Microsoft Access allows building applications with user-friendly interfaces, relational data base and web accessibility. Excel provides extended analysis functionality and flexibility, visualizing and presenting the results. Combining Access and Excel advantages allows organizations of all sizes and segments to manage their data management for business processes needs.

What tool is better for table data management? Office development functionality allows integrated approach to benefit from both Excel and Access features, utilizing Excel engine for calculations and Access platform for storage and forms.

Excel For Calculations, Access For Data

Excel is used in numerous organizations to store and analyze data of various business processes performance Yet, Excel does not have classic data base structure which might appear as a risk in data reliability, that might reflect business decisions verity. In order to bridge this gap required deep expertise in excel data models development. However, combining Access as a storage domain for data with Excel as a computational engine appear as a proper workaround. Utilizing the advantages of each platform, a fully functional application can be developed. VBA scripting enhances the span of possibilities and allows customization and improvement of user experience.

Excel With Access Solution - Example

1) Data base structure definition and entities connections
2) Forms and queries development to enable data collection process
3) Export data tables to Excel
4) Data analysis and calculation inside Excel
5) Results visualization in Excel and PowerPoint or SharePoint publish
6) Exporting results to PowerPoint
7) Collaboration via Outlook or SharePoint