmination of many months of close partnership between Resco and UNHCR, who have incorporated the Resco platform into a broader suite of UNHCR applications managing the identity data of persons of concern, namely refugees. Miro and I were incredibly grateful for the chance to experience something totally new, both in terms of our daily work and our own knowledge of the world, while also gathering critical feedback and helping with the first deployment of these tools in Cameroon. Continue reading

Live update: The first part of Resco’s visit to Cameroon with the UN Refugee Agency

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You might have heard that Resco’s CTO, Miro Pomsar, and Field Service Business Development Manager, Andrew Lorraine are currently visiting Cameroon with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). They’ve been assisting with the roll-out of UNHCR’s brand new refugee population registration and identity management ecosystem, where Resco’s mobile app and field server play critical roles.

Now at the halfway point of their trip, take a closer look at what they’ve been up to in Central Africa so far. Continue reading

How to dynamically filter Questionnaire templates on the Appointment entity form based on Appointment Type

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Collecting information in the field, in most use cases you expect a certain type of questionnaire to be available in certain situations and not in others. To enable this in Resco Inspections, we have introduced an option to associate a questionnaire template.

The general idea is that – when integrating Resco Inspections with Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM – you can use many-to-many relationships to associate a questionnaire with an entity. The many-to-many relationship connects the questionnaire template to the actual record, so this defines which template belongs to which record.

We know that it’s always better to show than just to talk about it, so we’ve prepared the following detailed example.

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On a mission to Cameroon with the UN Refugee Agency

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With more than one year of collaboration and 15+ countries already under our belt, Resco is teaming up with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in a brand-new way – by undertaking a joint mission to Cameroon just a few short days from now.

The goal? To assist and observe an actual roll-out of PRIMES, UNHCR’s cutting-edge Population Registration and Identity Management EcoSystem, where the Resco Cloud platform plays a critical role. Continue reading

How to choose the right inspection tool for work on the go? 5 questions to guide your decision

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From customer surveys and maintenance checks to incident reporting, the inspection process typically involves a lot of paper work. The advantages of going digital are hard to ignore – higher efficiency, better integration with other processes, less likelihood of papers getting lost, better searchability of data, and many others.

If you decided to take the digital plunge and are searching for a solution to adequately replace paper once and for all, we have prepared a list of considerations that will help you make your choice.

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Introducing Sync Dashboard: Monitor synchronization details of your users & devices

How to integrate mobility into a well-run company without interfering with its existing operations?

We believe that providing tools that cover the whole lifecycle of a mobile solution simplifies the implementation, user adoption & engagement with business apps. The right set of mobile app development tools  enables anyone to build apps, and beyond.

With Resco platform’s tools, you are able to: Continue reading