A Boston based investment advisory firm's outdated case management system thwarts company performance undetected -- until a fresh pair of eyes arrived on the scene to ask: Why? Buggy system blocks initiative Ellen, a newly hired consultant at this Boston based...read more
Miscellaneous mess Is your notes field missing a FileMaker date stamp? Are your notes looking like a junk drawer of miscellaneous data? Is this jumble of data causing more problems than it's solving? Is there important information that is difficult to find because...read more
Filemaker duplicates are a problem waiting to happen Misunderstandings with important customers, shipments arriving at the wrong address and reporting errors that cause embarrassment, loss of revenue or both are risks created by FileMaker duplicates. Put simply,...read more
Reporting by month year in FileMaker - how to make it easy FileMaker month year reporting in the same sub-summary part is a simple request, except how to make it happen in FileMaker is unclear. Well I am here to share this simple FileMaker trick that delivers this...read more
Building a relationship takes time. Endlessly switching between your FileMaker database and your internet browser wastes time. Eyes wandering off on the internet is inevitable. Ding! That time lost could be spent developing your relationships. What if you could put...read more
Update Alert for Mac OSX users: FileMaker, Inc. has released FileMaker Pro 16.0.5 and FileMaker Pro 16.0.5 Advanced. This update addresses an issue where scrolling could cause FileMaker Pro to close unexpectedly. This bug affects only macOS High Sierra 10.13. Are...read more
Gremlins in your data It is incredibly easy for FileMaker blank records to creep into your data set, and when they do, they are trouble. When a record is created and abandoned for whatever reason – a mistake, an interruption – it sits there. It lurks in the...read more
Allison here, I am here to make your work clear and predictable. When your most complex processes are elegantly handled by the push of a button your mind is free to do more of what you excel at. When your Filemaker database system is well constructed, it handles the heavy lifting in the background so the goal remains clear and in focus. Your own unique work style is now the norm. Your FileMaker database system is an extension of you, a faithful, smart and powerful application that's easy and open to evolve if/when the time comes.