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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 >>>

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…)

FileMaker in the company brings order to the flood of data.

FileMaker im Unternehmen bringt Ordnung in die Datenflut.In times of increasing data volumes, companies are faced with increasing demands to manage this data in a structured manner so that they can retrieve it at any time with reasonable effort. Many platforms are available on the market for this purpose. The industry relies on flexible platforms such as Hana from SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, IBM or Oracle. What all these platforms have in common is that they already contain a large number of standard processes and can be extended by IT specialists with additional databases and functions. For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), however, such solutions are often unaffordable due to relatively high investment costs. (more…)

Effectively manage enterprise data with customizable ERP software.

Unternehmensdaten effektiv verwalten mit individueller ERP-SoftwareEvery company works individually according to its own specifications, and they also say “Every company ticks differently”. For this reason, almost all companies accumulate countless Excel spreadsheets and other documents over time, which are often stored in different locations in different directories. Since finished ERP software usually only covers a part of a company’s requirements, the company has no choice but to collect data in this form. With this method of working, however, it is difficult in the long run to keep track of all the data.

At this point, an overall solution can offer an individually adaptable and expandable ERP system. With the FileMaker platform, an outstandingly scalable database system is available for this purpose, with which adaptations can also be managed for non-EDP professionals. With gFM-Business, we offer ERP software with CRM, invoicing and merchandise management that can be adapted to individual requirements within the framework of open or customizing licenses. (more…)

Ten tips and tricks for working with gFM-Business.

10 Tipps und Tricks für die Arbeit mit gFM-BusinessSometimes it’s the little things you just have to know to make your daily work with the computer easier. An enterprise software serves to store as much data of the enterprise as possible in a structured way and for this reason usually has a relatively high complexity. In this article we present ten short tips and tricks that will make your work with the FileMaker-based CRM, invoicing and merchandise management system gFM-Business easier.

Open new windows in no time at all while working, call up program functions from different menus, create complex search queries in a simple way, replace data with calculated values in any number of data records simultaneously or create graduated prices with the help of price groups in article management. The tips and tricks in this article will help you work faster and more effectively with gFM-Business. Some of the following tips are universal and can be used in other FileMaker solutions. (more…)

Using FileMaker Pro as a data tool alongside gFM Business

The enterprise software gFM-Business is based on the FileMaker platform and requires a license of the database software FileMaker Pro for use in a network under Mac OS X or Windows and for editing print layouts. In addition to the use of gFM Business, this software can also be used for other purposes without any problems, because FileMaker Pro has a powerful range of functions to manage and process all types of data in a structured manner.

In this three-part series of articles, we’ll show you some of the options available when you purchase a FileMaker Pro license. Use FileMaker Pro as a data management tool or for editing and creating Excel spreadsheets. If you work a lot with Excel, you’ll have a lot of fun with FileMaker Pro, because FileMaker’s capabilities go far beyond spreadsheets in many areas. In the following we present some of the starter solutions from the brand new FileMaker Pro (Advanced) 15. Most solutions are already available in FileMaker 14. In the second and third parts of this series, we’ll introduce more FileMaker Pro starter solutions and capabilities. (more…)