New Release – FileMaker 16

FileMaker, Inc, has just released their newest version of their custom business application software: FM16. Here is the full list of new features: Mobility Create apps for iPad, iPhone, and the web that are sure to delight • Animations and transitions with scripts • Enhanced signature capture • Region-monitoring script • Custom paper sizes Development […]

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Do not Discount

“Discount” is a dirty word you should avoid at all costs because it attracts the wrong type of customer. Instead, seek to add value. – Bradley Sugars, Founder of ActionCoach International

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One Big Reason to Use Web-Direct

Web Direct is FileMaker Pro’s technology for recreating the database application completely on the web so that any of your users can access the solution just with a web browser. This has some great advantages, but also a couple of drawbacks. First the drawbacks: FileMaker’s Web Direct although much improved over original versions has some […]

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Reasons NOT to Go Mobile

Mobile apps are very hot right now, and everyone may be telling you that it is the way to go. But maybe it’s not! If mobile is not a fit for your company needs, you may just be wasting money. Since we make mobile apps at HighPower Data, it might seem strange to suggest this, […]

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Say ‘no’ in order to say ‘yes’

Tim Ferriss says, “What you don’t do determines what you can do.” So basically, you can work on your business, or you can work on other stuff. If you say ‘no’ to doing those things which are not your skill set, like building database applications, then you can say ‘yes’ to focusing on your business. […]

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Dashboards!

FileMaker is a great tool to create dashboards. By gathering your key performance indicators (KPI’s) into one location, a dashboard can be an effective way for managers and owners to instantly evaluate the success of the business. A dashboard is a business intelligence tool which summarizes key data across the company and across a time […]

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FileMaker as Low Code / No Code Software

There is a movement out there to find what is called “low code / no code” software solutions? What’s that mean? That means that the typical business owner doesn’t have the time to learn how to code new software, but s/he needs to find something that works for them, and that they can tweak and […]

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New Office Phone Number

HighPower Data Solutions has a new office number: New Office Number for HighPower: (763) 208-9107 The old number which you have been working will still work for you. But if you can’t get through, then try the new number.

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Automation Software can help you Win

I read an interesting article recently about John Deere, the famous makers of the tractors and farm equipment. The article stated that John Deere will be having more software engineering and mechanical engineers at the company within the next five years Then here is the key take-away quotation: “Most of the world’s major innovators are […]

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One Big Reason to Use Web-Direct

Web Direct is FileMaker Pro’s technology for recreating the database application completely on the web so that any of your users can access the solution just with a web browser. This has some great advantages, but also a couple of drawbacks. First the drawbacks: FileMaker’s Web Direct although much improved over original versions has some […]

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