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Pratt & Whitney uses FileMaker Pro to keep airline engines humming

Busy distribution center for a world leader in the manufacture of jet engines keeps data organized with FileMaker Pro

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‘It's OK -- We're with the Band'

There's nothing quite like a live concert by a top band. There's an energy that flows directly from the stage and into the audience. You can listen to CDs, you can watch all the videos you want -- but nothing beats a live performance -- especially by a top concert act like the Dave Matthews Band. With their unique fusion of jazz and rock, and their accessible, grassroots style, Dave Matthews and his bandmates make magic every time they take the stage. But creating that magic isn't easy. It requires tight organization and careful planning. And that's why whenever the DMB performs, they're accompanied by FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Pro Server, the award-winning database software applications by FileMaKer Inc.

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Archiving Specialists Solve Unique Workflow Challenges with FileMaker and Tandem Development

Leading provider of audio and video archiving services whose clients include the Boston Symphony, the Chicago Symphony, the Museum of Jewish Heritage, the National Park Service, and the Library of Congress, manages workflow with a FileMaker-based solution.

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YachtCrews.com Puts FileMaker to Work Assembling a Yachting Crew

You've made it. You've finally got the boat — and she's beautiful. But who's going to sail it for you? Assembling a yachting crew needn't mean a rough voyage, thanks to YachtCrews.com -- an online crew placement company built around the database power of FileMaker Pro, the award winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc.

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Eyes Wide Open

Security is a serious business. Whether a company deals in hard money or valuable ideas, keeping a close eye on who goes where and when -- and what they do when they get there -- is essential. In the Upper Midwest, companies have come to trust VideoTronix Inc. for dependable security equipment and services, and VideoTronix has come to rely for efficient information processing on FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Running the Race

Hundreds of participants, dozens of events. Putting on one athletic competition is challenging enough, but when it's a series of competitions extending across twenty cities, encompassing contestants from all over the United States, that's a real challenge. Unless, like the organizers of the Urban Challenge, you're taking full advantage of the data-management power of FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Eyes on Technology

The human eye is a delicate, vital organ -- and repairing damage to it can often challenge the limits of medical science. Ophthalmologist -- those surgeons who specialize in treatment of eye injuries -- must constantly stay abreast of new developments and techniques to keep their skills finely honed. The United States Eye Injury Registry helps bring doctors this type of information -- through a nationwide data pool managed with FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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FileMaker Organizes Biological Research at The Salk Institue

The Salk Institute is a private, non-profit, research organization located in La Jolla, California. Scientists here are dedicated to fundamental research in biology and its relation to health, studying such challenging problems as the organization and operation of the brain, the control of gene activity, and the molecular origins of cancer, AIDS and other diseases.

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Start Spreading the News

For a journalist, getting the story out, accurately and on time, is what really matters. And for the people who publish The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the process of bringing the news together and getting it out to waiting readers is made more efficient by FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Smooth Sailing

A complex online database project containing information on over 450,000 bodies of water -- built from top to bottom in just two months time. A challenge? Certainly. But a challenge met by the developers at Starmark International, thanks to the power of FileMaker Pro -- the award-winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc.

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Financially Focused and On Target

"Who does what, and when?” and "how can they do it more efficiently?” Those are the questions asked every day in busy offices and busy enterprises. And at the offices of Standard & Poor's Financial Communications, those questions are answered by FileMaker Pro -- the award-winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc.

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Documenting Stories of Holocaust Survivors

During the filming of his Oscar-winning Schindler's List, Steven Spielberg was approached by survivors of the Holocaust, who said that they too had stories they wanted to tell. These men and women weren't interested in making movies, but felt a passionate need to share their experiences with others.

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FileMaker Pro 7 enhances security and eases distribution of essential administrative data for a major university.

One of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the United States, Cornell University in Ithaca, NY prides itself on the diversity of both its student body and the educational experience it offers. Incorporating 11 undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools, Cornell is world-renowned for its specialized programs in hotel administration, industrial and labor relations, and veterinary medicine. A dedicated faculty and support staff are essential to carrying forward Cornell's mission, and FileMaker Pro 7 is a valued tool for the university's administrators.

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Top Billing

Keeping the water flowing, clean and clear, for towns and cities across America is a big job -- and the Pennsylvania-based environmental consulting firm of Roy F. Weston Inc. is up to the challenge. But taking care of the flow of paperwork such a business generates can be just as daunting -- which is why the Services Department of Weston's Marketing Division depends on FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Prada uses FileMaker Pro for its Media Website

Milano, Italy March 2000, Filemaker, the worldwide leader in database solutions for workgroups and individuals, is the software solution chosen by Prada to manage www.prada-press.com their America's Cup press information web site. Thanks to Filemaker Pro, Prada's press office can manage a large number of media queries and meet the ever more pressing demands from media organizations around the world. The site, through which Prada has registered over 2600 journalists, is the official source of information for the press.

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FileMaker Keeps Novell's website up-to-date

Keeping a website up to date is a constant challenge. But what if you've got more than four thousand people involved in keeping a vast web presence up to date? That's when you need FileMaker Pro -- the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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New York City-based charitable organization keeps track of volunteer efforts with FileMaker Pro

When New York and the nation faced adversity in September 2001, normally dour and cynical New Yorkers showed they have a big heart. Then as today, New York Cares was there, organizing volunteers and helping in the 9/11 recovery effort. And at the heart of New York cares, you'll find FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc.

