Say goodbye to empty fields and incorrect data: How to make fields required in Resco Mobile CRM?

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“In the end, CRM is only as good as the data you put into it,” said one of our customers just a few months back. But how do you ensure your sales team, service technicians, or other mobile CRM users will indeed properly fill out the fields, to get relevant insights and be able to initiate the next steps in your customer management process? Especially if these fields are not set as required in your Microsoft Dynamics CRM either? Continue reading

Anatomy of a Mobile Report: How to set it up in Resco Mobile CRM?

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The purpose of Mobile Reports is to present data in a combined and easy to understand way. And when a user executes (or “runs”) a report in the Resco Mobile CRM app, the result is a document in one of the supported formats – PDF, Word, Excel, or even HTML.

However, a mobile report definition file contains data queries, design styles and information about where and how to display certain parts of data. To enable you to deliver tailor-made mobile reports to users on the go, let us take a detailed look at each of these essential processes, elements, and how you can work with them in the Woodford configurator. Continue reading

Quick Tip: How to keep track of record changes made by external users

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We’ve covered the basics of Consumer Apps based on Resco’s Mobile CRM app (useful not only for customers, but for smoother interactions with partners, volunteers, suppliers, fans and other allies as well) in an earlier post.

But how can you keep track of new records and modifications made by external users and ensure these users will access only the information related specifically to them? Continue reading

How to set up flexible list view designs in Resco Mobile CRM

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Phones, tablets, even phablets – mobile devices come in various shapes and sizes. So why not make better use of the screen real estate available to you? Continue reading

Create personal dashboards directly from within the Resco Mobile CRM app

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The Dashboard is one of the very first things users lay their eyes on when they open the Resco Mobile CRM app. And system admins usually configure customized Mobile CRM dashboards for various user roles using Woodford.

However, since each and every user is different, we recently also added the possibility to build your own personal dashboards right within the application. Continue reading

Utilizing form rules to load information from any entity on forms: E.g. save changes only when specific data is associated

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In this example we’ll take a look at a situation when you don’t want the Resco Mobile CRM app to save changes the user makes to a record, unless there is other particular data associated with it.

When can this be useful?

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How to set up Save button actions for Resco Mobile CRM

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Ever noticed that the behavior of the Save button in Resco Mobile CRM can vary? And did you know, you can choose from multiple Save button actions for the entire app and even individually for each form? Continue reading