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    “The PCA crew is leagues above
    the competition” - Pepsico

  • "a prior vendor failed to develop
    the application, which (Practical) delivered." - Franklin Park

  • "the application (is) easier to use, with a
    much simpler, more intuitive use interface" - Royal Administration Services

  • "Sometimes it's the things you don't ask for
    that are important" - Royal Administration Services

  • "PCA turned our raw data and algorithms into easy to use
    and understand features and reports." - CareScout

  • "The quality and professionalism ... has been
    so outstanding that we want to send you a letter of thanks." - USALCO

  • "PCA people and applications stand out by
    far exceeding our expectations." - USALCO

  • "The resulting application greatly increas(ed)...
    our business effectiveness and efficiency." - The Advest Group

  • "PCA completes projects
    efficiently and effectively" - Pepsico

About Us – Practical Computer Applications (PCA)

Practical Computer Applications (PCA) focuses its consulting and engineering practice on building cost-effective, high-quality, custom database solutions that run core business operations.  Since 1992, leading enterprises, from Fortune 50 global corporations to privately-held start-ups have depended upon PCA to get business done.

We employ some of the most talented and experienced database and application design and development engineers available, including business analysts, application designers, SQL database and .NET engineers, project managers and test engineers.  Each devotes his or her time and talent to achieving excellent results within the complex application design and development practice.   Our culture fosters critical thinking, doing what our clients need, being flexible, and developing innovative solutions to our clients toughest challenges.

Yet, we are lean and focused.  Client teams are limited to the minimum essential resources necessary to get the job done properly and on time.  We know that when it comes to custom software development, smaller teams very often translate into better, tighter solutions that are more cost-effective to design, develop and maintain.  Senior business and engineering professionals are on every client project.  We never leverage under-experienced or outsourced personnel. Our staff includes experts in the following Microsoft Solutions, specializations and competencies:

  • Data Visualization
  • Business Intelligence
  • Custom Development
  • Smart Client Development
  • Database Management
  • Application Infrastructure
  • Business Process Integration
  • Web Development
  • Mobility Solutions

PCA is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with an impressive list of satisfied Clients represent a broad range of data- and process-intensive industries.

We are located in Waltham, MA (on Boston 128 Technology Corridor). Read about our management team.

Call us today at (617) 527-4722 or use the Contact page for help with your business applications.