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Process Management

Process Management and Technology Consulting

Colibri’s consulting expertise forms the core for many of the other
services we provide to our clients. These services include:

  • Modeling data flows and identifying best practices;

  • Working with business to implement process optimizations;

  • Recommending appropriate technologies and solutions;

  • Documenting our findings and recommendations, including:

    • Our Process Definition exercise identifies and articulates best practices and processes, describes current operations and proposes changes to enable new operations or improve existing ones, and sets standards for success.

    • Functional Requirements planning allows us to identify data management and security requirements, addresses the technical requirements raised by the Process Definition, and propose solutions to known technical challenges.

  • IT and Security Planning: An IT and Security Plan addresses the unique technological and security challenges presented by an app and its use case, the physical and computing environment, external security threats, and any regulatory requirements.

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Custom App Development

Colibri offers expert design and implementation of custom database apps.
Our staff includes technology professionals with decades of project
experience in a host of development environments.

Using Agile methods, our development process is organized into a series of
sprints and releases and is highly adaptable to the needs of our clients.

We offer expertise in the following areas:

  • Custom workgroup appc design and implementation using thecFileMaker 19 Platform. Why FileMaker?

  • Applications for Windows, Mac OS X, and Cloud environments.

  • Hosted environment solutions using Citrix XenApp and Microsoft RemoteApp.

  • Workgroup-to-enterprise data integration with MySQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle, andPostgres.

  • Integrated solutions for ecommerce, shipping, data mining, financial transactions, and more using PHP, JavaScript, Web Services, XML/SOAP, C++, REST, and JSON.

    Read more about
    FileMaker in the Enterprise.


  • Legacy system migrations.

  • Multi-lingual application development, particularly Spanish, Portuguese, and French.

Custom Apps
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Mobile App Development

Colibri has been at the forefront of discovery in FileMaker Go
development and integration with tradition desktop-based solutions.

Our mobile applications have been covered in the media, and we have
shared our knowledge and solutions with developer groups in local and
national developer groups, at the FileMaker Developer Conference, and
with the Claris Inc. engineering team.


FileMaker Go enables rapid, cost-effective development of apps for iOS. The newest version, FileMaker Go 19, includes tools for advanced user interface creation, media management, geolocation, signature and barcode capture, Siri, AI, and CoreML, and device management. The iOS App SDK also allows us to convert your FileMaker Go app to a full-fledged ​​iOS app.

We offer expert knowledge of:

  • Optimized iOS user interface development

  • Mobile-to-desktop data integration methodologies and best practices

  • Version management strategies

  • Integration with 3rd party applications and hardware

Mobile Apps
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Browser-Based Process Management Apps

Colibri offers web-based solutions using latest technologies for creating
dynamic, data-driven web applications, including:

  • FileMaker 2023 WebDirect and MySQL

  • Apache and IIS

  • PHP

  • HTML 5/CSS 3

  • JavaScript and jQuery

We support the advanced FileMaker WebDirect technology. Offering a desktop-like user interface and an aggressive development cycle, WebDirect offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional web app development. 

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Consulting and FileMaker Cloud

Thinking about creating your own app cloud?


Colibri provides consulting for Amazon Web Services as a hosting and
deployment option. If you are thinking about moving to the Cloud,
we can help you design, implement, and manage your AWS instance(s):

  • AWS hosting and storage

  • Domain management for custom application

  • Short and long-term data storage

  • AWS Lambda microservices, plus

  • Remote desktop using RDP

  • Remote app access using RemoteApp or WAN

FileMaker Cloud 2023 is a straightforward and easy way to deploy your custom app to your end-users and avoid managing physical hardware onsite. If you currently have a FileMaker app, or if you are planning on developing one, FileMaker Cloud may be an excellent option for you.

Read more about Business Continuity and how a cloud environment can help you.


Contact us to discuss whether AWS or FileMaker Cloud is a appropriate solution for your business.

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