Data Capture and Reporting for Construction Safety Management and More
B2W Inform streamlines data capture enterprise-wide and delivers the reporting and analytics contractors need to improve construction safety, quality, performance and financial outcomes. Fast, easy creation and management of highly configurable form templates enable companies to replace inefficient paper-based processes, capture richer content in real time and connect field and office employees anytime, anywhere and on any device.
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B2W Inform Features
Data capture and analytics
B2W Inform collects, combines and analyzes data from forms developed by the application and from additional electronic sources. This provides companies with an effective, enterprise-wide system that expands the scope and quality of data mining, eliminates time-consuming manual efforts and opens up opportunities for advanced reporting and alerts.
Structured data and standardized processes
By managing forms and forms-related processes with a single web application, companies can redesign inefficient processes and eliminate the challenges of unstructured and hard-to-access data that is trapped in multiple formats and locations.
Reports and dashboards generated by B2W Inform turn data into actionable business intelligence. This reporting provides insight into trends and processes, enhances analytics and data-driven decision making and expands collaboration. The Report Scheduling feature even allows users to manage one-off or recurring reports and deliver them by e-mail at scheduled times.
Immediate, event-driven alerts
Automated alerts triggered by events or incidents documented in an electronic form can be delivered to selected recipients by E-mail, text or in the Inform application to alert employees immediately. This allows them to correct or adjust operations faster, prevent problems and keep everyone in the know.
Anytime, anywhere, any-device cloud access
B2W Inform is accessible from any modern web browser on any computer, tablet or smartphone. That mobility empowers managers and field employees to fill out forms, run reports, check dashboards and stay organized and in the know.
Fast, easy drag-and-drop form template creation
B2W Inform makes it easy to break free from the rigidity and manual effort of standard programs and customize templates and forms to meet specific needs. No graphic design or IT skills are required. The extensive palette of drag-and-drop options includes:
- Text Areas
- Pick Lists
- Media Capture
- And More…
Highly configurable form templates
The ability to customize and configure forms to meet specific requirements enables companies to collect more exact, appropriate data and to manage fewer forms. This feature also helps them meet all health, safety and regulatory requirements and it increases the incentive to utilize B2W Inform.
Dynamic, connected forms to capture richer data
Forms created with B2W Inform are dynamic and connected, allowing companies to capture rich data they can’t capture with static, paper forms, including:
- Photos and videos
- GPS locations and timestamping
Data binding of form fields to unified B2W operational data
Data binding form fields – such as employee, equipment or job lists – to a unified database speeds up the process and guarantees accuracy and consistency. There is no need to search for correct information or make guesses. Everything is available within the form via data-bound fields. When the central database is updated, so are the options on any linked forms.
Automated routing and approvals
With the Inform Approve/Deny Workflow feature, an employee filling out a form can add one or more reviewers to the form. These levels of approval have built-in routing sequences and notifications to ensure a structured workflow.
B2W Inform administrators set the parameters for who can create form templates, fill out specific forms, approve or deny forms, and access resulting data.
Adaptive user interfaces
This B2W Inform feature automatically conforms the application to the device – desktop, tablet or smartphone.
Use B2W Inform Universally
With custom forms accessed at any time on any device, B2W Inform can save time and money while increasing efficiency and accuracy across dozens of forms-related tasks, including:
- Safety meetings and toolbox talks
- Reporting accidents, incidents and near misses
- Equipment inspections
- Site inspections or audits
- Asset Management
- Trucking Tickets
- Quality Control
- State DOT forms
- Material Usage
- And More…