Subcontract / Partner with us for your Client's database



How Partnership Works

  • Ensafe
    Subcontracted to build a web application/SQL Server database for their Military client: Camp Peary, Department of Defense, CIA training in Williamsburg, VA. This database tracks the hazardous materials brought onto the military base, the current inventory levels of those hazardous materials, and the disposal of the hazardous materials. The Access database produces the annual reports required by the Environmental Protection Agency including Form R and Tier I and Tier II reports. We were the Microsoft Access Database consultants for this project
  • WSI Web Strategies
    Subcontract build Access & Web applications to Pack & Ride and Vatex and a Soccer Association. We subcontracted to WSI Web Strategies to help their clients. Both are in Richmond, Virginia
  • Bear Technologies
    Partner to fix Access database for their Police Client: Police Department, Klamath Falls, OR. We provided them with this quote: 1. Asp.net application that can be run from any computer using a web browser this will be used on any and all PCs used by the department 2. 3 tables plus asp.net log in tables a. Crime Report currently 130 +/- fields b. Officers currently 9 fields; add user name field from asp.net for correlation c. State Abbreviations currently 1 field 3. Forms for data input a. Log in to asp.net app b. New user to asp.net app c. Edit/Add officer to SQL database there will be an association of New user to asp.net using user name from asp.net d. Edit/Add State Abbreviations to SQL database e. Edit/Add Crime Report to SQL database 4. Reports a. Crime Report 5. Search feature on Crime Report form 6. Record navigation feature on Crime Report 7. Print Button on Crime Report 8. Sync Button on log in to asp.net form requires password 9. Sync new records to SQL Server Express 10. Update modified records to SQL Server Express 11. At present a sync from SQL Server Express to the asp.net application is not included 12. At present migrating old data from MS Access to SQL Server Express is not included
  • Sycom Technologies
    Subcontract to build Access databases for their clients Fire Life Safety America (Mechanical Engineering), Henrico County public utilities, and Arcet Welding Supply & CO2 distributors in Richmond, VA
  • Burnstone Computer Services
    Subcontract to build Access databases for associations and retirement home management: Masons of Virginia. This Access database keeps track of the membership for the Virginia Masons. It provides invoicing functions and tracks the current positions of each Mason within their lodges.
  • Convergent Business Solutions LLC
    Partner to build Access database for their Retirement Home client: Virginia Baptist Homes, a retirement community. We modified this existing Access 2007 database for the IT manager of VA Baptist Homes. The database receives daily text files from the retirement home's phone systems (6 geographic retirement home locations). The 6 text files are imported, staged, scrubbed and processed into consolidated, individual invoices for the members of the retirement community. The receive monthly bills for the phone calls they make / receive. We provided the Microsoft Access Database help for this project
  • NTS
    Subcontracted to build Access & SQL server databases to the Virginia Lottery, the Virginia Beach Fire Department, Townes Engineering, EHS Laboratories and more
  • Ritchie and Associates
    Ritchie is a management consulting firm that was working for Fortune 500 firm Meadwestvaco (now WestRock). They were advising the paper and packaging firm to build an historical demand based Access Database. This Access database was used to manage inventory for their paper packaging manufacturing client: MeadWestvaco (Fortune 500) in Richmond, VA. It incorporated not only ERP fed historical demand, but also provided advanced logistic support to this Paper and packaging corporation. This Access database determined optimim supply levels in plants and warehouses throughout the US including Maine, North Carolina, Ohio, California, Texas, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Michigan.
  • Sherman Howard
    Partner to build Access databases for their Communications client Verizon Wireless in Denver CO. The database was subcontracted by an attorney firm that managed the land use legal matters for this wireless/cell carrier. The client, Verizon, desired to manage the Access database themselves. So the wireless client contracted with ShermanHoward to make improvements to the database and ShermanHoward in turn subcontracted us to make these Access database changes for land use management.
  • B to B Solutions
    Partner / Subcontract to build Access, SQL Server, .NET applications for their clients: Chemical Engineering client DuPont, their staffing client Apex Systems, Their health industry client Result Performance, and their insurance client Affinity Group Underwriters in Richmond, VA

