“Moving our Global ERP System from an on-premises solution to a cloud hybrid solution presented some technical challenges during design and implementation phases. Ballard Chalmers consultants provided the skills and expertise needed to successfully complete the project. We are extremely happy with the end result and the service provided by Ballard Chalmers.”

Head of IT EMEA and Global Networks, Imagination

“Having worked with Ballard Chalmers previously, they were an obvious choice to bring into Mencap to consult on our SQL environment. Geoff Ballard is very knowledgeable and was able to distil our problems and provide proposals on how to proceed. Overall very happy with the initial completed phase of works. Ballard Chalmers was able to provide a qualified resource onsite within our very tight timeframe and were instrumental in mitigating risk associated with our project.”

Programme and Infrastructure Manager, Mencap

“We are delighted with our overall solution. Ballard Chalmers and the Fares and Ticketing Team have worked extremely closely together and although this was the first development project undertaken by the Fares and Ticketing Team, it was so successful that we will certainly undertake development in-house in the future.”

Project Manager, Transport for London

“…I can’t believe how much we’ve managed to get done over the last couple of years…and I just want to say thanks to you for all your work.

The performance increases out of the team are pretty astonishing.

For example, since the original phase 1 launch, the number of accounts worked by the team has increased by 250%, successful outcomes by 137%, payments by 152%, among many more positive stories. While headcount has remained fairly static, these improvements have been heavily influenced by process and system improvements that we’ve put in place together.

I’m sure we’ll see similar results with phase 2… which is a very exciting prospect!”

Business Analyst, energy services company

“Ballard Chalmers’ consultancy and Microsoft .NET development expertise has been instrumental in the redevelopment of the Canterbury Student .NET portal.”

Information Systems Development Manager, Canterbury Christ Church University

“To have IT experts who quickly grasp the realities of your commercial needs, and are able to focus on each project as a working tool for business rather than a technical achievement in its own right, is a revelation.”

Managing Director, CVA Media

“Ballard Chalmers brought the whole concept to life. They rapidly grasped the complexity of the business processes involved and created an easy to use tool that has since been expanded significantly. Ballard Chalmers are the experts you can rely on to deliver, easy to work with and cost effective – a fantastic extension to the team.”

Managing Director, Mason Zimbler

“Over the past few years Ballard Chalmers has consistently surprised me with effective and economic solutions to difficult briefs, especially when dealing with the upgrading and integration of legacy systems. Their new builds are also excellent, and I would recommend them without hesitation.”

Account Director, Caburn Hope

“Ballard Chalmers were engaged to undertake the work from project inception to ensure that requirements were fully captured…Feedback for the upgrade project was very positive and the site continues to evolve as more content and functions are added.”

Head of Information Management, Rail Safety Standards Board

“Thanks for your support – John did an awesome job. We are looking at moving more applications to Microsoft technology and we view you as our Microsoft Partner of choice for future work.”

IT Project Manager, Energy Saving Trust

“We have a very good relationship with Ballard Chalmers. From the outset, we wanted a partner that would work with us and develop a platform that we could rely on. Ballard Chalmers has a great team that has delivered a visually impactful website that meets virtually all of our requirements. Without their help and advice, The Running Bug website would not be half as good, and we are already working closely with them as we develop the next version of website.”

Application Development Manager, The Running Bug

“We are pleased with Alistair’s work onsite and with the documentation. Alistair was well prepared and helped us to understand the best application of SQL Mirroring for our environment, and he answered our questions in a good level of detail.”

ICT Infrastructure Engineer, Islamic Relief Worldwide

“Helpful and highly knowledgeable. Supported many of our systems for several years and continue to do so.”

IT Network Supervisor, The College of Richard Collyer

“Stark Software International has dealt with Ballard Chalmers for over 15 years. A very solid relationship has developed where high quality resources have been applied to the development and maintenance of two of Stark’s major IT systems. Good continuity has been maintained even when key developers have changed. Stark would thoroughly recommend this company.”

