What do you like best?
Simply: it does the job. In a very round about, clunky, clumsy and frustrating way.
Creating / amending / editing log templates is simple enough. Input of data of fairly simple. Implementation of ags data is possible.
User interface is clear and simple - there are no bells and whistles in gINT.
What do you dislike?
Incredibly frustrating bugs appear in every version. For example clicking off a cell that one is inputting data to rather than pressing Return can lead to loss of data for that cell.
If one puts the EOH as x, WLS data must meet that value. However one has to then increase x to input DP data, to then have to go back and change to its original value before the system realises the WLS data does not add up to x.
Despite the interface being a logically laid out series of nested menus it is nonetheless menus and submenus that predominate. There is no attempt at making the interface intuitive. To be fair I am not sure if the interface is user-customisable however I also know that the way it is currently just puts me off wanting to attempt to go changing anything.
Recommendations to others considering the product
I have not used gINT's main competitor, Holebase, but I believe it has a similar level of frustrating performance. Overall it does the job, and goes it well, but not without its problems. Through its use you come to know these problems and know how to avoid them but expect a few days of frustrating use initially.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Used for central storage of all field data and laboratory data and used to produce logs on standardised templates to send to clients.