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Performance Contracting Group selects MobileFrame as their Enterprise Mobile Solution

Performance Contracting GroupMobileFrame, the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced that Performance Contracting Group (PCG) has selected MobileFrame as their mobility platform standard across the enterprise.

Performance Contracting Group is one of the leading specialty contracting companies in the United States. PCG is a large commercial construction company with roughly 7,000 employees based in over 50 offices across the country. The company provides a wide range of quality services and products to the industrial, commercial and non-residential markets.

PCG wanted to find a way to eliminate paper data collection in the field and manual data entry in the office. The company calculated the number of hours spent every year on manually entering time card data into their labor contract system and knew there had to be a better way. They knew that eliminating the manual data entry for this task alone would result in a significant return on investment.

After researching a number of enterprise mobile application development platform companies, PCG concluded that MobileFrame was the only vendor that could fully meet their requirements. MobileFrame software allows customers to deploy custom applications across all major operating systems and all devices with no coding required, which made PCG’s vendor decision easy and clear cut. MobileFrame allows the PCG team to design and deploy applications in a fraction of the time it would take with traditional custom coding tools. Continue reading

Sierra-Cascade Nursery Standardizes on MobileFrame’s Mobile Application Platform

Los Gatos, CA (February 21, 2013) – MobileFrame LLC, the industry leading cross platform mobile application development platform,  announces  that Sierra-Cascade Nurseries has standardized on MobileFrame’s Configurable Mobile ApplicationTM platform for a wide variety of mobile applications across the enterprise.

Sierra-Cascade Nursery, Inc. was founded in 1977, with headquarters located in rural Susanville, California and is engaged primarily in growing high-elevation strawberry plants which are sold to fruit growers in central and southern California.  Sierra-Cascade grows the plants, then sells them to fruit growers once they reach a certain size and before they flower. They need to track the plants all the way through the process from harvest to warehouse, to cutting and shipping. Examples of the data they need to collect in the field include the species type, the ranch where they were grown and the date harvested. Continue reading

T.D. Williamson Selects MobileFrame’s Mobile Application Platform to Track their Assets Worldwide

Los Gatos, CA (October 22, 2012) – MobileFrame LLC, provider of the only cross-device mobile application development platform that requires no custom coding to create custom enterprise mobile apps, announces that T.D. Williamson (TDW) has chosen to standardize on MobileFrame for their mobile applications across the company.

TDW keeps onshore and offshore pipelines operating safely and flowing freely. As the world’s leading pipeline equipment and services provider, TDW designs, manufactures, and maintains oil field machinery and systems including pipeline pigging (scraping), gas leak detection, pipeline inspection, plugging, tapping, valve and clamp, and cathodic protection equipment. The company also offers general pipeline, training, turnkey, and repair services. Continue reading

City of Chicago Department of Water Purifies Their Water Inspection Process with MobileFrame

Los Gatos, CA (June 29, 2012) – MobileFrame LLC, provider of the only cross-device mobile application development platform that requires no custom coding to develop custom enterprise mobile apps, announces that the City of Chicago Department of Water has chosen MobileFrame for their Water Inspection Application.

The City of Chicago Department of Water, which is responsible for delivering a billion gallons of fresh water to the residents of Chicago and surrounding communities, switched from their previous highly limited solution to MobileFrame because of its flexibility and ease of use.

The City of Chicago Department of Water has some very significant responsibilities when it comes to maintaining clean drinking water for its citizens. Its inspection staff is responsible for performing the necessary assessments to ensure compliance with their current water standards, as well as removing the waste water and storm runoff from the streets of Chicago via their sewer system and delivering the effluent for treatment to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. This is all accomplished through a network of purification plants, tunnels, pumping stations, water mains, sewer mains, valves and structures that require constant upkeep and maintenance. MobileFrame’s water inspection application has allowed them to collect their inspection data electronically, which has significantly improved this process by ensuring accuracy and efficiency.   Continue reading

Xpera Group Inspects the Competition and Chooses MobileFrame

Los Gatos, CA (June 29, 2012) – MobileFrame LLC, provider of the only cross-device mobile application development platform that requires no custom coding to develop custom mobile apps, announces that Xpera Group, a litigation support services company, has chosen  MobileFrame’s Configurable Mobile Application TM for their field inspection solution.

