Author Archive: Markus Schall

Development of FileMaker databases since 1994, modification and extension of FileMaker solutions, conversion of FileMaker databases from .fm, .fp3, .fp5 (FileMaker 2-6) or .fp7 (FileMaker 7-11) to .fmp12 (FileMaker 12-17), interfaces to third-party systems such as online shops, CMS or other databases. Development of individual FileMaker database systems based on the gFM business framework with personal advice from Oldenburg. Operator of the online specialist portal goFileMaker.de, developer of the CRM and merchandise management system gFM-Business. Member of FileMaker Business Alliance, FileMaker Developers Subscription and FMM Expert. Winner of an FMM Award 2011, awarded by the FileMaker Magazine.

gFM Business 4.5 released with multilingual support.

gFM-Business 4.5 mit Mehrsprachigkeit

Today we released the ERP software gFM-Business Light and Professional in the updated version 4.5. gFM-Business 4.5 supports the use of multiple languages ​​that can be used across the entire user interface as well as in all print layouts. Regardless of the language set for the ERP system, users can also use the software in a different language or create documents in a different language. gFM-Business Light and Professional support the use of German, English and French. gFM-Business Custom Professional and the open license contain in the settings a new menu item [Languages] in which all texts of the application and print layouts in all languages ​​can be edited. The language module supports automatic translation of all texts using Google Translate or Deepl Pro and includes Dutch, Russian and Turkish as pre-translated languages. gFM-Business Light and Professional 4.5 are now available for download.
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gFM-Business 4.5 exclusively at the FileMaker conference

Vorstellung von gFM-Business 4.5 auf der FileMaker Konferenz 2019 From October 16 to 19, 2019, we will exclusively and personally present our new multilingual version of the gFM Business ERP software to all visitors of the FileMaker Conference 2019 in Hamburg. The new version will be released in early November 2019. gFM-Business 4.5 supports the use of multiple languages in the user interface and in all print layouts. Regardless of the language set for the ERP system, users can also use the software in a different language or create documents in a different language. Weiterlesen >>>

Get started with government funding for your ERP software.

Funding programs für ERP softwareDigitisation is currently on everyone’s lips in Europe, because by international standards many small and medium-sized enterprises are on a technically outdated level. Industry 4.0″ opens up many additional attractive future potentials with exciting business models and new markets. According to the KfW banking group, almost 50 percent of all medium-sized companies invest less than EUR 10,000 a year to drive digital change. Only one fifth of the companies surveyed have a digitization strategy at all. According to information from a ZEW study, the main reason for the sluggish investments lies in unsecured financing. According to this study, despite a high equity ratio, 77 percent of digitization projects are financed from current income, with bank loans playing practically no role. (more…)

Limited number of FileMaker Pro Advanced 17 licenses available.

ERP-Software erweitern mit FileMaker Pro (Advanced)We currently have a limited number of FileMaker Pro Advanced 17 licenses in stock. As the FileMaker 18 Platform has already been released, the buyer will receive a license key for FileMaker Pro Advanced 17 and FileMaker Pro Advanced 18 and their installation programs. FileMaker Pro Advanced 17 runs on the Mac starting with macOS 10.12 “Sierra”, while the newer version 18 requires at least macOS 10.13 “High Sierra”. FileMaker Pro 17 can therefore also be used on older operating systems. Once the available licenses are sold out, only one license key for FileMaker Pro Advanced 18 will be shipped.

The gFM Business ERP software can be used with both FileMaker Pro Advanced 17 and FileMaker Pro Advanced 18. To purchase a bundle license of FileMaker Pro 17 and 18 Advanced, a valid license of gFM-Business Basic, Light or Professional is required. (more…)

gFM-Business 4.3.1 released with small improvements

gFM-Business 4.3 ERP-Software für Mac, PC und iOSToday we released the gFM-Business ERP software in updated version 4.3.1. The new version contains a small error correction in the [Services] module of the [Customer/CRM] module. In the [Services] module, unmarked entries were also printed on the list as part of the “Print selected” function – this error has been corrected in the current version. gFM-Business Light and Professional also now support scanners under Windows via the Windows WIA interface. Documents can now be scanned under Windows via TWAIN or WIA.

A major update to gFM-Business 4.5 is currently under development. The user interface of gFM-Business 4.5 will support multiple languages that can be customized. The upcoming update to gFM-Business 4.5 is expected to be released in September 2019. This update to gFM-Business 4.3.1 should only be installed if the [Services] module is used in the CRM and/or is to be used under Windows Scanner via the WIA interface. (more…)

gFM-Business 4.3 with some new features released.

gFM-Business 4.3 ERP-Software für Mac, PC und iOSToday we released the updated version 4.3 of our gFM Business ERP software. The new version contains some new features, optimizations and bug fixes. With the new phonetic quick search you can find your desired data even faster. Simply dictate to the software what you are looking for, e.g. “Show all customers from 2018”. gFM-Business 4.3 contains some optimized masks and lists in the invoice and in all email lists. As part of the REST API interface for online shops, a customer data record can now also be entered in the CRM for a guest order (currently only applies to WooCommerce online shops). File attachments can now be saved either as a file within the database or just as a reference. The dialog for entering new document items has been optimized in the billing document. The “Invoice” print layout now contains the VAT ID of the relevant customer, if this has been maintained. (more…)