Online Database Software Streamlines Business Processes

It’s easy for you to get overwhelmed when you’re dealing large amount of data. It doesn’t matter if it’s a three-person agency that tracks leads using spreadsheets, or are an enterprise that is storing rows across various verticals, organising and keeping large amounts of information can be a nightmare. Once you have to deal with a large amount of data Excel’s spreadsheet tools, like Excel may not be up to the task. As your database grows, you may encounter issues such as unresponsive pages, slow loading times, formatting errors that make formula errors difficult to identify and a rigid layout.

Fortunately online database software can provide solutions for managing and streamlining your business processes. Online databases offer an intuitive interface and powerful features, such as online forms, data visualization and Excel tools for migration. This means you can make use of one platform to perform a range of tasks and simplify workflows and make your team more efficient in the process.

The best online database software offers a range of pricing plans, ranging from free to bespoke enterprise solutions. Stackby is a good example. It is a budget-friendly solution that includes the option of a personal plan ($4/month) that allows other users to view-only access and a business plan that starts at $23 per month. Fusioo is another well-known database tool, has various templates for project management, invoicing, and human resources. It also has templates for marketing, sales and sales force templates, and more. It also comes with an API platform with a robust structure and 99.9 percent uptime guarantee, along with a range of certifications such as Cloud Security Alliance and GDPR compliance.

Author: Nancy Proctor

Nancy Proctor is Chief Strategy Officer and founding Executive Director of The Peale, Baltimore's Community Museum, based in the first purpose-built museum in the U.S. Previously, Nancy was Deputy Director of Digital Experience and Communications at the Baltimore Museum of Art (2014-2016), Head of Mobile Strategy and Initiatives at the Smithsonian Institution (2010-2014), and Head of New Media Initiatives at the Smithsonian's American Art Museum (2008-2010). With a PhD in American art history and a background in filmmaking, curation and feminist theory and criticism in the arts, Nancy lectures and publishes widely on technology and innovation in museums, in French and Italian as well as English. She edited Mobile Apps for Museums: The AAM Guide to Planning and Strategy in 2010, and coordinated the publication of Inclusive Digital Interactives: Best Practices + Research for MuseWeb with Access Smithsonian and the Institute for Human Centered Design in 2020. Nancy served as Co-chair of the international MuseWeb (formerly Museums and the Web) Conferences with Rich Cherry, and edited its annual proceedings from 2012-2020. Nancy created her first online exhibition in 1995 and went on to publish the New Art CD-ROM and website of contemporary art – a first in the UK – in 1996. She co-founded in 1998 with Titus Bicknell to present virtual tours of innovative exhibitions alongside comprehensive global museum and gallery listings. TheGalleryChannel was later acquired by Antenna Audio, where Nancy led New Product Development from 2000-2008, introducing the company’s multimedia, sign language, downloadable, podcast and cellphone tours. She also directed Antenna’s sales in France from 2006-2007, and was part of the Travel Channel’s product development team 2007-2008. As program chair Nancy led the development of the Museums Computer Network (MCN) conference programs 2010-2011, and co-organized the Tate Handheld conference 2008 & 2010 with Jane Burton. She started the MuseumMobile wiki and podcast series in 2008, was Digital Editor of Curator: The Museum Journal from 2009-2014, and is now on the Journal's editorial board, as well as on the Board of Directors of the Omnimuseum Project.