Claris Blog

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TECH FEATURES

Small staff, big benefits: How SMBs can make the most of IoT developer resources.

Lack of development expertise or resources is the leading reason small and medium businesses (SMBs) don't pursue Internet of Things (IoT) efficiencies. However, this needn't be the case.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

4 lessons learned Engaging 26,000+ session attendees online.

How we pivoted our 25th annual conference to virtual in just 9 weeks. \

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Recognizing the recipients of Claris Engage 2020's Partner and Community Awards.

Our annual awards ceremony allows us to celebrate outstanding achievements from members of our global community. This year's winners are so deserving!

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Claris Engage 2020: Day 2 recap.

Claris employee Steve Romig shares a humorous daily take on Engage 2020.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Claris Engage 2020: Day 1 recap.

Claris employee Steve Romig shares a humorous daily take on Engage 2020.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Be my guest at Claris Engage 2020: from CEO Brad Freitag.

Claris Engage 2020 is now only a few days away, and I'm excited to extend a personal invitation to you and your friends.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Claris Engage 2020: Honoring 25 years of meeting business challenges with cutting-edge custom software.

Claris welcomes the global Claris Community to a free, virtual Engage 2020 conference on August 4th and 5th.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Join us on August 4-5, for Claris Engage: session registration now open.

On August 4 and 5, Claris Engage 2020 is coming to a device near you!

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

We want to help. Learn new skills with free access to Claris FileMaker.

We're making a one year FileMaker Developer Subscription available for free to students and displaced workers, now through December 31, 2020.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Claris Engage 2020. Virtual. Connected.

Claris Engage 2020 is almost here: our first ever virtual conference.

CLARIS PLATFORM UPDATES

5 cool open source JavaScript libraries to refresh your custom app.

Existing JavaScript packages can help you add powerful new features to your custom apps in minutes.

CLARIS PLATFORM UPDATES

7 FileMaker 19 features you should start using now.

7 game-changing Claris FileMaker 19 features you should start using now.

PRESS RELEASES

Claris launches FileMaker 19: the company's first open platform extending low-code development using readily-available JavaScript libraries.

Businesses and their development partners solve problems faster using add-ons from Claris Marketplace and Apple's Core M

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

A letter to our Partners: from CEO Brad Freitag.

For more than 30 years, our team and community have been developing the tools, technologies and strategies many other businesses are only now adopting.

CASE STUDIES

Production for HBO's His Dark Materials made seamless with custom app built on Claris Platform.

Adapting a popular fantasy trilogy for TV is tough, but add armor-wearing bears, a sinister plot, witches, talking spirit animals, and a runaway girl, and things get a bit more complicated.

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Claris Community fights COVID-19 with custom apps and nearly 6,000 volunteered monthly development hours.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Claris Engage is going virtual.

To keep our customers, partners, and staff safe, we've decided to take the US version of Claris Engage virtual this year.

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Claris welcomes Britta Meyer Rock as new VP of Marketing.

Claris welcomes Britta Meyer Rock as the new VP of Marketing.

PRESS RELEASES

Claris developers volunteer to help communities fight COVID-19 with free, custom apps.

Claris and our developer community are collaborating on rapid creation of custom apps to support healthcare, education, disaster response and non-profit organizations.

CASE STUDIES

LASPD embraces digital with a payroll app created with Claris FileMaker.

LASPD officer brings his department into the Digital Age by building a payroll app and communication tools with Claris FileMaker

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Claris' response to COVID-19.

Our community has been addressing problems following large-scale disasters for a long time. In the face of crisis, our amazing community has always risen to the challenge.

CLARIS PLATFORM UPDATES

A future with no boundaries.

Make time-consuming complexity optional with the easy-to-use Claris Connect app connector.

CASE STUDIES

Multi-app workflows simplify membership management for synagogue.

Synagogue streamlines business processes using effective digital transformation strategies

TECH FEATURES

How SMBs can leverage low-code to gain the IoT advantage.

Around the globe, SMBs are shattering the perception that IoT is only for big companies.

TECH FEATURES

How SMBs can address IoT security and privacy concerns.

IoT applications offer great benefits to businesses and their customers. However, they can also involve risks, particularly when it comes to security and privacy.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Claris Engage registration has been postponed.

PRESS RELEASES

Developers soar beyond simple automation with Claris Connect.

Today Claris officially launched Claris Connect: the most powerful workflow automation platform designed for the real world challenges of SMBs.

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Claris Partners ready to support Claris Connect

Claris Partners to help us go to market on Claris Connect. Promote, resell, help customers.

CASE STUDIES

Automated workflows provide real-time updates on mobile devices for hundreds of food delivery drivers.

Tasty Fresh Foods Co. has a complex business. Digital Trans. Claris Connect provided the solution.

CASE STUDIES

Integration platform automates repetitive tasks for animal rehabilitation facility.

Integration platform, Claris Connect, gives the small staff at SOAR big business processing power.

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Claris bolsters executive team with new VP of Engineering.

Claris welcomes the newest member of our executive team: Peter Nelson, Vice President of Engineering.

CLARIS PLATFORM UPDATES

Transformation is all about flow.

This morning, we announced the Beta release of Claris Connect - a service designed to supercharge your innovation.

USE CASES

Inventory control best practices.

Want stronger ROI in 2020? Learn inventory control best practices that build revenue and how you can create your own business apps to streamline operations.

USE CASES

How to transform your school administration.

Proven methods to boost productivity for better long-term outcomes

USE CASES

How to create a more effective inventory process using automated systems.

You can improve inventory management processes to save time, money, and achieve company goals. Learn how our inventory tracking app delivers these outcomes.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Speak at Claris Engage 2020

Mark Baum and Rosemary Tietge discuss Claris Engage 2020 and how to apply to speak.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Interview with Alexis Allen

Alexis Allen shares her design process and favorite design resources.

PRESS RELEASES

Opening the Doors on Claris Connect Beta.

Claris International Inc. today launched the invite-only Beta program of Claris Connect.

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Agility starts with us.

Our goal at Claris is to let you focus on building transformative apps, and facilitating better outcomes for your businesses.

CLARIS PLATFORM UPDATES

Placing the Cloud Cornerstone.

Today, we open the doors to the new FileMaker Cloud. FileMaker Cloud is critical to drive the next phase of digital transformation and massive acceleration of workplace innovation.

PRESS RELEASES

Introducing FileMaker Cloud: Agile Workplace Innovation & Digital Transformation.

Claris International Inc. today opened the doors to the all-new FileMaker Cloud.

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Panel Discussion: The Future of Work.

Claris hosted a panel discussion to discuss "why we need to innovate at work, to avoid a post-apocalyptic hellscape."

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Interview with Todd Geist.

Todd Geist shares his thoughts on digital transformation and keeping up as a technologist.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Interview with Cris Ippolite.

Cris Ippolite shares a few of his favorite projects and insight on how his team approaches new projects.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Watch the DevCon 2019 keynotes.

Watch the full-length keynote from the 2019 Developer Conference.

CLARIS ENGAGE NEWS

Announcing the 2019 FileMaker Excellence Awards

Meet the winners of the 2019 FileMaker Excellence Awards, presented by Claris.

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Introducing Claris International Inc.

Claris' CEO introduces reenergized brand, vision, and growth strategy.

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS

The future of the Claris Platform: from FileMaker, to Claris Connect and beyond.

Claris' VP of product management and design unveils future of the Claris Platform.

PRESS RELEASES

FileMaker reborn as Claris.

Acquisition of Stamplay leads to new cloud service offering for community of more than 1M users.