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How FAT FINGER Improves Data Collection for Geotechnical Surveys


Geotechnical surveys are a critical component of any construction or engineering project. They provide valuable data about the ground conditions, which can influence the design, planning, and execution of the project. Traditional methods of conducting these surveys can be time-consuming, error-prone, and inefficient. This is where FAT FINGER comes in.

FAT FINGER is a digital workflow procedure builder that allows you to create checklists, workflows, and digital procedures that unlock operational excellence. In this article, we will explore how you can leverage FAT FINGER to develop data collection apps for geotechnical surveys.

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Understanding FAT FINGER

FAT FINGER is a powerful tool that simplifies the process of creating digital workflows. It offers a range of features that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your geotechnical survey process. These include:

  • Easy-to-use interface: FAT FINGER’s intuitive interface makes it easy for anyone to create and manage workflows, regardless of their technical expertise.
  • Real-time data collection: With FAT FINGER, you can collect and analyze data in real-time, enabling you to make informed decisions quickly.
  • Integration capabilities: FAT FINGER can be integrated with other systems, allowing you to streamline your processes and improve efficiency.
  • Customizable templates: FAT FINGER offers customizable templates that you can adapt to suit your specific survey needs.
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Developing Data Collection Apps with FAT FINGER

Developing a data collection app for geotechnical surveys with FAT FINGER involves a few simple steps:

  • Define your workflow: The first step is to define your workflow. This involves identifying the steps involved in your geotechnical survey process and determining how they can be digitized.
  • Customize your template: Once you have defined your workflow, you can customize a template to suit your needs. FAT FINGER offers a range of templates that can be adapted to suit any process.
  • Collect and analyze data: With your app ready, you can start collecting data. FAT FINGER allows you to collect data in real-time, enabling you to analyze and make decisions quickly.

Benefits of Using FAT FINGER for Geotechnical Surveys

Using FAT FINGER to develop data collection apps for geotechnical surveys offers several benefits:

  • Increased efficiency: By digitizing your survey process, you can eliminate manual tasks, reduce errors, and save time.
  • Improved decision-making: Real-time data collection and analysis enable you to make informed decisions quickly.
  • Enhanced collaboration: FAT FINGER’s cloud-based platform allows team members to collaborate effectively, regardless of their location.
  • Cost savings: By streamlining your processes and reducing errors, you can save on costs associated with rework and delays.
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Case Study: How FAT FINGER Transformed Geotechnical Surveys for an engineering firm

A leading engineering firm, was struggling with their traditional geotechnical survey process. It was time-consuming, error-prone, and inefficient. They turned to FAT FINGER to help them digitize their process.

With FAT FINGER, the Company was able to create a custom data collection app for their geotechnical surveys. This app streamlined their process, reduced errors, and improved efficiency. As a result, our client was able to complete their surveys faster, make informed decisions quickly, and save on costs.


Geotechnical surveys are crucial for any construction or engineering project. However, traditional methods of conducting these surveys can be inefficient and error-prone. FAT FINGER offers a solution to these challenges by enabling you to develop custom data collection apps for your geotechnical surveys. With FAT FINGER, you can streamline your processes, improve efficiency, and make informed decisions quickly.

Ready to revolutionize your geotechnical survey process? Build a digital workflow for free on FAT FINGER or schedule a demo today.