Flexibility: VBA & ERS5
Besides seamless integration and
scalability, one of the Macola suite’s major strengths is its
Flexibility module. Flexibility
bundles Microsoft’s Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) with ERS5.
ERS5 is Ma-cola’s powerful client/server, SQL-based tool that
combines reporting, querying, and advanced data mining technology.
Flexibility can be custom tailored to meet any business’ specific
needs, such as unique pricing structures and event-based e-mail
Visual Basic is easily one of the most
popular and powerful developmental tools in the Windows-based world. With over three million known developers in the fold,
VBA has fostered a rich community from which to extract knowledge.
ERS5’s capabilities allow Macola to be integrated with the
Microsoft Office suite. ERS5
also has over 20 ODBC drivers for robust, realtime, dynamic
Using VBA and ERS5, companies can customize
the Macola suite to handle unique day-to-day activities or to react to
unforeseen changes in the business environment.
The power of VBA and ERS5 helps ensure that Macola users will
remain competitive in today’s rapidly changing markets.
“Our clients hire us to create VBA
applications and ERS5 reports that greatly heighten the value of their
investment in Macola,” says Beachwood Systems principal and CPA Adam
Ryan, “and given our experience with Visual Basic and ERS5, we can
create these applications and reports quickly with a minimum of added
power, which is as unlimited as the imagination, ensures that Macola is
“Software You’ll Never Outgrow.”