SharePoint mobile forms – capture data on the go

It is no secret that technological advances have changed the way we work and communicate. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) adoption, smartphones, tablets and wireless networks have released deskbound 9-to-5 workers from their offices. SharePoint mobile forms extend our reach and transform the ways of capturing data that we got used to. Not only it enables employees to work remotely and be on a flexible schedule, but it also allows performing some tasks that were not possible before or were strictly offline-based.

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SharePoint forms and workflows

Using SharePoint workflows for business process automation like approvals management, project status tracking, feedback collection, to name a few, is a very practical decision. It greatly reduces time and effort of running standard business processes. Combining PDF Share Forms workflow actions with SharePoint workflow engine can bring your document management automation to a completely new level. Do not limit yourself you with just routing of PDF forms; work with data within PDF forms! You can easily read and write data to or from PDF forms or create new PDF forms as a part of a workflow.

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Microsoft Forms is now available for preview for business users

Microsoft Forms originally was announced in June 2016 for Office 365 Education customers. The product allows creating simple surveys and quizzes. Now the preview of Microsoft forms is also available for commercial users that opted to receive “first release” Office 365 product builds. What Microsoft Forms is about? Jeremy Thake of Hyperfish wrote in his blog that: “It was released due to pressure from Google Apps in the...

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Building Amazing PDF forms with Microsoft Word

updated If you’ve ever used Microsoft Word, you’ve probably built necessary skills to get your document to look exactly the way you want. But have you ever created a document for other people to use? For example, let’s say you’re organizing a field trip and want everyone to send in their permission forms electronically. To simplify the process, you could create a form in Microsoft Word. A form allows you to create...

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Acroforms vs XFA: what PDF standard to choose for SharePoint forms

Acroforms are the original PDF-based fillable forms, based on the PDF architecture. XFA forms are XML-based forms, embedded inside a PDF. Here we will discuss the differences — and real question is, which should you use? The webinar covers the following topics: – The history and background and AcroForms and XFA – Main differences – XFA limitations – Content reflow hype – Markup, printing, accessibility – XFA...

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Update on PDF Share Forms Cloud solution

Customers have been asking us about the future of our existing forms product for SharePoint Online – PDF Forms for Office 365 and OnDemand products. Now we are ready to share some important information about the next generation of our Office 365 solution — previous generation products for SharePoint Online replaced with PDF Share Forms Cloud solution. Our customer feedback and modern technology trends show that businesses demand a smart,...

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