Author: DBServices

By Andrew Bosworth  Posted on  February 9th, 2022  in  FileMaker, Free Downloads ActiveCampaign is a popular automation platform that lets you easily standardize your workflows, boasting dozens of ways it can prove useful to almost any business. From sales follow-ups all the way to healthcare reminders, ActiveCampaign is used by 150,000+ companies worldwide, helping them streamline the way they reach out to their customers. In tandem with FileMaker, ActiveCampaign can be used as a powerful tool to keep in touch with just about anybody with an email address, making sure all your open loops are successfully getting closed on a…

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By Michael Westendorf  Posted on  February 4th, 2022  in  FileMaker, FileMaker & Salesforce FileMaker’s custom IdP authentication is a great way to extend your organization’s security. FileMaker has used Amazon, Google, and Microsoft with an easy configuration since version 16. Now, we have the ability to configure a custom provider using industry-standard OAuth2 or OpenID protocols. We will be showing you how to configure your Salesforce instance as an authentication source for your FileMaker applications. Using an identity provider is a great way to manage and secure your application.   Preparing the Salesforce Organization Let’s start by preparing the Salesforce organization. Every identity…

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By Maria Mark  Posted on  January 31st, 2022  in  Salesforce, News 2021 was quite an exciting year for us here at DB Services as we continued to grow our Salesforce division and provide our clients with innovative solutions through implementation, support, development, and consulting. We are thrilled to announce that DB Services is officially a Salesforce Ridge Consulting Partner (previously known as Silver Consulting Partner). We are proud to achieve this level of recognition from Salesforce for our team’s commitment to the program’s 4 main pillars: customer success, innovation, growth, and social impact.  “Salesforce is a great platform that aligns perfectly…

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded DB Services a schedule contract for Information Technology Professional Services and Software Licenses. As an awardee, DB Services offers its consulting and development services along with software licenses to federal, state, and local government agencies, allowing them quick and easy access to Claris FileMaker Software and Developer Services. DB Services is the top Claris FileMaker software license reseller in North America.  “Our team has been providing digital transformations that make businesses more efficient and effective for nearly twenty years,” said Kevin Hammond, CEO of DB Services. “We are excited for this additional…

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By Joshua Pereira  Posted on  January 12th, 2022  in  Salesforce Here we are standing at the beginning of a brand new year full of promise and opportunity, both for ourselves (failing resolutions notwithstanding) and our businesses.  And in the spirit of the season, Salesforce is also looking toward the future with the release of its Spring ’22 update!In this release come many highly anticipated enhancements that will allow users to improve efficiency, build more powerful automations, and extract more value from the platform. Here are some of the most exciting highlights from the release: Platform: Flow OrchestratorComing out of beta…

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DB Services has chosen to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation this quarter with our Surveys for Success program. St. Baldrick’s is the largest charitable funder of childhood cancer research grants, supporting research at all 200+ institutions in the US that treats kids with cancer. The Surveys for Success program is our way of saying thank you for your valuable feedback by paying it forward to those in need.Worldwide, 300,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, and in the U.S., more children die of childhood cancer than any other disease. Driven by a mission to ensure kids survive and thrive after cancer,…

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By Sam Gallagher  Posted on  December 29th, 2021  in  FileMaker, Free Downloads Google offers a plethora of APIs to integrate different Maps features in custom solutions, including polygons. In Google Maps, a polygon defines a series of connected coordinates, forming a closed loop. They can be used to define the boundaries of a lake, city, or forest, for example, and can be useful to show the distribution of features in different regions on the map. In this article, we’ll discuss how to use the Google Maps JavaScript API polygons feature to display locations and regions on a virtual map embedded…

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By Kiyan Allaei  Posted on  December 21st, 2021  in  FileMaker, Free Downloads Intuit’s Mailchimp is a powerful tool that allows you to engage with your customers to boost your business with an advanced, yet easy-to-use marketing platform. With over 12 million active customers and a total audience of over 4 billion, Mailchimp has become a leading marketing platform for all types of businesses. Companies that use both FileMaker and Mailvhimp often find themselves doing double data entry from one system to the next. In this article, we will demonstrate how you can eliminate the hassle of manually updating your email…

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DB Services is thrilled to announce that on December 15, 2021, they were named the Claris Excellence Award FileMaker Growth Partner of the Year for the Americas for 2021. This is DB Services’ 5th consecutive year bringing home the award from Claris International Inc., an Apple company. The award is presented annually to each region’s Claris partner that achieves the highest revenue through direct and influenced sales of Claris products, has a clear definition of business growth, and carries a “win together” approach to business through licensing knowledge and marketing investments. DB Services CEO, Kevin Hammond, reflects on the award: “It…

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By Michael Westendorf  Posted on  November 17th, 2021  in  FileMaker, News FileMaker 19.4 What’s New?FileMaker Pro 19.4Windows 11 and macOS Monterey 12 compatibility Task automation with Shortcuts in macOS MontereyUser Session IdentifiersFileMaker Server 19.4Customizable OAuth providers Claris FileMaker Pro 19.4The latest release of FileMaker Pro allows us to install it on both the latest operating systems offered including Windows 11 and macOS 12 Monterey. Claris has you covered! Monterey Shortcuts To Streamline Your Everyday Tasks! Apple macOS Monterey 12 comes with a rich feature set, and we are pleased to announce that Claris FileMaker 19.4 provides compatibility for one of the newest…

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