Chris' work has been fantastic for our business. He has the ability to quickly grasp what you need to deliver better services and products. He is innovative and at the same time very thorough in his approach. Thanks so much Chris for all your valuable time and advice
Putney Breeze developed Smartech’s “Sales Quote System”. The application is hosted on our server with FileMaker Server 15 software and is used by our administrative staff for monitoring and reporting on inbound inquiries, quote status of leads and invoice status of our projects in progress. The data is linked to customer details and history. Putney Breeze is a pleasure to work with and I would recommend Chris’s work to other people.
Tools N All is an innovative on site supplier of manufacturing and construction tools and specialist equipment. Efficient and effective utilisation of delivery vehicles and inventory management is central to Tools N All’s operations. Putney Breeze developed Tools N All’s “Mobile Invoicing and Despatch System”. The application is hosted by FileMaker Server 15 and is used on our mobile devices for creating and despatching orders, obtaining POD signatures, invoicing, monitoring inventory and reorder levels. Importantly the system automatically calculates gross margin by product by customer by month by year. Our invoicing history is linked to customer information and product sales history. We also can access an automated a top 20 customer by date report for any date range. Chris is a very positive and encouraging person who is a pleasure to work with and would recommend him to others without hesitation.
As we enter our 7th year in business, it’s about time we started blogging about some of our success over the years.
One of our success stories involves guiding Fildes Food Safety, one of Australia’s leading food safety solutions provider, in selecting and implementing their new ERP system.
The General Manager of Fildes Food Safety is […]
Werribee Park Golf Club – President, Bill Kennedy
Golf is a beautiful game. One thing the game teaches you is that you need to understand what is coming ahead but to get ahead, you need to be focused on the present, the next shot.
Werribee Park Golf Club holds special memories myself. I’ve played many rounds […]
The Invisible Gorilla of Business Apps
The world of business apps has grown exponentially with clever companies solving small problems with task focused applications.
According to International Data Corporation, there were 156 billion app downloads in 2015 and from 2016 to 2020 there will be approximately 210 billion installs annually.
That is a staggering trillion app downloads […]
FileMaker Pro is currently ranked the #1 Rapid Application Development Software by G2 Crowd.
G2 Crowd is the world’s leading business software review platform. G2 Crowd formulates its rankings from 100,000+ user reviews each month to help software buyers make better purchasing decisions. G2 Crowd packages insights from expert peers, everyday users, and aggregated data […]
FileMaker’s 30 years of growth by enabling business growth for companies
Apple Subsidiary FileMaker are one of a very few companies that can say they have “been profitable every quarter since our formation.” That is, FileMaker has been profitable every quarter for almost 30 years, a phenomenal achievement.
From humble beginnings, as purely a database application […]
FileMaker Pro 15 ecosystem for macOS, Windows, and iOS&
“FileMaker Pro 22.214.171.124 is at the center of an entire ecosystem aiming to help individuals and whole corporations manage their data”
Mike Wuerthele of Appleinsider examines FileMaker Pro, its history. “it’s one of the few apps that does practically nothing when you first buy it, yet ultimately […]
The Lean CFO, Management Reporting and Filemaker
We’ve come a long way from the days where the abacus was common place. The abacus was simple technology that allowed merchants and mathematicians to make complex calculations.
Calculation Technology has advanced so far Captain Spock from Star Trek may even be impressed. Only 20 years ago when I […]
Tracy Wilson from Business Beyond 5 interviews our Director Chris Catto on the importance of Aligning your staffs’ Key Performance indicators (KPIs) with Strategy.
Why Aligning Staff your Staff KPIs with your Business Strategy wins!
The interview covers key road blocks with the development and implementation of staff KPIs in small to medium sized business.
Tracy Wilson […]
CLICK HERE to Download The Role of Strategic Planning, Accounting Information and Advisors in the Growth of Small to Medium Enterprises Ebook
In October 2015, Putney Breeze Business Advisors Director Chris Catto will be presenting a research paper on strategic planning and the growth of small to medium sized businesses (SME) that has been accepted […]
David Rose: 10 things to know before you pitch for venture capital
We’ve all watch Dragon’s Den and the Shark Tank where amateurs step up and try to pitch their business ideas with no knowledge on how to do it.
If you’d like to learn a framework to do it, grab a coffee kick back and […]