Time is Money

April 17, 2017

In Enterprise Mobility Exchange’s Q1 2017 recap, the topic of RMAD—or Rapid Mobile App Development—is front and center in the discussion of how these new platforms are taking over the “costly, lengthy, and productivity-crushing enterprise app development” tools of the past (namely, MADP)... Read More »

My Life Lesson: Love Wins

March 29, 2017

My first volunteer trip to Honduras was in the winter of 2009. A church group was making the journey to build homes in the second poorest country in Central America—and though I had heard amazing stories from my friends about prior mission trips, I wasn’t sure what to expect. We touched down at the Tegucigalpa... Read more ».. Read More »

Is your paper inspection process getting in the way of profits?

March 2, 2017

If your business processes for inspections and maintenance field work require pen, pencil, and paper—you’ve got a big opportunity to increase profits this year. There’s still time to make a big impact on your bottom line (and much more!) by saying goodbye to manual data entry... Read More »

CIO Success: When Mobility & Security Go Hand-in-Hand

February 21, 2017

Last November, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released its survey results of the top issues facing its members in the coming year. Around the same time, the Center for Digital Government (CDG) also released a report with many parallels—including the listing of “security” as the #1 priority for government agencies... Read More »

Mi-Corporation at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

July 13, 2016
Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 banner

The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), is the largest event for Microsoft partners. The conference brings Microsoft's partner community together for a week of networking and learning with the goal of increasing partner profitability and accelerating business growth. The WPC helps businesses align with Microsoft's strategy through a series of speakers and sessions. This week, over 16,000 attendees... Read more ».. Read More »

The ESWP presents annual International Bridge Conference

June 20, 2016

This month, Mi-Corporation had the privilege of attending the International Bridge Conference (IBC) on June 6th through the 20th at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The IBC is the pre-eminent conference for the bridge industry in North America, Europe and Asia. The Engineer’s Society of Western Pennsylvania (ESWP) annually... Read more ».. Read More »

Bob Letzeisen visits Agile Assets at NATMEC 2016

May 25, 2016

Bob Letzeisen, Senior Software Executive at Mi-Corporation, attended the 2016 North American Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference (NATMEC) this May. This event, hosted by the Florida Department of Transportation and sponsored by Federal Highway Administration Office of Highway Policy Information, took place in Miami, Florida. The event provided an opportunity for traffic monitoring professionals to... Read more ».. Read More »

Mi-Corporation Sponsors Lunch at CenturyLink Event

This past April, Mi-Corporation attended a CenturyLink event in Irvine, California.This executive meeting, hosted by the CenturyLink staff from the Irvine data center, was a great venue for Bob Letzeisen, Senior Software Executive at Mi-Corporation, to catch up with line of business leaders who had selected the Mi-Corporation mobile impact platform in December, 2015. Bob... Read more ».. Read More »

Mi-Corporation Shows the Future of Mobility at the 2016 Mobility Summit

April 28, 2016

Mi-Corporation wrapped up the 2016 Mobility Summit on Thursday, April 14th at the Durham Convention Center and what a Summit it was!  Businesses and Government agencies spent two days learning how to incorporate mobile technology solutions to save time,  reduce costs, and improve workforce efficiency. The Summit featured industry experts sharing best practices for transitioning to... Read more ».. Read More »

National Small Business Week at The Microsoft Store

April 22, 2016

Did you know that National Small Business Week is coming up? To celebrate, the Microsoft Store, located at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham, NC will be holding complimentary workshops and focus days for women, veteran, and minority business owners May 1 – 7. All events will include: • Keynote presentations and Q&A sessions with... Read more ».. Read More »

Mobility Summit Speaker Spotlight: Conor Mcguire

April 1, 2016
Conor Maguire Transport for London

Mobility Summit 2016 will be upon us before you know it, and we are so excited about the great line-up of speakers confirmed for this year’s event. Get to know each speaker through our behind-the-scenes Speaker Spotlight Q&A. Continue reading to learn more about Conor Maguire, Mobile Programme Manager at Transport for London!.. Read More »

Mobility Summit Speaker Spotlight: Paul Russo

March 30, 2016
Paul Russo ExploreTechnologies

Mobility Summit 2016 will be upon us before you know it, and we are so excited about the great line-up of speakers confirmed for this year’s event. Get to know each speaker through our behind-the-scenes Speaker Spotlight Q&A. Continue reading to learn more about Paul Russo, Director of Global Deployment Services at Xplore Technologies!.. Read More »

