Benefits of Party Plates Converting to Microsoft Access Party Plates is a rapidly growing institution and an outstanding plate and napkin supply pioneer, now again, newly poised to guide the direction of special event markets. The increase of company supply paired with the current high demand for said product presents the need for upgrades to the current information system software. Current software is somewhat out-of-date which could result in regression of company growth. Party Plates must acknowledge the ever-changing status of technology and invest in the implementation of new information systems, or current system upgrades. Team C suggests investing in software which will convert current data from Microsoft Excel into a relational
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Each table is comprised of registers (called Tuples) and each register is identified by a field (attribute) containing a unique value. Each table shares at least one field with another table in 'one to one,' 'one too many,' or 'many to many' relations. These relations allow the database user to access the data in almost a limitless number of ways, and to combine the tables as building blocks to create challenging and huge databases.
This means that each table is a depiction of the information such as receiving orders from clients. For instance, one table will contain buyer names while the other table may contain their purchases, sometimes the consumer may have multiple purchases. It is best to create additional tables for details about orders because some purchases may have more lines items. This data (relational data) is best stored in Access. In brief, we think that changing the database in the system will depend on the kind of data that we are gathering into the system. Also the upgrade in software will promote and maintain an environmental friendly atmosphere. According to Mancini (2010), "If the U.S. cut its office paper use by roughly 10 percent or 540,000 tons, greenhouse gas emissions would fall by 1.6 million tons — equivalent to taking 280,000 cars off the road for a year.” The reduction of office paper’s impact on the environment is imperative for Party Plates