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A few slides that discuss Access features that can benefit the SharePoint SCA/ Site Owner/Developer/IT Pro Focus is on import/export of SharePoint list data and updating/maintaining list data Demo Demo Demo
Not what we are here to discuss Access Services in SharePoint 2013 MS Access is used as a tool to create and maintain a SQL Server database SharePoint is used as the front-end Forms/pages are created in MS Access Access Services in SharePoint 2010 MS Access is used as a tool to created and maintain SharePoint list data Forms/pages are created in MS Access
Built-in Import/Export SharePoint functionality is limited Import/Export spreadsheet Copy/Paste How do you do bulk updates of list data? SharePoint Reporting capabilities are limited SQL Server Reporting Services is great, but it may not be available to you
Access can connect to a wide variety of data sources, including SharePoint Linked tables Import into Access You can run SQL statements against imported or linked tables Access has special features that allow for the creation of SharePoint lists Access has a robust reporting tool that can be used to generate reports against SharePoint data Access reports can be saved as pdf files and stored in a SharePoint library You probably already own MS Access Why pay for a third party tool?
Export Data into a new SharePoint list Append data to an existing SharePoint list Bulk updates of SharePoint list data Copy data from one SharePoint site or list to another Create a new list from 2 or more tables or lists Export SharePoint list data to a database Combine numerous SharePoint lists Create real reports based on SharePoint list data Create reports based on SharePoint list data combined with data from other sources