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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50 Mobile App Possibilities!

FileMaker.com, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apple, Inc. has a great listing on their website right now: http://www.filemaker.com/products/filemaker-go/tasks.html In it they list 50 different ways that people have created mobile apps for their business. Many times there are links to the full customer stories. It is really pretty amazing to see the level of versatility that […]

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Business Culture Resistance

Culture is a gravitational force, and it resists your efforts to make things work better. So what? Persist. Seth Godin

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Quick Tips for Finding Records in FileMaker

FileMaker Pro really excels at its capacity to find records in your business application. First, there is the standard Find command, which everyone is well aware of: – From the ‘View’ menu, choose ‘Find Mode’ (or Command-F in Mac; Control-F in Windows) Second there is the right-click Find options: – By doing a right-click on […]

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FM voted RAD award winner

FileMaker Platform Ranked #1 Rapid Application Development Software Are you looking for the right platform to build an app for your business? Drawing on independent reviews from real users, the G2 Crowd Report on Rapid Application Development Software compares vendors and shows that FileMaker, Inc., an Apple subsidiary, is the standout leader for rapid application […]

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FileMaker 15 Certification!

We are happy to report that William Miller has achieved FileMaker Certification for FM15, the newest release. Certification is a statement of affirmation from FileMaker, Inc, that a person has achieved a high level of proficiency and understanding of the FileMaker application. This is the sixth time in a row that he has passed this […]

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FileMaker Pro Tips on Selling Your Own Software

When it comes to selling your own software, we have some FileMaker Pro tips that can go along way. Before we start selling any of our software, we ask one simple question.  And people who are looking to build and sell their own software in a particular industry need to ask themselves the same basic […]

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