Not only does this reduce the chance of errors creeping in, but it also automates the collection from handhelds in the field to the back-office in real-time. This is crucial to improve business processes in the field on one hand, and to enable (near) real-time situational awareness on the other.
Here is a mock-up of the data capture exercise: Pay particular attention to the colour symbols - each colour represents an intensity reading - spreading across the middle then the bottom of the web map as the operator taps the handheld device for data entry.
Please note that spreadsheet and video are unlisted, meaning you can access them only via their web address as this blog points to, to protect site confidentiality.
[12 October update: Not content with that, here's other application integrating Outlook with staff location for planning and emergency response: