updated 11:10 am EDT, Tue April 27, 2004
Meetings 2.0, Tasks 2.0
FileMaker today announced new versions of its office applications, . The updates to its meetings management and tasks management software is designed to improve individual and team productivity as well as compatibility with FileMaker Pro 7. FileMaker also announced a special, limited time discount, offering both for $100 (a savings of $40). Current users of FileMaker Meetings 1.0 or FileMaker Tasks 1.0 can upgrade free.
"This is an excellent bundle for companies that want to make sure they make the most of their valuable management and staff resources," said John Dasher, product manager, FileMaker, Inc. "The business value of just the first productive meeting using FileMaker Meetings more than pays for the cost of the two applications. For both individual career and organizational advancement, FileMaker Meetings and FileMaker Tasks should be core business applications."
FileMaker Meeting 2.0 is a ready-to-use, customizable meeting management application that makes it simple to create an agenda, record and distribute meeting minutes, and assign action items. Version 2.0 adds the ability to organize meeting-relevant information in one place (including supporting documents), share common data like contacts and tasks between multiple FileMaker
Applications (FileMaker Tasks 2.0, FileMaker Meetings 2.0), save frequently-used searches for later use, compile project histories and/or summaries of outstanding action items, and create multiple windows at will to construct a personalized work environment
FileMaker Tasks 2.0 is a ready-to-use, customizable task management application that keeps individuals and workgroups on track and on task. FileMaker Tasks organizes task-relevant information in one place, creating and assigning tasks, tracking tasks to completion, locating and reporting on tasks on demand, and communicating task-relevant details and status to the workgroup group. The update can easily create and assign tasks and subtasks (for individuals or an entire group), save frequently-used searches, create reports to check for outstanding tasks or group-specific tasks, share common data between FileMaker applications, and create multiple windows to construct a personalized work environment.