View Full Version : need a company program for constulting
02-18-2003, 05:57 PM
is there a program that lets u put information regarding companies and employees and info whats some examples
its for a friend im not sure what his company is but if u guys know any programs plz let me know :P
like a database..
Any database program would work. Hell, if they are running a Microsoft Exchange server they can simply set up a global address book.
You could even create a simple contact sheet in Excel or Word.
There are a dozen possibilites, perhaps you could have your friend clarify exactly what they want as your post was very very vague.
02-18-2003, 06:31 PM
yes sorry bout that
something like access or excell i guess would work ...thank you :D
02-19-2003, 04:33 AM
Sounds like maybe you're looking for a CRM system - customer relationship management - where you can enter info about contacts, companies, meetings, sales cycles, etc?
If that's what you're looking for, there are about a million out there, depending on the size of your friend's company. Smaller ones include Outlook, Goldmine, Act!, Lotus Notes, etc. You can go all the way up to a totally customized enterprise system from Siebel, SAP, PeopleSoft, Vantive, etc. but at that level you're talking hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars.
If he's just running a small business, I'd recommend Act! (http://www.act.com/) or even just start out with Outlook & see if that meets his needs.
I would not recommend Peoplesoft. I used it for 6 months doing some accounting work. Granted it was for Thomson Financial which alone has over 170 divisions/entities. In any case, I found that the program was:
2) not user-friendly
4) did i mention it's not user-friendly?
5) costs to maintain are enormously high since it's built around oracle db.
02-19-2003, 02:54 PM
DON'T DON'T DON'T TOUCH LOTUS NOTES. It's old, slow, and really dumb.
We use it at work, and most of us curse at it...ok...just me, but still it's bad.
03-02-2003, 09:49 PM
alright so now i know what i am looking for
need some help
its like a consulting group...with case numbers..client info (Phone # name, phone etc.)
this is the hard part
there is documentation they want to scan from scanner and have the pictures connected to each client...
im talking 8-15 pages of documentation...
maybe to like jpegs... or what not
the thing is to have a list of all of them then easily get to them to case number or name
if anyone can help me plz :D
03-03-2003, 08:05 AM
How big is the company & what's their budget for this?
03-03-2003, 07:49 PM
something pretty simple
just something basic
03-03-2003, 11:42 PM
p3rsius u dont know what your doin ......
03-04-2003, 11:49 PM
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