SharePoint and Office 365 | Full-Scale Collaboration
SHAREPOINT AND OFFICE 365: THE GIST
For the fourth year running, Microsoft has been named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Content Services Platforms Magic Quadrant. The company’s most popular collaboration platforms are Office 365 and SharePoint Online. They are used to build feature-rich and cost-effective solutions for document, contract, and knowledge management and internal and external collaboration for businesses of different sizes and industries.
200 million users
+20,000 new users every day
Famous brands using SharePoint: UPS, Nestle, Procter & Gamble, Viacom.
20 million users worldwide
20% of corporate employees in the world use this collaboration suite
85% of Fortune 500 companies use Office 365
Famous brands using Office 365: NASA, Air France, Carpool.
SHAREPOINT AND OFFICE 365 FUNCTIONALITY
- Document lifecycle automation.
- Full text and metadata search (search results filtering and ranking, search across integrated systems).
- Audit trail.
- E-signature software integration.
- Compliance management.
Collaboration (intranets, portals)
- Knowledge base for a company’s policies, guides, and other content.
- Organization chart and employee profiles.
- Communication tools (instant messaging, blogs, discussion boards).
- Quick links to other corporate systems and information
- Employee self-service.
Human resources management
- Employee information management.
- Recruitment, hiring and onboarding management.
- Time and attendance management.
- Employee performance tracking.
- Payroll management.
- Employee request management.
- Learning materials creation and storage.
- Assigning and scheduling trainings.
- Learning assessment.
- Certification management.
- Competency management.
- Gamification features (badges, points, leaderboards).
SHAREPOINT ONLINE + OFFICE 365: KEY INTEGRATIONS
SharePoint Online + Office apps
To enable fast and easy document creation in SharePoint Online.
SharePoint Online + Teams
To facilitate employee communication, collaboration, and sharing SharePoint Online files.
SharePoint Online + Planner
To easily create plans, assign tasks to a team, discuss tasks, and see the team's progress.
SharePoint Online + Power Automate
To automate business workflows in SharePoint Online like document approval, sending reminders about events, and more.
SharePoint Online + Delve
To enable convenient search for employee profiles and easy tracking of colleagues’ activities and recent documents in SharePoint Online.
SharePoint Online + Power BI
To deliver immersive reports and visuals on diverse corporate data (e.g., HR, financial, customer-related) right in SharePoint Online.
SHAREPOINT AND OFFICE 365 CUSTOMIZATION CAPABILITIES
Logos, styles, colors, master pages, and page layouts.
To create a unique look and feel and promote corporate culture across the company.
E.g., tax calculation workflow.
To create complex and non-linear custom workflows. They can be created using tools like Power Automate and Visual Studio.
Custom web page layouts, custom web parts.
To make pages user-friendly and add new functionality like multilingual support, advanced analytics and reports, smart search, chatbots, and content personalization. For example, our team created custom add-ins to show employees’ workplaces on an office plan and provide weather snapshots for up to 10 chosen locations.
Left-hand menu, top menu or footer menu.
To help users quickly access relevant information. For example, during employee portal development for a telecom company, ScienceSoft’s team built three-level navigation – two panels for SharePoint/Office 365 and the employee portal and a tile for quick links.
Forms for surveys, quizzes and polls.
To collect employee feedback, measure employee satisfaction, organize corporate events, can be created using PowerApps or Microsoft Forms.
With 700 employees on board, 14 years in SharePoint and 10 years in Office 365 development, ScienceSoft delivers robust and cost-effective solutions to help organizations get the most of the collaboration, communication and content management capabilities of these platforms.
SHAREPOINT AND OFFICE 365 USE CASES
Other specific SharePoint Online solutions
SHAREPOINT SOLUTIONS: LIVE DEMOS
SharePoint Intranet Demo
Explore rich collaboration, communication and content management capabilities and an intuitive and eye-catching design of a SharePoint intranet.
SharePoint Document Management System Demo
Our interactive demo displays how SharePoint DMS facilitates creating, storing, approving and sharing your company's documentation.
SharePoint Learning Portal Demo
Explore opportunities that a SharePoint LMS provides to facilitate planning, implementing and assessing a specific learning process.
SharePoint HR Portal Demo
See how a SharePoint-based HR portal can help streamline HR processes from onboarding to handling employee requests and increase an HR team’s productivity.
BENEFITS OF USING SHAREPOINT AND OFFICE 365
employee performance due to learning management capabilities and productivity tools
business productivity due to workflow automation
compliance due to strong security features
SHAREPOINT ONLINE AND OFFICE 365 PLANS AND PRICING
Office 365 Enterprise
Microsoft 365 Business
Choose your way to get SharePoint Online/Office 365
Cost-effective SharePoint Online/Office 365 implementation
Don’t overpay with in-house SharePoint/Office 365 implementation – entrust it to ScienceSoft. Our experts will help you reduce implementation costs due to making the most of the out-of-the-box capabilities of the platforms.
Flawless SharePoint Online/Office 365 migration
Contact our experts for quick and smooth migration of your SharePoint On-premises or third-party solution to SharePoint Online/Office 365 to leverage cloud benefits.