Fixed Price Projects What is your take on fixed price projects? It seems they are the gold standard, yet they certainly have their faults. A lot of people hold the belief that a fixed price project is the only way to go. Clients looking to have a project done think that it ensures their project […]
Courtesy of Michael Rocharde, a short interview with the owner and four department managers of manufacturing company transformed by a FileMaker Pro custom solution: Fast Easy to use Cut a task that took 7 to 8 hours down to 10 minutes Sped up quotes and followups Reduced stress Decreased turn around time Consolidated information Improved communications Increased […]
A great first interview with Michael Rocharde of michaelrocharde.com at FileMaker Devcon 2015. Great FileMaker tips and business savvy.
A couple of short, followup videos from Michael Rocharde comparing (and contrasting) the differences between FileMaker and Excel. This time around, parsing data is highlighted: No, parsing is not a spelling mistake; it’s a term used to describe separating data into different elements. In this short video, we’re going to separate out a single address […]
Short, simple, and to the point: How to make join tables. Michael Rocharde tackles two issues: videos that are too long and windy, and an explanation of join table in about 5 minutes: I just found a 32 minute video (about 27 minutes too long) on creating a Join table. Here is a simple 5 minute one […]
Michael Rocharde follows up his 5 video Part 1 post on Excel vs FileMaker with a great example of the benefits of relational databases over spreadsheets: Entering data one time and using it over and over again, without having to type it in again. Excel is an extraordinarily powerful tool for those functions it does […]
Excel vs FileMaker. Every FileMaker developer is asked to compare and contrast the two. A lot of data is collected and stored in Excel, as well as output to excel from FileMaker. So there is the fact that they work together well. But when the observation of the prospective client is that Excel does great […]
YET ANOTHER interesting use for a popover. This very simple technique allows you to embed context sensitive video tutorials that your users can watch without ever leaving the screen they are on via ▶ Embedded Video Tutorials in a Popover – YouTube.