Efficiency and Collaboration Proposal
Proposal for Information Systems—Database Microsoft Access
Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel have many similarities that often times make it hard to decide what program to use. For example, both of the programs have the capabilities to store large amounts of data, run queries and, analysis, and perform complex calculations that return sought-after data. However, by converting data held in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to Microsoft Access it can be useful for a company because Microsoft Access stores company data in tables that appear to be the same as Microsoft Excel spreadsheets only Microsoft Access is designed for complex querying in relation to data stored in other tables. Additionally, according to Microsoft Office 2012, Access is the best choice when one needs to track and record data regularly, and display, export, or print subsets of that data. Access forms provide a more convenient interface than an Excel worksheet for working with data Using Access or Excel to manage data. Anyone can use Access to automate frequently performed actions, and Access reports let’s one summarize data in printed or electronic form. There are many benefits of using Microsoft Access in the work environment. One example is the report feature. Access has built-in templates that helps create professional-looking formatted information from the tables or queries. With Access it, provides different views for designing, modifying, and running reports. Another example is the storage that Access offers. As you enter and update the data in the Access database, the changes are automatically saved to the hard drive. If a power failure occurs, you will only lose the changes from the record that one is currently editing. By using Access, losing data will not be a problem. With an Access database, several users can work in the same file at the same time. Access has a backup process that is easy to use. The power of a database lies in its...
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