MS SharePoint – Chemical – End to End Implementation – Success Story

Client Overview

  • Client is a US-based organization manufacturing and dealing with highly explosive chemicals

Business Challenge

  • Client had installed MS SharePoint 2013 on one of the servers but was facing problems with the configuration. Therefore, the client wanted Eternus Solutions to re-install and configure MS SharePoint 2013 on this server.

  • On the second server, client wanted Eternus Solutions to remove the already installed MS SharePoint 2010 and install SharePoint 2013 instead

  • Client also wanted the Eternus Solutions team to develop and provide additional functionalities listed below:

    • Configure the search functionality

    • Access apps developed through Access services on respective sites

    • Develop an approval process for purchase or requisition of highly explosive chemicals

    • Provide a mechanism for assigning and tracking of tasks

    • Develop dashboards for analyzing the KRAs of their employees based on tasks completed

    • Develop dashboards and graph through SharePoint BI for RCA of incidents and their graphical representation

Technical Requirements

  • Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Edition

  • Visual Studio Professional 2013

  • SharePoint BI

Solution Strategy

  • Eternus Solutions reviewed the client’s business requirements along with the client team

  • The team first re-installed and configured SharePoint 2013 on the first server

  • The team installed and configured SharePoint 2013 on the second server after removing the 2010 version of SharePoint 2010

  • Search functionality was configured using the OOTB features of SharePoint 2013

  • Apps created through Access services were configured to be visible on respective sites

  • Multi-level approval process for purchase and requisition of highly explosive chemicals created as a sub-site

  • Customization and custom development over the OOTB SharePoint 2013 implementation for configuring the task management as per client needs

  • Custom development of dashboards as per defined KRAs

  • Custom development for Incident Management and RCA

  • Configuration of SharePoint BI for graphs and dashboards as per requirement

Project Methodology

  • Installation and configuration of SharePoint 2013

  • Implementation of out-of-the-box features

  • Customization of OOTB features to meet client requirements

  • Custom development to cover requirements within scope but not covered through SharePoint OOTB features

  • SRS and design documents to start building any new components

  • Installation, configuration and development as per Microsoft best practices

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