Our Modern Workplace consulting practice develops and deploys innovative solutions that improve how organizations communicate and share information both internally and externally.

In the modern workplace, ubiquitous collaboration is enabled through Microsoft’s mobile-first, cloud-first approach. We believe that a truly mobile world means that any device can become your device. This means creating products that work across any platform. This also means turning virtually any machine into a connected device, allowing for better monitoring and communication.

Ubiquitous collaboration is further enabled by the cloud. The cloud shifts us from a world of individual creation to real-time collaboration and collective creation from anywhere. The cloud provides a universal computing fabric to light up experiences and devices, from our data centers to customers’ servers. The cloud powers our devices.

The modern digital workplace will create an environment that promotes ease of use and improved access to information.

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Experts in Microsoft SharePoint

Kiefer Consulting has been recognized for our expertise with Microsoft SharePoint. Our Modern Workplace Practice relies heavily on SharePoint when building solutions that promote collaboration and facilitate communication. Learn more about how Kiefer is supporting clients with Sharepoint.

Modern Workplace Service Offerings

Document Management Solutions

Kiefer's team of document management professionals have helped organizations in deploying solutions that assist in managing documents, establishing governance, enabling co-authoring and collaboration platforms, and improving organizational efficiency.

Office 365 Deployment & Support

Our team has deep-expertise with the full-suite of Office 365 applications. We can help your organization deploy Office 365 and leverage investments in SharePoint, OneDrive for Business, Microsoft Teams, and Power BI. The collaboration features of Office 365 are at the core of the Modern Workplace.

Workflow Automation & Optimization

The Kiefer team has leveraged Microsoft technology and third-party products to automate and optimize critical business workflows. Each engagement starts with a detailed analysis of the process and mapping of the existing workflow. Our business analysts then make recommendations and clearly outline what you can expect once the workflow is optimized.

Digital Business Transformation

Optimizing and automation for legacy paper-based processes, our team can make recommendations to help your organization improve processes associated with reviewing, routing, approving, archiving, and sharing critical information. We have a proven methodology and can help you transform the way your organization works.

Collaboration & Team Sites

Kiefer has helped clients build collaboration and team sites to connect employees with colleagues and relevant content. Our approach helps clients improve access to information, make critical documents easier to find, enables co-authoring, establishes a single-source-of-truth, and keeps employees engaged.

Intranet & Extranets

The Kiefer team has a lot of experience building and redesigning intranets. We have helped clients by updating legacy intranets that were underutilized or failed to engage users. We build intranets and extranets that users use. Our team is focused on building intranet sites that are easy to use with a logical information architecture.

SharePoint Customization for Team Collaboration

The Kiefer team has invested in pushing the limits of SharePoint to drive collaboration and modernize the workplace. We have been customizing SharePoint since 2003 and have experience with the latest versions of SharePoint. If your organization has invested in Office 365, we can help you leverage SharePoint Online to collaborate, communicate and share information.

Kiefer Consulting has partnered with several clients to ensure that their websites meet accessibility requirements and meet the access needs of any site visitor. Our expert team can help in performing site audits and remediation. We have helped organizations comply with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (WCAG 2.1), Section 508 guidelines and AB434.

Modern Workplace Articles

SharePoint supports two basic User Interfaces (UI) designs; The “Classic” experience, and the “Modern” experience. 

SharePoint brings collaboration and workflow efficiency to organizations everywhere. However, many organizations have not fully leveraged the power of SharePoint.

As government agencies move users to Office 365 and the Cloud, users will be exposed to solutions like OneDrive for Business and SharePoint.

We recently came across an excellent article in Forbes called, How to Establish a Culture of Employee Engagement.

We can help you with your modern workplace project