Tablets

Latest News

Call for nominations for 2023 Annual Awards

OMFPOA Executive are requesting annual nominations for the following awards, please nominate deserving individuals: Jim Copeland Award Dave Sylvester Student Bursary Al Suleman Award (Fire Prevention Employee of the Year) Fire Chief of the Year Award The deadline for submissions is 26 April 2023.

Read More »

2023 Symposium Hotel Bookings

  Delta Hotels London Armouries has created a website to enable Symposium attendees to register at the discounted rate. Follow the instructions below to book . Further information on the Symposium and registration forms can be found here. Book your group rate for OMFPOA 2023 Symposium Thank you for considering to stay at the Delta

Read More »

HOME Forums Forums General Tablets

Tagged: 

Viewing 3 reply threads
  • Author
    Posts
    • #13510

      I’m looking for some info with respect to tablets. Are you using them in your day to day operations? What sort of programs do you use? Tablets vs. pen & paper pros and cons? Costs associated with programs?

      Looking more into inspection notes, pre-plans, etc.. already have a good idea as to how they can be used for education.

      Feel free to email me, kpankhurst@scugog.ca

      Thanks!

       

    • #13514
      Kevin MeijerinkKevin Meijerink
      Participant

      We have moved away from tablets.  We have endorsed some electronic forms, but still feel there is room to progress.

       

       

    • #13517
      John WilsonJohn Wilson
      Participant

      I use pen and notebook. While I do have a tablet available, and do use it in the field for some aspects of my job, inspections and investigations isn’t one of them. I only have experience with our current software and it is not user friendly for inspections – at least not without a TON of back-end setup. Some of the other programs might be more user friendly but I simply don’t have experience with them.

      For efficiency in the field, it’s hard to beat my pen and notebook. There might be a bit more work back in the office to type up an Order than if a program did if for me but we aren’t there yet.

      Kevin, going away from tablets, did you go back to pen or something else?

    • #13519
      Kevin MeijerinkKevin Meijerink
      Participant

      I was meaning we’ve progressed from tablets of stone with the chisel!

Viewing 3 reply threads
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.