Individually, the administrative costs associated with the use of paper in data management are quite low. On the other hand, if we accumulate them and take into account their impact on productivity, they can become quite substantial.
To increase your profits, you should try to reduce your administrative costs instead of reducing operational expenses.
Today we are going to talk about how to reduce your administrative costs in the day-to-day activities of collecting data in the field. Read on to find out more.
How to reduce your administrative costs with digital forms
As digital technology becomes increasingly ubiquitous, many organizations still use paper forms. However, the advantages of the switch to digital far exceed those of paper. Here are some of the advantages of using digital solutions for data collection in the field:
No more printing and storage costs
Digital form = no paper – so no more printing and paper storage.
Eliminate wasted resources
Field teams fill out paper forms and hand these documents back to the office for manual processing and analysis. This costs your business time and can lead to delays.
Eliminate Manual Data Entry
A digital forms management solution can help you entirely remove the manual data entry process from your information capture process.
Standardize data capture
With digital forms, you can ensure that all forms used in your business are completed the way you want them to be. This will facilitate analysis and storage. When you standardize the data capture process, you automatically improve efficiency and can ensure that the information provided is correct. The use of paper forms makes it difficult to standardize the data collection and entry process. Lack of standardization in data collection complicates the process of entering data into the system and requires time-consuming manual intervention.
Improve data accuracy
You can customize exactly how you want users to interact with your forms to ensure the reliability of the data entered.
You can directly extract the data you have collected to your databases and save time by using using the Coral Collect app.
Paper forms are cumbersome, cost money to store and print, and can easily be lost or damaged. Paper forms can also be filled out incorrectly, and incorrect data can slow down the project by blocking your workflow and affecting your productivity levels.
Whether you are a small, medium-sized or large business, if your current forms management practices are outdated, inefficient, or expensive, you are missing out on the opportunity to grow your business and maximize productivity by going digital.
With Coral Collect, you can easily:
- Easily create digital forms with the Coral Collect online form builder.
- Fill out forms in the field with the Coral Collect mobile form builder.
- View and export data on the intuitive Coral Collect dashboard.
To find out more about Coral Collect, feel free to contact one of our support staff or watch our intro video here.