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Database Design and Development Examples

Some examples of successful database design and development projects

Sigmer has proven experience in the design and development of simple and complex database applications; some client examples are shown below. Read about our approach to the database development lifecycle and our technologies.

To discuss your database design and development requirements, please call John Archibald or Niall McCrae on 01273 669 710, or e-mail

Click on the logos to view our clients' full case studies or see below for examples of our work.

View Sky case study View Scottish and Newcastle case study View the British Film Institute case study

BFI database screenshotThe British Film Institute: Film and Television Database

developed a single database application allowing integration of a number of complex databases to provide a comprehensive database solution and website framework for the BFI's extensive collection of filmographic data.
Margaret Luck, BFI Database Project Manager: "It has been an enormous achievement to transfer all this disparate data onto a single platform. Sigmer's search functionality and LAMP technology-based database architecture ensures our new Film and TV Database is now available to all via our website." View the full BFI case study.

RNID database screenshotBritish Red Cross, RNID and RNIB:

designed and developed a classified advertising engine providing sophisticated customer facilities, supported by user administrative interface allowing low-skill image upload and manipulation.
Natasha Knox, Business Development Manager, RNID: "Sigmer has comprehensive expertise in this area and they have ensured that all aspects of the project met our technical expectations."
View the full British Red Cross, RNID and RNIB case study

Sky Focus database screenshotBSkyB: Focus online learning incentives system

The Focus application for Sky provides an education and e-learning incentive scheme application for over 9,000 call-centre staff.  Providing learning and earning activities together with a points-based reward structure and on-line shop, the application allows managers to easily train and motivate a large number of staff, as well as increase staff retention. 
Louise Young, Head of Sky Focus and Cable Marketing, Sky Commercial Group: "The Focus Scheme couldn't exist without Sigmer. The database and website integrate very well and allow us to easily assess the performance of every member of staff at any time." View the full Sky case study.

Planyourfridge database screenshotScottish and Newcastle U.K.: New web application

is currently developing an advanced rule-based logic engine providing online product-selection facilities for a potential audience of over 150,000. Users will be provided with a sophisticated graphical interface and the core database will provide automation of administrator-workflow during data updates and product and rule changes. Read more about the Scottish and Newcastle U.K. project


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