Customized Application Development on SharePoint

Business

The client is India’s most respected and successful business conglomerates. They have traced a route of growth that spans through many continents and embraces many diverse cultures. Over the years, they have evolved into a US $850 million diversified conglomerates. The client specializes in Oils, Power Transmission Conductors, and Cables. They are a technology-driven and customer-focused. Vendor to some of the most brand-enhancing power companies in India and abroad, they have strengthened the business of the customers through proactive product development, timely delivery, and superior product attributes by reinforcing innovation, cost leadership, and premium quality.

Challenge

With a workforce of more than 3000+ employees, the main challenge was to identify a platform for the constant application development requirement at the client location. After evaluating multiple technology products, client shortlisted Microsoft365 SharePoint Platform for their growth story.AscenWork technologies were selected to help in achieving the client’s vision and goal on paperless office concepts and to automate all the manual business processes. The project had to be divided into multiple phases for the various modules to be implemented.AscenWork developed and designed various modules like the Intranet Portal, Travel Management, Purchase Management, Sales Estimation Process, Digital Signature on Documents, Conference Room Booking, and many more.

Solution

AscenWork Technologies team of experienced Business analysts, Designers, Developers, Testers, and Project Managers outlined a plan to develop and implement the entire project in a phase-wise manner as per the priorities on the module. AscenWork team conducted detailed requirement gathering sessions with the client team and end-users to understand their existing as-is process and the to-be requirements. Basis the requirement, AscenWork team created a detailed Prototype of the various applications and business processes. Basis of the confirmation from the client, the development team developed the application on SharePoint. AscenWork team through its wide experience on the SharePoint platform was able to provide a cost-effective and standardized application development. AscenWork team also integrated SharePoint products with other tools like SAP, tally, and various other legacy application.

Key Processes of Customized Application Development on SharePoint

  • Requirement Gathering
  • Application Prototyping
  • Screen Designing
  • Application Development
  • Testing
  • Issue tracking and Bug Management
  • User Acceptance Test
  • Pre Production Deployment
  • Production Deployment
  • Support during application warranty stage
  • Annual Maintenance Contract ( AMC)

RESULT

AscenWork Technologies provided a hybrid approach to the development with certain modules being developed offshore and certain critical modules developed Onsite at client location. The resources on the project were deputed based on the module development priority. The project was executed on a Fixed and Variable price structure. We developed around 8-10 different business process automation tools for the client.AscenWork keeps on developing new modules and products to ease clients’ manual processes.AscenWork is in complete sync with clients vision to make paperless office and access data and information on a single click

AT A GLANCE

What they wanted to do-

  • Streamlined processes
  • Automate Business Processes
  • Create a Paper Less Office
  • Maker and Checker at various modules

What they did –

  • Standardized on SharePoint based Customized Application Development
  • Used end to end application development by AscenWork Technologies
  • Collaborated on various processes through the application.

What they accomplished –

  • Drastic reduction in Humar errors
  • Improved compliance
  • Application Integration with SAP / Tally
  • Faster tracking of Approvals and Change request
  • Email Alerts and Notifications