Head of Operations Division, Stark Software International

“Ballard Chalmers have consistently provided a service that has matched or exceeded expectations within the agreed budget and timescale. They were receptive to our on-going suggestions and changing requirements in our latest project, designing a bespoke internet site, and able to act promptly throughout. We look forward to working with them more in the future and would recommend them highly.”

Director, Fenix Insight

“I have known and worked with Geoff for at least 10 years as an IT trainer at Learning Tree and as a SQL Server Consultant. Geoff is extremely knowledgeable and an excellent communicator. It would be a pleasure to recommend him to anyone.”

Agile coach / Executive coach, Learning Tree International

“Just wanted to drop a note over to say many thanks for Kevin’s efforts, it was a pleasure working with him. He clearly has considerable skills. It gives me a lot more confidence that there are so many options for us in the future. Many thanks also to yourselves for taking the time to understand the many and complex issues we potentially face.”

IT Manager, Jacksons Fencing

“Many thanks for all your hard work, excellent result, I think the new functionality works really well… I will be working on functionality requirements for [the next phase] – the work never stops!! Thanks again guys.”

Senior Operations Manager, RNLI

“Ballard Chalmers consultants are easy to work with, flexible and have been extremely keen on listening to problems and developing fit for purpose solutions. At no point were they overselling.”

Head of Infrastructure Strategy & Architecture, BBC Media Action

“Ballard Chalmers have been providing support and development for our SharePoint projects having picked up and un-entangled where others left. Their work with us has had a good balance of corporate professionalism and personal engagement. Thus far they have shown the skills we came to them for, which has been reassuring. That they have not tried to over extend their business with us beyond their core services is also reassuring.”

IT Manager, Young Epilepsy

“We have been using Ballard Chalmers for support of our SharePoint intranet for over three years now and the level of service has been outstanding. They have also developed a number of bespoke applications for us. The solutions they have delivered have been reliable and solid and we have very rarely had to re-visit them. I find it difficult to find any criticism of the service they provide.”

Application Support Engineer, Tokyo Electron

“We contacted Ballard Chalmers to assist us in finding an onsite SharePoint resource. We had limited time to find a resource but they quickly responded to our request. They understood our needs and the project we were trying to achieve. [They] provided us with an excellent and qualified contractor despite our very short notice. We were highly impressed with their efficiency and professionalism in customer service. We look forward to be working with Ballard Chalmers again.”

Knowledge Manager (Systems) Lawyer, Norton Rose Fulbright

“I’ve worked with a number of external companies with regards to support and development, all of whom have been professional, but I can honestly say that Ballard Chalmers have delivered their service to the highest standard of them all.”

IT Program Manager, Plastic Logic

“Ballard Chalmers are a friendly and highly responsive company, with a strong level of expertise within the technical and project teams. We have worked with Ballard Chalmers for several years now and keep returning to them for specialised and standard assistance on in-house and client projects.”

UK Service Desk Manager, Artelia

“Ballard Chalmers consultancy and development expertise has been key in helping us capitalise on our existing investment in Microsoft SharePoint and helping us deliver an effective solution to the business. We look forward to working in partnership with them as we continue to enhance and develop our SharePoint system.”

CEO, Appleyards

“Thanks for delivering a fantastic SharePoint solution for our client. You’re a pleasure to work with and I hope this will the first of many collaborative projects.”

Managing Director, Box of Blue Ltd

“Both Consolidata and Ballard Chalmers integrated with the IT team brilliantly and were extremely professional at all times. The reason it worked so well is that everyone had Weetabix’s best interests throughout the project.”

Head of IT, Weetabix

“All the feedback I have had to date from my engineers is that your company has been ‘a breath of fresh air’. Everyone is very pleased you are on board.”

