CIS 319 Week 4 Individual Assignment - Memorandum
CIS 319 Week 4 Individual Assignment - Memorandum
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Date Created: 11/13/15
Database Applications Memorandum Your Name University of Phoenix Database is a very important source in a business and should be managed In a information system management business database is an important element Taking a database approach requires a business to spotlight on data as a treasured source As described by whatiscom a database is a collection of information that is organized so that it can easily be accessed managed and updated This paper will eXplain in detail how and what database is used at PolycomSMD Since early days of computing programs databases have been in use Companies like POLYCOMSMD make good use of databases for information and record management POLYCOMSMD is using Microsoft Office Access 2007 to record information about its customers This database saves huge amount of the information from customer purchases to customer s paying bills The reason POLYCOMSMD is using MS Office Access 2007 because this database helps dispatchers supervisors managers and upper management to follow promptly information with no difficulty with the help of MS Office Fluent The interactive design capabilities of MS Office Access do not need full database knowledge to operate this database This makes POLYCOMSMD to use MS Office Access over all other databases available today Another main reason for POLYCOMSMD to use MS Office Access 2007 is that this database provides better and faster results with the help of Office uent user interface as it have new navigation pane and tabbed window views which are helpful to user who do not have enough knowledge about databases This new Office Access also has prebuilt solutions to start tracking information immediately Many types of forms and reports are already built in this database and can be customize according to the needs This also allows POLYCOMSMD users to create multiple reports with different views of the same information Collecting and updating information about the customers from another database using MS Office InfoPath 2007 is also provided by this database With all these vast features MS Office Access 2007 allows different locations of POLYCOMSMD to share the information using MS Windows SharePoint Services wwwofficemicrosoftcomaccess Decisions and dealings in a business are based upon the re ection enclosed in the business database For this reason finance department of POLYCOMSMD is also using MS Office Access 2007 This database is useful for finance department to check the history of particular customer with POLYCOMSMD This helps finance department to set the interest rate for the customer POLYCOMSMD is storing information in this database from lower to upper level ie if a customer forget to ship X amount of shipments in a month that customer have to pay fine Or if a customer fails to pay their bills on time that customer have to face consequences Since POLYCOMSMD has started using this database in everyday operations it helps the business to eXpand faster Now in POLYCOMSMD management does not have to send the information from one location to another All needed information is stored in the database and can be accessible from any location of the POLYCOMSMD This cuts time of sending and receiving information and decrease the risk of damaging information while shipping As the new databases are available in this world it is POLYCOMSMD s choice to use MS Office Access for its vast features and easiness of use which is understandable for all the users working in POLYCOMSMD In POLYCOMSMD workers at lower level inquire the database for information to perform the everyday operations Middle supervision receives information comparing actual results to earlier recorded results To help upper management to make future decisions about the company and company s relations with customers POLYCOMSMD use MS Office Access from lower level workers of the company This business database supports all levels of POLYCOMSMD and is Vital for operations decisions making and the upper management pfOCCSS References Microsoft Office Access 2007 top 10 benefits Retrieved on June 8 2010 from http0fficemicrcsoftcomen usaccessHA10165021 1033 asDX
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