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IBS SharePoint Capabilities

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Showcasing Interactive Business Systems' SharePoint projects and capabilities.

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IBS SharePoint Capabilities

  1. 1. SharePoint Capabilities Fall 2013 Karen Adkins M: 734-272-5333 KAdkins@ibs.com
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda • Who is IBS? • The Importance of SharePoint ROI • IBS’ SharePoint Experience • Engagement Process • Next Steps
  3. 3. Who we are . . . $50 Million Privately Held Company 200+ Consultants in U.S. 5 Business Units and 3 Development Centers Strategic Staffing Solutions Application & Infrastructure Custom Solutions U.S. Headquarters, Oak Brook, Illinois
  4. 4. We Provide. . .
  5. 5. IBS’ Clients
  6. 6. The IBS Advantage Development Expertise Domain Expertise Flexible Engagement Management • Senior SharePoint .Net Professionals skilled at working within the SharePoint Framework • 100+ completed SharePoint projects • Proven development processes that work • Iterative approach that keeps the business involved and seeing results • Expertise in your business and the SharePoint framework • Experienced professionals who know the business and can work with the business users and the team to get results • We have long term relationship with clients that have similar business challenges • Ability to staff up when necessary • Offshore • Onsite • Offsite 6
  7. 7. Our Solutions Team Makeup (Development Expertise) Core Staff (On Shore) 4 SharePoint .Net Architect/Leads 6 Developers 1 UI Person 1 QA Person 1 Tester 2 Project Managers We have an offshore bench to draw from as well as our recruiting arm to staff up quickly as needed for projects. 7
  8. 8. Solution Team Member – Scott Zischerk •Net and SharePoint Architect •15+ Years Experience (6 yrs SharePoint) •Microsoft Certified for Application Development and SharePoint •Strong Infrastructure Knowledge •Industries - Restaurant, Financial Services, Legal •SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 experience •Major Projects in SharePoint include •Merger and Acquisition SharePoint Application •Store Inspection Application •Product Catalogs •Migrations from 2007 to 2010 and 2013 •Multiple Intranets
  9. 9. Solution Team Member – Mike Berryman •Net, SharePoint and Mobile •5+ Years Experience (5 yrs SharePoint) •Microsoft Certified for Application Development and SharePoint •Industries – Insurance, Restaurant, Manufacturing •SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 experience •Major Projects in SharePoint include •Store Inspection Application •Store Opening Checklist •Multiple Intranets •Integration with back end systems. •Knowledge Centers •Automated Expense Reports
  10. 10. Solution Team Member – Duane Odum •SharePoint Developer and Admin •5+ Years Experience •Strong Business Analyst Skills •Strong Infrastructure background •SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 experience •Major Projects in SharePoint include •Migrations from 2007 to 2010 and 2013 •Product Catalogs •Multiple Intranets •Knowledge Centers •Project Tracking Sites
  11. 11. Why worry about ROI? • 50% of the SharePoint installations go live without a business case & only 23% had financial justification • Business case requirement resulted in improved collaboration, better knowledge sharing and less content chaos – Improved Collaboration 45% (AIIM Strategies and Experience 2010) – Improved Knowledge Sharing 35% – Better Mgmt. of Content 25% – Improved Business Process 22% • Financial and business justification can be the difference between a project getting approved and getting sacked
  12. 12. SharePoint ROI Benefits • Improved productivity – Each employee spends less time each day: • Looking for documents • Filling out forms/requests – Teams need less meetings to accomplish collaboration – Teams with members in different physical locations can improve communications. – Employees in service roles spend less time fielding requests for documents, forms or information – Speedup processes using automated workflows – More automation, fewer mistakes
  13. 13. SharePoint ROI Benefits • Cost savings – Reduce printing costs as more documents and memos are distributed electronically internally and externally. – Reduce travel expenses as team can meet and collaborate online – Reduce phone bills – Reduce need for email storage capacity – Less of IT time because users are self-sufficient • Improved visibility into communications and activities in the organization • Improved security and regulatory control
  14. 14. Big Picture - Intranets
  15. 15. Intranet Features – Main Page Content on this page is maintained by business users.
  16. 16. Intranet Features – Department Sites Collaborative site with permissions for Department ONLY sections and public sections.
  17. 17. Social Features
  18. 18. Search
  19. 19. Self Service • Forms • HR Benefits • Policy Acknowledgement • Knowledge Centers
  20. 20. Self Service
  21. 21. Client/Agent Portals
  22. 22. Client/Agent Portals
  23. 23. Client/Agent Portals
  24. 24. Task/Project Management
  25. 25. Inspections/Applications
  26. 26. Enterprise Reporting
  27. 27. Enterprise Reporting
  28. 28. Development Process IBS uses a Feature Driven Development Approach Dramatic reduction in defects since we implemented this TDD/BDD approach 28
  29. 29. Development Process (Development Expertise) Iterative Approach • Clients see progress quickly • Changes in scope/requirements can be identified and incorporated quickly • Business users stay engaged and informed • User acceptance is increased • Errors, Bugs, or non-valid assumptions are identified early 29
  30. 30. Development Process (Development Expertise) Client involvement for successful partnership. • • • • • Business Requirements Iteration review and testing Loading content Final User Acceptance Business User Sponsors 30
  31. 31. Why IBS? • IBS is committed to long term partnership • IBS has domain knowledge – Long term relationship with similar businesses • IBS has SharePoint and .Net Expertise – Proven successful project delivery – Microsoft certified professionals • Just in time staffing capabilities to meet delivery deadlines 31
  32. 32. Next Steps

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