Case Studies

2017

Cloud Application Portfolio Assessment

Technologies:
.NET .NET
Azure Azure
JavaScript JavaScript

An Allcloud architect reviewed and provided guidance on a portfolio of Software-as-a-Service .NET applications. Architecture, .NET code, and hosting settings were all evaluated. The project resulted in improved performance, higher availability, greater security, and streamlined release management.

Instrumentation Roadmap

Technologies:
.NET .NET
Application Insights Application Insights
Azure Azure
JavaScript JavaScript
Ops Mgmt Suite Ops Mgmt Suite

Allcloud designed instrumentation, monitoring, and DevOps playbooks for a leading software vendor. This project improved and increased reliability of the client's applications and infrastructure.

Office 365 Intranet and Digital Workplace Roadmap

Technologies:
Azure Azure
HTML5 HTML5
JavaScript JavaScript
Office 365 Office 365
Okta Okta
PowerShell PowerShell
SharePoint SharePoint

Allcloud led the design and deployment of a modernized intranet using SharePoint Online. Content was reorganized from 15 departments and more than a dozen applications, providing an enterprise-level navigation and contextual homepage. Allcloud developed a roadmap for long-term digital workplace success.

Power BI Embedded for SharePoint Extranet

Technologies:
.NET .NET
HTML5 HTML5
JavaScript JavaScript
Power BI Power BI
SharePoint SharePoint

Allcloud developed reusable templates to simplify contextual reporting in a SharePoint extranet. Web parts and a web service were developed to handle OAuth security, analytics, and responsive rendering.

2016

Archives and Records Management

Technologies:
HTML5 HTML5
JavaScript JavaScript
K2 K2
Office 365 Office 365
SharePoint SharePoint

Allcloud helped a worldwide church streamline the management of business records and historical archives. Using SharePoint, our team developed a highly-usable workflow for transferring physical records to archives, uploading digital records, and ensuring compliance.

Azure Automation for SharePoint IaaS

Technologies:
Azure Azure
PowerShell PowerShell
SharePoint SharePoint

Allcloud architects implemented a flexible SharePoint farm using Azure infrastructure-as-a-service, which exceeded all performance, availability, scalability, security, manageability, and cost goals.

Contextual BI Portal

Technologies:
HTML5 HTML5
JavaScript JavaScript
Office 365 Office 365
Power BI Power BI
SharePoint SharePoint

An Allcloud architect led the design and development of a personalized business intelligence portal for diverse stakeholders. The solution used SharePoint to surface curated content, delivered through Power BI.

Digital Asset Management

Technologies:
.NET .NET
Azure Azure
HTML5 HTML5
JavaScript JavaScript
Office 365 Office 365
SharePoint SharePoint

Allcloud architects assisted a global nonprofit with the consolidation of multimedia. We developed a centralized digital asset management platform using SharePoint. It saves time, reduces errors, and improves employee satisfaction by making all images, videos, and their metadata searchable from one screen.

Intranet Design and Training

Technologies:
HTML5 HTML5
JavaScript JavaScript
Office 365 Office 365
SharePoint SharePoint

Allcloud designed a communications-oriented intranet for an engineering firm and trained its staff on governance and best practices. The intranet has led to better collaboration across departments, more transparency, and higher efficiency to focus on client work.

Single Sign-On Using Social Authentication

Technologies:
.NET .NET
ADFS ADFS
Auth0 Auth0
Azure Azure
Office 365 Office 365
PowerShell PowerShell
SharePoint SharePoint

Allcloud architects modernized authentication for a service provider with diverse applications. In-house .NET apps were updated to use Azure B2B and ADFS, with SSO for employees and seamless federation for partners. Off-the-shelf platforms like SharePoint were extended with email-based logins using Auth0.

2015

Branded Team Sites

Technologies:
HTML5 HTML5
JavaScript JavaScript
Office 365 Office 365

Allcloud architects have teamed with individual business units to design and build beautiful, highly-usable team sites. These allow marketing, sales, HR, IT, and other teams to accomplish their exact goals with contextual content in Office 365.

Digital Workplace Design

Technologies:
Office 365 Office 365

Allcloud designers created a roadmap for a large financial services firm to launch their digital workplace. Over the course of three months, we performed analysis of stakeholders, business requirements, processes, and technology. The result is a streamlined design that breaks down silos and provides a consistent user experience.

Enterprise Search

Technologies:
.NET .NET
Azure Azure
Elasticsearch Elasticsearch
Office 365 Office 365

Allcloud consultants developed a turn-key enterprise search solution with a library of popular connectors for systems like Salesforce, SharePoint, Dropbox, Exchange, social media, and ERP. Built on Azure Search, the platform centralizes and secures all of your critical data.

Identity Lifecycle Design

Technologies:
ADFS ADFS
Azure Azure
Identity Manager Identity Manager

Allcloud architects helped a solutions provider understand options for modern cloud identity. We educated their team on Azure B2B, B2C, ADFS, Microsoft Identity Manager, the Enterprise Mobility Suite, and open-source options. The team then collaboratively architected processes and integrations to streamline identity management.

Self-Service Demo Automation

Technologies:
.NET .NET
Azure Azure
PowerShell PowerShell

Allcloud architects helped a leading software vendor to build a turn-key demo solution. By filling out a simple web signup form, a user would receive a time-limited Azure instance of the software package within minutes. This improved client satisfaction and conversion rate while minimizing infrastructure costs.

2014

Azure Pack Infrastructure Automation

Technologies:
.NET .NET
Azure Azure
Azure Pack Azure Pack

Allcloud consultants assisted in the evaluation, architecture, and implementation of Azure Pack to simplify complex cloud deployments. We designed the technology and governance for both private and hybrid cloud deployments with standardized DevOps.

Contextual Email Application

Technologies:
.NET .NET
Azure Azure

Allcloud teamed with another software startup to develop an innovative email platform. The app, built on Bert Johnson’s OpaqueMail library and hosted in the cloud, allows for external context to be injected into emails for better decision making.

Intranet Transformation and Office 365 Migration

Technologies:
.NET .NET
HTML5 HTML5
JavaScript JavaScript
Office 365 Office 365
Sharegate Sharegate
SharePoint SharePoint

Allcloud performed an in-depth modernization and migration project, helping our client move from a communications-oriented SharePoint intranet to a digital workplace in Office 365. By deeply assessing the needs of diverse personas, we were able to implement a gorgeous solution that solved business problems, leading to a 150% increase in usage.

2013

Modernized CRM and ERP

Technologies:
.NET .NET
Azure Azure
HTML5 HTML5
JavaScript JavaScript
Office 365 Office 365
SharePoint SharePoint

Allcloud has partnered closely with a professional services firm to modernize and extend their CRM and ERP platform. We transformed large portions of the .NET solution to enhance user experience and take advantage of new patterns like microservices for faster iteration.

OpaqueMail Email library

Technologies:
.NET .NET

Bert Johnson, Allcloud’s Founder and Principal Consultant, created the OpaqueMail .NET email library. Its goal is to standardize and simplify how .NET developers create, read, search, and protect email. It features strong encryption through S/MIME and PGP. OpaqueMail is free and is used in hundreds of projects.

Project Management Information System

Technologies:
HTML5 HTML5
JavaScript JavaScript
Office 365 Office 365
SharePoint SharePoint

Allcloud consultants designed and implemented an effective project management information system using Office 365. It provides personalized dashboards, document management, workflow, and management of RAIDs (risk, assumptions, issues, and decisions).