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Question asked by bogeyman007_1 on Apr 2, 2010
Latest reply on Apr 2, 2010 by nolak37

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I have a client which is a not for profit organization with about 1000 members. For 10 years we have stored the members data i Filemaker. The group runs an annual conference with up to 1000 people attending and this data is also stored in Filemaker. A few years ago we had a developer create an online registration site for the conference and this has worked well. The data is downloaded to Filemaker through xml using an xls style sheet. The organization has now decided to take their whole organization online and has hired a web developer to design a modern interactive website. They seem to think that now they will not require any form of database management and that it will magically be taken care of by this new web solution. I am trying to convince them that they still should be interfacing with Filemaker and that I am willing to design a new database solution which will interface nicely with the new web site. They seem to be sending me the message that this will not be necessary. Am I way off track with this concern? I am not a savy web developer so maybe my concerns are not well placed.

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