Fulcrum Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives


Custom form creation and mobile data collection software

4.8/5 (41 reviews)

Fulcrum overview

Fulcrum is a cloud-based custom form creation and mobile data collection solution designed to enhance workflows at all stages of the data cycle. The platform allows users to build and deploy custom mobile forms, with support for signature collection, barcode scanning, rich media, GPS location recording, and more.

Fulcrum’s drag-and-drop form builder provides users with customizable building blocks to create their custom mobile forms. Multiple data types, conditional skip logic, video and audio recording, image annotation, and geotagging are all supported. Forms can be deployed to the field in real time, with any changes made updated automatically, and users can assign tasks to field workers for completion. Configurable security roles and permissions allow users to control what each employee can access.

Fulcrum offers native mobile data collection apps for iOS and Android which allow users to scan barcodes, collect signatures, record GPS locations, use basemaps, and capture rich media. The apps enable offline data collection and automatically sync records with the cloud once connection is restored. Fulcrum generates reports for export in a range of standard formats, including PDF, CSV, and Excel, and displays all data on a map for analysis and quality checking. The system can also be extended using the API to integrate with other services and build custom tools.


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United States, Australia, Canada

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Fulcrum screenshot: The drag-and-drop form builder allows users to fully customize their mobile data collection formsFulcrum: Data Collection Made SimpleFulcrum screenshot: Photos and audio notes can be captured in Fulcrum's formsFulcrum screenshot: All data captured is automatically tagged with GPS locations for mappingFulcrum screenshot: Signatures can be captured electronically through Fulcrum's native mobile appsFulcrum screenshot: Data can be displayed on a web map interface for quality checks and analysis

Fulcrum reviews


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Value for money
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Leland Searles

Fulcrum Mobile Data Collection

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-06-28
Review Source: Capterra

Fulcrum is a viable alternative to the cost of using other "shop"-based software that require subscription to standard engineering tools. Fulcrum is useful for people in professions other than engineering and large-scale design work. At the end of a project, I can have a thorough data set for a project that can be shared (either through the software or through data exports) with others for a variety of purposes.

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Stuart Dunlop

Fulcrum in Ecology

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-07-18
Review Source: Capterra

Fulcrum is, or should be, the industry standard for Ecology data collection. The ability to generate literally any style of form from plain text boxes to hundreds of option drop-downs, means that you can keep up with the demands of surveying nature. This software has saved time, money and a lot of peoples hairlines within my own company, and I am sure within numerous other consultancies.

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Broderick Boone

Field Review of the Fulcrum System

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-04-02
Review Source: Capterra

Using Fulcrum, mainly the mobile application, has been a god sent. I do not like keeping up with paper reports and then transferring them to digital content and having to attach media to the now digital report. Having this platform and being able to attach my media (i.e. photos, videos, etc.) to my report all from one device and not having to transfer files back and forth from phone to computer any more if GREAT. In one action, I can complete multiple tasks at once.

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Great geo-app!

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-03-22
Review Source: Capterra

We collect thousands of data points annually using Fulcrum - it's greatly streamlined our field data collection processes for many different aspect of water quality research and stormwater management feature design, from soil test pits to infrastructure inspection. Without this software, we'd be struggling to scale our business.

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Darren O'Brien

Capture Field Sample Descriptions without Internet or Cell Service

Used occasionally for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-03-29
Review Source: Capterra

We use Fulcrum in the mineral exploration industry where our sampling crews capture their field sample descriptions on their Android phones. Android phones are simpler to use as we can load background maps as maptiles into the app (a bit tricky to load onto iPhones). Crews record sample descriptions, take sample photos, and capture GPS coordinates all with their phone. Cell phone service or Internet is not required while in the field. The sampling crew refresh their phone app when they get back to camp in the evening where satellite Internet is available. So by the end of the day everyone's field data has been uploaded to the cloud. Head office can view progress within a few hours either with the map viewer on the Fulcrum website or by loading into the company's GIS database.

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Fulcrum pricing

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Essentials: $28/user/month (billed monthly) or $22/user/month (billed annually).
Professional: $38/user/month (billed monthly) or $30/user/month (billed annually).
Contact Spatial Networks for Enterprise pricing.

Fulcrum features

Custom Forms
Customizable Templates
Data Import/Export
Drag & Drop Interface
Reporting & Statistics

Access Control (57 other apps)
Activity Dashboard (79 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (75 other apps)
Content Management (84 other apps)
Customizable Branding (105 other apps)
Electronic Payments (76 other apps)
Product Catalog (71 other apps)
SSL Security (53 other apps)
Search Functionality (79 other apps)
Social Media Integration (58 other apps)
Template Management (52 other apps)
Third Party Integration (119 other apps)
eCommerce Integration (56 other apps)
eCommerce Management (69 other apps)

Security and privacy


Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
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Additional information for Fulcrum

Key features of Fulcrum

  • Barcode Scanning
  • Custom Forms
  • Data Analysis Tools
  • Data Entry
  • Data Export
  • Data Management
  • Drag & Drop Form Builder
  • Electronic Signature Capture
  • File Storage
  • Form Deployment
  • Forms Automation
  • GPS Location Tagging
  • Mobile Forms
  • Offline Response Collection
  • Question Branching
  • Report Templates
  • Rich Media Collection
  • Time Clock
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• The drag-and-drop form builder and customizable building blocks supports the creation of custom mobile forms with conditional skip logic, multiple data types, and rich media collection.

• Forms can be deployed to the field in real time with changes synced automatically, and users can assign forms to field workers for completion.

• Native apps for iOS and Android allow users to scan barcodes, collect signatures, and automatically capture GPS location coordinates, and enable offline data collection with data stored on the device and automatically synced when connection is restored.

• Reports can be generated and exported in multiple formats including CSV, Excel, Google Earth, and PDF, and data can also be viewed on a map interface for quality checks and data analysis.

• The activity stream provides users with real-time insight into data collection activities, and all changes made to records are stored, creating a log of historical record versions over time.