After a few meetings, CCI understood the data-set – a rather complicated mix of legacy payroll and benefits information. We used the tools built into the cloud provider’s solution to get as much data as we could. With much effort, we had a data-set that was usable and could be manipulated.
Data work isn’t just about database design – it’s about really understanding the data, how it works, what it correlates to, and how the end-user will interact with it. Here is where Jeffrey really shines. With 20+ years of enterprise database design and management experience, he was able to get his arms around the information and build an Access database that staff was able to use. The look and feel resonated with our client.
Is Access under-powered for this? Not at all. Sure, we all enjoy a big SQL back-end with custom coded front-end. But why? Our solution costs them virtually nothing going forward. Staff are able to navigate the forms and features of the legacy database, and they aren’t paying cloud storage costs.