This just in: Our intrepid team of MightyData mobile iPad solution hunters has successfully observed a FileMaker Go mobile database grazing among the sports apparel production machines of long-time MightyData customer and unparalleled sports apparel manufacturer, Lettermen Sports. Our camera traps were ideally placed to observe a spectacular herd of no less than 18 iPads roaming the shop floor, stationed at embroidering machines, screen printing presses and collecting data at multiple work stations.
The behavior of this mobile solution is simply astounding. The native indigenous employees were observed interacting with the beasts, using them to clock in and out of dozens of individual garments of sports apparel orders. Data was observed streaming to the FileMaker Server, where tribal leader Amy Schumacher was observed running a report summarizing the profitability of individual orders, machines, departments and employees. Rumor has it that this comprehensive and dynamic report is run from a single FileMaker layout and will provide Lettermen with comprehensive productivity and profitability metrics heretofore impossible to obtain.
Despite the risks associated with close proximity to the wildly thrashing embroidery machines, we were able to get a brief interview with Schumacher and her chief Production Floor Game Reserve Guide, Eric Milner. According to Schumacher:
Wow. We are all just so excited to start using this. Well, except for the folks that are afraid of the iPads – they’re not so excited. But everyone else can’t wait to begin working and interacting with this spectacular population of mobile devices and its accompanying FileMaker Go application!
Mr Milner added:
Hey Man. This new mobile beast thing is awesome. But there seems to be a small infestation of software bugs inhabiting the FileMaker Go app-beast. Like it seems that the first contact login procedure for accessing the database is all goofy. The indigenous employees can’t see their orders on the iPad.
Hard Work Pays Off
Emboldened by the excitement of the safari guides at Lettermen, seasoned programmer and MightyData’s Maestro of Metamorphosis, Darren Burgess, was seen in the early dawn hours rapidly eliminating over 10 of these bugs. Preliminary reports from the production reserve have shown that the natives have embraced their new relationship with the wild iPads, helping them to create nearly 300 time clock records in just 2 days.
The MightyData team, in partnership with the Lettermen safari leaders, is excited to see the results of this spectacular FileMaker Go Mobile Application ecosystem. The result of months of planning, preparation and development, this new mobile application promises to deliver high-value results in a dynamic and busy manufacturing environment. Lettermen is looking forward to coming to a dramatically new understanding of its production costs and profits.
Thank you Eric, Amy and Lettermen Sports for embracing new technology in such a creative way, and trusting MightyData to deliver. Great database software comes from partnership with customers committed to the challenging process of planning, designing and developing solutions. Now, that is what is really spectacular.