It's been two weeks since the Fall 2004 Release of QuickBase. Now that the usual post-release dust has settled somewhat, I want to take a moment to describe some of the features in a little more detail.
When many business users have to deal with lists -- whether it's a task list they need to send around, or a list of project issues, the tool they usually turn to is the one already at their disposal: the spreadsheet. Spreadsheets are fantastic tools, and they make it very easy to quickly bang out a list and send it around by email. For most people, the breakdown happens when you have to change it, or when you're expecting more than one person to make edits to it. More often than not, this sends many people straight to 'where-is-the-latest-version' hell, even if they're equipped with more advanced geekery like shared network drives.
Here's why people tell us they like spreadsheets: