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Secretary of State Application Lifecycle Management Project for SharePoint 2016

Secretary of State Application Lifecycle Management Project for SharePoint 2016

Client Profile

Innovative state government agency.

Situation

The Georgia Secretary of State agency is responsible for the administration of secure, accessible, and fair elections; registration of corporations; regulation of charities and securities; and oversight of professional license holders. The agency has implemented many e-government solutions while in office. The agency has also worked to communicate more efficiently with Georgia’s businesses, promote voter registration, cut bureaucratic red tape, reduce costs on Georgia taxpayers, and deter corporate identity theft.

Solution

ThreeWill designed, implemented, tested and documented the transition to a new SharePoint 2016 environment for over ten SharePoint-based applications.  We worked with other Microsoft partners and the agency to accomplish this project.  We were responsible for the managing the overall process and meeting the project constraints.

Business Benefits

  • Achieved goal of one synchronized and controlled Development, Testing, Staging, and Production environment for over ten SharePoint-based applications
  • Have a process for consistently updating and promoting software through these environments
  • Agency is now on the most recent version of SharePoint and can take advantage of latest features
  • The environment is more secure because they are running on the latest versions of software
  • Updated software including Nintex and Extranet Collaboration Manager
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SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Migration Eliminating Sandboxed Solutions

Client Profile

Global Telecom services and equipment provider to millions of consumers, businesses and other service providers in dozens of countries.

Situation

Entertainment Group responsible for managing a holistic customer communications strategy to ensure consistency, relevance, improvement of customer experience, and alignment with corporate strategic goals.  

A SharePoint 2010 application was being successfully used to manage all post-sale customer communication requests.  The corporate I/T team made a decision to require that all SharePoint 2010 sites/applications be migrated to a new on-premise SharePoint 2013 server farm and to eliminate SharePoint sandboxed applications.

Solution

SharePoint 2013 application that retains the same user experience, business logic and workflows but includes a modern UI and leverages new SharePoint 2013 out-of-the-box functionality, e.g., user access request process.

Business Benefits

New application significantly outperforms the SharePoint 2010 application without requiring any retraining of users. Smaller server side application footprint with key functions now performed with client-side code. New provisioning model was implemented that more efficiently supports potential future changes in the application.  Benefits achieved with zero impact to existing user experience, including  content migration of existing records  from the SharePoint 2010 application instance. 

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Hospital Intranet Portal Stabilization and Tuning

Client Profile

Non-Profit, Community Hospital with over 350 beds based in Georgia.

Situation

Customer was experiencing poor adoption and usage of their Hospital Intranet due to performance and other recurring issues reported by Users. The customer’s SharePoint System Administrators did not have the capacity and in-depth knowledge of SharePoint required to stabilize the Farm.

Solution

ThreeWill performed an architectural assessment of the SharePoint Farm and identified recommended improvements to the Farm. ThreeWill then worked with the customer System Administrators to implement changes to resolve all identified issues.  ThreeWill also provided training and mentoring to the customer’s SharePoint team.

Business Benefits

The customer’s SharePoint Farm was stabilized, eliminating the performance and functional issues being reported by Users. This also allowed development of a new Provide Workflow for the on-boarding of new Hospital Providers.

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