Microsoft Application Management Services Success Story @ YASH


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Industrial and commercial real estate is a dynamic and rapidly changing industry that places the same demand on its technology.YASH conducted a Rapid Enterprise Application Planning engagement that enabled prioritization of targeted initiatives, allowing the organization to better align their IT investments with business objectives.

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Microsoft Application Management Services Success Story @ YASH

  1. 1. Microsoft Application Management Services Success Story @ YASH An industrial real estate company improves application management processes and improves adoption and value of the existing applications using YASH Application Management Services Quick FactsIndustry: Industrial Real Estate Company Objectives: Why YASH:Geography: USA ▪▪ Sought a partner with a flexible ▪▪ Global sourcing model leveraging global delivery model to support their the best of onsite-offshore resourceThe Client: application management needs locations ▪▪ Ability to offer a diverse range of Solution: skills in all areas of Microsoft andAs a global real-estate company, ourclient is a leading owner, operator and other technologies ▪▪ Streamlined existing applicationdeveloper of industrial real estate, deployment and change management Benefits:focused on major infill hub and gateway processes and global delivery modeldistribution markets throughout the to modernize and support existing ▪▪ Transparent and predictableAmericas, Europe and Asia. The company applications. application change managementowns and invests in industrial real estate processin 48 key markets within 14 countries. Implementation Highlights: ▪▪ Rapid turnaround and time-to-marketChallenges and Opportunities: ▪▪ Initiated a Rapid Enterprise Application Planning engagement▪▪ Lack of standard process for to prioritize initiatives and align deployment of new applications and investment management of application changes ▪▪ Implemented a change management▪▪ Limited user adoption of enterprise methodology to effectively manage applications application change requests ▪▪ Modernized existing ASP.NET and SharePoint portal applications to improve user adoption
  2. 2. Rapidly Changing Business Climate Compelled IT TransformationIndustrial and commercial real estate is a dynamic and rapidly changing industry that places the same demand on its technology. Agreater challenge, however, is to shift the role of IT from just a support mechanism into a transformative framework that will sustaina companys global competitiveness.As a leading industrial real estate company, our clients IT organization faced the challenge of managing their existing Microsoft .NETbased applications and deploying new applications with reduced risks, cost and effectively managing change. Although, the clienthad invested significantly in Microsoft SharePoint licenses, they were unable to effectively leverage the portal and collaborationcapabilities of SharePoint to engage with their employees. They wanted to take advantage of strategic global sourcing with flexibledelivery models to meet demands and at the same time, deliver more value from their application investments.Our client sought a partner to support a global sourcing model for application development and a team to provide maintenance andproduction support for a significant part of their application portfolio. In addition, the partner was expected to act as a change agentwithin the organization and help the organization internalize the changes.Application Management Services Lead to Cost Savings and Increased Organizational ResponsivenessYASH conducted a Rapid Enterprise Application Planning engagement that enabled prioritization of targeted initiatives, allowing theorganization to better align their IT investments with business objectives. This enterprise approach helped to first reduce and manageIT costs or business processes, eliminating redundancies and looking for opportunities for cost sharing. In addition, YASH recommendedand implemented a change management methodology to ensure that the application change requests were appropriately handled withautomated deployment procedures for productionizing the applications.To maximize the value of SharePoint, YASH helped the client integrate SharePoint with EMC Documentum, their existing documentmanagement system, for seamless document sharing. Additional improvements included the ability to deliver Business Intelligencereports developed using IBM Cognos and SAP Business Objects through the SharePoint portal. YASH also enhanced the SharePoint portalusing collaboration features to improve user adoption and provided platform management support using an onsite-offshore deliverymodel. As part of the application modernization initiative, the existing IT ticket management system, developed using ASP.NET wasalso retooled using the latest UX technologies such as SilverLight to improve user satisfaction. As a result, our client was able to quicklyadapt to changing market conditions and leverage best of breed service capabilities to support the organizations strategic direction.Business BenefitsUsing YASH’s ability to support their end-to-end application management needs, the customer was able to achieve several businessbenefits: ▪▪ The client was able to leverage YASH as an extended arm of ▪▪ Increased user adoption of SharePoint portal and existing their applications development and management team applications ▪▪ Integration of the change management strategy with the ▪▪ Aligned development priorities and ensured sustainable and companys operations brought transparency and predictability predictable execution in the application change process ▪▪ Value was maximized through rapid turn around and time-to- market leveraging cost arbitrage and new value creationAbout YASH TechnologiesYASH Technologies focuses on customer success. As a leading technology services and outsourcing partner for medium and large globalcustomers, we leverage technology and our flexible delivery models to drive performance and business value throughout a customer’senterprise. YASH’s comprehensive service approach incorporates a holistic view of our customers that extends beyond delivery. Thisapproach integrates enterprise solutions and services, proprietary best practice offerings, strategic application and maintenanceoutsourcing, as well as consulting and integration services. YASH is a SEI CMMI (Level 3) and an ISO 9001:2008 certified company withU.S. and India headquarters and regional sales and development offices spread across three continents. YASH is also part of a selectgroup of companies that are SAP - certified global providers of application management services.For more information, please visit or email YASH Technologies MOSS-RE9-CS-0911 Global Presence - USA | EU | MEA | APAC • California | Illinois | Iowa | Massachusetts | Missouri | New York Texas | London | Germany | Bahrain | Hongkong | Singapore • Hyderabad | Pune | Mumbai | Bangalore | Indore World HQ: 605-17th Avenue East Moline IL 61244 USA | Toll Free: 877-766-8934 | Tel: 309-755-0433 | Fax: 309-796-1242 EU: The  Mille-II Floor 1000-Great West Road Brentford London TW89HH UK | Tel: 44-20-8261-4408 | Fax: 44-20-8261-4418 India: 201-205 Bansi Trade Center 581/5 MG Road Indore MP 452001 India | Tel: 91-731-426-1100 | Fax: 91-731-426-1234 © 2011 YASH Technologies. All rights reserved. Referred products/ a services may be registered trademarks of belonging companies.