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Imperial Best Practices, Part 4: Managing Risk in the Field

By James Cosman on Oct 12, 2018 12:17:50 PM

We’re rolling ahead with part 4 of our talk, “Building a Better Death Star,” given at EMPOWER 2018. As a follow up to part 3, this entry focuses on managing risk in the field. Considering they had to evade Force Chokes from their team lead, the guys building the Death Star were clearly well versed in how to manage risk. Let’s see how that plays out for the rest of us with Quick Base.Screen Shot 2018-10-09 at 11.49.47 PM

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Imperial Best Practices, Part 3: Scheduling from a Project Management Standpoint

By James Cosman on Sep 25, 2018 7:11:49 PM

We’re excited to jump right in to part 3 of our talk, “Building a Better Death Star,” given at EMPOWER 2018. We’re following up to part 2, Imperial Best Practices: Managing Projects and Resources with this entry about scheduling from a project management standpoint. But we’ll skip the fancy intros—when you’re trying to crush the rebellion, time is of the essence.Screen Shot 2018-09-21 at 9.06.43 PM

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How Much Does Quick Base Cost?

By James Cosman on Sep 5, 2018 9:03:41 AM

As unapologetic Quick Base ambassadors, it’s a question we get asked all the time: how much does Quick Base really cost? And it’s a fair one. Knowing it’s such an important question, we like to think there are three different ways to frame the answer. This blog will discuss each of those approaches in greater detail.Screen Shot 2018-08-22 at 11.34.23 PM

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Imperial Best Practices, Part 2: Successful Project & Resource Management

By James Cosman on Aug 22, 2018 12:15:54 PM

In our last blog, we shared part 1 of our talk, “Building a Better Death Star,” given at EMPOWER 2018. This blog will cover part 2, Imperial Best Practices: Managing Projects and Resources. It’s clearly an important topic. After all, you don’t build a moon-sized ship without knowing how to manage your projects and resources. We’ll highlight five tips here.Screen Shot 2018-08-10 at 3.05.18 PM

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Imperial Best Practices Part 1: Building Project Plans

By James Cosman on Aug 2, 2018 2:06:24 PM

As promised, here’s part 1 of the follow up to our talk, “Building a Better Death Star,” at EMPOWER 2018. This blog will cover Imperial Best Practices: Building Project Plans. Bear in mind that a lot of these are very common project management processes for project management professionals but are hard to institute without Quick Base.Screen Shot 2018-07-30 at 12.11.07 AM

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Empower 2018 Impact Award Winner: Vumatel

By James Cosman on Jul 8, 2018 10:57:05 PM

As we mentioned in our last blog, we recently got back from Empower 2018. It was filled with all of the knowledge sharing you’d expect, as well as great networking and exciting announcements. Perhaps the biggest revelation of the week came on the first day when the Customer Award Winners were announced. We’re proud to say the company we nominated, Vumatel, won The Impact Award, given to the organization that demonstrates the results of driving ideas into action for their organizations every day.Screen Shot 2018-06-28 at 11.30.12 PM

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Filling the Gap: How Quick Base Solves Enterprise Problems

By James Cosman on May 17, 2018 12:00:05 PM

We’ve talked before about how Quick Base really is the perfect solution for enterprises. It solves a lot for Enterprise IT because it’s a single, flexible, not pre-packaged platform that fits in so many places within the enterprise. Best of all, it gives them total control and complete governance with very little implementation. In this blog, we’ll take a little bit deeper dive into some more specifics of how Quick Base can solve enterprise problems.black-and-white-blackboard-business-356043

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In an EMPOWER far, far away...

By James Cosman on Apr 23, 2018 3:31:55 PM

For those of you who don’t know us, we’re VeilSun, a professional services firm that specializes in developing and integrating cloud-based applications. We also happen to moonlight as Quick Base evangelists. (Those last two statements aren’t accidentally related, by the way.) We love Quick Base for two basic reasons: it helps us quickly solve complex process issues and it allows us the flexibility to build custom systems exactly the way you want—minus traditional custom software costs.Empower 2018 logo

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Quick Base and Trends in the Construction Industry

By James Cosman on Apr 4, 2018 2:34:00 PM

We’ve talked in several of our blogs about how versatile Quick Base is. We’ve also touted how consistent it is in helping businesses streamline processes and maximize productivity. But what we haven’t done before is relate those benefits to a specific industry. For this blog, we’re going to do just that by looking at two of the trends happening now in construction.pexels-photo-38070.jpeg

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How Quick Base is Used in the Construction Industry

By James Cosman on Apr 3, 2018 10:49:06 PM

In the past, when it came to project management, the construction industry either had nothing, or they’d cobble together some antiquated systems. Or, if they didn’t rely on disparate systems, they relied on something huge, like ProCore, a well-known large construction ERP. To make matters worse, construction companies usually find a platform and stay on it for 10-20 years. It’s a simple truth that they’ve rarely embraced innovation when it comes to how they work. In all, this was too much for the modern worker.Untitled design-1

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