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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

Smart Clients and .NET

Based on the .NET Framework and Windows Form architecture Practical Computer Applications (PCA) builds Microsoft Smart Client Applications that combine the ease of use of MS Office Desktop Applications, the performance of Client-Server application, with the reach of the Internet. The result is unparalleled Ease of Use and Performance within a secure, multi-user database environment.

Smart Client applications (aka “Rich Internet Applications”) look and perform just like Microsoft Office/Desktop applications — but they are deployed, automatically maintained, and enable real-time SQL Server Database sharing directly over a secure Internet.

Smart Client Capabilities

  • Intuitive “MS Outlook-Style” User Interface
  • Shared, secure MS SQL Server 2008 database
  • Integration with MS Outlook & MS Excel
  • Off-line use & database synchronization
  • Document and Image attachments
  • CRM Module: centralized contact management
  • Canned Reports (SQL Reporting Services)
  • Grid data controls (Dynamic data slice & dice)
  • Role-Based Security Administration
  • Configurable Menu values via Admin privilege
  • Integration with Accounting and ERP systems
  • Automated “Mobilizer” installation and updates
  • Full Audit Trail

Smart Client Advantages

We believe that you will be impressed with how PCA can deliver results that will positively impact your bottom line. Call us about your business application today at (617) 527-4722.