Fast customization

Use point-and-click configuration instead of custom code to customize SharePoint solutions up to 80 percent faster.



Build custom solutions faster with Quick Apps for SharePoint

By what percentage did you reduce development and customization time using Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions?

101% and higher
3%
81-100%
3%
61-80%
22%
41-60%
25%
21-40%
37%
1-20%
10%

Slash Customization Time with Quest Software’s Quick Apps for SharePoint

53% of surveyed IT organizations reduced development and customization time by 41-60% or more with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Slash Customization Time with Quest Quick Apps

90% of surveyed IT organizations reduced development and customization time by 21-40% or more with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Reduce SharePoint Development Cycles from Months to Days

If users are prepared to use template-based products, as opposed to requiring a custom look and feel, then Quick Apps will bring down the time and cost of development of an application from 6-9 months to days and weeks. [For] example: [we prototyped] an international recruitment system with Quick Apps in 6 days. It would have taken months in C# with Visual Studio.

John Beasley, Director, Infostrata Solutions

Rapidly Rebuild Lotus Notes Applications without Custom Code

Previously we used Lotus Notes. Now we are (almost) able to get the same functionality in SharePoint thanks to Quest Quick Apps. We are able to fulfill many user requests which otherwise would not be made due to the cost and effort involved in making custom solutions.

Engineer, Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Reduce development time/resources with Quest Quick Apps for SharePoint

[Quick Apps gives us] the ability to customize SharePoint for our users with out a lot of development time/resources.

Sandy Ulrich, Programmer/Analyst Supervisor, Pharmacists Mutual Companies

Build Custom SharePoint Solutions without the Cost and Time of Custom Coding

Quick Apps allowed us to produce solutions that appear as custom developed without custom development costs/time.

Line of Business Manager, State & Local Government

Fast, Functional Forms with Quick Apps

We have many request for small web apps to collect data and store this data in a database for analysis, and Quick Apps allows us to quickly build forms for inputting this data.

System Administrator, Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Creating User-Friendly SharePoint Forms Quickly and Easily

Quick Apps qListForm web part has made it so much easier to create custom data entry forms and dashboards, which saves time and makes SharePoint much more user friendly.

IT Professional, Large Enterprise Professional Services Company

Case Study: Pharmacists Mutual Companies

Introduction

This case study of Pharmacists Mutual Companies is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[Quick Apps gives us] the ability to customize SharePoint for our users with out a lot of development time/resources.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • The overwhelming volume of customization requests for IT and developers from end users
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
    • The difficulty in supporting and maintaing custom code in the long-term
    • The difficulty of upgrading custom-coded apps when new SharePoint versions come out
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To get more from their SharePoint investment
    • To reduce development costs
    • To simplify development process

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 2 farms.
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • Form-based application
    • Project management site
    • Help Desk management application
    • Business process or workflow-driven application
    • Public-facing web site
    • Mobile/tablet-friendly solution

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • InfoPath
    • Visual Studio
  • Agrees the form web part is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 21-40% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 21-40% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quick Apps is used to give us a quick overview of LOB data directly in SharePoint dashboards.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To get more from their SharePoint investment
    • To simplify development process

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 1 farm.
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • Form-based application

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • Visual Studio
  • Agrees the charting is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by > 100% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by > 100% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We have many requests for small web apps to collect data and store this data in a database for analysis, and Quick Apps allows us to quickly build forms for inputting this data.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To get more from their SharePoint investment
    • To accelerate development cycles
    • To reduce development costs
    • To simplify development process
    • To ensure upgradeability of custom applications

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 1 farm.
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • BI/reporting solution
    • Form-based application
    • Project management site
    • Business process or workflow-driven application

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • InfoPath
    • Visual Studio
    • Bamboo
    • KWizCom
  • Agrees the LOB data integration is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 61-80% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Small Business Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quick Apps has greatly increased our productivity and enabled us to deliver custom solutions with the highest possible quality.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • The difficulty in supporting and maintaing custom code in the long-term
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To increase user adoption

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 1 farm.

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
  • Agrees the list view management is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 81-100% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by > 100% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Small Business Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“My users now get what they want how they want it. Extending SharePoint is easy with Quick Apps, and they actually like SharePoint now!”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To increase user adoption

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 2 farms.
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • BI/reporting solution
    • CRM application

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • Visual Studio
    • Bamboo
  • Agrees the calendar is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 61-80% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Small Business Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business insurance company is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quick Apps for SharePoint has allowed end users to have more control of their business in SharePoint without needing IT to be involved.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • The overwhelming volume of customization requests for IT and developers from end users
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
    • The difficulty in supporting and maintaing custom code in the long-term
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To get more from their SharePoint investment
    • To empower end users to make their own customizations & free up IT resources
    • To accelerate development cycles
    • To reduce the time and cost spent on application support and maintenance
    • To ensure upgradeability of custom applications

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has > 6 farms.
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • BI/reporting solution
    • Form-based application
    • Project management site
    • Business process or workflow-driven application

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • Visual Studio
    • Bamboo
    • KWizCom
    • CorasWorks
  • Agrees the charting is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise insurance company is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We significantly reduced the amount of custom code and technical solutions needed to provide rollups and charting within our Intranet. Multiple power users are now building out enhancements to their sites using the qListView. This would have required a developer working with the business in each example in the past.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
    • The difficulty in supporting and maintaing custom code in the long-term
    • The difficulty of upgrading custom-coded apps when new SharePoint versions come out
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To get more from their SharePoint investment
    • To empower end users to make their own customizations & free up IT resources
    • To accelerate development cycles
    • To reduce development costs
    • To simplify development process
    • To reduce the time and cost spent on application support and maintenance
    • To ensure upgradeability of custom applications

