WHAT IS ACCESS AND WHY YOU SHOULD USE IT?
Microsoft Access is an information management tool that helps you store information for reference, reporting, and analysis. Microsoft Access helps you analyse large amounts of information, and manage related data more efficiently than Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet applications.
Part of the Microsoft Professional Office Suite: Microsoft Access is a database management system combining a relational database engine with a graphical user interface. Totally flexible in the ability to design bespoke solutions to data management and automated reporting.
EXCELThe Commercial standard in business analytics. A spreadsheet that is able to calculate complex formula with the ability to graphically represent a multitude of business service reporting techniques.
VBAVisual Basic for Application is an event driven computer language. Most notably used for the automation of tasks used in Other Microsoft Office Programs. This is what is behind all the buttons.
COMBINING ALL THREE
Utilising all three elements of Access, Excel and VBA we are able to fully utilise their individual features to provide a suite of enormous value to a business. Be it the automation of a report that previously took an hour to produce or the visualisation of a spreadsheet that is simply too complex to comprehend or just having all of your data accessible in one place. Time is money. And it’s all about the money.
WHAT'S YOUR EXCUSE FOR NOT USING ACCESS?
Nobody knows how to use it.
It looks too complicated.
I have no idea what it does.
We use Excel.... we’ve always used Excel!
I am an Access Developer and an expert in Business Analytics. I have been using Microsoft Access for over twenty years and it is still one of the most important elements for any medium sized business that needs to create quick solutions.
The flexibility and efficiency savings in addition to the ease of visibility towards your data is imperative to any business’ forward thinking.
As simple or as complex: From a simple address and email facility to a 500 + Company with six departments that all need to be moving in the same direction: Access offers a financially competitive solution.
Whatever your needs, the simple automation and management of your data is just an email away.