The Savvy Researcher’s Guide to Mobile Data Collection
In 2019, more and more researchers are using mobile devices for data collection due to the greater speed and efficiency this technology offers over traditional methods. Mobile data collection is a new method of gathering and compiling qualitative and quantitative information using a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet.
Unlike the traditional method of data collection, mobile data collection approach has been proven to increase the speed and accuracy of data collection, service delivery effectiveness, and program staff performance. The team at Ireland-based IT solutions startup company called ERS IT Solutions Ltd, has created an infographic that outlines the basics of mobile data collection and offers advice on how to choose the right solution for your needs. Enjoy!