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Fixed Price Projects

Fixed Price Projects

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 will cost an amount that they are willing to spend on it and, an hourly basis project can very easily get out of control and end up costing considerably more.   Developers who take on fixed price projects do so for a variety of reasons;...

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Why FileMaker™?

Why FileMaker™?

Of all the database applications out there, FileMaker has numerous advantages. Firstly it is cross platform which means it runs on Windows, Macs and IOS devices, using FileMaker Go (which I refer to as a thin client).  This gives any company that is using it multiple deployment options and can be used on a mixed network effortlessly.  Compare this to Microsoft’s Access which only runs on...

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Accounting Programs & FileMaker™

Accounting Programs & FileMaker™

There are many different accounting programs available today ranging from the very inexpensive (Quickbooks) to the very expensive (Great Plains). No matter what the cost is, they all, fundamentally, do the same thing which is keep track of the financials, or the Big Picture, for a business. What they don’t do at all well, because they weren’t designed to do it, is keep track of the...

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Join Tables

Join Tables

What is a join table and when do you actually need one?  Watch this short video to find out.

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Transforming a Business

Transforming a Business

As developers, we rarely see, or understand, the difference that what we do can make to our clients businesses. We deliver the solution, support it and change it but that’s, generally, about it. I’ve just returned from spending two days with a client on site. While I was there I took the opportunity to do video interviews with the owner and the 4 department heads. I wanted to find...

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