Using Rapid Application Development and FileMaker to turn good ideas into business efficiencies.

Using technology to drive competitive edge starts with having the right foundation in place. This is where Claris FileMaker is advantageous. Geared for supporting rapid development, it is the perfect tool to develop, test, and iterate new solutions in quick succession, creating one operational app right after the other.

Read more

Merry Christmas to you all

Read more
Audit Logging

Audit logging in FileMaker

Until now, Claris® FileMaker has not had a native auditing capability, relying instead on third party add-ons. Claris® FileMaker 2023 resolves this by having the capability built natively which makes it easy to design correct audit logging for each bespoke application.

Read more

Why is quality data important to a growing business.

Quality data is critical to the success of a company, allowing greater sales performance and customer service. Compass Data explore why.

Read more

Understanding Claris FileMaker backup’s

Compass Data always recommend that clients have a documented back up strategy for their systems no matter how simple. What are your options?

Read more

Updated Claris roadmap released

In September 2023 Claris decided to combine the power of Claris Studio, along with Claris Connect to work seamlessly with the existing Claris FileMaker Platform.

Read more

New Claris certifications introduced

With the new and expanded capabilities of the Claris platform and the corresponding diverse skillset required of Claris FileMaker developers, means that the learning materials and credential requirements also needed to be upgraded and modernised.

Read more

Planning your upgrade to Claris FileMaker 2023 platform

The new version Claris 2023 is the ultimate version of their platform, and is the perfect choice for any business looking to build a new custom solution to manage your business.

However, if you’re thinking about upgrading from an older version of FileMaker Pro or Claris FileMaker, there are several things that need to be considered to ensure a smooth transition, and that’s where Compass Data can help.

Read more

7 benefits of bespoke software

A bespoke software system is designed to match a client’s business needs exactly.

It is a perfect solution to handle all current working practices, easily integrating with other systems and offering no restriction on how you can work. Particularly when compared with off-the-shelf software solutions which usually need users to change the way they work.

A bespoke system also offers other benefits over off-the-shelf software, especially in terms of, scalability, security, longevity, and flexibility.

Read more