2015 Holiday Tech Wish List: Apple’s iPad Pro

December 9, 2015
iPad Pro

What tech is on your 2015 Holiday Wish List? We've tested the latest mobile technology devices for field workers -- and while it's difficult to choose our favorite -- the good news is that whatever device you or your organization decides to purchase, you'll have the ability to accomplish so much more with less simply by moving from paper to a digital inspection process. Keep reading for our review of Apple's new iPad Pro... Read More »

The Threat in Your Pocket: Mobile App Insecurity

October 30, 2015
The Threat In Your Pocket: Mobile App Insecurity

There's no shortage of cybersecurity drama these days--from the hack of the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to the disasters at Sony and Target, system security breaches have practically become commonplace. Recent incidents have also revealed vulnerabilities in commonly used mobile apps as well. Here's what B2E and B2B mobile app users and providers are doing about this..... Read More »

The Origins of Predictive Maintenance

October 22, 2015
The Origins of Predictive Maintenance

The origins of predictive maintenance (PdM) begin with the practice of condition-based maintenance, which many attribute to CH Waddington. Waddington and his team concluded that planned preventative maintenance, the purpose of which was to prevent unplanned failures, was actually creating unplanned failures. They recommended.. Read More »

Eliminate Payroll Bottlenecks with a Mobile Timesheet Solution

September 10, 2015
Eliminate Payroll Headaches

If you're like most organizations that have mobile or contracted employees, the payroll scramble at the end of each pay period is a huge headache--not only for your payroll department, but for every employee involved in the process. In addition to the infamous payroll bottleneck, other manual, paper-based employee time collection complaints we hear about are related... Read more ».. Read More »

B2C Mobile Commerce Apps – Convenience, Costs & New Revenue Streams

September 9, 2015
Taco Bell App

The first wave of mobile apps primarily involved B2C use-cases, where consumer-facing enterprises (think Delta Airlines, Amazon, Coke etc.) developed and published mobile apps to serve the various needs of their consumer customers. Certainly this wave is by no means complete, and B2C enterprise organizations continue to develop and publish B2C mobile apps to enable convenience... Read more ».. Read More »

Mobile Sales Solutions: Streamlining Sales Processes

August 10, 2015
Mobile Sales Processes

Most organizations that have a field salesforce care about making this workgroup more effective and productive, to ultimately impact their top line revenue growth. Mobile solutions can have a significant impact on these aspects of a field salesforce. To examine this further, let's take a look at two examples. 1. Streamlining Content Delivery Organizations frequently struggle to control... Read more ».. Read More »

Enterprise-grade Mobility to Lower Your TCO

July 30, 2015
panasonic tco

If the internet heralded the age of information, then mobile devices are bringing around an age of mobility. With tablets, smart phones and laptops, the technology required to become fully mobile is now readily available at our fingertips. Given the right hardware and software technology, workers both at home and in the field can be... Read more ».. Read More »

Microsoft in Mobility: The Enterprise Mobility Suite

July 21, 2015

Given that the 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference wrapped up last week, I thought it would be interesting to spotlight some Microsoft mobility technologies in use around the world. The Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) from Microsoft is a mobility management platform that allows organizations to control user access/identity (Azure Active Directory), and secure devices & data on... Read more ».. Read More »

Mobile Timesheets by Mi-Corporation

July 16, 2015
Mobile Timesheet

Timekeeping has been an age-old phenomenon and is often something we take for granted. What would happen if something was to go wrong with your paycheck? The first thing I would do is pull up my timesheet. Imagine how difficult this would be if you had to look up this information by digging through a pile of papers! Though... Read more ».. Read More »

Mobile Apps in Manufacturing

July 8, 2015
mobileapp robbie

How many apps do you have on your phone right now? How many of you are now swiping to count them? In our mobile-centric application-based world, most of us are frequently using an app of some kind to do something. This comfort and ease-of-use that we consistently experience in our personal lives has been hard... Read more ».. Read More »

