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2014
Case Study: SP2013 Internet Site
ROADRUNNER TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
2014
Who are these guys?
Michael Blumenthal
• Sr. Solution Architect
• CSPUG Co-Leader
• 19 years in IT Consulting
• 11 ye...
2014
This is about you
2014
Agenda
The business challenge
The solution
Technical Architecture & key components
Team
Measures of success
2014
Roadrunner Transportation Systems
• Truckload, Less-Than-Truckload, Intermodal
• 2500+ Employees, 15,000+ Contractors...
2014
The Challenges
Aging ASP.Net site
Consolidate 30+ Subsidiary Sites
Consolidate 500+ Line of business apps
Small Inter...
2014
What Did We See?
• 32 Subsidiary Sites
• 251 Pages
• 49 Forms
• 16 Login Methods
• 32 Reports
• 63 Tools
• 57 Forms
5...
2014
What Did We Build?
• 15 Admin Apps
• 30 Line of Business Apps
• 8 SSRS Reports
• 7 Web Services
• 8 Service Segments ...
2014
Project Management Strategy
• Frequent Status Meetings
• PSC Client Portal – SharePoint 2013
• Shared OneNote Noteboo...
2014
Design
• Axure Prototyping Tool
• Site Design Strategy
• 20/20 Hindsight
• Create UX Before any Development
5/21/2014...
2014
UX
Goals
• Modern
• User Friendly
Tools
• SharePoint ECM Features
• Twitter Bootstrap
• Telerik ASP.NET AJAX Controls...
2014
BEFORE
2014
2014
Wando
2014
AFTER: WWW.RRTS.COM
Roadrunner Transportation Systems
2014
2014
2014
2014
2014
HOW IT WORKS
Technical Architecture
2014
Technology Overview
• SharePoint 2013 for Internet
• Web Part Development
• Solution Packages
• Telerik
• Twitter Boo...
2014
Development Decisions
• Traditional SharePoint Model vs. App Model?
• Authentication?
• Where to store Data?
5/21/201...
2014
“Traditional” SP Dev, Not SP Apps
Traditional SP Dev
• On Premise
• Mature
• Resources
SP App Model
• Cloud Oriented
...
Sharepoint2013FBA.codeplex.com
www.rrts.com
Production Farm
2014
LOB APPS AND REPORTS
Demo
2014
The A-Team
• Client: 2 .Net developers, 1 Team Lead, 1 manager, 1 CIO , 1 Dir of Marketing
Account
Exec
Practice
Lead...
2014
Measures of success
• 700 Bills Of Lading/day
• Increased hits, decreased exits
Google Analytics 3 mo Before 3 mo Aft...
2014
Summary
• Plan UX Design First
• Determine Development Strategy
• Incorporate Pre-Built Tools and Frameworks
• Store ...
2014
Come to our both for a chance to win!
• ASUS Transformer Book
T100TA-C1-GR Touchscreen
2 in 1
• Sells for $399!
• 10....
2014
Questions
• Michael Blumenthal
SharePoint Architect
PSC Group, LLC
• MBlumenthal@psclistens.com
• psclistens.com
• ww...
