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Upgrade Your Team To A Custom Access Database

Make Your Work Easier..

Screenshot of sample settings forms from Microsoft Access custom databasesAre you looking for a bespoke system to run your business?  An Access database from Working Data will match your requirements exactly. With a personalised system you won’t need to use spreadsheets to fill the gaps. Your staff won’t need to work around the system to get their jobs done. This increases the efficiency of your whole team. It also makes for a happier team.  Everyone can get on with more productive and creative tasks bringing greater value to the business.

Have spreadsheets and paper processes become a bottleneck for the productivity of you and your team?  Many of our clients have come to us when their business outgrows spreadsheets.  Excel is a useful tool when you first start out.  Over time, though, requirements change.  Every major business sits on a database.  They provide a massive boost to staff efficiency and management reporting.  The first time a business moves from spreadsheets to a database use a Rapid Application Development platform such as Microsoft Access.  We have been providing clients with custom Access databases since 2005.  Our experience covers all the major releases of Access from Office 97 to the present date.  We regularly keep up to date with the latest developments.  These are more and more focussed on data in the cloud.  Cloud solutions give you the added benefit of accessing your data anywhere.  This also allows staff and colleagues to work remotely.  Flexible working hours are often a way of attracting new talent to your firm.

Do standard products not offer you the flexibility and functionality your business needs?  Microsoft Access is the perfect environment to provide you with a fast and easy-to-use solution.  Here at Working Data we have years of experience helping businesses move from spreadsheets to their first business system.  A bespoke business system will give you the perfect platform with which to grow your business.  Over time your Access database can develop and grow

How We Can Help..

Screenshot of a collage of Microsoft Access Settings formsHere at Working Data we have been designing, building and installing custom database systems for our clients since 2005. The easiest, fastest and most competitive method for a business to upgrade from spreadsheets is with a Custom Access Database. This gives you the ideal combination of a database system and the familiar Office interface. Thanks to the fast development and flexibility of Access it can be applied to industries and situations of almost any kind.  Our years of experience with the evolution of Access put us in the right place to help you move forward.  We support out clients as their businesses evolve and their requirements mature.

We have worked with a wide variety of organisations of different sizes. From household names Bosch to local professionals like IMA Associates. We pride ourselves on our ability to quickly understand our clients’ needs and desires. Our work shows that we can deliver fast and reliable systems that greatly benefit our clients.  Our enthusiasm for Microsoft Access databases is based on our experience of seeing how they transform the everyday life of our clients.  The reduction in time spent in manual tasks and systems always gives them a great boost.  Staff who are now released to perform more creative and value-adding activities enjoy work more.  It allows them to concentrate on the business rather than the administration of the business.  You win, your staff win and your business profits.

What To Do Next..

ms-access-reportsWe hope that the information on this site will answer your questions about moving from spreadsheets to a Custom Access Database, but it seems likely that we won’t have been able to cover them all. To get your questions answered, please just contact us.

If you would like to spend some more time looking round our site, it will give you more information on how we work and what Microsoft Access databases can offer. We like to make our processes as plain as possible. The better we can prepare and plan your custom database the better the solution will be. Testing is very important to the success of bespoke database. We actively encourage our clients to test their new systems as much as possible. This allows the users to familiarise themselves with the system before using it in the workplace. It also ensures that the functionalities we have discussed and agreed are all present and operating how you would like them. Users want their system to react in a certain way. It helps them feel comfortable with it. They know that they are not making mistakes and won’t have to redo any work. Nobody likes re-doing work.

Why Microsoft Access?

Screenshot demonstrating some MS Access login formsMicrosoft Access has been the leading desktop database application since the 1980s. It has a unique combination of a familiar visual interface and a very powerful programming language. This means that users will see something they like and are used to. Developers have a suite of powerful tools at their disposal. Access can interface with all of the other common systems used in offices, such as Sage accountancy software. Reports are one of the main advantages of Access. It is well known for having incredible powerful and flexible reporting options. Capabilities such as these would cost a factor of ten more in any other platform. Microsoft have been gradually integrating web capabilities with each successive version of Access. Web apps are now able to interface with desktop versions whilst the data is stored in the cloud. Remote working and flexible working patterns are catered for in this way.

Microsoft Access allows for rapid development. Modifications and upgrades that clients request are achieved quickly and reasonably. As your business matures and your processes are refined, we can help you tailor your custom Access database to match. We aim to be vital partners to our clients and help them move forward with their business. Reporting in Access is very quick an powerful giving you the figures and graphs you need to direct your business. The outputs are also good enough if you want share these with clients and customers. Many of our clients use Access reports solely for items such as Invoices, Acknowledgements, Purchase Orders and so on. Data can also be exported to Excel for further and more detailed analysis. This is one of the many advantages of using a tool which works so well with the other elements of the Microsoft Office family.

Some of our clients have been kind enough to provide reviews of our products and services. You can access these by clicking on Client Reviews in the navigation bar at the top of the screen. We hope this will demonstrate the wide range of clients we work with. Companies large and small and from a wide variety of disciplines. Some of the names you will know and others are smaller, more local businesses. We give each of our clients the same attention and level of service.

Click here to find out how we have helped our clients with Access Database development.