Xpera Group specializes in expert witness search and placement solutions for prominent law firms throughout the country. They inspect homes as they are being built to ensure that the homes don’t have construction defects. If a defect is discovered on site, Xpera needs to take photos and notify the construction foreman so they can correct the problem before the area is covered up. In order to do all of this in a timely and efficient manner, Xpera knew they needed an electronic, mobile solution to eliminate all of their paper based forms. This is where MobileFrame’s Platform came in.

With MobileFrame, Xpera is able to do both Quality Inspections and Site Inspections for the forensic work, take photos and field notes, and then import that data into their existing business systems.  Continue reading

Mapes and Sprowl ‘Steels’ the Lead with MobileFrame’s Inspection Application

Los Gatos, CA (February 17, 2012) – MobileFrame LLC, provider of the only cross-device mobile application development platform that requires no custom coding to develop custom mobile apps, announces that Mapes and Sprowl Steel, a leading service center specializing in enameling steel for porcelain-coating applications and silicon steel for electrical applications, has chosen MobileFrame’s Inspection Application.

Mapes and Sprowl was interested in standardizing on a single mobile application platform that would allow them to easily configure and deploy any app for any department on any handheld computer.  Because they already had a custom coded inspection application in use, they knew the time and effort that custom coding requires. They not only wanted to upgrade their app, but they also wanted to automate many other processes across the company. Once they began their evaluation of the solutions in the marketplace, they quickly realized that MobileFrame’s Configurable ApplicationTM platform provided the flexibility they needed to easily deploy apps customized to their own requirements. Another key factor in their vendor selection was the fact that MobileFrame’s solution has all of the management features needed for a successful deployment already built in.   Continue reading

Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Creams the Competition with MobileFrame’s Product Inspection App

Warnambool Cheese and Butter Factory (WCB), producers of high-quality dairy products for over 120 years, selected MobileFrame’s Configurable Mobile Application Solution to eliminate all paper based processes across the company.  WCB is one of the oldest dairy processors in Australia today and is a major producer of high quality dairy commodities such as cheese, milk powders, whey protein, butter and cream, for both domestic and export markets.

Prior to purchasing the MobileFrame solution, their staff was using clipboard and paper forms to do quality control inspections on both the production floor and in the warehouse. After the data was collected, the completed forms were turned over to administrative staff to manually enter the data into their business system. This manual system was extremely labor intensive, error-prone and inefficient, so they were looking for an easy to use, intuitive software solution to solve these problems.  WCB quickly realized that MobileFrame’s platform can be used to deploy any app with any requirement across any department. Their apps can be tailored to their business and integrated to their JD Edwards backend system. Some of the benefits of MobileFrame’s solution include:

  • Increase efficiencies by eliminating error-prone manual data-entry tasks
  • Increasing efficiency of product inspection operations
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HNTB deploys airport inspection application with MobileFrame’s platform

HNTB has chosen MobileFrame to deploy their facilities airport inspection application. Previously, HNTB’s inspectors were entering data onto Excel spreadsheets while in the field, then later go back to the office and manually enter the same data into their Access database. This was obviously very time-consuming for the field workers and left a lot of room for human error. Allowing MobileFrame’s platform to automate this process has resulted in more efficient staff and has eliminated data entry errors. After seeing MobileFrame’s full-featured platform in action, HNTB was confident that it would meet their needs. With MobileFrame, HNTB will be able to utilize the latest mobility technologies to implement a full-featured mobile airport inspection application that easily integrates with their existing ACCESS backend system.

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Hurricane Katrina Success Story


August 29, 2005 is a day that will be remembered forever. This was the day that Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast region and changed the lives of many people forever.

The Mississippi Alternative Housing Program was developed after FEMA awarded $281M to the State of Mississippi to fund moving the Katrina victims into more sustainable housing. MobileFrame is proud to have played a key role in the success of the program, which is the most successful out of all of the states funded.  PBS&J combined MobileFrame’s Configurable Mobile Application™ Platform and the Intermec CN3 device to collect data, electronically automating the entire data collection process.
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General Electric selects MobileFrame for Fire Extinguisher and Water Valve Inspection automation

General Electric has chosen MobileFrame to automate their fire extinguisher and water valve inspections.  Prior to adopting MobileFrame’s platform, GE’s inspectors collected data on paper and manually re-entered the results into their Access Database.  GE realized that it had become necessary to adopt a robust mobility solution to make these inspections more efficient.  After thoroughly evaluating several point solutions, GE recognized that they needed a more comprehensive solution with a complete set of mobility tools. With MobileFrame, General Electric will be able to utilize the latest mobility technologies to implement full-featured inspection mobile applications that closely integrates with their existing backend systems. Continue reading