What’s Your Mobile Strategy? |Constructech magazine

This month’s cover story in Constructech Magzine is about mobile strategies in construction. As a teaser, Laura Black, Constructech’s editor, writes: When it comes to implementing devices or apps at the jobsite, most contractors will say a strategy is just as important as the type of devices or type of apps chosen. Without a plan for how the … more

Smart pivoting moved Oakland’s Fotonotes startup towards profitability | Live Work Oakland

Thank you Live Work Oakland for the great profile! Smart pivoting moved Oakland’s Fotonotes startup towards profitability Liza Veale June 6, 2014   FotoNotes started as Fotobabble, a consumer app that lets you narrate your photos: lighter weight than video, but more interactive than photos. But as founder Kamal Shah and his team began marketing the app and … more

The hottest trend in mobile: going offline! – Computerworld

“So why is there now a big trend in the industry to make apps work in places where no Internet connection is available” That’s what this article is about. For FotoNotes, we’ve been there, done that. FotoNotes works online or offline, it doesn’t matter. Read how the rest of the industry is catching up. The hottest trend in … more

FotoNotes May 2014 Release – New Features

Announcing the latest release of the FotoNotes web application, with new features and enhancements to make capturing, managing, and sharing information easier: Improved support for required fields required fields are marked with a red asterisk and will display a message if left blank like the mobile app, you will only be able to change status to Complete if … more

There are easy ways to be mobile-friendly | Inman News

Interesting observations from Stephen Pacinelli, co-founder of Tech Savvy Agent, on experimental results of responsive design, how responsive design for mobile improves desktop open rates, what “responsive emails” means, and the importance of pre-headers. It’s only 6 minutes long — worth a watch. n this “quick hit” presentation, Stephen Pacinelli, co-founder of Tech Savvy Agent and vice president, … more

Google Glass for Construction? | Constructech magazine

Nice piece in Constructech magazine about the promise of Google Glass in construction. Today, the promise is about visualization: Google Glass leverages a head-mounted display and provides a virtual reality experience for construction companies. Up until now, one of the big talking points surrounding opportunities for Google Glass in construction centered on being able to visualize a project … more

New Release of our iOS App – 2.6.0

The latest release of the FotoNotes iOS, 2.6.0, is now available in the App Store.  This release has a number of great enhancements and features: 1.  Sync Indicator and Button This release adds a Sync Indicator and Button on the first screen.  The sync indicator tells you if data is currently uploading to the cloud (it will be … more

“Mobile Strategy” cartoon | Tom Fishburne: Marketoonist | Something Fun on Friday

From cartoonist Tom Fishurn: I heard Crossing the Chasm author Geoffrey Moore share that the most important moment in mobile adoption was December 25, 2010, when executives around the world opened up the new iPads their families had given them for Christmas. Suddenly, mobile made the corporate agenda, because the iPads made it personal, in ways that even … more

Still not paperless after all these years | The Conversation

How is this possible? In 1975, George Pake, head of the famous Xerox PARC felt that the paperless office was an inevitability. He imagined that by 1995 the world would be using computers to read documents and that this revolution in the office would inevitably lead to it becoming paperless. With the ubiquity of tablet-wielding executives in the … more