Build / Fix your Access Database



How we Build and Fix an Access Database

  • Naval Laboratory
    The Naval Research Laboratory in Waldorf, MD contacted us to build an inventory database. This Access Database handles the entire process of purchasing and inventorying all items on the base including all test equipment used at the Naval Research Laboratory. We all use hand scanner so complete physical inventories on base that stores/forwards information to the Access Database.
  • Capital One - Art
    Build Access database for Fortune 500 credit card company. Database tracks artwork throughout company
  • The Pancake Man
    Fix Access Database to run Pancake catering business outside of Milwaukee, WI. Heavy interaction with Microsoft Outlook including customized calendar events. Mail Merge letters accomplished through Access Reports. Complex Data entry logic. We provided the free Microsoft Access quote for this project and did the development as well.
  • Simpson Strong Tie
    Built New Batch process tracking Access database to manage the production and shipping of batches. Simpson Strong Tie is a Fortune 500 company that strategically uses Access Database to manage department activities
  • Blake Law Firm
    Fixed and modified Access Database for matter tracking for a Chicago Illinois attorney firm. We also host this database on our server for them.
  • Gateway Global Delivery
    Gateway provides logistics services to their clients. The Access database we modified for them imports data files from FedEx. This data is then manipulated into complex invoices to send to Gateway's clients. This access database improves the efficiency of the overall organization. We were the Access database consultants for this project.
  • Mulit Interest Services Group
    MISC is a company that services the Import / Export industry. They specialize in getting your goods into the United States and out of the United states. The Access Database we've built tracks the process of containers coming in and out of the country including invoicing, transportation, payments, warehousing, etc.
  • Verizon Wireless - Rockies
    Real Estate Purchase tracking for cell phone towers. This database was built specifically for the Rocky Mountain division of Verizon for operations in Colorado, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming We provided the Free Microsoft Access quote for this project for this project. We then did the Access development as well.
  • Perry Partners
    Build Microsoft Access Sales Contact Database with advanced search features for Real Estate Brokerage/Development firm in Denver Colorado
  • Ritchie and Associates
    Ritchie is a management consulting firm that was working for Fortune 500 firm Meadwestvaco (now WestRock). They were advising the paper and packaging firm to build an historical demand based Access Database. This Access database was used to manage inventory for their paper packaging manufacturing client: MeadWestvaco (Fortune 500) in Richmond, VA. It incorporated not only ERP fed historical demand, but also provided advanced logistic support to this Paper and packaging corporation. This Access database determined optimim supply levels in plants and warehouses throughout the US including Maine, North Carolina, Ohio, California, Texas, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Michigan.

