Second, the data may be redundant. I had a practice in the application program to collect data on components. We used AIDA32. Much time was spent in sorting the data (not all data were needed). More One side effect of the use of such automation – a strong increase in the number of entries in the directory models. Agree, do not always need to know the drive model fdd, but the use of such automation in your directory will be a lot of useless data. My personal opinion – the use of automation at the stage of data entry is not justified.
On the program interface. In an article on Microsoft Visual Studio, I came across an interesting fact – Microsoft pays a lot of attention quality of products used by programmers and it staff services. Why? Because these people are much better able to assess the quality, rather than a regular user. Pay close attention to the interface. You with this work.
Your tool should be easy to use, simple (at least outwardly mene), reliable and functional. To summarize. The main aspects that should look for when selecting accounting software can be formulated as the following list: 1.Instrumenty for information on the composition of the equipment. 2.Instrumenty to obtain information on the location of equipment. 3.Instrumenty for information about events, related equipment. 4.Baza data and technology to work with her. Database administration. Scalable base. 5.Nalichie multiplayer modes. 6.Bezopasnost data. 7.Razdelenie rights users. 8. data entry. 9.Kachestvenny interface. As mentioned above, in the market are a lot of accounting programs of it equipment. Their functional description is beyond the scope of this article. However, in As an example, I want to briefly describe the three programs, each of which can be applied at different scales: 1.Iron base 6. Database ms sql Server 2005 Express Edition and above. Information on equipment can be divided into several areas (eg, by branches). Within each region can be very flexible to configure user rights. Safety features are integrated with ad, which allows you to manage rights at the level of ad. Data security is controlled at the server side. Importers are no data. Well-developed means of data retrieval. The data structure of the equipment can be of any depth (a tree). The structure of the directory tree models also. Allows to consider the license. Interface is simple and informative. This solution can be used in organizations of all sizes. I advise you to pay attention to the product. 2.Hardware Inspector. Site. The base is stored in dbf files. There is a client-server solution – used Dedicated Server FoxPro. There is a means of separation of user rights. Data security is controlled at the client side. Have the means to automate the import / export data. Quite a few reports. You can edit report templates. The data structure of a three-level hardware, making it difficult to use in large organizations. Allows to consider the license, software, and events with the equipment. Interface is a little informative and highly overloaded. This solution for midsize organizations. 3.IT Invent. Site. Database in the form of mdb file (format ms Access). You can use the database ms sql Server. There is a means of separation of user rights. Data security is controlled by the client side. Importers are no data. Six simple reports. The data structure of a two-level equipment. You can not put the device into another device. Solution for organizations with a couple dozen jobs.