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At the prestigious Macworld ceremony held at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London, FileMaker Pro 12 was selected as the winning product in the Best Professional Software category, beating stiff competition from Parallels, VMware, Bare Bones Software, OmniGroup and Extensis.
“We use FileMaker to run our project management system and also used it to develop our carbon footprint auditing tool. We like FileMaker because it's a fast development environment.” Peter Frings, Managing Director, Brightsource.
“We like FileMaker because of its open connectivity with many other standards and programming languages. Because it is so intuitive, developers can focus on the user requirements and not the technical aspects of the system, so you end up with a system that works for the user”. - Paul de Hallé, Development Director.
Use Bento 4 for iPad to organise contacts, track projects, plan events and manage lists of just about anything - the fast and easy way!
19th June 2012 - Top new features include: 25 built-in iOS app templates to help you get up and running in a matter of seconds, direct access to the Bento Template Exchange where you can choose from hundreds more ready to use app templates designed by other Bento users, drag and drop design tools, 40 retina-ready themes, advanced features to create calculations, store GPS locations, add mini-spreadsheets to your forms and much more.
"We have been using FileMaker for over 20 years now and because it is highly-configurable it can be used to solve a whole series of different problems. FileMaker's flexibility is a big plus and it has driven a high number of efficiencies." David Saywell, Head of Digital Programmes, National Portrait Gallery, London.
FileMaker today announced that FileMaker Go 12 for iPad and FileMaker Go 12 for iPhone, apps that run custom business solutions created by FileMaker Pro 12, have been downloaded more than 100,000 times in their first week. "The rapid adoption of FileMaker Go 12 strengthens FileMaker's position as a leading platform for creating custom iOS business apps," said Ryan Rosenberg, vice president, marketing and services, FileMaker, Inc. "Businesses are using FileMaker Pro to create apps to manage everything from their inventory to contacts to salespersons' routes and deploying these on their iPads and iPhones with FileMaker Go."
New FileMaker 12 Delivers Breakthrough Design Features for Creating Stunning Databases for iPad, iPhone, Windows and Mac
FileMaker announces immediate availability of the new FileMaker 12 database software line. FileMaker 12 launches a new era for databases, empowering users to create stunning custom database apps for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web. FileMaker Pro 12 features beautiful new themes and Starter Solutions, powerful iPad, iPhone and desktop design tools and superior file management for today's media-intensive applications. FileMaker Pro 12 Advanced adds additional development and management tools. The FileMaker Go 12 for iPad and iPhone apps are available free on the App Store. The free download of FileMaker Go 12 makes it amazingly easy for everyone to run iOS database apps created by FileMaker Pro 12.
"FileMaker can easily be adapted, so many of the important processes that make our company tick happen automatically. We're always thinking of new ways to use it and help the company run more efficiently. When it comes to compliance with Sarbanes Oxley, FileMaker is key to making sure we have all the controls in place and ensures these can be easily audited." says Rupert Denny, Media client services director, Banner.
High-tech convention centre spanning six city blocks eliminates paper-based work orders, gets 200 percent ROI with FileMaker Go for iPad
Managing large convention centre events requires quick turnaround and rapid response to customers. Whether exhibitors need Internet connections or power cords, there's no time to waste. That's why, at the Austin Convention Center, maintenance and technical services teams rely on FileMaker Go for iPad to manage all work orders. Customers are impressed when their needs get met immediately, using the industry's latest tools.
"Using FileMaker to automate the track information has brought major efficiencies in terms of the time it takes to complete the work around a recording session and the quality of the information we are able to pass onto the production team. Using plug-ins we have been able to make FileMaker talk to a host of different equipment and this openness has been a real advantage." says Mike Hatch, Lead sound engineer, Floating Earth
Oxford Philomusica enthusiastically embraces its role of filling what Arts Council England defined as 'an identifiable regional need' for a professional symphony orchestra based in the Thames Valley area, and in October 2002 was appointed the first-ever Orchestra in Residence at the University of Oxford. Since its creation the orchestra has been firmly committed to education and community work, seeking to take its music-making to the widest possible range of audiences, often outside of the traditional concert venue, to local schools, hospitals, community centres and retirement homes. As part of the University Residency, the orchestra collaborates with the Faculty of Music in educational programmes for the student community, which are also open to the public. The orchestra's partnerships with Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council provide performance opportunities and tuition to hundreds of talented young musicians.
