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Canvas

August 02, 2016 08:01 ET

Canvas to Automate How Work Gets Done

Canvas 8 Introduces Cutting-Edge Mobile Experience, Platform Updates and Partnerships to Replace Outdated Workflow That Holds Back Business With High Costs and Inefficient Working Practices

RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 2, 2016) - Gartner estimates U.S. businesses spend $35 Billion each year filing and retrieving paperwork, McKinsey estimates that 45 percent of work can be automated. To address this, Canvas is announcing a comprehensive refresh to its App and updates to its cloud-based mobile platform with Canvas 8 -- simplifying how businesses collect, share and learn from the data they use every day.

Leading with a new mobile design that has been 12 months in the making, and enriching its platform with Enterprise grade cloud technology, Canvas 8 helps firms embrace a mobile-first workplace: automating key workflows by replacing outdated processes and expensive paperwork. But Canvas 8 goes further, empowering its customers do more with their data. Whether it's to gain operational insight, create mailing lists or generate instant customer feedback, the Canvas platform enables these and much more to help business of any size and every industry sector.

The benefits of Canvas' award-winning platform are amplified through the Canvas 8 features:

Collect: Mobile App now incorporates Apple's latest Human Interface guidelines for intuitive navigation, as well as easy to use drag-and-drop features in Canvas' brand-new form builder and report designer.

Share: Zapier integration connects Canvas' App Store, with more than 20,000 fully customizable mobile form templates, to Zapier's catalog of 500+ business apps to streamline project management workflows.

Learn: Canvas Business Insights enables organizations to take data from its operations and create real-time analytics and reports. Other new features include Folders and Departments to support Enterprise.

"Great design and simple experiences are the DNA threading through Canvas 8, helping firms be more innovative in a mobile-first world," said James Quigley, CEO and co-founder of Canvas. "We balanced amazing looks, intuitive interaction and great new features to simplify how the modern business becomes mobile-ready and competes in an increasingly fast-paced world. Canvas is trusted in over 70 countries by big brands and small business alike -- we are well on the way to being the global industry standard."

Partners are also praising these latest updates to the Canvas experience.

"Canvas is proving essential to a rapidly increasing number of our mobile customers. These latest service enhancements amplify Canvas relevance in the business sector and strengthen its market leadership," commented Mike Frausing, Head of Enterprise and IT Enabled Services at Globe Telecom.

For more information on a trial to see Canvas 8 in operation, or to learn more about how Canvas can help automate your workday, please visit: www.gocanvas.com.

About Canvas
Canvas is a mobile platform that makes it simple for business to automate how work is done, replacing outdated processes and expensive paperwork. The Canvas App works on smartphones and tablets, helping companies to easily collect information, share it instantly with others and gain real-time insight of their business operations. Canvas can be easily customized by any type of business to empower their workforce, unleashing the value in data across the organization to help them connect better with colleagues and engage more effectively with customers.

Canvas is trusted by thousands of firms throughout 70 countries, automating millions of workplace activities, making it one of the fastest growing mobile platforms in the world. To learn more, visit www.gocanvas.com