If so, then it will come as good news that with a Custom Access Database all the team can be working on it at the same time.
2. Task Automation
However, a Custom Access Database will do it all for you at the click of a button, or even just in the background while you get on with other things, if you’d rather.
3. Instant Reporting
Well, with a Custom Access Database that’s exactly it. Just pick them from your list of customers and then press Go! A second later it will appear on-screen, in a print-out or in a PDF ready to email.
4. Business Intell
Well, if you move your business to a Custom Access Database you will have those numbers always just a click away. And from there you can drill down into as much or as little detail as you like. Look at the data in different ways. Which was the best month, the best product, the best customer postcodes?
5. No Cut ‘n’ Paste
So, no more cut ‘n’ paste errors moving data from one spreadsheet to the next.
6. Restrict access by login priviledges
It can be difficult to keep curious people away from spreadsheets that they may not exactly know how to use, or which contains sensitive information you may not want them to see.
You can restrict access to certain areas in a Custom Access Database by virtue of the login priviledges which you assign to each of your team.
7. Users Cant Break The Formulas
In spreadsheets, the data is mixed in with the formulas and calculations so it is very easy for a user to accidentally, or intentionally, delete information or break the sequence of calculations on which you rely. In a Custom Access Database the code and formulas are kept away from the users who will only see the data they need, allowing them to get on with being productive, and you to relax that the system won’t break down because of a spreadsheet mistake.
8. Can Delegate specific tasks
Because the system is simple to use and automates many tasks, you can hand down much of your day-to-day routine and take advantage of the time it has freed up to look at your new business intelligence reporting and direct your business into the future.
9. Monitor team performance
Your Custom Access Database can align with those parameters you choose as essential to your business’s success and report back to you on your team’s progress.
10. Ability to Adapt and Grow
Microsoft Access is the world’s most popular desktop database application used in millions of businesses round the world. It has the resources of Microsoft behind it to keep it robust and contemporary.
With it’s fast-development structure it means that your developer can give you a game-changing system at a significantly reduced cost which will adapt and develop alongside your business.
Is it time to get a Custom Access Database?
If you and your team are using spreadsheets and are finding yourselves frustrated by the limitations these are placing on you and what you can achieve, call us here at Working Data or email us and we will call you. We can then have a brief chat about you and your situation and find out if and how a Custom Access Database can help your business.