Founded in 1967 to serve the needs of expatriate families, ACS International Schools now educates 2,500 students aged 2 – 18 from more than 70 countries. With over 600 staff, ACS's world renowned curriculum includes all three International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes, and an American curriculum including Advanced Placement (AP) courses, enabling ACS graduates to attend many of the world's finest universities. There are currently three ACS International Schools located in Greater London with a fourth in Doha, Qatar.
Lee Medical's specialised IV practitioners reduce the risk of infection and slash costs for healthcare facilities
While U.S. hospital-acquired infections are on the rise, the prognosis is good in one important area: bloodstream infections. These are often caused by mismanagement of IV catheters in patients' veins and by poor catheter insertion.
Seachem has grown from its origins as a 'basement business' in the town of Stone Mountain in the US State of Georgia, to become one of the world's leading pet care brands. Manufacturing and retailing a range of specialist products that cater for every need of the hobbyist aquarium owner, Seachem products can be found in the stores of pet shops across the globe.
Leading Windowposter™ advertising company gets the message out nationwide using FileMaker Go on iPod touch
Remember that poster you saw in a shop or café window promoting a hot concert, play or a new movie? Chances are, a PMD Promotion installer put it in the window — and in exactly the right spot to catch your eye. Hanging posters by hand can be labour intensive but, thanks to FileMaker Go, executing a successful poster campaign for its clients is as trouble-free as it gets and saves significant money.
The celebrated Pitt Rivers Museum at the University of Oxford is an international centre for anthropology and world archaeology. It was founded in 1884 when General Augustus Pitt Rivers, an influential figure in the development of archaeology and evolutionary anthropology, gave his personal collection of 20,000 items to the university on the condition that a museum was built to house the material. Today the collection consists of more than 325,000 objects and 275,000 historic photographs while its leading role in contemporary research and museum curatorship is recognised the world over.
FileMaker plays its part in the online development of publishing for the team at Where to Ski and Snowboard
Widely-regarded as the British skier's 'bible,' Where to Ski and Snowboard (WTSS) is a comprehensive and detailed annual guidebook covering all the major ski resorts in Europe and North America. Running to 700 pages, it was first published in 1994, became an annual publication a few years later and is now on its 15th edition. While WTSS has always maintained a website, its online operation has become increasingly popular in recent years as more users seek out key information and purchase the guide online.
Opened in July 1841, Cheltenham College Junior School dates from the Victorian period, in which it was the first of many in a new generation of public schools. It is a co-educational independent school, teaching pupils between the ages of 3 and 18 in both a boarding and day capacity, and is located in Gloucestershire. Nicky Fortune is the Curriculum Director at Cheltenham College Junior School.
Seachem Laboratories Inc win the FileMaker Mobile Champion of the Year Award at Macworld Awards 2011
17th June 2011 – International pet specialists, Seachem Laboratories Inc., last night won the FileMaker Mobile Champion of the Year award at the Macworld Awards 2011. FileMaker Go also scooped the Best iOS Business and Utility App award.
At Merck & Co., Inc., one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, corporate terms can be mind-boggling. That's why Mike Heck, a member of the internal communications team, has a FileMaker Go database for employee iPhones and iPads.
Specialising in sailing experience days on Around the World Ocean Race Yachts, Blue Box Sailing was established in 2003 and provides individuals, groups and corporate guests with a taste of life on the open waves. Catering for everyone from experienced yachtsmen and women to novices, Blue Box Sailing is based in Hamble, Hampshire.