Shakespeare once famously wrote, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” As we saw Quick Base unveil its brand update at the Empower conference earlier this year, this quote really struck us. As we examined the idea of what’s in a name for the new Quick Base, we realized that, because the name itself didn’t actually change, the question we should be asking is: what’s in a space? This blog will take a look at the new Quick Base brand and highlight a few of the changes you’ll want to know about.
Chances are you’ve had one of these happen to you at one point in time: Performance issues. Lag time. Pages or forms taking a long time to load. You can’t even pull reports. You just know Quick Base is failing you. We say…not so fast. Before you throw the baby out with the bathwater and dump Quick Base, take a step back and look at what’s actually going on. This post will help you assess your needs and show you how to fix it with a 7-point check up.
You won’t find bigger Quick Base evangelists than the team at VeilSun. But we’re definitely not alone. In an effort to highlight a few of our colleagues who feel just as much love for Quick Base, we wanted to share a recent Q&A session we had with our friends at CCI. More specifically, we wanted to pick their brains about an innovative initiative they’ve instituted called the Ninja Program.
As a bit of background, CCI won the Catalyst Award at the 2017 Empower Conference, given to “the organization that creates a culture in which motivated people are empowered people. These organizations smash the limitations of “who” and “how” with the power of “wherever” and “whenever.” No wonder we’re such big fans. We not only love what they do, but how they do it.
In 1967, Star Trek aired a famous episode (for Trekkies anyway) called “The Trouble with Tribbles.” In the episode, the Enterprise had a small, fuzzy creature onboard called a Tribble that seemed harmless. Over time, however, the Tribbles began to multiply at an exponential rate. Their rapid growth posed some very real challenges for the crew which they eventually overcame. You’ll have to watch the rerun so I don’t spoil it, but it’s definitely a fun one.
More than ever before, productivity is the name of the game. It’s crucial to be able to access information from wherever you are so you can get more done in less time. That’s why so many businesses are looking for cost-effective ways to help their teams collaborate more efficiently. With the anywhere convenience of Google Drive and the power of Quick Base, businesses are finding just what they’re looking for. And now, with QDrive, you can get the best of both worlds.
Microsoft Access has been a stalwart in the database space for years. Ever since its debut in 1992, businesses everywhere have trusted it as their go-to database management system for workflows and data tracking. But, as with all things technological, if it doesn’t evolve, it dies. And that’s what we’re seeing with MS Access now.
In the past, English was the only language option when working with Quick Base. Unsurprisingly, this language barrier kept Quick Base out of certain foreign markets. But today, VeilSun is proud to change all of that with our latest offering: QTranslate.
Empower is always a great way to get in on the ground floor to know what’s coming. And this year is no exception. In fact, we’re more excited about QuickBase and the future of the platform than ever.
We know you’re busy — time is always of the essence. You never seem to have enough of it and you want to make sure you make the most of what you do have. That’s why we want to tell you a little about the upcoming Empower 2017 conference. To us, Empower has always been worth the time, but this year’s conference is going to be extra special. How do we know? Well, we just got back from the QuickBase Solution Provider (QSP) Summit and are really excited about the things we saw and heard. As excited as we’ve ever been, in fact. There’s some innovative direction we’ve never seen before.
As one of the top reviewed solution providers for QuickBase, we know a thing or two about the best ways to use it to boost productivity and performance. And one of the best ways we’ve found to do just that comes from incorporating Workato. By letting you create a non-code based way to integrate cloud applications together, Workato gives you a quick and easy way to make systems talk with each other. This blog will take a look at why that’s important and offer four additional reasons why you should be using Workato to improve your workflow and output.