Smart Client Application Prototypes
Prototypes are the starting point of PCA's custom database solution design-build process.
Prototypes provide PCA and our Clients with a simple, visual means to communicate and verify new application capabilities,
layout, workflow and overall ease-of-use requirements.
The outcome of the Prototype Design phase — confidence that the solution is well-aligned with key operational needs,
a properly scoped project with reliable budget and schedule estimates, and source-code to drive the Development Phase.
At the outset of a new project, PCA can have the same 3 key questions you do: What is the optimal solution?
What will it cost, and how long will it take? Prototypes provide a very efficient and inexpensive means to get good answers
to these 3 essential questions — removing the project mystery and risk up-front. Absent a definative engineering framework
which you approve, your project budget and schedule estimates are based upon the problem (your current system), not the solution, and there
is a big difference!
PCA always re-uses 100% of the Prototype code
during the Development Phase, so there are no disconnects, and we make good progress on your project during the intial design and planning phase. Accurate and Efficient, with No Waste — That's the PCA Prototype Methodology.
Learn more about the
Application Prototype Design Phase
— or you can give us a call, and we will show you many other examples that might be more relevant to your industry, business and operational needs.
Standard Web Client Capabilities
- Intuitive "MS Outlook-Style" User Interface
- Shared, secure MS SQL Server 2016 database
- Integration with Outlook & Excel
- Off-line Use & Synchronization
- Document and Image attachments
- Browser accessible Reports (SSRS)
- Grid data controls (Dynamic data slice & dice)
- Role-Based Security Administration
- Admin Configurable Menus
- Web Services and ODBC Integration
- "ClickOnce" installation and updates
- Full Audit Trails