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Heart of the System

Easy access to patient records is a vital tool when providing complete and comprehensive medical care. And at the Medical College of Ohio, CARE® patient records are organized by means of a vast, flexible database -- built around FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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A Portal to Progress

Improving the quality of human life through applied science -- that's what biotechnology is all about. And improving access to information about biotechnology is what LifeSciencesWorld is all about. At www.LifeSciencesWorld.com, there's an online connection to a fascinating world of research and progress, powered by FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Well Secured

Now more than ever, security is serious business -- whether it's the protection of a company's employees, its physical assets or its intellectual property. And Kroll Inc. makes serious security its business -- helping clients understand and implement their security needs -- with the help of FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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JWG Staffs the Globe with FileMaker Pro

With inflation and unemployment at an all-time low, today's job market is richer than ever. To find qualified staff to fill positions, many companies are expanding their recruitment efforts to a national level. Helping them do this is JWG, a Needham, Massachusetts-based recruitment ad agency. With the click of a button, JWG's account executives can match job openings with the most appropriate newspapers, pinpoint ad rates, determine the exact content and graphics of their ads, and place ads with any number of newspapers around the world. Driving JWG's success is a comprehensive sales order processing system powered completely by FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database solution from FileMaker Inc.

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Prominent university publisher manages essential production and marketing data with an extensive FileMaker Pro database system.

Harvard University Press is one of the world's leading publishers of scholarly books, specializing in volumes for the well-educated general reader on subjects ranging from history and politics, to education and science, to art and philosophy. With up to 250 new titles issued each year, the task of keeping track of essential production and marketing procedures falls to FileMaker Pro.

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FileMaker Pro Keeps Europawatch.com Ticking

Good businesses reward their key players. The benefits may be nifty gifts sporting the company's logo, or they could simply be the continued enhancement of services to meet customer needs. For the gifts, they may turn to Los Angeles-based Europawatch.com (http://www.europawatch.com), which provides customized promotional watches for Fortune 1000 companies. Meanwhile, Europa is busy rewarding its own distributors with comprehensive online self-service catalog and support systems. What makes Europawatch.com tick? FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database solution from FileMaker, Inc.

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Canadian office of prominent medical devices manufacturer makes FileMaker Pro the heart of its warranty-service tracking system

Known world wide as the developer of BAHA®, advanced hearing-rehabilitation technology, Entific Medical Systems AB maintains a network of regional sales offices to oversee the distribution of its range of products. Canadian operations are based in Toronto, where Entific Canada Inc. ensures that patients and medical professionals have access to the latest developments in this constantly evolving field. And behind the scenes, FileMaker Pro 7 plays an important role in ensuring that the technology remains in prime operating condition.

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E! Entertainment Keeps it All On Track with FileMaker

Hustle, bustle -- and sometimes, muscle. That's show biz. Scripts to be written, gear to be hauled, stars to be prodded and preened. And at E! Entertainment, the latest tool for bringing it all together is FileMaker Pro -- the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.!

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Knowledge is Power

Before you can make the sale, you need to know your market. That's why businesses looking to widen their customer base turn to D&B (formerly Dun & Bradstreet) for essential information on new sales prospects. And now, accessing that information's much easier -- because D&B has turned to FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc.

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Where Internet Solutions Grow

Rising like a mighty forest, that's digital.forest, a Washington state database and application hosting company. With an ever growing roster of clients, digital.forest brings together businesses from all over the world, and helps them to take full advantage of the power of FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application 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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Audio Tour Company Uses FileMaker to Organize Production Details

Standing in front of a great work of art at The Louvre, Paris or The Royal Academy, London -- it's sometimes hard to know what makes it so special. Many museums now have audio interpretation guides designed to enhance the experience of looking at paintings and artifacts, and their innovative use of interactive multimedia technology often gives the attractions an added dimension. And one of the leading providers of this technology builds its system around FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc

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FileMaker is a winner at the America's Cup Louis Vuitton Media Centre

Paris-based luxury goods house, Louis Vuitton, has had a long standing relationship with the America's Cup and back in 1983 they decided to formalise the relationship by presenting a trophy, the Louis Vuitton Cup, to the winner of the Challenger Selection Series. Since then, it's become well known that "to win the America's Cup, one must first win the Louis Vuitton Cup."

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ADD Inc. Unifies Its Efforts with FileMaker Pro

When 3Com Corporation consolidated its East Coast operations to the Greater Boston area, it enlisted ADD Inc to transform a bland box-like office building into dynamic space that would nurture high-tech creativity. The result was so impressive that ADD Inc was later commissioned to plan and design 3Com's 1.3 million-square-foot East Coast campus. Such victories are a regular occurrence for this architecture and design services firm. With a growing roster of high-profile clients, the company needs to keep its 150 employees working together, especially since they're located throughout the United States, with offices in Cambridge, San Francisco, and Miami. To accomplish this, ADD Inc relies on a database running on FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database solution from FileMaker, Inc.

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Cytek Media Systems enables Internet collaboration with FileMaker Pro

Cytek Media Systems, an audio/visual company that specializes in designing, installing and integrating systems for education and government markets, uses FileMaker Pro software to track repairs, rentals, equipment barcodes, orders and installations as well as all customer communications.

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