PSC Case study: SP2013 Public Facing Internet Site - Roadrunner Transportation Systems
PSC Case study: SP2013 Public Facing Internet Site - Roadrunner Transportation Systems
PSC Case study: SP2013 Public Facing Internet Site - Roadrunner Transportation Systems
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PSC Case study: SP2013 Public Facing Internet Site - Roadrunner Transportation Systems

  1. 1. 2014 Case Study: SP2013 Internet Site ROADRUNNER TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
  2. 2. 2014 Who are these guys? Michael Blumenthal • Sr. Solution Architect • CSPUG Co-Leader • 19 years in IT Consulting • 11 years of SharePoint • Team member on this project Malcolm Eaton • Microsoft Practice Leader • 14 years of SharePoint • Project Leader on this project
  3. 3. 2014 This is about you
  4. 4. 2014 Agenda The business challenge The solution Technical Architecture & key components Team Measures of success
  5. 5. 2014 Roadrunner Transportation Systems • Truckload, Less-Than-Truckload, Intermodal • 2500+ Employees, 15,000+ Contractors • 30 Different Acquisitions
  6. 6. 2014 The Challenges Aging ASP.Net site Consolidate 30+ Subsidiary Sites Consolidate 500+ Line of business apps Small Internal developer staff AS400 integration User Management VB.NET code base
  7. 7. 2014 What Did We See? • 32 Subsidiary Sites • 251 Pages • 49 Forms • 16 Login Methods • 32 Reports • 63 Tools • 57 Forms 5/21/2014 7
  8. 8. 2014 What Did We Build? • 15 Admin Apps • 30 Line of Business Apps • 8 SSRS Reports • 7 Web Services • 8 Service Segments Pages • 16 Company Sites 5/21/2014 8
  9. 9. 2014 Project Management Strategy • Frequent Status Meetings • PSC Client Portal – SharePoint 2013 • Shared OneNote Notebook • Yammer
  10. 10. 2014 Design • Axure Prototyping Tool • Site Design Strategy • 20/20 Hindsight • Create UX Before any Development 5/21/2014 10
  11. 11. 2014 UX Goals • Modern • User Friendly Tools • SharePoint ECM Features • Twitter Bootstrap • Telerik ASP.NET AJAX Controls • SSRS Reports
  12. 12. 2014 BEFORE
  13. 13. 2014
  14. 14. 2014
  15. 15. Wando
  16. 16. 2014 AFTER: WWW.RRTS.COM Roadrunner Transportation Systems
  17. 17. 2014
  18. 18. 2014
  19. 19. 2014
  20. 20. 2014
  21. 21. 2014 HOW IT WORKS Technical Architecture
  22. 22. 2014 Technology Overview • SharePoint 2013 for Internet • Web Part Development • Solution Packages • Telerik • Twitter Bootstrap • SQL 2012 / Custom Database
  23. 23. 2014 Development Decisions • Traditional SharePoint Model vs. App Model? • Authentication? • Where to store Data? 5/21/2014 26
  24. 24. 2014 “Traditional” SP Dev, Not SP Apps Traditional SP Dev • On Premise • Mature • Resources SP App Model • Cloud Oriented • Immature • Challenging
  25. 25. Sharepoint2013FBA.codeplex.com www.rrts.com
  26. 26. Production Farm
  27. 27. 2014 LOB APPS AND REPORTS Demo
  28. 28. 2014 The A-Team • Client: 2 .Net developers, 1 Team Lead, 1 manager, 1 CIO , 1 Dir of Marketing Account Exec Practice Lead Project Manager Sr. UX Designer UX Designer SP Arch Data Arch SP Devs Tester
  29. 29. 2014 Measures of success • 700 Bills Of Lading/day • Increased hits, decreased exits Google Analytics 3 mo Before 3 mo After Page Views 3,393,986 5,270,783 Unique Page Views 2,609,161 3,606,197 Average Time on Page 1m:51s 1m:21s % Exit 27.92% 20.79%
  30. 30. 2014 Summary • Plan UX Design First • Determine Development Strategy • Incorporate Pre-Built Tools and Frameworks • Store Relational Data in a Database • Test, Test, Test
  31. 31. 2014 Come to our both for a chance to win! • ASUS Transformer Book T100TA-C1-GR Touchscreen 2 in 1 • Sells for $399! • 10.1-inch HD touchscreen • Up to 11 hours battery life
  32. 32. 2014 Questions • Michael Blumenthal SharePoint Architect PSC Group, LLC • MBlumenthal@psclistens.com • psclistens.com • www.cspug.org • Blog.blumenthalit.com • Twitter: @MichaelBL • SPYam & MWC Yam Thank you for your time today. • Malcolm Eaton Practice Lead PSC Group, LLC • MEaton@psclistens.com • psclistens.com • SPYam & MWC Yam

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