DIY or Hire a Partner?
Take the quiz to find the right path for you
The DIY Quiz
Take the quiz below to determine if you should build your app yourself or hire a FileMaker Business Alliance partner.
What best represents your project?
The simpler your project, the more likely you can do it yourself. The more complex your project, the more likely you’ll need to enlist a FileMaker Business Alliance partner.
When do you need your custom app?
Months from now
Time to Plan, Create, and Deploy
If you have a simple app in mind and have time, you can do it yourself. The shorter the timeframe and the more complex the custom app, the better off you are hiring a FileMaker Business Alliance partner.
How technical are you?
The FileMaker Platform enables anyone to create custom apps — even without extensive programming experience. Those with basic technical skills can learn quickly. It's best to have technical expertise when building more complex custom apps.
Do you have time to learn how to use the FileMaker Platform?
Lots of time
Time to Learn
Like any new skill, it’s important to set aside time to learn. If you don’t have time, you’ll probably want to hire a FileMaker Business Alliance partner.