Where is Microsoft Access going?

I am often asked “Is Microsoft Access going to be here in 5 years?”.  Here is a quick synopsis of what I think is the best answer to that question: Microsoft continues to release enhancements and product improvements for Access 2016.  example:  new...

Using Access to improve data integrity – Top 5 tips

When I see bad data in a database, there are several things you need to look at to improve the outcomes of your reports.  In general this is all going to fall under GIGO:  Garbage IN, Garbage OUT.  Cliche, but TRUE!  Here are my top 5 tips to help control your data...

Scroll Bar Width for using Access on Tablets

Some of our clients are now moving into Touch Screen devices.  There has been a common request for Access development optimized for tablet running Windows 10.  Here are the key changes you need: A windows OS tablet (Panasonic Toughbook or Acer, or other tablet) .  We...

Jeff Shirley

Founder & CEO
Jeff brings over 27 years of experience to the table, along with numerous awards, certifications, and real-world implementations.  His database solutions are currently running in industries including government, mining, agriculture, finance, education, science, research, non-profits, and healthcare businesses around North America and serve thousands of users day to day.  Jeff is a five-time MVP Award recipient for Microsoft Access, acknowledging contributions to community projects, evangelism, and educational outreach on Microsoft technologies.  Today there are less than 50 Access MVP’s worldwide. While Jeff focuses day to day on business management, IoT development, IT integrations and design, database architecture or other typical complex tasks, he also is a co-owner of Blue Heron Gardens, a commercial apiary running over 200 beehives.  Fresh honey is a small perk for many of our clients!

Mitch Redekopp

Mitch works with our clients day to day ensuring web development and IT projects are done to exceed customer expectations.  His background includes formal training in IT, Microsoft and CompTIA certifications, real-world business experience, and a true dedication to ensuring clients receive timely and professional support on their projects with Rivercity Technology Services.  Given the most difficult requests for IT solutions, Mitchell can assist our clients in finding a path to the best options which deliver results for our clients.  Mitchell is an avid soccer player and Manchester City fan, be sure to talk soccer with him when you can.