Integrate Access with Other programs



How Integration Works

  • France Environmental
    Importing leads from Peachtree And Outlook to generate sales/marketing emails that come from the Access Database and Integrate with Outlook. This is an Access database that manages the environmental compliance training classes that France Environmental offers their clients. We've built Outlook import process for both inbox and contacts. We've also built email functionality with attachments from within the Access Database.
  • Hospital Hospitality House
    Developed Access database for charity hotel organization. This hotel management application interacts with both a Topaz Signature pad for capturing hotel guest signatures as well as Adobe Acrobat and for producing .pdf files.
  • API Services
    Precision measurement and tool calibration for manufacturing clients, we built an Access database for API Sensor that tracks associates timesheets and expenses for management reporting and reimbursement/payroll. This application connects to SQL Server which is hosted on Data Control's Web Server. This is a backoffice application that runs the expense side of a company with geographically dispersed employees. They track their billable time and expenses, assigning both to projects/clients.
  • NuFarm
    NuFarm is a pesticide chemical manufacturer that initially engaged us to build an Access Database to track Environmentl Protection Agency (EPA) forms. They have over 2,000 EPA forms on file with the US Government. Upon further conversation and discovering the intent of this chemical/pesticide client, we decided that an Access Database WAS NOT the proper solution. They desired people AROUND THE WORLD to enter and query their application. So we built this database using PHP web pages and a SQL Server data file. You may find more information about this application at www.data-blade.com
  • Dekra Consulting
    Dekra Consulting provides Certification Services to their clients. The Access Database they use is the backbone of their USA practice. It tracks clients, consultants, and the status of consulting project/engagements. We took their back end Access tables and converted them to MySQL tables. We then migrated the data from the current Access database to the MySQL tables. DEKRA consulting is in Philadelphia, PA. Now DEKRA's employees may easily use the database across the country and the world. We provided the Free Microsoft Access quote for this project and then did the work
  • Blue Ridge Products
    FTP integration with Access 2013. Blue Ridge creates orders and FTPs those orders to various warehouses including Amazon's warehouses to further process those orders. Blue Ridge is an import company that creates their own products, has them produced in China, imports those products to the United States and sells (mostly) through Amazon. This Access database is the central backbone for the company. It details all of the products, sales of those products, forecasts of the product sales, tracks current inventor levels etc. In addition to integrating with FTP software, this database has complex integration with Excel, both importing/massaging excel files as well as producing Excel files for both the company's internal personnel as well as the various warehouses used by the company. We provided the Microsoft Access training and documentation
  • Masonomics
    Microsoft Access Database for a commercial mason that sends text messages, connects to SQL Server web database for mobile web pages, and retrieves Timberline project information for project resource scheduling. This is one of the most complex Access Databases we've built considering the number of integrations with other systems.
  • VibrAlign
    Distributor of Vibration Analysis equipment to manufacturing firms. Access database connects to outlook to schedule training and equipment deliveries for that training. Connects to Navision to retrieve customer and contact information. This Access database also integrates heavily with Microsoft Outlook, providing both calendaring and email functionality VibraAlign is in Richmond VA and has clients across the country including Texas, California, Utah, Colorado, New York, Florida and Illinois.
  • Roofing Consulting Services
    Commercial Roof Consulting Firm. The Company sends crews across the country to photograph and notate deficiencies in commercial roofs. That data is centrally collected, entered into the Access Database we support, and generates complex, 70 page .pdf file reports. The database gives the user the options to manipulate the sections of the reports prior to creating the .pdfs. We use VBA code to automate the .pdf file creation process.
  • Bravo Wine Imports
    Bravo Imports Wine mostly from Italy and sells, through agents, to restaurants and markets including Kroger. This database application provides both a web page for entering orders as well as Quickbooks integration for creating invoices from those orders and updating current inventory and product lists. This is accomplished through an ODBC connection directly to Quickbooks. Agents and Items are managed through the Access database which communicates with the Website via MySQL connection (attached tables in the Access database). When Agents place orders, those order are viewed in the Access database, massaged and approved. Again through the use of attached MySQL tables. Bravo Wine is in Harrisonburg, Virginia. We provided the Microsoft Access help for this project

Welcome to Data Control

We’ve been building Access databases for the past 20 years. We love them and we respect them and take them seriously as business tools to improve your processes and make them more efficient.

Our clients include the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. The Virginia State Government, the Virginia Lottery, The University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of Maryland, Pepsi Bottling, Capital One, DuPont, Altria, Vulcan Materials, West Rock, Carmax and 100s of smaller companies

Nationwide, we’ve built, modified and supported Access databases in Wichita, KS, Dallas, TX, Portland, OR, Sacramento, CA, Denver, CO, Chicago, IL, Milwaukee, WI, Pittsburgh, PA, Harrisburg, PA, New York, New York, Fayetteville, AR, St. Louis, MO, Raleigh, NC, Charlotte, NC, Orlando, FL and more.

Our Access databasese improve the business processes in the Manufacturing, Financial, Distribution, Education, Health Care, Governmental, Defense, Transportation, Pesticide, Aggregate, Housing, Bottling, Legal and Power industries.

If you need your Access database integrated with other systems, we’ve done this as well. Quick Books. Peachtree, Timberline. SAP. Oracle. Sharepoint. SQL Server and many more.

How about interacting with Excel and Word and Outlook? We are experts at automating Access using VBA Code and have written articles in our blog on this subject.

Training? We train people in Access database development as well. We’ve recently been to the FDA in Silver Spring, Maryland to train the Food and Drug Administration personnel in advanced Access database techniques. We’ve also trained at Carmax, Pepsi, Capital One, Crown Petroleum, Baltimore Gas and Electric, Prince William County and many more places.

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Our Process

  1. Discovery Conversation
  2. Agree to scope of work
  3. Test plan creation
  4. Iterative database development with client input
  5. Database rough draft delivery
  6. Database final implementation
  7. Database user documents
  8. Database developer documents
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