Defining Best Practices + Overall Strategy for SharePoint Intranet
Microsoft SharePoint Consulting
A large manufacturing firm, with thousands of employees in multiple offices across the globe found itself in need of a new way of organizing documents and intellectual property. In addition, they were looking to create an effective collaboration environment. The Information Technology department selected Microsoft SharePoint as the tool to meet their needs. The client contacted Aciron Consulting to provide Microsoft SharePoint services. These services included planning, implementation and configuration, customization, development, and support services.
How We Added Value:
Aciron conducted a discovery phase in order to thoroughly understand the exact needs of the client. Then, Aciron presented an initial introduction to Microsoft SharePoint to the entire company. By providing a general overview of the product and its capabilities, the client was able to understand how such an intranet portal would benefit their day to day business operations.
Following the presentation, Aciron spoke with management, individual departments, and other key stakeholders to develop an effective strategy. Thus, ensuring SharePoint would be a robust and streamlined collaboration and document management tool with desired features and requirements.
Aciron implemented Microsoft SharePoint 2007 for various departments across the United States and abroad. The platform enabled the employees to upload documents, create calendars, assign tasks, manage projects, and collaborate across time zones.
Beyond the initial implementation, Aciron continues to provide SharePoint implementation, customization, development, data migration, and support services to the client. Aciron has developed many custom solutions within the SharePoint framework. Therefore, allowing business units and teams to extend the functionality of SharePoint to meet their needs. Aciron also provided custom development work. This included designing and developing workflows, custom task lists, approval processes, custom video integration. Aciron continues to maintain a strong, long-term relationship with the client. Additionally, Aciron has continued to support the organization with SharePoint development and support needs.