Lean manufacturing, agile software development and QuickBase

“I visited a local a manufacturing company this morning. It’s a very interesting company—they make simulation software for various governmental agencies. As I was listening to their COO present a summary of their operations and then later as we toured the facility, it struck me how consistent the use of QuickBase is with a lot of the things they do to manage their work flow and their business…” (full story)

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Why Earthbound Farms chose QuickBase over Salesforce for CRM

Why did Earthbound Farms chose QuickBase over Salesforce for CRM?

Hint: two reasons were that it integrated well with their back-end ERP system and was 12% the price. Read the whole story.

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Customer Success Videos

Customer Success Videos

1. Memento Press streamlines order management with QuickBase

“we increased sales by 500% without increasing headcount.”

2. Modular Tech streamlines facilities Mgmt with QuickBase
QuickBase is “The glue that holds out business together”.
Before QuickBase:  They used spreadsheets and email and were not very organized.  They could not collaborate effectively to provide service to their clients.  The whole idea was to be able to scale the business.
They built “FacilityBase”, a work-order based tracking system. Their customers use it to see how their needs are being met. Without QuickBase they had many more phone calls and meetings.

3. What is QuickBase all about? 

4. Creating a Database by Importing from Excel

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QuickBase Enterprise Customer Case Studies

QuickBase Enterprise Customer Case Studies:

  1. Google – Google needed a way to manage its extensive Sarbannes Oxley compliance process – to share data between more than 20 auditors and manage the audit. An employee previously worked full-time just managing data in spreadsheets. They created and deployed their solution in 4 weeks and estimate their QuickBase solution saved more than $200,000 and over 2,000 hours of work annually. (Case Study)
  2. Procter & Gamble – A P&G core principle is “Innovation is the cornerstone of our success.” P&G uses over 70 different QuickBase applications to solve needs from capital tracking to capital forecasting, from project management to project portfolio management. QuickBase applications serve over 6000 users, and P&G’s Project Management Organization estimates that communication via QuickBase applications eliminated 24 days of meetings per year. Most applications were implemented in 3-6 weeks with no dedicated resources or database managers. (Case Study)
  3. JetBlue is a new kind of airline and one key to their award-winning service is their information systems. They continually improve systems for reservations, telecommunications, flight operations, check-in kiosks, flight scheduling, flight status notification, in-flight entertainment, and many other functions. JetBlue has over 70 projects underway with dozens more waiting to start.
    Over 80 IT and project managers and business unit executives share information and see project progress through 7 different QuickBase applications that were built and deployed in only 3 months. Adoption was quick and strong. Even smaller groups got the information tools they needed to accomplish their goals allowing JetBlue to continue to provide its award-winning service. Case Study
  4. eBay
  5. American Greetings
  6. XM Satellite Radio
  7. Girl Scouts of America

See more…

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QuickBase Customer Testimonials

“QuickBase has helped streamline and structure employee communication, speeding our ability to access critical information and decreasing our reliance on email.”

David Turo | VP of Information Technology

There’s no way we could have accomplished the kind of success we’ve had if we still were using Excel.”

Luke Winter | Partner/Owner

“We estimate that our cost savings are in the $100,000 – 200,000 range…”

Erik Jonte | IT Risk Manager, Google

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Official Intuit QuickBase web site and blog


  • A good blog managed by QuickBase partner: The Data Collaborative
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QuickBase Annual Customer survey results

Annual Customer Survey Results

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