About the Client
The client specializes in the design, structural analysis and integrity management of riser and conductor systems used in the drilling and production of offshore oil and gas reserves. Services offered are:
- Production & Engineering
- Drilling , Completion & Workover
- Conductor Supported Platforms
- Riser Delivery Management
- Monitoring & Integrity Engineering
Recognizing the need to work closely with the end users, the client has offices major offshore oil centers, including London, Aberdeen, Houston, Kuala Lumpur, Rio de Janeiro, Perth and Beijing.
The client used a SharePoint 2010 implementation for managing business projects for serving their end customers.
The client wanted enhancements to the portal, such as improving usability of the portal and incorporating additional features for users (employees). Some of the enhancements needed were:
- Improvements to Picture Gallery
- Ability for users to Bookmark relevant pages
- Self-configure alerts
- Configure Problem Reporting Database
- Color coding for Problem Database items
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The clients engaged Silicus for their intranet portal enhancement, which was carried out in a two-stage process i.e. Assessment and Execution Phase.
In the Assessment Phase, Silicus completed a detailed analysis of the requirements and documented them as a part of the deliverables.
Silicus used custom components in Visual Studio to develop the bookmarking functionality. Visual Studio workflows were leveraged to develop self-configured alerts to view libraries and lists available on the portal. The user can also assign read-only permissions to any document.Silicus created different permission levels for different roles such as for:
- Admin – All rights (Read, Write, Delete)
- General Users- (Read & Write)
- Others-(Read Only)
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Visual Studio, Microsoft SharePoint Designer
Streamlined Business Operations
The workflow customizations enabled users to receive automatic alerts for the issues tracked in the problem reporting database, streamlining issue management and simplifying the business process.
SharePoint Designer was used to modify the layouts for the web portal’s homepage, rendering a a responsive, clear and aesthetically pleasing UI design.