Every successful database today has the following key attributes: First, it must be web based and always accessible anytime by any device. Second, the collected data must be moved upstream for financial, productivity or CRM purposes and third, it must be easy to learn and use.
This is an MIS strength – that is, we are good at connecting systems to each other. It sounds easy but it isn’t. In fact, it is one of the most difficult things to do in all of IT. Our relationship with Microsoft has helped immensely and our very successful SchoolCloud Student Information System was built on tools from MSDN – the Microsoft Developer Network.