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Migrate MS Excel to .NET Web Client

MS Excel offers many powerful capabilities to model and analyze operational and financial data.  MS Excel spreadsheets that are helpful to a power user tend to get "passed around," with new features and complexity added over time. At some point, the effort required to maintain multiple versions of the MS Excel application becomes unmanageable. 
When you reach the point that your MS Excel spreadsheets are out of control, it is time to think about migrating your Excel database application to a Microsoft .NET application.  Doing so will provide employees with repeatable business functions that improve the quality and consistency of your business data, and avoid all the control, versions, and security issues and inefficiencies that are required to manage complex sets of business data in MS Excel. 
Converting Excel database spreadsheets to an MS .NET application provides a far more repeatable approach to manage business critical processes and data than does an Excel spreadsheet. An MS .NET application supports well-structured data, and repeatable, high quality data and workflow processes.  PCA can migrate your Excel spreadsheets to an MS .NET application, and make your Excel Application more structured, while preserving the original functional integrity of the your MS Excel spreadsheet.

Better Data Integrity, Far Less Work

Converting your Excel spreadsheets to an MS .NET application provides a far more repeatable, scalable and secure approach to managing business critical data. Excel spreadsheets provide infinite flexibility, but at the cost of unmanageable data. An MS .NET application enables well-structured, highly constrained data, and a secure, role-based workflow processes.  PCA can migrate your Excel spreadsheets to an MS .NET application, and make your Excel Application more structured, while preserving the original functional integrity of the your MS Excel spreadsheet.

MS Excel

.NET Smart Client

Workflow Email back-and-forth Process-flow Defined
Concurrency No (single user only) Yes (multiple users)
Security XLS password Role-based privileges
Version Control No (file date stamp) N / A
Audit-ability Tedious (date and email comparisons) Automatic (full audit trail)
Data Integrity Low (somewhat constrained) Highly constrained data
Data Capacity Limited Unlimited
Data Structures Flat: 2-dimensions Relational: 3-dimensions
  

MS Excel + .NET Web Client: Highly Compatible

Once an Excel application has been converted from an Excel spreadsheet to an MS .NET application, the data can still be exported, viewed and analyzed in MS Excel! But the data input, equations, and data manipulation become part of a structured, well defined database application, which provides for improved data entry consistency, improved versioning as new features get added, and generally easier, more straightforward user interfaces. Best of all, the data can be controlled in a secure way, and made available through role-based security over the Internet as a .NET Smart-Client application!
We frequently design .NET Web-Client applications to import MS Excel data as well.   Using standardized MS Excel templates, we can devise a process to gather data in MS Excel spreadsheets, import the data into the MS .NET database application, and make the data automatically available to everyone, with no email!