Archive for June, 2012

Document Storage at Stanford

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The presenter has made the presentation available (PDF)

It’s easy to save a document to your hard drive and email it to everyone who needs it, but that’s usually not the right solution.

Watch the video from this Tech Briefing to learn about online document storage solutions at Stanford, including where you can store Restricted data, and how you can share or restrict your documents with and from others.

Topics examined the upcoming Docushare retirement, and focused ib how to use WebAFS and SecureAFS, plus new solutions like and Google Drive.

FileMaker Pro 12

Friday, June 8th, 2012

In April, FileMaker released version 12 of their product line.  The release included the FileMaker Pro, Server and FileMaker Go for iOS products. There are a host of great improvements including more powerful digital asset management and a newly reworked system for building theme based layouts. You can now create great looking solutions in a fraction of the time that it took in previous versions.

FileMaker Go for the iPad and iPhone has been updated to take advantage of all of these new features and more. Best of all, FileMaker Go is now FREE for anyone to download from the iTunes store.

Phil Smith and Alexei Folger from FileMaker demoed all of the new products and answered attendees questions.

Open Source Software at Stanford

Friday, June 1st, 2012

In this session, Mark Branom of IT Services and Irina Zaks from the Law Library demonstrated the multitude of Open Source tools available to the Stanford community.

Watch this video to learn more about how you can save your department money by using these (mostly free) tools instead of expensive commercial alternatives.