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Guy Winfield

Data & Business Intelligence Analyst

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At Opportunity EduFinance, we collect data in the field with our specialists. The biggest challenge has always been similar to almost all NGOs — "how can our team comprehensively collect clean data?" The data we collect helps get children in developing countries into better schools, an opportunity which wasn't afforded to them previously. Having tried open-source data collection tools previously, the Collect app was a revelation. We are now able to collect more accurate & extensive data, all whilst making the user experience in the field and the back-end easier. We are able to develop, deploy, and analyse results the same day, something which would have been a foreign concept in the past.

Here's how Collect and ODK measure up

HighlightsCollectODK
Easy drag-and-drop form builderCheck Mark
Simple team managementCheck Mark
No server setup requiredCheck Mark
24x7 customer supportCheck Mark
Integrate with Google Sheets, Tableau, Salesforce, Zapier, and moreCheck Mark
Form Creation
Easy drag-and-drop form builderCheck Mark
Multiple choice questionCheck MarkCheck Mark
Number questionCheck MarkCheck Mark
Image questionCheck MarkCheck Mark
Image geotag questionCheck Mark
GPS, area measure and distance calculationCheck MarkCheck Mark
Forms in local languagesCheck MarkCheck Mark
Mobile Data Collection
Mobile data collection appCheck MarkCheck Mark
Offline data collectionCheck MarkCheck Mark
No server setup requiredCheck Mark
OTP-based registrationCheck Mark
Automatic response syncingCheck Mark
Saving responses as draftsCheck MarkCheck Mark
App interface in local languagesCheck MarkCheck Mark
Peer-to-peer offline form syncingCheck Mark
Advanced Features
ValidationsCheck MarkCheck Mark
Skip logicCheck MarkCheck Mark
Data flaggingCheck Mark
Monitoring for case managementCheck Mark
Smart form-version controlCheck Mark
Simple team managementCheck Mark
Hosted 24x7 with zero downtimeCheck Mark
Data Reporting
Google Sheets integrationCheck MarkCheck Mark
Integrate with Google Sheets, Tableau, Salesforce, Zapier, and moreCheck Mark
Export data to CSV directly from webCheck Mark
Automated monitoring of data quality, with nightly email reportsCheck Mark
Support
Extensive and up-to-date online helpCheck Mark
24x7 customer supportCheck Mark
Send crash reports directly from device to supportCheck Mark

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"One of the first thing that struck me when I saw the Collect app was that the interface was very clean. A lot of the people collecting data on ground are first time smartphone users. So we were initially very apprehensive what that transition would be like. Surprisingly, it's been extremely smooth."

Avishek Bose

Programme Manager


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"It is the quality of the support provided by SocialCops that sets them apart from competitors. They were always available to answer questions and provide technical support when needed. We were so impressed by the product and the company that we are again working with SocialCops!"

Dr. Krijn Peters

Associate Professor


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"SocialCops Collect is an excellent platform for collecting data from our various state clubfoot clinics across South Africa. It is user-friendly and the app is easy to install. The support from the team is exceptional and they are always ready to answer questions and adopt suggestions to meet our specific requirements."

Michelle Dicey

Training and Programme Manager


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