SharePoint Services

The Microsoft SharePoint domain is one of Cognatica unique strengths in providing enterprise solutions. Cognatica offers wide range of outsourcing services, support and solutions in SharePoint. Cognatica expertise in custom SharePoint development covering varying industry domains is a result of years of experience.

Cognatica SharePoint team caters to the varying needs of its clients - from SharePoint project outsourcing to having SharePoint developers / consultants on contract – we have a solution for all kinds of requirements. Our SharePoint team of developers with their deep and varied experience in SharePoint gives us the advantage to effectively execute all kinds of SharePoint projects.

Cognatica SharePoint experience has equipped it to provide multiple SharePoint services, catering to the varied requirement of our customers.

• SharePoint Site Branding
• SharePoint Custom Webpart development
• SharePoint Custom Workflow development using Visual Studio (VB / C#) and SharePoint Designer 2007
• SharePoint Custom Security model for Internet users through SQL Membership Provider
• SharePoint Enterprise Search (Basic / Advanced) Setup and Customization
• SharePoint Enterprise Content Management
• SharePoint Enterprise Portals and Business Intelligence
• SharePoint Smart Forms using MS Info Path 2007
• SharePoint Installer applications
• SharePoint package installers using WSP Builders
• SharePoint customization and automation using Content Types and Event Receivers
• SharePoint web site customization using Server Admin and Site Admin templates
• SharePoint Site Migration
• SharePoint SQL Reporting
• SharePoint QA and Testing

The following lists some of the related tools and technologies the SharePoint Team has experience/expertise in.

• ASP.Net 2.0 / 3.0
• VB.Net / C#.Net
• ADO.Net
• ASP.Net AJAX extension
• JavaScript
• SQL 2000 / 2005 / 2008
• Oracle 9i / 10g

SharePoint Technologies
Cognatica has gathered truly strong expertise with different technologies in the course of delivering SharePoint projects.

SharePoint Custom Webpart development
Our SharePoint team has strong experience in delivering custom webpart solutions created using the Microsoft SharePoint APIs. The team had worked in creating solutions for WSS 3.0 as well as MOSS 2007 environment which includes webpart creation using Class Library concept and using Web User Control concept. The team has expertise in building these solutions in both VB.Net and C#.Net.

SharePoint Custom Workflow development
Our custom SharePoint workflow development team has good experience in building solutions using both C#.Net and VB.Net. This includes building of custom solutions for both Sequential and Parallel workflows. The team has also expertise in building Workflow using SharePoint Designer 2007.

SharePoint Web Site Branding
Our SharePoint team has worked on providing custom look and feel to different client web sites. The team has wide experience in using varied techniques for web site branding which includes creation of Custom Site Definitions, Custom Themes and Custom Site Templates.

SharePoint Security Model
Our SharePoint developers have worked on creating Security Models for corporate sites having Internet users. These security models were built around the ASP.Net SQL Membership / Role Provider concept.

SharePoint Content Management and Portals
Our SharePoint web experts have worked on both the SharePoint Administrative OOTB concepts and SharePoint Designer 2007 to deliver rich content management systems and portal sites. The team has deep understanding with the XSL, XML and XSLT concepts which helps building sites using SharePoint Designer with an ease.

SharePoint Content Migration
Our SharePoint engineers have worked in migrating older CMS sites into MOSS 2007. The team had worked in migrating sites in between WSS and MOSS 2007 also.

SharePoint Deployable Units and Installers
Our SharePoint developers have deep expertise in providing deployable units to our clients for installing solutions, features, webparts, etc into the SharePoint server. These units are mainly built using the WSP Builder. The team had also worked on creating custom installers which facilitates creation of web application, site collections, sub-sites, etc and helps installing solutions and features onto SharePoint sites.

SharePoint and Systems

Digital Sabre has worked on and built various SharePoint-based systems. Here are some examples:
• Employee self-service portal
• Intranet/extranet portal
• Document Management
• Web Content Management
• Business / Office Management
• Project Management
• Sales Lead Management
• Contacts Management
• Customer Service Management
• Community Forums and Discussion Boards
• Fire Service Recruitment administration and management

SharePoint and Industries

Digital Sabre has worked on SharePoint projects across various Industries, as given below:
• Software Services & Solutions Providers
• Tele-Communication Industry
• Health Care Industry
• FMCG Industry
• Utility Industry
• System Integration and Networking Industry
• Personal and Other Services Industry (Fire Service industry)

Context of SharePoint Development Services

SharePoint has its application in multiple areas and business requirements, and Digital Sabre has development experience covering most of them.
• SharePoint Portal for enterprise intranet/extranet sites and corporate internet sites
• SharePoint as Content Management – Document management, Records management, Web content management
• SharePoint for Enterprise Search – Basic and Advanced
• SharePoint for Business Process using XML based electronic forms
• SharePoint for Business Intelligence capabilities