We just did some amendments to an existing FileMaker system that has been in use for about 5 years. All in all it was a couple of thousand dollars worth, nothing too excessive. One of the new tweaks was actually really easy and yet when we demonstrated it, the response was that to them it was worth the total cost all by itself*.
Now this is a modification to support a business process that wasn’t even in the original 2007 specification, nor was this technique available back then. So we needed them to ask before we could say “Hey, there is a really easy way we can improve this for you now!”
*What was this piece of brilliance? We added a column to a filterable list and modified the filters to let it filter by any word in that column, not just the first word in each record. So simple and yet it will save them a lot of time.
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