Optimizing Your Process: Session designed to help you connect your people and data for better efficiency.
“How To” in QuickBase: Grow your QuickBase skill set! Learn to leverage more powerful capabilities within QuickBase to build more powerful, mission critical applications.
Transforming Your Organization: Learn how to break down silos and cross functional barriers for a more collaborative workplace. Experience how organizations have transformed their businesses through faster time to value on application creation, low cost per app, and better, more purpose built apps that map directly to your citizen developers requirements.
The real power of QuickBase is its ability to power solutions far beyond simple trackers and workflows. Join VeilSun for a tour of some real-life case studies and the technology that drives their success. We’ll explore how portals open QuickBase to customers for competitive differentiation, localization technology that brings QuickBase to multinational teams, drag and drop resource scheduling, code-free integrations that create end-to-end business processes, and drag and drop document uploads that make managing documents much easier.
Think you know QuickBase? Think again. In this session, Emi Gwin and the Sympo development team will walk you through 5 hidden jewels of QuickBase. These incredibly powerful QuickBase secrets can help you optimize your applications and the many processes they support. This session will help a seasoned developer fine tune an application or someone new to QuickBase unearth its full potential. Come join us to learn about these hidden jewels and reveal the secret treasure in your applications.
It’s easier than ever to move data between QuickBase and almost any other system or web service you can imagine. With more than 16,000 web services available today, it is possible to build a microservices architecture – in which your processes flow through a seamlessly connected web of components – that makes your data richer, more relevant, and more valuable. In this session, you’ll learn why the days of “API Anxiety” are over and how to get started on your own microservices architecture. Take the plunge and become a new QuickBase “API Hero”!
QuickBase is a natural fit for project or workflow management applications for operational processes. While getting the basics right is easy, QuickBase customers can achieve even better performance and productivity with some advanced project management best practices. In this session, MCF Tech will showcase ways to unify several key processes to drive greater value. We’ll explore how to apply project management principles to operational process management, highlight some workflow management success stories using native and add-on functionality, and showcase some advanced QuickBase capabilities including Gantt charting, capacity management, budget management, workflow management, and more.
This session is for those who attended Part 1 or are already comfortable with the QuickBase API. In this session, you will focus on using code pages in practical ways, applying the lessons of Part 1 through hands-on learning. You will learn how to use code pages to add business logic and create automated workflows within your apps. You’ll learn how to apply basic API functions to real-world scenarios and walk away with great ideas for improving your QuickBase apps.
You have many options for automating workflows as records are added, modified, or deleted in your QuickBase application, including Juiced Triggers from Juiced Techologies. In this session, you’ll learn when to use Juiced Triggers to implement an automation strategy. We’ll also share real-world scenarios from an independent consultant who has used Juiced Triggers to help his clients automate their QuickBase workflows.
Formulas are a powerful way to drive maximum value out of your QuickBase apps. In this hands-on session, you’ll learn the basics for creating formulas in QuickBase. You’ll emerge with the tools and basic use cases you need to get started, and we’ll practice creating basic formulas during the session.
QuickBase is most successful when supported not just by IT or the business, but by both. However, forging a good relationship between those two functions takes some work. In this session, Adam Hoover shares insights gained from working with hundreds of QuickBase customers to ensure a smooth relationship between key stakeholders. You’ll learn how to establish an understanding that prevents “shadow IT” proliferation, encourages IT to deliver for the business, and gives business users confidence that IT is there to support them.
Just about anyone can build a powerful QuickBase app, but rolling out a no-code platform the right way requires a solid strategy. At CCI Systems, the growth of QuickBase meant that the core QuickBase team needed to onboard and partner with new app builders from the business in a way that would empower them to solve their own problems as quickly as possible. In this session, you’ll learn how CCI Systems rolled out a program to onboard new builders by gaining trust and finishing with Ninja confidence.
Using formula fields is a great way to build highly-customized apps and forms. However, they can quickly get unwieldy. In this session, the team from Trinity will show you how to tame your advanced formulas so you can meet your complex business needs without overcomplicating your QuickBase apps. You’ll learn how to simplify existing formulas, how to use variables, how to use formulas with API calls, and some formulas for advanced workflows. You’ll walk away with great new skills for putting formula fields to work in all your apps.
You spent so much time developing your app and you’ve just launched it. But now users are trying it and you’re not getting the positive feedback you expected. Why not? Chances are, the app doesn’t truly solve user needs, even though you sought out their needs and wants. In this session, you’ll learn how to implement a fool-proof method of discovery that will ensure your apps launch successfully. We’ll walk step-by-step through the questions that will get your app to greatness in the shortest time possible.
The rise of no-code platforms represents a tectonic shift in the world of application development and system architectures. At IFG, this shift led to a disruptive idea – driving a competitive advantage by putting those closest to the work in charge of their own technology. Freed from costly and lengthy software development projects, IFG can move faster than ever. In this session, you’ll learn how IFG was able to use QuickBase as a central component of a highly complicated, sophisticated, and secure FinTech platform.
