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New to FileMaker Pro by Claris?

For those who know nothing about FileMaker, this is a quick intro to this amazing software.

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Is your company driving without a dashboard?

You wouldn’t drive a car without a dashboard, would you? You wouldn’t know how fast you are going, or how many miles you have travelled, or how much gas is left in the tank. It’s just not done. It’s like driving blind. But many business owners try to run their business without a dashboard. A […]

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Cool new WORD-puzz-LE game released for FileMaker

HighPower Data has released its first-ever FileMaker game in our app store. It was created by the ingenious mind of David Moyer, FileMaker engineer at HighPower.  See below for his humorous story of how he created the amazingly cool and fun “ENIGMA” app.   Available in our store for just $3! Late January of 2022, I […]

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HighPower Web Design

HighPower Web Design

We have been doing websites for years. We thought we should tell you about it! Our focus as a company has always been business automation. We want to help businesses succeed by helping them to automate as many of their digital processes as they can. Or to take paper-based processes, and turn them digital. As […]

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How to Apply Elon Musk’s Engineering Philosophy to Your Business

or, How you can improve your business using FileMaker Pro There was an interesting article in Lucept: ( ) about Elon Musk and his engineering philosophy. I will summarize the five main points from his philosophy here, and then talk about how at HighPower Data Solutions, using FileMaker Pro, we can apply this same […]

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Database Market

Database Market Continues to Expand

A recent report shows that FileMaker and similar software markets continue to grow. This report is by Orbis, and here is the link to the full report. This is good news for anybody who is using FileMaker. This means that the market for this type of product continues to grow. So anybody who owns or […]

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Drowning in Data

Companies have too much data, but not the right tools to analyze it all. In the May 2020 issue of Twin Cities Business, is an article written by Gene Rebeck, entitled “High Tech Advantages”. The focus of the article is how new technologies offer efficiencies for businesses to better meet their customer needs. One interesting […]

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Let’s Get Back to Work!

The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce has released guidelines (based on the national guidelines) for how to “Return to Work Safely.”  Not all of our clients are based in MN, but these guidelines will be helpful no matter which state or country your reside. The guidelines are available here:  Here is a quick summary: The […]

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Read this Book: The Trusted Advisor

The Trusted Advisor by David H. Maister, Charles H. Green, and Robert M. Galford is a classic volume, useful to anyone who wants to earn and keep the trust of their customers or clients. The book was written in the year 2000 and has gained prominence as an excellent, and thoughtful guide for any who […]

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Is Your Business Forced to Squeeze into Your Software?

The problem with off-the-shelf software is that it is designed to meet the needs of 80% of businesses. That means that only the generic, usual needs of customers, products, invoices, etc. can be met. If your business is like most other businesses, there are many processes, or ways of doing business that are totally unique to […]

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