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 4 farms.
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • BI/reporting solution
    • Project management site

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • InfoPath
    • Visual Studio
    • Bamboo
  • Agrees the selector/data filtering is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 61-80% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Metals & Mining Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise metals & mining company is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quick Apps enables us to implement enterprise-like features with our standard SharePoint CAL without the huge licensing fee.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To get more from their SharePoint investment
    • To empower end users to make their own customizations & free up IT resources
    • To simplify development process

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 2 farms.
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • BI/reporting solution
    • Form-based application
  • Rates how often the following users utilize Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • IT professional: always
    • developer: always
    • business user: frequently

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • InfoPath
    • Visual Studio
  • Agrees the charting is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Infostrata Solutions

Introduction

This case study of INFOSTRATA SOLUTIONS is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“If users are prepared to use template-based products, as opposed to requiring a custom look and feel, then Quick Apps will bring down the time and cost of development of an application from 6-9 months to days and weeks. [For] example: [we prototyped] an international recruitment system with Quick Apps in 6 days. It would have taken months in C# with Visual Studio.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
    • The difficulty in supporting and maintaining custom code in the long-term
    • The difficulty of upgrading custom-coded apps when new SharePoint versions come out
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To get more from their SharePoint investment
    • To accelerate development cycles
    • To reduce development costs
    • To simplify development process
    • To reduce the time and cost spent on application support and maintenance
    • To ensure upgradeability of custom applications

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 2 farms.
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • BI/reporting solution
    • Form-based application
    • Project management site
    • CRM application
    • Help Desk management application
    • Human Resources portal/application
    • Business process or workflow-driven application

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • InfoPath
    • Visual Studio
    • Bamboo
    • KWizCom
    • CorasWorks
  • Agrees the form web part is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 61-80% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 61-80% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quick Apps allowed us to produce solutions that appear as custom developed without custom development costs/time.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
    • The difficulty in supporting and maintaing custom code in the long-term
    • The difficulty of upgrading custom-coded apps when new SharePoint versions come out
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To accelerate development cycles
    • To reduce development costs
    • To simplify development process
    • To reduce the time and cost spent on application support and maintenance
    • To ensure upgradeability of custom applications

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 2 farms
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • BI/reporting solution
    • Form-based application
    • Human Resources portal/application
    • Business process or workflow-driven application
    • Mobile/tablet-friendly solution

Results

  • Agrees that list view management is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 61-80% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 81-100% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Fortune 500 Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 retail company is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We’ve used Quest Quick Apps (formerly Quest Web Parts) for a few versions and have found them very helpful with SharePoint 2007/2010. Now at version 6.0, the content is more consistent and the help files are more beneficial to admins & end users alike. Very handy. We plan on utilizing the Quick Apps more in our organization.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • The overwhelming volume of customization requests for IT and developers from end users
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
    • The difficulty in supporting and maintaing custom code in the long-term
    • The difficulty of upgrading custom-coded apps when new SharePoint versions come out
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To get more from their SharePoint investment
    • To empower end users to make their own customizations & free up IT resources
    • To simplify development process
    • To reduce the time and cost spent on application support and maintenance

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 2 farms
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • Form-based application
    • Business process or workflow-driven application

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • InfoPath
    • Bamboo
  • Agrees the menus/navigation is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe

Introduction

This case study of Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[Quick Apps for SharePoint enabled us to] provide dashboards in our Microsoft CRM application that weren’t possible with out-of-the-box [SharePoint], because of combining multiple entities in one dashboard. End users can now see their status 24/7, great for user adoption.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • The high cost of custom development
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To increase user adoption

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 1 farm
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • CRM application

Results

  • Agrees that charting is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 21-40% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 21-40% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: William Grant And Sons Distillers Ltd

Introduction

This case study of William Grant and Sons Distillers Ltd is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Quick Apps has allowed for development that would probably not have happened due to low resource and high length of time to write web parts/user controls in visual studio.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
    • The difficulty in supporting and maintaing custom code in the long-term
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To get more from their SharePoint investment
    • To accelerate development cycles
    • To simplify development process
    • To reduce the time and cost spent on application support and maintenance

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 2 farms
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • Form-based application
    • Human Resources portal/application

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • Visual Studio
    • KWizCom
  • Agrees the form web part is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 21-40% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We met specific requirements business users wanted that were not found in SharePoint out of the box.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
    • The difficulty in supporting and maintaing custom code in the long-term
    • The difficulty of upgrading custom-coded apps when new SharePoint versions come out
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To increase user adoption
    • To empower end users to make their own customizations & free up IT resources
    • To reduce the time and cost spent on application support and maintenance
    • To ensure upgradeability of custom applications

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 2 farms
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Dashboard
    • BI/reporting solution
    • Form-based application

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • InfoPath
    • Visual Studio
    • Bamboo
  • Agrees the form web part is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 21-40% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 21-40% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Foundation

Introduction

This case study of a foundation is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quick Apps enables us to make changes to the top navigation without utilizing consultant block time.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The difficulty in supporting and maintaing custom code in the long-term
    • The difficulty of upgrading custom-coded apps when new SharePoint versions come out
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To simplify development process
    • To reduce the time and cost spent on application support and maintenance

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 1 farm
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • Form-based application
    • CRM application

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • Bamboo
  • Agrees the menus/navigation is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.