Sharepoint 101 – the Basics of Sharepoint

Sharepoint can be likened to an organizational swiss-knife. It covers diverse organizational requirements – productivity, collaboration, workflows, knowledge management, search, business intelligence etc. The natural consequence of this depth is complexity. For this reason, most organizations just use a fraction of Sharepoint’s capabilities or move to Sharepoint alternatives which lay more emphasis of user experience … Read more

5 PowerApps Alternatives

Sign up for PowerApps Alternative After retiring Access Web Apps, Microsoft has been pushing users towards Powerapps as an MS Access online alternative. However, many MS Access users have complained about Powerapps’ vastly different structure, and lack of support for relational database features. Other users have complained that PowerApps does not fit it’s “no code” … Read more

Is Microsoft Access in the Cloud a Dream?

The short answer is yes. MS Access ruled the world of do-it-yourself database applications for two decades since its inception in the early 90s. However, around 2010, when cloud computing started to go mainstream, Access struggled to keep up by virtue of its legacy technology. Microsoft made a valiant effort, and briefly launched “Access Web … Read more

5 things that make HyperOffice the most complete among Sharepoint Alternatives

As more and more teams collaborate digitally, Sharepoint is one of the fastest growing collaboration solutions around, given Microsoft’s marketing might. However, the demand for “Sharepoint alternatives” has also grown in parallel. Most people may discover online collaboration through Sharepoint, but many realize it doesn’t quite match their requirements. HyperOffice, as one of the first … Read more

4 Database Forms Examples – Build your own!

Build Database forms in minutes – Start Now A Database Form is a window with information fields that help gather information to be stored in a database or to trigger a process. All relational database systems worth their salt include the ability to create and customize database forms. A good database form creator will give … Read more

5 limitations of Microsoft Access

Online, Team, Real-Time MS Access Alternative – Try for Free . Though the popularity of Microsoft Access is undeniable, it suffers from some shortcomings that prompt people to consider MS Access Alternatives. Broadly, the limitations are a problem of legacy – MS Access was developed well before the cloud and mobile era – and has … Read more

Is Microsoft Access Dying?

Online, Team, Real-time Access Alternative – Free Trial The short answer is – definitely not in the short run. Maybe in the 3-5 year horizon. History and Popularity Today Microsoft Access is indeed the grand-daddy of business software, first released in 1992 almost three decades ago! MS Access was the first mass market database application … Read more

Intranet features checklist

Create your own Intranet A whole gamut of solutions are sold under the umbrella of “Intranet” offering vastly diverse capabilities. To determine what features you require from your Intranet, it makes sense to categorize them by what you will use your Intranet for. Productivity Most Intranets serve as a digital hub, where teams work together … Read more

Real database software examples for 2019

Before we start this article about examples of database software, we need to clarify some concepts. Business jargon comprises of numerous abstractions like “processes”, “workflows”, “automation”, and “engagement”. But the pragmatic move from the concept to actual applications often falls short. This is the case for database software. Everyone knows database software is needed for … Read more