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By Tania Clarke   |  
November 9th, 2016

SafetyCulture iAuditor vs. Doforms

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We here at SafetyCulture want to ensure you’re getting the best tool for your needs and the needs of your business, which is why we’re providing a comprehensive guide on SafetyCulture iAuditor and DoForms. One of the largest differences we can determine between SafetyCulture iAuditor and DoForms is in the approach to collecting data. DoForms aims to collect any data from any location and feed it back to the office, while SafetyCulture iAuditor aims to provide inspection checklists that promote safety and quality assurance in the field, with data collection as an added feature.

We’re passionate about providing tools that are easy to use, and improve on your existing systems. This helps you achieve better results, so you can make better business decisions. A good auditing app will improve workplace compliance and reduce report writing times.

We understand it’s a big decision to select a tool. It takes an investment of both your time and money. Making a tool work for your business is SafetyCulture’s priority. There are a lot of auditing and checklist apps in the app store. However, these two apps have successfully become market leaders for their respective customers.

Quick background:

SafetyCulture iAuditor

SafetyCulture iAuditor is a powerful inspection app, designed to help you create digital forms, conduct inspections anywhere, create instant professional reports, and get real-time insights. SafetyCulture has a checklist inspection app, paired with a web platform for central admin control and analytics.

doForms

doForms is a mobile forms and workflow solution for businesses that enables companies to easily capture information in the field. The product services small-mid sized businesses, large enterprise, government and education and healthcare providers. doForms Professional has an app and web platform. It allows you to create surveys, perform calculations and see all your data in one central place.

How do they compare

Feature SafetyCulture iAuditor doForms
Platforms iOS, Android, Windows Android, iOS
App price Free app with $9 and $12 options for teams Per user basis at $9.95, with $5 add-ons
Usability Easy experience for a non-technical person to pick up and use Easy to get started
Time to get started Free to download, explore and get started Need to get in contact with a consultant before you explore the product
Template editing 17 drag and drop checklist items to build templates tools 30 drag and drop checklists items to build templates
Smart form function Ability to build smart logic into templates with Smart Fields and Dynamic Fields enabling users to determine which fields appear as they select specific responses Calculations, logic to control behaviour, action buttons
Support and training 24/7 support and live chat 9am-5pm ET
Pictures Ability to add images, videos and audio. Can also annotate and markup images Ability to add images, videos and audio
Siri responsive Ability to audit with Siri on iOS No
GPS Location Yes No
Time stamps Auto time stamp Auto time stamp
Barcodes Barcode scanner as a checklist item Scan barcodes and NFC tags
User submitted checklists 60,000+ free ones in the public library 5 free forms
Report formats PDF, Excel, JSON, CSV, XML, DOCX PDF, Excel, Word
Dropbox function Ability to send reports straight to Dropbox within free app Dropbox is available as an add-on integration
Insight into failed areas Dashboard of failed responses to correct immediately No dashboard for critical failed audits
Account activity Central management from a desktop Central management from a desktop
Analytics Advanced analytics to determine which auditors are performing what audits. Ability to query data and product business reports Ability to view audit data from a selected form
Flexibility Custom branding for organizations on a Premium account No customization in appearance
Integrations Salesforce, SharePoint, Zapier, Amazon RedShift Salesforce, Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, MS Excel Plug-in and a range of data connectors
Internationalization Used in over 80 countries with 12 language choices Used in 25 different countries

Platforms

  • iAuditor: iOS, Android, Windows
  • doForms: Android, iOS

App price

  • iAuditor: Free app with $9 and $12 options for teams
  • doForms: Per user basis at $9.95, with $5 add-ons

Usability

  • iAuditor: Easy experience for a non-technical person to pick up and use
  • doForms: Easy to get started

Time to get started

  • iAuditor: Free to download, explore and get started
  • doForms: Need to get in contact with a consultant before you explore the product

Template editing

  • iAuditor: 17 drag and drop checklist items to build templates tools
  • doForms: 30 drag and drop checklists items to build templates

Smart form function

  • iAuditor: Ability to build smart logic into templates with Smart Fields and Dynamic Fields enabling users to determine which fields appear as they select specific responses
  • doForms: Calculations, logic to control behaviour, action buttons

Support and training

  • iAuditor: 24/7 support and live chat
  • doForms: 9am-5pm ET

Pictures

  • iAuditor: Ability to add images, videos and audio. Can also annotate and markup images
  • doForms: Ability to add images, videos and audio

Siri responsive

  • iAuditor: Ability to audit with Siri on iOS
  • doForms: No

GPS Location

  • iAuditor: Yes
  • doForms: No

Time stamps

  • iAuditor: Auto time stamp
  • doForms: Auto time stamp

Barcodes

  • iAuditor: Barcode scanner as a checklist item
  • doForms: Scan barcodes and NFC tags

User submitted checklists

  • iAuditor: 60,000+ free ones in the public library
  • doForms: 5 free forms

Report formats

  • iAuditor: PDF, Excel, JSON, CSV, XML, DOCX
  • doForms: PDF, Excel, Word

Dropbox function

  • iAuditor: Ability to send reports straight to Dropbox within free app
  • doForms: Dropbox is available as an add-on integration

Insight into failed areas

  • iAuditor: Dashboard of failed responses to correct immediately
  • doForms: No dashboard for critical failed audits

Account activity

  • iAuditor: Central management from a desktop
  • doForms: Central management from a desktop

Analytics

  • iAuditor: Advanced analytics to determine which auditors are performing what audits. Ability to query data and product business reports
  • doForms: Ability to view audit data from a selected form

Flexibility

  • iAuditor: Custom branding for organizations on a Premium account
  • doForms: No customization in appearance

Integrations

  • iAuditor: Salesforce, SharePoint, Zapier, Amazon RedShift
  • doForms: Salesforce, Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, MS Excel Plug-in and a range of data connectors

Internationalization

  • iAuditor: Used in over 80 countries with 12 language choices
  • doForms: Used in 25 different countries<

We hope this breakdown will help you and your colleagues make the right choice. When it comes to auditing and inspections on a mobile device, it’s up to you what suits your company’s needs best.

See how SafetyCulture iAuditor can work for your team. Or contact our customer success team on [email protected]

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