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Joe Scarpetta

About Joe Scarpetta

Joe is the architect of the systems that The Scarpetta Group develops. He started working with FileMaker over 20 years ago, helping businesses streamline their companies’ processes and creating applications to make them run more effectively.

4 Ways You Can Streamline Business Processes with FileMaker

Your company’s profitability is tied to your efficiency. The more productive your business is, the more you’ll be able to do with the same amount of resources. Streamlining business processes is something that all successful companies are focused on right now. Thanks to advances in technology, companies can automate and reduce costs, simultaneously freeing employees [...]

2018-11-27T16:59:34-05:00By |

Celebrating 10 Years!

A decade of discovery, inspiration, hard-work, and coffee. I remember the first time I had ever heard of FileMaker®. It was 1996 and I was sitting in the office at Cape Cod Life magazine with a list of instructions on to how to print the labels for a mailing list in FileMaker 2.1. I [...]

2018-10-09T12:16:38-04:00By |

Why Use FileMaker® Instead of an Out-of-the-Box CRM Solution

If you’re looking for a CRM solution to improve your company’s processes and productivity, you’re spoiled for choice. Capterra, a site that reviews software, lists over 400 products under the CRM category. And Gartner reported that in 2017, worldwide customer relationship management (CRM) software revenue overtook the previous leader, database management systems (DBMSs), making [...]

2018-09-06T15:55:29-04:00By |

8 Reasons FileMaker is the Best Platform for a Small Business CRM

FileMaker is an easy-to-use and flexible platform for creating a CRM solution that’s customizable and cost effective for small businesses. It allows you to bring the many different components of the sales and customer service processes together under one roof. FileMaker gives businesses improved access to data and a more efficient workflow. Business owners [...]

2018-08-31T12:01:30-04:00By |

FileMaker DevCon 2018 Recap

FileMaker DevCon 2018 Recap FileMaker DevCon 2018 wrapped up last week in Dallas, TX . The conference was great to say the least. The Gaylord Texan resort was a new location for FileMaker DevCon. Everything was in a close proximity and it had a great lazy river. This year my family joined me. Leanne [...]

2018-08-31T12:02:16-04:00By |

Announcing Jarvis CRM 5.0

Jarvis CRM 5.0 The 2018 FileMaker Developers conference this year in Dallas, TX marks my 17th Conference in a row, over 20 years with FileMaker, and 10 years as a company. We have been exhibitors at the conference for the past 5 years  and last year we won “The FileMaker Business Alliance Design Excellence [...]

2018-08-03T13:25:06-04:00By |

How to Create a Master/Detail View in FileMaker 17

One of FileMaker 17’s new features is the built-in ability to create a Master/Detail view.  A Master/Detail view uses a portal to display the Master List and some detail fields of the selected portal record for a  full view of the data. In the past, app developers would have created Self-Joins, Portal Filters, etc. in [...]

2018-07-11T11:23:06-04:00By |

Jarvis CRM, the Perfect Starter Solution

Finding a complete CRM and project management solution for your company can be quite the challenge when most solutions are too expensive, too hard to use, and don’t meet all your company requirements. Often, they’re slow, clunky and require your company’s adaptation to them. Imagine if there was a solution that navigated through your [...]

2018-06-04T14:23:00-04:00By |