We’ve all made toast before, and yet you’d be surprised how many different ways there are to think about even the simplest process. In this session, we’ll use a simple exercise – draw how you make toast – and use that as the basis for a new way to plan and build your QuickBase apps. You’ll walk away with the skills you need to make your next great idea come to life!
As companies adopt QuickBase more and more, they are starting to see that the total value of QuickBase is greater than the sum of its apps. At Dominion Dealer Solutions, Nichole Browning’s team has rolled out QuickBase apps to support 8 different product lines, providing visibility into key processes to more people than ever. The next step? Building a “One Dominion” app that consolidates all the insights and data from disparate processes and applications to drive even better decision-making. In this session, you’ll learn how Dominion Dealer Solutions has deployed QuickBase to save the company millions, and how they are building out a comprehensive vision for driving even more value.
QuickBase customers are already using QuickBase Webhooks in remarkable ways to drive massive productivity gains. In this session, you’ll pick up lots of new ideas for putting Webhooks into action and the tips and tricks you need to get the most out of this powerful feature. We’ll focus on using Webhooks both inside and outside of your existing QuickBase apps.
Webhooks and Workato have empowered users to expand the core functionality of QuickBase in powerful ways. In this session, you’ll see real-world examples of how HomeSquare added advanced functionality to its core QuickBase applications Ñ including Slack and SMS notifications, more options for changing records, scheduling edits to records, and event reminders. You’ll walk away with strategies and tips for getting moving on your own integrations.
This is your opportunity to meet and share ideas with people who have jobs similar to yours. This session will be organized by a facilitator, but will be led by participants. Come and network with others who work in IT, Operations, Marketing, Finance and Sales.
One good turn deserves another, in life and in QuickBase. What if you could automate changes in other cloud apps based on changes to a QuickBase record? With Webhooks, you can. In this session, you’ll learn how you can take your workflows to the next level with real-world examples and use cases for Webhooks. You’ll walk away with an understanding of how Webhooks can streamline your processes and how to configure your Webhooks to drive huge value.
At large organizations, QuickBase typically grows first and fastest in small teams and business units. But how do those teams showcase the power and value of QuickBase to the rest of the organization? At PSL Group, a few inquisitive and motivated employees saw that QuickBase had greater potential than anyone knew and took action. After a difficult and challenging journey, this group was able to build a process machine that has vastly improved the quality of QuickBase apps at the organization and the impact of QuickBase on the business.
At Texas A&M, tracking student engagement and rewarding students for their efforts proved a difficult challenge for many campus entities. At the Texas A&M School of Public Health, QuickBase provided just the tool they needed to track student engagement in a much more streamlined way. Launched in August 2016, the school developed an app that has tracked the self-reported activities of over 100 students, many whom are receiving awards based on their submissions. In this session, you’ll learn how the team at Texas A&M School of Public Health was able to turn a nightmare into a dream come true by working smarter, not harder.
Dashboards are a powerful way to deliver key data and insights to people using a QuickBase app. However, many QuickBase app builders aren’t aware of some QuickBase features that will make their dashboards come to life. In this session, you’ll learn how to build dynamic dashboards using simple coding techniques that can make your key reports and dashboards pop.
We know that one of the great things about EMPOWER is the opportunity to meet with other QuickBase users in your industry. This open space session is the perfect opportunity to join an interactive discussion that will be organized by a facilitator but designed to be participant-driven. You’ll learn from and network with like-minded people in industries including Technology, Non-profit/Education, Manufacturing/Operations, Professional Services, and Healthcare.
Did you know you could create a button in QuickBase that would open a Skype call with a client? Well, you can. And that’s just one of thousands of cool things you can do with the QuickBase API and some practical knowledge of formulas. In this session, you’ll examine 60+ practical how-to formulas, code and API invocations that will help you get your work done faster. We’ll also walk step-by-step through some methods for workflow, notification, and approval tracking. You’ll walk away with the sample code and formulas you need to get started on your own magic buttons right away.
Complex challenges require complex solutions. At DishOut, a technology company focused on adding value to traditional payment processing transactions, managing complex inventory and shipping processes with Excel spreadsheets led to time-consuming manual data entry, human error, and lack of tracking updates. With QuickBase Webhooks and Zapier, DishOut was able to create a simpler workflow including automated shipping label creation, tracking updates, barcode generation and other processes. In this session, you’ll learn how DishOut was able to integrate QuickBase with other cloud technologies including Google Cloud Print and Postmen using Zapier, and the value of streamlining complex processes in this way.
