What is a Web Application?
A web application is any programme that runs entirely from within a browser, for example in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Web applications are now very common.
If you have ever bought online, or done an online serach using Google then you have used a Web Application.
A web application can be used to run almost any aspect of your business you can think of:
- manage teams
- resources and schedules
- train your workforce
- give quotes or take orders.
And the chances are that a web application will do the job better than your existing system, whether manual or computer driven.
Why Web Applications beat Traditional Software
Traditional software is usually expensive, especially when you consider the True Cost of Ownership, which includes high cost items like installation, upgrades to PCs, and training.
Web applications allow you link people and data in new and more effective ways, and at a lower cost. in ways that were never possible using traditional software.
Web applications are easier to use, and look more attractive than traditional software.
How can you use the web to reduce costs or improve performance in your company?
Imagine … any combination of sales force data, training data, production or performance data, customer or supplier data linked in new ways to give you information for a positive competitive edge.