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Mobile Platform Survey Manager

Published 04/10/2013 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

Datafield is a survey building tool that works on all popular mobile platforms. The user can create a survey from scratch or utilize one of the built in templates. Every survey created includes a title, questions and a survey code that is used to for quick reference. All data is transferred with a secure SSL encrypted protocol. Question types vary so users can customize each inquiry. Picture questions allow the user to set up a survey that requests a photo taken by the responder. Signature questions require a signature to validate forms, orders or tasks. GPS localized questions are also included. Campaign features are available that lets users publish forms and surveys at will. Results are collected and displayed in a manageable format.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Datafield was founded in January of 2012. So far the application has really impressed its users. Numerous ratings and reviews have been posted, giving the app high marks. The most common complement focuses on the convenience of Datafield. Users found the interface very simple to learn and the app makes it easy to gather and organize information in way that’s useable. The service is ideal for market research but has many possible applications.

What are the differences to other apps?

Datafield goes the extra mile to give users a full list of features. Rather than providing a simple survey builder, the application helps the user manage every step in the data gathering process. Users can create campaigns and view results in real time. Surveys can be edited or duplicated to save time. All data is protected through the Datafield secure network.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Datafield features a sleek, modern interface that makes the service even more attractive to users. The clean layout allows anyone to quickly adapt to the Datafield environment. Everything is well organized so the user gets the information they need without wading through a screen full of clutter and unnecessary visual elements.

How does the registration process work?

New users can try Datafield by clicking either the round Facebook or Google icon found along the right side of the homepage. Each option allows the user to sign in with their respective account. Users can also click the “Pricing and Features” link found at the top of the page to view the pricing chart. A “Sign Up” button is found below each column. Clicking the button produces a short form with Facebook and Google options as well a third option for email registration. After entering an email address and password, the user is automatically signed in and can begin accessing their account.

What does it cost to use the application?

Datafield comes in four sizes. The first is a free plan which includes up to five mobile surveys, 30 responses and 20 MBs of storage space per month. The Basic plan costs $49 per month and includes up to 10 surveys, 300 responses and 250 MBs of storage. The next tier is the Premium plan which costs $99 per month and upgrades to 30 surveys, 1,000 responses and 3 GBs of space. The most expensive plan is the Pro option which costs $199 per month and includes 50 surveys, 5,000 responses and 10 GBs of storage.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Datafield is a helpful tool for anyone who needs to gather data. The application is very versatile and can work in a number of different situations. The free plan option makes Datafield an appealing choice for startups and small businesses however the pricing scheme seems geared more toward businesses that have some extra cash to throw around.

  • Works with Android and iPhone mobile platforms
  • Data is collected in real time
  • Results can be exported to CSV
  • User branding can be applied
  • Pay as you go format

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Datafield contact details

Postal address:
308 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong
Hong Kong, 10000, HKG

Datafield pricing

FREE - Permanently free version
Cheapest plan (per month) : $49.00
Most expensive plan (per month) : $199.00

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