1.1.17. Results of use

  • Knock-on effects of database approach
  • Enforcing standards
  • Reduced Development time
  • Adaptive to change (design changes)
  • Up-to-date information (live database)
  • Economies of scale
    • centralising commonly required resources

...and this is what you get for free. These are the consequences, largely positive, of adopting a database approach to an information storage problem.