MS SharePoint – FMCG – Development and Support – Success Story

Client Overview

  • The client is a US based global leader in water purification systems technology for industrial and infrastructure markets, which is focused on desalination, water reuse, wastewater treatment, and zero liquid discharge.

  • Client has a significant presence worldwide through subsidiaries in India, Europe, the Middle East and China.

Business Challenge

  • Client had implemented intranet and internet portal using SharePoint 2007. The out of the box features of SharePoint using vanilla implementation did not fulfill client’s exhaustive requirements.

  • Their SharePoint implementation roadmap was to cater to their organization wide process requirements, which would require complex workflows to be developed and implemented to cater to their different departments such as Finance, HR, Admin, Payroll etc.

  • Client also wanted to upgrade the portal to the latest SharePoint 2010 version, which required consulting support from Eternus Solutions for MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 migration.

Technical Requirements

  • Microsoft SharePoint 2007/2010

Solution Strategy

  • Eternus Solutions conducted a detailed evaluation for every requirement for all the relevant departments and proposed an implementation plan accordingly. This included the upgrade of the roadmap covering all business processes.

  • The workflows were envisaged and designed such that they were reusable productivity tools, with multipoint integration capability from multiple sources to SharePoint 2010. This enabled faster integration and customization.

  • Dynamic integration points

  • Highly configurable UI & workflows

  • Remote assistance & support

Development Methodology

  • Development on developer sandbox

  • Evaluate and cover requirements using out of the box features

  • Design documents to start customizations

  • Designing and developing workflows

  • Extensive usage of custom web parts, features and solutions

  • Development using Microsoft standards and best practices

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