You want your apps to be as fast as possible, no matter how complicated they are. In this session, you’ll learn what goes on “under the hood” of QuickBase and pick up best practices for building apps with performance in mind. We’ll also cover the tools you need to diagnose and track your apps’ performance and offer tips for boosting performance of your existing apps. Finally, we’ll share our roadmap for improving performance across all QuickBase apps and get your feedback as we move forward.
As the old saying goes: The only constant is change. Your business is always evolving to become better, faster and more efficient. And as your processes evolve, so should your QuickBase applications. This session will cover basic change management principles and how to apply them to your app ecosystem. You will learn how to make managing the change easier for yourself and your users.
The District of Columbia has stringent regulations and innovative incentive programs to restore the District’s waterbodies and protect them from pollutants carried by stormwater runoff. To solve the challenge of managing and tracking results from a wide variety of programs, the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) developed a QuickBase application called the Stormwater Database. In this session, you’ll learn why DOEE chose QuickBase after trying other options first, and how they were able to build an application that meets its complex needs exactly.
Experience the power of QuickBase and Workato through the voice of your peers. In this session, a panel of QuickBase users will help you understand when to choose Workato and what to expect from your integrations. Learn from real-life customers about how Workato can connect QuickBase with your company’s CRM system, finance system, and key productivity apps like calendaring and document collaboration. You will walk away with an understanding of what makes a good fit for Workato, best practices on getting the most from the platform, and tons of tips and tricks from actual users.
QuickBase plays a key role in helping Dana-Farber Cancer Institute streamline workflows, eliminate siloed Microsoft Access programs, and improve communications across multiple teams. In this session, you’ll learn how Dana-Farber built a suite of QuickBase applications to track time, allocate resources, manage projects, filter demand, track clinical trials and more. You’re bound to leave this session with many ideas for streamlining your organization’s processes.
Do you use webhooks, and email notifications to help automate workflows across your business? Or do you use one of our Integration Partners such as Zapier or Workato for more complex workflows? Learn more about our current product roadmap for automation and integration and get involved in helping us improve it by providing feedback.
Do you struggle with managing a high volume of QuickBase users? We’re here to help. In this session, you’ll get a look at some new initiatives we’re working on to help streamline user management. We’ll be collecting your feedback for future initiatives, so don’t be shy!
Do you have concerns around security? Do you have use cases for QuickBase which involved highly confidential or regulated data? How can QuickBase help our customers secure their data and meet regulatory requirements? Come learn about how QuickBase is helping customers meet the highest standards for security, and discuss what types of regulated data QuickBase can be used for now and into the future.
As one of Inc. 5000’s fastest-growing companies, The Spur Group knows about scaling fast. As the organization grew from 2 to 100 employees, it needed to evolve and continuously streamline its processes – and QuickBase was there the whole time. In this session, you’ll take away valuable lessons from The Spur Group’s experience and explore how QuickBase can help your organization grow in an agile, streamlined way that leaves plenty of room for the future.
Many QuickBase builders face a conundrum when they need to add a new process or functionality: Should you extend an existing application or build a separate app from scratch? In this session, you’ll learn strategies for answering that question. This session includes demoes, real-life scenarios, and practical advice from real QuickBase experts.
Transforming a paper process into a digital one isn’t always easy. At MIT, team members wanted to build a standardized system for collecting, updating, reviewing, and approving data collected from multiple forms into a central repository. In this session, you’ll learn how the team was able to use native QuickBase features to collect data from multiple forms into a single table to create a central, searchable repository and streamline approvals.
Sometimes you need to make QuickBase available to lots of people without breaking the bank on new licenses. In this session, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the built-in “Everything on the Internet” feature in QuickBase. Used correctly, this feature enables you to collect data from large groups of people without sacrificing security. We’ll walk step-by-step through this feature, examining use cases and scenarios and digging deeper into email notifications, dashboards, and updating records despite the anonymity of the original creator.
Everywhere we turn these days we hear about Digital Transformation. Buzz words or warning siren? Decidedly the latter. Just two years ago, the primary focus of process initiatives was cost reductions. Fast forward two years from today and Forrester survey respondents project that 50% of all process initiatives will be in support of Digital Transformation up from just 12% two years ago.* Smart organizations are actively looking to digitize all aspects of their business. To do that, business users need to be empowered to manage the automation of their own business and processes. The tools to support this will be simple, secure, manageable and able to provide excellent user experiences. In this session with guest speaker, VP and Principal Analyst Rob Koplowtiz from Forrester Research, we will discuss the critical role of no code tools to support driving your organization to Digital Transformation.
*Artificial Intelligence Revitalizes BPM, Forrester Research, Inc., February 10, 2017
QuickBase Sync for CSV gives you a great opportunity to make QuickBase the center of your business data world. Doing so is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Step 1 is getting your data into a .CSV file. Step 2 is uploading the file to Dropbox. Step 3 is syncing your .CSV file to QuickBase. In this session, you’ll learn the basics – and the power – of working with QuickBase Sync for CSV.