Health care



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

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.