The Buy vs. Build Analysis

If you need a software system to handle an activity or process in your business, congratulations. This means three things; first, you have identified a valuable business process and decided to ‘elevate’ it. Second, you have come to the realization that spreadsheet models or a legacy application are not adequate to handle the task. Third

Exploiting Microsoft Access for Corporate Performance Management and Business Intelligence

Many agencies must meet with state-specific reporting and compliance mandates, making it less likely that a packaged application exists to fulfill their requirements. A well-designed custom solution can satisfy the mandates and add the benefits of modern corporate performance management.

Update And Upgrade to Help Cut Telecom Costs

An outdated technology no longer supported by its software vendor. The outside development firm had gone out of business. To update the technology platform, recoding it to the latest version of Microsoft Access, and upgrade the application’s capabilities. Help4Access provided a fixed price.

Complex Data Relationships May Require Redesign of a Legacy Application

When complex reports for the Family Education Resource Center demanded more from a legacy database application than its original design could handle, Help4Access carried out a “rescue and replace” project.

Help4Access Migrates Target Media Solutions to Mobile Cloud

Transition from single- to multi-user with anywhere, anytime access for its employees requires optimization tuning of the application for the Cloud. Target Media Solutions provides focused, niche marketing services to clients in the expectant and new mother marketplace, as well as various life stage markets. The firm already had an internally-built system that effectively managed

Replacement of Home-Built Database for Cornell University Costs Less than Fixing It

Microsoft Access is a powerful database platform, but for the best results and easy access to reports and data, the programmer needs to follow best practices and standards—with which most managers are not familiar. The result: applications that cost less to replace than to support and update.

Rescue Operation: A Home-Grown Application Breaks and a Law Firm Cannot Recruit Clients

A law firm had outgrown its ACT Contact Management database, and constructed its own Microsoft Access application. Unfortunately, non-standard techniques were used to design and build the Access application and it was not performing correctly.

Rapid Prototyping Meets Tight Deadline for DuPont

Rapid growth resulting from mergers and acquisitions left DuPont’s Industrial Biosciences division, a leader in biosciences and pharmaceuticals, with a challenging data management environment. DuPont opted for a “right-size” solution in the form of a custom database application.

Advantages of Migrating an Access-based CRM System to the Cloud

To provide a high level of service and support for current and potential customers in China, the Hamilton Company of Switzerland needed a way to capture, track, and report on its business development opportunities in that market.

Patchwork of Spreadsheets Unviable for Client Loads in the Thousands

Many client-facing organizations operate on limited funding while striving to provide the best possible care for their clients. As a result, these organizations are forced to rely on a patchwork of functionality pulled from a hodge podge of applications like spreadsheets and email.