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Documenting America's Past

At the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Photographic Services, documenting photographic materials is as vital as the actual creation of those images, and indexing can be a complicated job, especially when the indexing system must work across platforms. But cross-platform flexibility is a central feature of the latest version of FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Helping the Library Tell its Story

There's nothing more organized than a library -- shelf after shelf, cabinet after cabinet, everything has a place and everything is in its place. And every department has its own organizational needs. That's why in the Communications and Marketing department and the Branch Libraries' Web Office of The New York Public Library, staffers are really excited by the new features in the latest version of FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Consider the Evidence

A scrap of cloth, a bit of wood, an empty bottle, a loaded gun. They're the bits and pieces of evidence from which police investigators construct a case. And this evidence needs to be kept safe, kept categorized, kept accessible. In Santa Clara, California, the Santa Clara Police Department meets this challenge with FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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On the Look Out for Abandon Vehicles

There are two things police know a lot about: crime and paperwork. Sometimes all the paperwork — reports, requisitions, schedules and logs — can be the real killer! That may be why Lieutenant Roger Luebkeman of the Santa Clara Police Department is so enthusiastic about his new abandoned vehicle tracking database. Not only has it helped generate more than $70,000 in new funding for the city, it's significantly reduced the department's paperwork load.

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Managing the Land in Silicon Valley

If ever you're driving through Santa Clara County, the heart of Silicon Valley, look around you -- you'll find FileMaker Pro, the award wining database software from FileMaker, Inc, hard at work.

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Handled With Care

Safe handling of hazardous materials as well as emergency response in the event of a spill are complex, challenging tasks governed by a web of regulations affecting both businesses and public safety agencies. But in San Joaquin County, California, business compliance with State emergency planning requirements, and subsequent coordination with local first responders, is made smooth and efficient -- thanks to FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc.

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Granting Government Wishes

When the Business and Finance Assistance Division of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs wanted to effectively manage the many aspects of evaluating and awarding grants to local governments, it turned to FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database from FileMaker, Inc.

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Caltrans Finds Smooth Driving

California has one of the largest transportation infrastructures in the United States, spanning 58 counties along more than 15,000 miles of state highways. Busy roadways mean constant upkeep and expansion needs, all of which are performed by the State of California's Department of Transportation (Caltrans). Each Caltrans project — whether the addition of a bike lane or the seismic retrofitting of a bridge — passes through hundreds of hands between concept and completion. Staying on top of each step of every project is not only critical for saving taxpayer dollars but it also ensures the safety of California's transportation infrastructure. After numerous attempts to reconcile data on hundreds of projects involving everything from Microsoft Access and Excel to email and hand-delivered reports, Caltrans' North Region has found a winning solution with FileMaker Pro, the database software from FileMaker, Inc.

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