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Berklee College of Music to Present Benefits of FileMaker Solutions for iPad at TabTimes Tablet Biz Conference and Expo

Damien Bracken, dean of admissions at Berklee College of Music, will show how the renowned school used FileMaker software to create solutions for iPad at the TabTimes Tablet Biz Conference & Expo, Tuesday, Nov. 27, New York City. Bracken will explain how the school is dramatically increasing productivity and recruiting top musical talent around the world.

Bracken and his team of college recruiters created a customized audition and interview tracking solution with the FileMaker Platform. The solution runs on iPads using the FileMaker Go app, and assists the college in vetting over 7,000 students annually. On any given audition day, the admissions team has roughly 300 auditions to log in 11 rooms across campus, and in locations off-campus or even around the world. They use iPads to take notes and enter comments during both the audition and the rating processes.

“With 80 faculty and 40 staff on the road throughout the year and 7,200 applicants annually, the admissions process would be nearly impossible to manage without FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Server and the FileMaker Go for iPad app,” said Bracken.

Tablet Biz Conference is the leading tablet business event of the year highlighting how tablets are increasing productivity in business and education. The conference will be held Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan.

FileMaker, Inc., a Tablet Biz sponsor, will demonstrate how to create and deploy iPad and iPhone solutions in the expo area.

Watch a video on Berklee College of Music and iPad solutions created with the FileMaker Platform.

About FileMaker, Inc.

FileMaker is the leader in easy-to-use database software. Millions of people, from individuals to some of the world's largest companies, rely on FileMaker software to manage, analyze and share essential information. The company's products are the FileMaker line - versatile database software for teams and organizations, for Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and the web - and Bento, the personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPad. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple.

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