Entries by Mark Richman

How Skeleton Key Helped a Surgical Center with Data Analytics

The flexibility of the FileMaker platform opens up development possibilities that go far beyond the conventional business environment. Hospitals, dental practices, surgery centers, and doctors’ offices can all benefit from the innovation strategies made possible by a customized FileMaker solution. Here’s how we recently helped an orthopedic surgery center streamline clinical data management workflows while […]

Private School Streamlines Scheduling and Purchasing with Claris FileMaker and Skeleton Key

The Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, Ohio, relies heavily on developing programs tailored to parents and students with evolving expectations. As a private school, its administrators and staff need to consider innovative ways to balance costs, investing in tools that help focus teachers’ attention on creating a welcoming, creative environment. Its socio-economically diverse student body […]


Using Claris Filemaker To Design And Build Precise, Yet Flexible, Solutions We provide nimble and affordable custom applications for designers and engineers in a wide variety of industries. Custom Applications For Engineering Teams Engineering can be both science and art. Fabrication and testing, for example, necessitate precision and accuracy throughout your entire process; but design […]

K-12 Education

Custom Apps and Connected Workflows For the Entire Educational Ecosystem We specialize in custom solutions for both private and public institutions that help streamline processes to record and track student achievement, conference scheduling, school inventory and more. Custom Apps for K-12 Education Teachers, counselors, and administrators all agree: No two schools, and no two students, […]

Utilities and Utility Services

Customized Tools Built on the Powerful Claris FileMaker Platform At Skeleton Key, we formulate cost-effective and responsive applications for utilities and companies working in the energy industry. Custom Apps for Utilities and Energy Service Companies Every major public works proposal—whether that’s a water reclamation project or a LEED-certified building—faces similar hurdles and challenges. Missing or […]