Top 5 Moments from WWDC 2015

June 19, 2015
WWDC 2015

Mi-Corporation's VP of Customer Success, David Nakamura, recently attended Apple's 2015 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, and met some truly inspiring people, attended interesting sessions and learned many good development practices. Here are his top 5 memorable moments: 1. Swift Lab An Apple engineer stepped me through the basics of getting started on... Read more ».. Read More »

The Harmful Effects of “Dirty Data”

June 16, 2015
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Data is the lifeblood of your company.  In our technologically mobilized world, data is the lifeblood of any major business. Data helps you work better, smarter, and reach your target audience. But dirty data hinders this process and corrupts workflow. What is Dirty Data? Dirty data is bad, misinformed, out-of-date and inaccurate information.  People, businesses,... Read more ».. Read More »

The Many Uses of Digital Forms

May 21, 2015
Interview Blog Cover

Mi-Corporation's Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Gautham Pandiyan, was recently interviewed about the many uses of digital forms as part of PerfectForms' Expert Interview program. You can read the full interview here. -- Question 1 "One of Mi-Corporation's most popular products is Mi-Forms, an enterprise-class mobile forms software that can be used on any device,... Read more ».. Read More »

Streamline Field Data Capture Processes with the Microsoft Cloud for Government

May 20, 2015
Microsoft Cloud for Government

Government Agencies looking to streamline their internal processes, boost productivity and produce tax payer savings, are increasingly turning to cloud solutions to do so quicker and more cost-effectively. Mi-Corporation was recently named an official Mobile App Managed Service Provider for the Microsoft Cloud for Government. So we hosted a webinar to help Government Agencies realize the... Read more ».. Read More »

5 Steps to Becoming an Operations Superhero

May 8, 2015
Operations Superhero Cover Email

If you're an operations manager or director who wants to transform your company's operations with the power of mobile data capture, you're not alone! Our complimentary field guide will hep you make the business case for enterprise mobility, and develop a solid business plan and budget that your management team will embrace. Get Your Copy.. Read More »

New Mobility Report: Easy Enterprise Mobility, Easy ROI

April 29, 2015
Mi-Co Blue Hill Twitter

To gain a deeper understanding of Mi-Corporation's capabilities in mobilizing business processes, Blue Hill Research has recently conducted in-depth qualitative interviews with five Mi-Co customers. The goal of this research is to determine: What types of "issues" Mi-Co's customers were needing to solve Why they chose to work with Mi-Co The resulting benefits of their... Read more ».. Read More »

Mobility Summit 2015 Recap

April 27, 2015
Mobility Around The World

As you may know, last week concluded our annual Mobility Summit held here in Durham, N.C. We hope everyone whether local, from across the country, or from around the world has traveled safely home from the event. We would once again like to give a tremendous thanks to all our sponsors, partners, customers and friends... Read more ».. Read More »

An Intern’s Reflection

April 14, 2015

As I sit here on my last day at Mi-Corporation, I find it difficult to narrow down the countless experiences I’ve had, lessons I’ve learned and memories I’ve made. My perspective of the world of communications has changed. I have completely transformed as a marketer. A Public Relations major within UNC Chapel Hill’s School of... Read more ».. Read More »

Intel + Mi-Co: Mobilizing Workers with Mi-Forms

April 8, 2015
intel web

Last year, Intel approached us with an exciting opportunity to tune our software for increased functionality with their 2 in 1 line of convertible devices. You may have seen their advertising around these devices over the last few months. It presented a great opportunity for us to enhance our Windows mobile form solution Mi-Forms. We... Read more ».. Read More »

An Intern’s View on Enterprise Mobility

March 27, 2015

As the cold days of winter slowly come to a close and the light warm breeze of spring begins to blow our way, I sit here at the Mi-Co Durham office reflecting on my first two months here as a technical intern. My first introduction to enterprise mobility was when I was given my development... Read more ».. Read More »

How Will You Measure Success?

