Kiefer was fortunate to see Microsoft Flow and PowerApps at the Microsoft hosted “Future of SharePoint” event in San Francisco, CA on May 4, 2016. During this event, Microsoft representatives talked about the importance of SharePoint power users learning to use Flow and Power Apps since they would be built-in with SharePoint. It was immediately after that event that Kiefer team members started to discuss how we could get on the Flow and Power Apps bandwagon. We are well established as a go-to partner when it comes to digital business process transformation, so it would be critical that we not only learned Flow and Power Apps, but we needed to become experts in the technology. We also know that Microsoft Flow in government has huge potential to improve legacy processes and common processes across numerous departments in the public-sector.Read More
When an organization is new to SharePoint or has upgraded to a more recent version, the changes can be daunting, or even jarring for some users at first but it doesn’t have to be. With the right planning and understanding, we can make this transition much more seamless while teaching our colleagues how and why these changes benefit everyone.
Next year, Kiefer Consulting will be celebrating 30 years of successful project delivery. Over the last 29 years, we have had to stop from time to time and think about the company’s direction and strategy. 2017 was one of those years. We took inventory of our portfolio and our partnerships, and we identified the “in-demand” solutions that would be critical to our 2018 and 2019 business plan. It appears that we are not the only ones taking a hard look at our business. The State of California is also working on a strategic vision.Read More
One of the problems with SharePoint is that, for many of its users, there’s a day when it “just appears.” IT is tasked with rolling out this technology and users of business units are tasked with moving documents into one of their team’s document libraries and suddenly start working on documents from within that library.Read More
Successful projects are often the direct result of asking the right questions during the initiation and planning phases of a project. By leveraging the Project Readiness Assessment, project managers can engage in open and candid conversation with project sponsors and other project stakeholders.Read More