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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

Other Industries

Practical Computer Applications (PCA) designs and develops a wide variety of custom Internet database applications for Clients with highly specialized business and functional requirements. Other industries we serve include: telecommunications, consumer packaged goods, transportation, tech-enabled outsource service providers, manufacturing and construction, and engineering services.

PepsiCo is the world’s fifth-largest food and beverage company, with 15 brands — each generating more than $1 billion in annual retail sales.

PCA designed and developed a custom Maintenance Repair and Order (MRO) application to track and maintain PepsiCo refrigeration and fountain assets around the globe (Europe, Latin America, Middle and Far East). Smart Client solution replaced 50+ proprietary MS Access systems, and includes highly-flexible, dynamic reporting capability. Components include: MS SQL Server 2008, .NET Smart Client, and SQL Server Reporting Services, and 3rd-party Grid control.

Newmeasures develops and administers simple, reliable surveys that help companies improve employee satisfaction and organizational effectiveness. Newmeasures customized surveys reveal how employees feel about their workplace, their manager’s abilities, and the overall organization effectiveness.

PCA designed and developed an end-to-end employee satisfaction and organizational effectiveness Survey Management solution. The Smart Client system replaced in-house MS Excel and MS Access systems and a 3rd-party survey management solution. The Smart Client solution is built on MS SQL Server 2008, .NET Smart Client, ASP.NET Browser interface, and SQL Server Reporting Services.

Snap-On Incorporated (NYSE: SNA) is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics, equipment, software and service solutions for professional users. Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centers, as well as customers in industry, government, agriculture, aviation and natural resources.

PCA designed and developed a custom loan stream vintage analytics Smart Client solution comprised of MS SQL Server 2008, .NET Smart Client, and SQL Server Reporting Services.

Applied Political Technologies, Inc. Provides full service voter file and data management services to political organizations.

PCA designed and developed a custom Smart Client solution to track and manage voter registrations for 2002 and 2004 local and national elections (over 100 million records). Practical worked with a small intern team to design and build the system from scratch.

Boger Construction is a Boston-based general contracting construction firm.

PCA designed and developed a complete Construction Project Management solution that includes time and material tracking, work orders and purchase order management. The system was designed and built to converge of a number of discrete and disconnected legacy system capabilities.

For more than 150 years, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) has been quietly delivering cars, coal, clothing, games and nearly anything else found in homes and businesses.

PCA designed and developed a custom Railway Safety Issue management Smart Client application to capture, track, resolve, and audit ongoing safety issues. The solution includes an employee CRM component, safety issue notification and tracking functions, and an integrated employee training module.

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