Did you work here? Been there, lived this! Scott Mildenberger --- Jim Damato <jdamato@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Wrong, wrong, wrong. Access is a great way for users > implement stable, > supported applications. Let me explain the process: > > 1) User requests application from IS department. IS dept. > declines due > to priorities and resource constraints. > 2) Superuser (i.e. loose cannon, hacker) develops Access > database for > application. > 3) Access application becomes a critical part of the business. > 4) Access application goes multi-user. > 5) Superuser quits, gets fired, is promoted or transferred. > 6) Access application repeatedly fails due to multi-user > instability > and/or absence of Superuser support, including secret manual > processes. > 7) IS department is taken to task for "systems failures" or > dragged in > on a regular basis to support the application. > 8) Management forces IS to produce a stable replacement, or IS > takes it > upon themselves to provide a replacement in order to stem the > flow of > support demands. > > Therefore, Access is an invaluable user tool -- a lever. > > I'm so glad to see companies providing Access to every desktop > user. > > (see also: Excel) > __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? SBC Yahoo! DSL - Now only $29.95 per month! http://sbc.yahoo.com
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