Sales and Marketing Manager, Computer Systems Engineering Ltd

“I have used Ballard Chalmers for website development, training and support in SharePoint. There’s no hard sell and within the terms of our contract, they’ve always got back to me with the information and support I’ve needed when I needed it which makes them very easy to deal with.”

IS Manager, World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO)

“Ballard Chalmers has been key in leveraging our investment in SharePoint and helping us deliver an effective solution to the business. We look forward to working in partnership with them as we continue to enhance and develop our SharePoint services.”

Group Head of IT (Housing and Care Services)

“Thanks again for bringing your expertise and professionalism to the table. You have put the name of Ballard Chalmers on the map here at UBM, and we will not hesitate to call you if anything similar crops up.”

Head of IT Solutions, United Business Media

“This was our first experience of working with Ballard Chalmers. They made a great job of working to our style of project management (e.g. through issues management) and allowed us to deliver the upgrade and redesign of SharePoint that we wanted, whilst adhering to best practice.
Good project management, highly skilled consultants, worked with us to ensure the project was delivered on time and on budget. Great job.
The support from Ballard Chalmers is proving to be very good. Many thanks to all involved!”
ICT Service Development Manager, CHP

“Ballard Chalmers helped with the development of a membership intranet, underpinned by Sharepoint. The team there have an impressive depth of knowledge on many aspects of Sharepoint. This, coupled with rigorous testing, ensured that no issues were established with the service after it went live. They have a very ‘can do’ approach and a good rapport with end users, both technically and commercially, helping to make the project run as smoothly as possible.”

Director, Phormium IT

“We have been using BC for 6 years now and they have grown in both expertise and customer care during that time. They are flexible, always willing to help, have very knowledgeable people and take customer satisfaction seriously. Perhaps best of all you know you are in good hands when the senior directors know just as much as their consultants and are quite prepared to get ‘their hands dirty’ and solve the technical problems as well as the commercial ones.
I would highly recommend them for their SharePoint knowledge and willingness to always seek to understand what you want and then to recommend the right solution.”

CIO, Oxford Computer Group

“We’ve used Ballard Chalmers for Sharepoint consultancy and been very happy about the services you provide.”

Infrastructure Manager, OPP

“Thank you for taking the time to come and see us. After working through some other suppliers over the last few weeks, it was awesome to get to yourselves who are performing well, and providing us with great value and service! So Thank you!”

Tech 3rd Party Supplier Manager, Energy Company

“Very pragmatic, down to earth organisation who have given excellent support in the development and implementation of our new Biztalk infrastructure. We started using them in 2014 and have just engaged on a further Biztalk project.
Refreshing to find an IT organisation that has real technical excellence and delivers without fuss.”

Head of IT, Exterion Media

“…thank you for helping us out at short notice and providing an experienced, knowledgeable professional. Mohammed really helped us through a tough spot so I feel it definitely worked well.”

Development Manager, Trustmarque Solutions

“I just wanted to drop you a note of thanks for your efforts last night and over the course of the project so far… I’m feeling confident about the solution and my level of understanding, which is down to your hard work and commitment.”

Business Sytems Analyst, Ultra Electronics

“Partnering with [Ballard Chalmers] is very straightforward. We have a lot of respect for them from a professional and technical point of view – they say what they mean and they do what they say! It’s a pleasure working with them.”

Consolidata

“We continue to work with Ballard Chalmers due to their huge effort – they are supportive and loyal.”

Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Royal Geographical Society

“Ballard Chalmers is a key part of our technical team, improving productivity through effective problem solving. Their consultancy gives us an edge with our clients, and access to their skilled developers gives us flexibility.”

Managing Director, eInBusiness

“We are very pleased with the work done by Ballard Chalmers. The resulting system was successful in fully automating this particular procurement process, and we would certainly recommend them to others.”

IT Director, Trustmarque Solutions

“If I need new people now I go to Ballard Chalmers first and request a resource assignment from our non-permanent labour department. Their resources have proven to be a highly successful addition to our team.”

Project Manager, Transport for London