Featured Customer Stories
Adding SMS capability to a FileMaker solution keeps real estate vendors and clients in the picture.
"We wanted to create an SMS portal to offer real estate vendors a quick and easy way to communicate information about a particular property to potential buyers," says Real Estate Academy CEO Lee Woodward.
Innovative RacePlace iPad solution allows Canterbury Track Cycling in New Zealand to publish race results to their website between races.
"The results can now be recorded and uploaded before the next race starts. Riders get on their iPhones and look at the results while they're warming down!" Committee chairman Syd Martin.
FIT iPad solution adds expertise to the custom fitting of snow boots for staff at Elevation Sports in Santa Monica USA.
"How can I give all my staff access to the hard-earned knowledge that I have?" asks CEO David Craycraft.
GoSolar Newcastle supplies and installs solar energy systems in the Newcastle area of NSW.
GoSolar Newcastle supplies and installs a range of solar energy systems in the Newcastle area of NSW using FileMaker Go on an iPad to manage all their job details.
Vinepower manages a seasonal vineyard labour force in the Marlborough district of New Zealand by recording job details on site on an iPad.
Vinepower manages a seasonal labour force of around 400 vineyard workers in the Marlborough winemaking district in New Zealand.
Avtrac manages the maintenance of their corporate jets and commercial aircraft
On track and on the go, Avtrac WA Pty Ltd is a Perth-based company which provides maintenance tracking systems for corporate jets and commercial aircraft.
Lee Medical increases efficiency and security of patient records with FileMaker Go for iPad
While 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.
Reading Recovery Software Package enhances teachers productivity
"The custom built database is simple and intuitive to use. It streamlines all aspects of the Reading Recovery data collection process. The strength of the package is that it uses 21st Century computing efficiency to save valuable teacher and tutor time without impinging on the integrity of the Reading Recovery program," said Michael Frith.
Water and Energy Savers increase their business and staff
"FileMaker has become the cornerstone of our organisation and has significantly enhanced our ability to adapt quickly to changing climates and conditions" James Tinney, Business Systems and Performance Manager, Water and Energy Savers
Centre of Evidence-Based Physiotherapy (CEBP) needed a database to be managed by staff and be on the internet
Not-for-profit organisation the Centre of Evidence-Based Physiotherapy (CEBP) launched PEDro – a free online Physiotherapy Evidence Database of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews, and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. "It was incredibly easy to develop a new search interface which was better suited to consumers. In addition it reduced our overhead costs significantly as we could repurpose what had already been built and avoided outlaying large sums of money to start from scratch." Anne Mosley
Pro Opt waste management services for health care has saved the equivalent of one persons salary and has given current staff extra time to complete their work
Pro Opt waste management services for health care facilities, uses FileMaker Pro 11 to record daily runs and bin quantities for its drivers and to create and print service dockets for its customers. Lydia de Smit, Business Executive at Pro Opt said: "FileMaker Pro has taken the logistics of our business to a much higher plane saving us time, money and energy - all of which are vitally important to running a company. When I think about the ROI we have experienced, I’m overjoyed to report that we have saved an entire annual salary and given extra time for staff to complete their daily tasks. In a blink of an eye FileMaker has become the hub of our business, and I now ask myself why didn’t we invest in a database years ago!"
Sotogro a strategic business development consultancy has a dramatic increase in clients
Sotogro uses FileMaker to track business and qualify business leads, as the only Australian company of its kind, Sotogro grew dramatically in 2009 hiring six staff members to assist with the influx of clients. "One of FileMaker Pro’s greatest advantages is its ability to grow with the needs of the company. The success of the company last year has dramatically increased our administration load so we are currently working with FBA member OSS Enterprises to incorporate a billing module into our existing database to help ease the burden" concluded Roberts.
C-Life Health Club replaces old inefficient administration system with Xercise Pro
C-Life Health Club, the premium Health Club facility in NSW, invested in Xercise Pro, (Xercise Pro is a template/solution built with FileMaker) to assist its personal trainers manage their clients exercise programs. The majority of staff had the basics of system down pat within an hour.
Acorn Rentals, accident replacement vehicle specialist, has been using FileMaker Pro to manage its data for the last 16 years. To help improve administration efficiency and increase the mobility of its team, the company invested in the recently released FileMaker Go for iPad.
Following the great success photographer Joel Coleman had launching his on-line image gallery saltmotion, where anyone around Australia could purchase his images of the Australian surf lifestyle, Joel decided it was time to expand his business model. In June 2010, saltmotion Gallery & Cafe opened at Market Place Manly, with BrighterShop Au their chosen retail POS software solution.
The King's School in Parramatta, Sydney, uses FileMaker Pro to store and manage a wide variety of data that is dynamic, and requires changes and updates that reflect the ongoing activities of the community. FileMaker handles everything from academic, welfare and discipline records for students to timetables and sports lists by team and by age group, plus all the administrative information required to efficiently manage an extended school community.