SharePoint being the most popular enterprise collaboration and content management platform enables efficient collaboration and secure document management. However, the increased business competition, across all industries, puts organizations under the pressure of finding SharePoint software solutions that would enable them to respond rapidly to the changes in the marketplace. Such a solution would allow them to break free from legacy approaches to business by modernizing or automating their business processes.
Since its inception, SharePoint development has been a specialized task entrusted to the IT department and they have to drive the modernization and automation initiatives. This puts an additional burden on the already overburdened and overworked IT department which has delivery priorities of their own. As a result, the department struggles to keep pace with the custom SharePoint demands, creating backlogs of a year or even more.
Tired of waiting, the key decision-makers invariably take matters into their own hands by purchasing off-the-shelf applications. But such readymade applications seldom match the exact business requirements. Now, the decision-makers take their second big call and hire costly SharePoint developers to build the solutions they require. But there is a third way, which is more cost-efficient and time-saving. Why not invest in a SharePoint software solution that enables your employees to customize SharePoint without coding?.
It has to be kept in mind that the present generation of employees is digital natives who grew up interacting with various technologies and are not intimidated by it. A software solution that allows them to customize and create SharePoint solutions without the painstaking lines of code and in-depth SharePoint development knowledge helps them automate their tasks and business processes without relying on the IT department. This allows them to create an application needed within a few hours as opposed to months when they approach the IT department.
Such empowered employees are more productive and efficient at work. They can streamline their work and save time involved with each task by creating custom SharePoint applications. And this benefits the organization on a whole.
But it is important to choose the right SharePoint software solution. The product you choose should not only be simple to use, but it should also ensure that the security and compliance issues are not interrupted by opening up the SharePoint development process to the tech-savvy employees. From the business point of view, the solution you choose should not only mitigate your present SharePoint customization challenges but also stay evergreen for future needs.
Let us introduce you to QuickApps and QuickApps for Office 365, a product that allows users to customize SharePoint with no coding. It democratizes the SharePoint development process, without endangering the existing security or compliance regulations. The product enables employees to build impactful SharePoint applications within minutes utilizing a set of powerful web apps and pre-built templates.
Associate Director – Product Development
Amit Gupta plays a key role in incubating and establishing best SharePoint practices at AgreeYa. He is closely associated with the Product Development and Delivery team and works to find new solutions based on Microsoft technology and optimize performance and responsiveness for our clients. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org