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The Power Platform and SharePoint Server

Ballard Chalmers’ Power Platform and SharePoint expertise can assist your team in making use of all the functionality this technology offers —from the base of a secure place to store, organize, share, and access your corporate information from any device. We deliver SharePoint solutions using all the development models available.

SOME OF OUR The Power Platform and SharePoint Server ENGAGEMENTS

Power Apps, Power Automate and Power Virtual Agents

The Power Platform allows a Power user to quickly create productivity applications and workflows in Office 365, Teams and more.

When applications are relatively simple and need to be developed rapidly, then the Power Platform is the tool to use. We have developers expert in PowerApps, Power Automate and Power Virtual Agents.

For SharePoint development, Power Apps and Automate are regularly used.

Ballard Chalmers has experience in developing for the Power Platform as part of enterprise development and understands how to best use these tools in an enterprise-level Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) that involves environments (DEV, TEST, UAT, LIVE, …) and versioning and release management.

Our developers can help customise what’s important and automate repetitive tasks. Using hundreds of pre-made connectors, we can create enterprise-scale workflows which save you time and allow you to focus on strategy and high-value possibilities. By tapping into AI capabilities and Robotic Process Automation (RPA), you can free of your team and boost productivity.

For more about our work with Power BI, check out our Azure Modern Data Warehouse page.

I would like you to convey my appreciation for the professional faultless support we continue to receive from Ballard Chalmers. From installation to the completion of the SharePoint application and subsequent support, they have shown expert knowledge.

IT Manager – Plastic Logic

We had an initial meeting with Ballard Chalmers and were immediately confident that they were the right fit for us. We’ve now been working with Ballard Chalmers for almost a year and a half and they’ve assisted us in several areas including SharePoint Support and SharePoint consultancy to help us migrate from a 3rd party intranet solution to ‘Modern’ SharePoint Online.

CIO – United Living

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)

We had limited time to find an onsite SharePoint resource but they quickly responded to our request. They understood our needs and the project we were trying to achieve, providing us with an excellent and qualified contractor despite very short notice. We were highly impressed with their efficiency and professionalism in customer service.

Knowledge Manager (Systems) Lawyer – Norton Rose Fulbright

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

The biggest improvements and changes have been related to the databases and proper reporting. We changed over to SQL Server Reporting and that’s been working really well. They’ve helped us build standards reporting and helped us present that data with SharePoint. They also helped build statistical analyses.

Head of IT – Young Epilepsy

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.

IT Manager – Young Epilepsy

This was our first experience of working with Ballard Chalmers. They did 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.

ICT Service Development Manager – CHP

They’ve done a great job explaining everything to me, in a technical way and not as a sales pitch. The team demonstrated how to most effectively use SharePoint for the organization, including what tools can be changed and manipulated to best suit the portal.

IT Manager – Children’s non-profit

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

SHAREPOINT DEVELOPMENT

Ballard Chalmers’ SharePoint expertise is focussed on developing custom SharePoint solutions for business process and business applications.

Ballard Chalmers experts can help you with your custom SharePoint development, from the classic on-premises full trust applications to web-based solutions using script editor web parts. Along with the very latest SharePoint Framework (SPFx) deployments and low-code solutions with Power Automate (Flow) and Power Apps.

Our developers can engage with you to understand what you are trying to achieve, demonstrate what the platform can do without any coding to meet your needs, and suggest ways to extend the platform with custom development when needed.

From objective management systems, lifeboat station auditing applications and client document repositories to safety and quality management process tracking, full intranet and online telemedicine solutions, we have developed systems based on SharePoint that make the most of organisations’ investments in Microsoft products.

Our software engineers and consultants can help you with:

  • SPFx webparts and extensions – develop custom solutions using React/Angular/Typescript to meet your requirements.
  • PnP Initiatives – utilise the best community-driven code to help structure your environment.
  • PowerShell scripting – create custom scripts to assist with managing your SharePoint environment.
  • Power Apps and Power Automate (Flow) – develop low-code solutions to replace manual business processes with user-friendly and multi-device solutions.
  • Bots – develop Bots for users to interact via Microsoft Teams or through SharePoint itself to discover content or get business processes done in a user-friendly way.
  • SharePoint Add-Ins and Farm Solutions – develop solutions that work on-premises and/or in the cloud to extend the out of the box capabilities.
  • Integration of third party applications – build access to other on-premises or cloud systems such as Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics to give your teams one portal to work in.

OUR SHAREPOINT SERVICES

SharePoint is a very powerful solution and is a significant investment for organisations, so service owners should always make the most of what they can use through configuration.

SharePoint Project Delivery

With our software development outsourcing service, we fully manage your custom SharePoint project, including the design, development and delivery of your solution. Whether it is brand-new or modernisation of an existing system. Our in-house development provides speed to market, scalability and futureproofing for business-critical applications. We’d like you to consider us as your outsourced IT department.

SharePoint Server Consultancy

Our software consultants have experience in all areas of SharePoint, from implementation to migration and governance through to training and the ongoing question of on-premises vs the cloud. Our team can support your projects, using our experience across many industries and projects to reduce the risk of expensive mistakes.

We can help you with:

  • Implementation & Administration– installing SharePoint environments for on-premises or configuring SharePoint Online tenants to meet the needs of the organisation.
  • Migration – moving content from either existing environments, fileshares or other platforms into the cloud or newer versions of SharePoint, using the appropriate third-party tools when required, or making use of scripts to automate the migration and test.
  • Health Checks – protect your investment by reviewing the condition of your SharePoint farm and recommending or implementing performance enhancements.

SharePoint Server Team Augmentation

If your in-house team is already in the process of developing your SharePoint solution but you are lacking certain skills or simply enough hands on the job, then SharePoint Server Resourcing is your answer. SharePoint team augmentation is the flexible and scalable way of running your in-house IT team.

SharePoint Team Augmentation gives you:

  • Increased delivery speed
  • Additional skills in the team
  • Urgent tasks completed rapidly
  • No hiring or recruitment costs
  • No time-consuming hiring process
  • Less time lost on people management

SharePoint Server Support

Once your SharePoint development is complete it’s time for SharePoint application support. SharePoint services require support to keep running in optimum condition. So, protect your investment with regular health checks, performance enhancements and bug fixes.

Make the most of your organisation’s investments in Microsoft products with access to SharePoint engineers (not helpdesk staff) to fix bugs, resolve issues and provide advice and mentoring where required.

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