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Scott Howard Consulting

1145 Independence Dr
Birmingham, AL 35007-9369
United States

P: (205) 837-4805

est: 1996

designing software that fits

We design software to fit your needs. Since 1996 we have designed solutions for organizations in many industries - medical, legal, manufacturing, fashion, software, printing, ministry, education, non-profit, etc. - using FileMaker Pro and its cross-platform family of products. We also provide consulting services and training for FileMaker developers and organizations with existing FileMaker solutions. We are based in Birmingham, Alabama, but have served companies in New York, North Carolina, Florida, California, Oregon, Tennessee, Kentucky and elsewhere in the US.

For more information about us, see our web site at

FileMaker Pro Certification

This area lists any/all applicable FileMaker development certification(s). Certification is officially sanctioned by FileMaker Inc and all developers who qualify have completed and passed the official exam for the specified version of FileMaker Pro. Certification covers competency in the areas of general development as well as server-based aptitude..

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FileMaker Trainer

This company offers a wide range of services to help people expand their FileMaker knowledge. While some companies offer training through formalized class or seminar formats, other companies focus more on individual needs through remote and on-site instruction. Where “FileMaker Training Series” is checked, these trainers have successfully completed course requirements authored by FileMaker Inc. and teach seminars geared specifically toward persons obtaining certification.

 FileMaker Training Series New User On-site Training Class Based Training 1 on 1 Training

FileMaker Specialty

A list of specialties, or areas of discipline within the FileMaker development arena

 Buttons Custom Functions Export Data Excel Migration Import Data Layout Design Report Creation Scripting


This section includes a list of core competencies (as it relates to FileMaker development) where the company has a proven level of experience or offers it as a trademark skill.

 Audit Logging HIPAA Compliance Needs Determination Needs Analysis Statistics Security Data Modeling Server


This section illustrates the computer languages used to make queries into databases and information systems. When checked, the company has working knowledge and/or advance aptitude in that particular language.

 FileMaker AppleScript Bento Excel MySQL SQL

Remote Control/Access Support

This company can offer support from remote locations using the following technology.

 Adobe Connect Apple Remote Desktop Leopard iChat LogMeIn Microsoft Remote Desktop Timbuktu

Web Technology

The following list includes all technologies especially suited for web development -- building, creating and implementing web sites as well as sites with a Db backend.

 PHP Custom Web (CWP) Instant Web (IWP) css html email smtp pop imap

Web Hosting

This company offers web hosting. See below for the available options.


A platform describes the type of hardware architecture or software framework (including application frameworks), that allows software to run. Typical platforms include a computer's architecture, operating system, programming languages and related runtime libraries or graphical user interface.

 Mac Windows

Professional Accreditation & Affiliation

The following includes professional agencies, organizations and/or groups where the company is an active member.

 FileMaker Technical Network (Technet) FileMaker Business Alliance (FBA)


A security clearance is a status granted to individuals allowing access to classified information. The term "security clearance" is also sometimes used in private organizations that have a formal process to vet employees for access to sensitive information. Anyone with access to classified data requires a clearance at or higher than the level the data is classified at. For this reason security clearances are required for a wide range of jobs, from senior management to contractors and sub-contractors.

Location Preference

This section illustrates the company’s preferences as it relates project location and travel requirements. Certain companies prefer to omit long distance travel, while others are willing to commute daily and spend their time directly on-site.

 Part Time Full Time On-Site Remote Travel As Needed

Language Support



Bio for Scott Howard

In 1992, 900 retail and educational customers were dumped on me as the "new guy" at a computer store. It took me half an hour to work up quotes and I had to handle walk-in traffic. As the days passed and my face tightened from stress, one of our corporate salesmen said, "Here. This may help you." He handed me a box with "FileMaker 2" on it. I took it home, stayed up all night, and designing my first quote generating system. It allowed me to create accurate quotes while talking with clients on the phone, manage sales, backorders, and customer relationships. After four years of tweaks and improvements I sold that system to another computer retailer who still uses it today.

In 1996 I joined the Alabama Eye Bank as their administrator and network manager. I wrote an eye bank management system, AEBIS, that radically streamlined our technical operations and improved the quality of our services. I had the privilege of presenting that solution with Steve Marcek, CTO of FileMaker Inc., at Internet World 2000 in Los Angeles. Since 2007, I have been developing software, training and consulting with clients and developers full time.

For more information about us, see our web site at


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