Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Microsoft Access Database in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. As of 2017, a total population of 305,704 lives within the city limits, making it the 63rd-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,353,045 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania (behind Philadelphia), and the 26th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclined railways, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest, as the mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginians, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel, Pittsburgh has led in manufacturing of aluminum, glass, shipbuilding, petroleum, foods, sports, transportation, computing, autos, and electronics. For part of the 20th century, Pittsburgh was behind only New York and Chicago in corporate headquarters employment; it had the most U.S. stockholders per capita. America's 1980s deindustrialization laid off area blue-collar workers and thousands of downtown white-collar workers when the longtime Pittsburgh-based world headquarters moved out. This heritage left the area with renowned museums, medical centers, parks, research centers, libraries, a diverse cultural district and the most bars per capita in the U.S. Today, Google, Apple, Bosch, Facebook, Uber, Nokia, Autodesk, and IBM are among 1,600 technology firms generating $20.7 billion in annual Pittsburgh payrolls. The area has served as the long-time federal agency headquarters for cyber defense, software engineering, robotics, energy research and the nuclear navy.The area is home to 68 colleges and universities, including research and development leaders Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. The nation's eighth-largest bank, eight Fortune 500 companies, and six of the top 300 U.S. law firms make their global headquarters in the Pittsburgh area, while RAND, BNY Mellon, Nova, FedEx, Bayer and NIOSH have regional bases that helped Pittsburgh become the sixth-best area for U.S. job growth. In 2015, Pittsburgh was listed among the "eleven most livable cities in the world";The Economist's Global Liveability Ranking placed Pittsburgh as the first- or second-most livable city in the United States in 2005, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2014.The region is a hub for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, sustainable energy, and energy extraction We've been making Access Database changes for Global Delivery. They already had an Access Database in place, but need an expert consultant to make further changes.


Subcontract / Partner with us for your Client's database

How Partnership Works
  • Commonwealth Computer Training
    Commonwealth Computer Training has referred us and subcontracted us to a number of their clients including the French Insurance Giant: Allianz. We have provided Access database development and mentorship.

    From Commonwealth's website: Commonwealth Computer Training (CCT) opened in 2001 as the technology training division of Commonwealth Personnel Consultants, Inc., Patricia W. Haynes, a Certified Personnel Consultant, co-founded Commonwealth Personnel Consultants in 1985. It is one of the first female owned and operated recruiting firms in the Richmond, Virginia area. CCT is a SWAM certified business.



    Commonwealth Computer Training

  • 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
  • Epitome Systems
    Network Engineering Firm in Columbia, Maryland.

    They subcontracted us to Fix an Access database for determining hospital emergency room time differentials for their client Bon Secours in Baltimore, MD.

    This Access database was developed to track efficiency of the emergency room operation at Hospitals for Bon Secours. The various stages of a patient's visit are tracked and the minutes recorded for moving through each stage of the emergency room visit.

    This database uses extensive Forms that have built to provide the quickest data entry possible for the user.

Build / Fix your Access Database

How we Build and Fix an Access Database
  • Holiday Signs
    Holiday Signs need an expert Access Database consultant to revise their Customer Relationship Manager application. This is an Access database that provides at-your-fingertip pipeline data to help both the salesmen and sales managers keep track of ongoing sales leads. Metrics come out of this database to help evaluate and improve sales performance.

    We are also the PHP Developer and MySQL Consultant for Holiday signs. You may find more information about these services here: Data Bolt provides PHP and MySQL consulting
  • Pepsi Bottling - Los Angeles
    Trained Pepsi on an Access Database we built tracking plant efficiency. We worked in Los Angeles (Riverside plant) and also created a training manual for the plant.
  • PepsiCo Global Concentrate Solutions
    In Atlanta, we are working with PepsiCo Global Concentrate Solutions to implement a Plant Picking database we built for Pepsi's Carlisle, PA plant. Pepsi Bottling approached us 20 years ago to build a Plant Efficiency tracking database that was rolled out nationwide. The other divisions within Pepsi then contacted and contracted us to build other professional Access database solutions.

Integrate Access with Other programs

How Integration Works
  • 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.
  • Greystone
    Manufacturing Firm in Toano, Virginia.

    We built a Quality tracking database that imports 1000s text files output from manufacturing machinery.

    This microsoft access database reports defects during the manufacturing process for this automotive parts manufacturer

    From Greystone website: Greystone is a global leader in the production of high volume precision machined and plated components for the automotive, aerospace, defense and industrial markets. Specializing in safety critical machining, hard chrome plating, and anodizing, we take pride in developing innovative engineering solutions to difficult problems.
  • Nufarm Americas Inc.
    NuFarm is a pesticide chemical manufacturer based in Australia. They're office in Raleigh North Carolina 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

    From their website: We know that growing is about more than just crops and cultivation. It's about sunshine and rain, early mornings and hard work. It can be frustratingly unpredictable, but also wonderfully uplifting. More than anything, it's about people. Nufarm is the dependable partner behind thousands of agricultural success stories. Every day, growers around the world turn to our products and our people to help with the challenges of fighting disease, weeds and pests, and to increase crop yields.

Here are some clients we have helped in Pittsburgh

Client

Project Description

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.

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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