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The Definitive Guide to Quick Base Partners

By James Cosman on Nov 11, 2020 1:57:29 PM

Making it in today’s fast-paced business climate means aligning yourself with the right partners. You need partners that can help you leverage technology in innovative ways that can drive your efficiency while also generating synergy to deliver mutual success. With its low-code, scalable platform, Quick Base enables partnership like this like never before. Whether wanting to become a partner that can design and build applications or needing to find a partner that can help customize your existing applications, Quick Base is the conduit you’re looking for.Screen Shot 2019-10-17 at 1.06.50 AM

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How To Supercharge Your Quick Base Apps

By James Cosman on Oct 30, 2020 4:31:21 PM

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As the #1 Quick Base Solution Provider, we know just how robust and versatile Quick Base can be. We also know that on their own, out-of-the-box Quick Base extensions don’t always serve the exact needs of every company. Even if the tools in your Quick Base toolbox are working relatively well, it’s likely that there are opportunities to supercharge your apps and make processes less cumbersome and more efficient.

If you’re already tracking tasks in a Quick Base app, are those tasks specialized for people in the field? Does your scheduling tool offer the flexibility you need to make real time adjustments or factor in delays? Is the interface for your Gantt charts intuitive enough for all of your users? Do you have partners in other countries who need information automatically translated?

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How QLean Can Improve Your Pull Planning Process

By James Cosman on Sep 22, 2020 1:41:50 PM

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To ensure a project is completed on time and under budget, lean construction planning is the vastly superior approach. Lean construction projects are 70% more likely to come in under budget and 200% more likely to finish ahead of schedule. In order to maximize the efficiency in your lean construction projects, it’s important to streamline your pull planning process.

While the traditional sticky note approach to pull planning is a tried and true method, it’s also cumbersome, inefficient and full of opportunities for error. That’s why VeilSun designed QLean: to provide a virtual tool that offers continuous collaboration, built-in quality controls and exceptional time saving features.

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Ensure COVID Compliance With Simple Digital Tools

By James Cosman on Aug 26, 2020 2:10:34 PM

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Regardless of industry, ensuring the health and safety of your employees and customers is vital to keeping your doors open. The COVID-19 crisis has ushered in a whole new reality in terms of necessary safety precautions for everyone. Keeping up with state regulations, federal guidelines, and CDC recommendations, can be a lot to manage, even with an entire department dedicated to compliance.

Regardless of size, your company needs to adapt quickly to the new normal. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be an overwhelming or expensive process. VeilSun has the experience and expertise to build custom, flexible, low-code tools to help your company stay in COVID compliance, keep your employees safe and keep you open for business.

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How to Ensure Maximum Quick Base App Efficiency

By James Cosman on Jun 24, 2020 12:35:05 PM

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How often do you run a check up on your Quick Base apps? Do you wait for a problem or frustrations to build and then go into trouble-shooting mode? If so, you’re very likely not getting the most out of your Quick Base applications. Just like people and cars, apps can benefit from periodic check ups to make sure everything is running smoothly.

Whether there’s been a procedural change since your app was built or a feature update you’re missing out on, it’s likely that your Quick Base app could be running more efficiently. And if you’re encountering problems, then it’s past time to sort things out. Nine times out of ten, it’s an easily diagnosable and correctable issue. Whatever is going on, it isn’t an issue with Quick Base — it’s a problem somewhere in the app itself.

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Make Your Business Efficient and Adaptable for a Virtual Environment

By James Cosman on May 14, 2020 11:04:30 AM

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Right now, we know it’s not business as usual. But, as your business continues to adapt its operations for continued remote work or a reduced staff reopening, this could be an opportunity to uncover new efficiencies. At VeilSun, we’re offering free Dream Sessions to help you evaluate four core areas of your business processes.

A Dream Session is an opportunity to collaborate 1:1 with an experienced Quick Base consultant to help you realize your Quick Base Dream. Together, we’ll examine what solutions apply specifically to your business challenges and can be deployed to help you have your most efficient year yet.

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Simple Solutions for Improving Remote Work Capabilities

By James Cosman on May 14, 2020 10:55:48 AM

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Across the globe, businesses are scrambling to adapt to the radical shifts in daily living brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. As most of us have experienced first-hand, transitioning to a virtual work environment can disrupt business processes and your overall efficiency. 

Don’t let the transition to remote work derail your business entirely. While you may not have had systems in place that are easily adaptable to the new work-from-home realities, you don’t have to invest in expensive or tremendously complicated new software programs. There are many tools and strategies you can quickly implement to get your company set up for remote work.

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Pull Planning for Construction -- An Introduction

By James Cosman on Mar 31, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Originally published 8/22/2019; Updated 3/31/2020

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For construction companies, keeping the work flowing is critical to every project’s success. That’s why there’s always such a premium placed on quality project management tools. And, although a lot of construction companies rely on the traditional method of sticky note pull planning, VeilSun is offering a better way for teams looking for digital solutions that will help them keep their projects on track in the age of physical distancing. This blog will give a brief summary of what pull planning is, why it’s so great for construction, and why QLean from VeilSun can be such a perfect option for taking your pull planning to another level.

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Advantages of a Digital Pull Planning Board

By James Cosman on Mar 31, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Originally published 12/1/2019; Updated 3/31/2020

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Curious about the pros and cons of digital pull planning and if it could be your solution for strategic construction project planning during the age of physical distancing? There have been several blogs that have covered what pull planning is, how it works for construction, and firsthand accounts of how the last planner system works in practice. This blog will continue the series by addressing common misconceptions of digital pull planning and outlining its distinct advantages compared to traditional pull planning. PLUS: How digital pull planning can be used with remote teams.

 

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Key Capabilities To Consider For Your Compliance Software

By James Cosman on Feb 26, 2020 6:41:36 PM

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It’s kind of tragic that so many companies continue to waste time, money, and energy trying to manage compliance via spreadsheets and email. It’s definitely the norm, and it’s also why compliance audits are inevitably painful. But they really don’t have to be.

If you want to get out of the vicious cycle, the first step is to move your compliance management out of email and into a more functional, streamlined system. The good news is that compliance management software does exist, and it will make your job (and everyone else’s) much, much easier. No matter which system you choose, there are a few key capabilities to look for when deciding on a compliance software solution..

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