List views & data filtering

Combine, filter and view information in relevant and meaningful ways that native SharePoint can’t provide.



Quick Apps Solves a Wide Range of Customization Requirements

What types of custom solutions are you building with Quick Apps for SharePoint?

Dashboard
60%
BI/reporting
40%
Form-based application
55%
Project management site
40%
CRM application
25%
Help Desk management application
24%
Human Resources portal/application
21%
Business process or workflow-driven application
50%
Public-facing web site
21%
Mobile/tablet-friendly solution
15%

Reduce SharePoint Development and Customization Costs using Quest Quick Apps for SharePoint

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

101% and higher
6%
81-100%
4%
61-80%
12%
41-60%
37%
21-40%
29%
1-20%
13%

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%

Code-free SharePoint List Rollups

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

IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

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: 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: Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer 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.

“All the Quick Apps forms can be displayed in different languages depending on the culture of the user using a really simple technique based on a resources list. With these components, we can make SharePoint a really a collaborative platform no matter what a user’s language is.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • The overwhelming volume of customization requests for IT and developers from end users
    • 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 empower end users to make their own customizations & free up IT resources
    • To reduce development costs

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 1 farm.
  • 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:
    • InfoPath
    • Visual Studio
  • Agrees the selector/data filtering is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a large 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.

“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.”

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 increase user adoption
    • To accelerate development cycles
    • To reduce development costs
    • 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:
    • 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
  • Agrees the selector/data filtering is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.

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.