Database solutions are well suited for companies and organizations who gather information on a daily basis. This information generally will grow over time. In the early stages of growth it is relatively easy to manage data. Typical approaches to managing this data is file folders, file cabinets along with electronic spreadsheets, documents and purchased computer programs.
The management of data becomes more and more difficult as the organization grows. Most organizations and companies are in the business of growing. The increased difficulty of managing the data as the organization grow becomes more and more critical. This can lead to overload of work, inaccurate decisions as well as loss of valuable data. In fact, data itself has no value until it is managed as useful information. If this exists in an organization then the need is identified for some solution.