4. Test, test test!
One of my favorite aspects of Onspring is that you can “live calculate” formulas while interacting with the content record. This allows you to truly test if your formulas work without having to save the record many times. Watch for highlights and real-time changing formula values on the page as you modify or add values in a record. Note: Live-calculated values don’t get stored in the system until you save the record.
Formulas are one of the sharpest tools in the Onspring arsenal. When used well they automate data entry, refine process flows and enhance the end-user experience. The best part is, people like me can write them and easily incorporate into a solution. If you’ve been using formulas in your system, what are some of your favorite success stories or lessons learned? Comment below. I would love to hear from you!