March 18, 2015
More Success

One of our core values at Mi-Corporation is responsive, quality customer focus. Applicable not only to those who directly interact with customers but also to every employee at Mi-Co. We expect that everyone reflects this core value in their relationships with customers and in the quality of their work with customers. To continuously improve our... Read more ».. Read More »

Mapping in Mi-Forms

February 27, 2015

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to attend Esri’s Developer Summit in Washington DC. Aside from a chance to visit the nation’s capital near where I attended school (go Terps!), this provided a great resource for providing details on how to more tightly integrate with Esri’s ArcGIS Platform. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can provide... Read more ».. Read More »

The History of Software: Celebrating 60 Years

February 19, 2015

Software has become a significant part of our everyday lives. For many decades now, innovations in software have been integrated into virtually everything we do. In order to celebrate what now makes the software industry’s 60th year, Capterra created a timeline taking us through the History of Software. Among the esteemed list of software companies, Mi-Corporation... Read more ».. Read More »

Mobile Solutions Affect Employee Recruitment, Retention

February 6, 2015
employee retention

In recent discussions with various customers, potential customers and others about the many positive impacts mobile data capture solutions have on their organizations, we've spotted a trend among the many benefits realized. The most common benefits mentioned, included: Productivity & revenue boosts Cost savings Improved customer service, amongst others However of late, more emotional and personnel related benefits seem... Read more ».. Read More »

Device Obsolescence

January 29, 2015
Device Obso

Have you ever heard the phrase “planned obsolescence?” Back in the late 1920’s GM introduced the idea of changing the look of vehicles every year to convince consumers that they need to purchase the newest version of that vehicle. Although critics panned the concept, GM went on to dominate the industry with this very practice. In... Read more ».. Read More »

Microsoft Windows 10: Features We Love

January 27, 2015
windows 10

As you are probably aware, Microsoft debuted its upcoming Windows 10 operating system last Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Although this wasn’t exactly a first look--Windows 10 has been available as a developer preview for a few months--it’s the first time people are starting to pay attention to what’s next on the combination phone, tablet, and... Read more ».. Read More »

The Potential of Wearables in the Enterprise

January 2, 2015

There's no doubt that the consumer-driven demand for smartphone and tablet devices has impacted the enterprise to find creative mobile solutions for their workforce. Mi-Corporation has enabled organizations to do just that. With the dawn of a new consumer-driven market for wearable technology, how will this impact businesses and how will Mi-Corporation be a part... Read more ».. Read More »

2014 Holiday Wish List: Apple, Android & Windows Tablets

December 18, 2014
2014 holiday

If you’re reading this blog post, I can only hope that you've already completed your holiday shopping and that your loved ones are not headed for some last minute holiday stuffed animals, address books, fast food gift cards or other “worst gifts”. If that is the case, fortunately I’m here to help. According to a... Read more ».. Read More »

Enterprise Mobility Projects: Why Bother?

December 16, 2014
enterprise mobility

In this day and age, mobile devices are mainstream and continue to make big strides in the enterprise. As we start to wrap up 2014, it is useful to look ahead to the coming year to explore what the landscape of enterprise mobility might look like in 2015. Recently, the Enterprise Mobility Exchange and Field... Read more ».. Read More »

Mobility Summit 2015 Keynote Speaker Tony Rizzo on MBaaS

December 12, 2014

Meet this year’s Mobility Summit keynote speaker Tony Rizzo, Entrepreneur in Residence at Blue Hill Research. Tony Rizzo joined Blue Hill Research in mid-2014 following a 20 month stint heading up TMC’s enterprise and consumer mobility and wearable technology coverage. Prior to TMC, Rizzo spent several years within the mobile vendor community. Before his journey... Read more ».. Read More »

Apple Watch: The Details, Speculation and Controversy

December 4, 2014
apple watch

The Strategy Apple’s curtain of secrecy on the details of its upcoming products are nothing new to technology pundits. Apple fans have begun to embrace the secrecy and the time leading up to major product reveals as much as the products themselves. It has become a strategic win for Apple, a way to get its... Read more ».. Read More »

Check out the latest addition to Microsoft’s

November 26, 2014
slg tv

Microsoft recently launched a new resource for customers in State and Local Government: is an always-on, on-demand video channel hosted on featuring videos of interest for customers in state and local government. The videos covering a range of topics including: The Microsoft Government Cloud – including Office 365, Microsoft Azure and Dynamics... Read more ».. Read More »

Case Studies

On-Site with Transport for London

April 3, 2017
Transport for London, Mobile Forms, Mobile Inspections, Inspection Software, Mi-Forms

Mi-Corporation and Transport for London (TfL) recently teamed-up for TfL’s second Mi-Forms mobile forms rollout to more than 27,000 users! Transport for London, established in 2000, is the government body responsible for much of the transportation in the Greater London area in England—the image of London’s iconic red, two-story buses comes to mind. TfL services... Read more ».. Read More »

Government Field Inspections – NC Department of Agriculture Case Study

March 1, 2017

Digitizing Field Inspections with Mi-Forms Using Tablet PCs The Structural Pest Control & Pesticides Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services protects public health, safety and welfare by regulating the structural pest control industry and pesticide products used, and by improving the quality of structural pest control services. According to field inspector Travis... Read more ».. Read More »

NYU Brings Oral Health Care to Children & Adults Worldwide

February 2, 2016
NYU Site in Rajasthan, India

  In 2012, Mi-Corporation began working with New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) on a mobile data capture project used to collect, track, and report on the oral health of children and adults from around the world. The mobile team at NYUCD's Office of Global Outreach recently returned from a rural site about four hours from Jaipur in Rajasthan, India, where... Read more ».. Read More »

Mobility Success Story: Doyle Security Systems, Inc.

February 9, 2015

Mobile Sales Solution Results in Dramatic Productivity & Expense Control Improvements for Doyle Security Systems, Inc. "After doing away with the cumbersome and inefficient paper-based sales processes, we have virtually eliminated impediments to superior customer service. The sales order processing provided through the mobile forms platform and software offered by Mi-Co has empowered us to dramatically... Read more ».. Read More »

Oil & Gas Industry – Improving Productivity in the Field

November 7, 2013

Today's oil and gas companies are turning to mobile solutions to drive business value across the enterprise by improving field productivity and data accuracy, while reaching corporate compliance goals using mobile devices. For more information, view our Oil & Gas Industry Case Study: Improving Productivity in the Field... Read More »

Mobile Cell Tower Inspections – SpectraSite Case Study

October 3, 2012
SpectraSite Mobile Cell Tower Inspections

Mi-Forms mobile form app provides an efficient tablet-based mobile data capture solution for cell tower inspections. At least once a year, SpectraSite’s field support managers must inspect 7700 cell towers located throughout the United States. During these mobile cell tower inspections, the field support managers inspect the sites, perform tests to monitor lighting, power and... Read more ».. Read More »

Use of Tablets in Large Hospital Cardiology Department

October 1, 2012

Sutter Health Speeds Data Analysis from Weeks to Days with Slate Solution. Clipboards and pens are a common data collection tool in today’s hospitals—and increasingly insufficient to meet the fast-growing data needs of accrediting bodies, payers, government agencies, and the hospitals themselves. Sutter Health has found an answer: Mi-Forms mobile e-forms technology running on Windows 7 slates. Data collection is 36 percent faster and is used to improve treatments, saving lives. .. Read More »


Mi-Corporation featured at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

August 18, 2016

The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), is the largest event for Microsoft partners, bringing the Microsoft's partner community together for a week of networking and learning. Gavriella Schuster, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Worldwide Partner Group, featured Mi-Corporation in Wednesday's keynote speech... Read More »

Mi-Forms eForms Software and Laserfiche ECM System Integration Video

January 23, 2012

Mi-Forms, Mi-Corporation's electronic forms software, can seamlessly integrate with the Laserfiche Electronic Content Management System. After collecting data from the field, using tablet pc, iPad or Android slates, from your Mi-Forms eForms, PDF, CSV, XML and other data export types can automatically be saved in the Laserfiche ECM System. Once in the Laserfiche ECM System,... Read more ».. Read More »

Mi-Forms and SAP: a novel way of data collection for SAP customers – short version

November 22, 2010

Mi-Co and SAP Imagineering. SAP Imagineering is a customer co-innovation group focused on finding future trends and filling white spaces in the SAP portfolio. This prototyped solution is targeted at Enterprises and Government agencies that are looking for ways to streamline their current workflows, but are left struggling to integrate collected data into SAP enterprise... Read more ».. Read More »

White Papers

The Critical Importance of User Adoption

January 3, 2014

Today we live in a world in which firms in various types of industries are adopting mobile technology to facilitate business practices that allow for faster, cleaner data capture & access, streamlined processes and improved productivity for employees not constrained by paper. This technology has become increasingly flexible, with the advancements made by mobile solutions... Read more ».. Read More »