PricewaterhouseCoopers, a leading multi-national Professional Consulting Services provider with multiple locations worldwide and thousands of employees, was looking for an efficient way to communicate information internally. Impiger’s helped the client with a mobile intranet that now connects all of the client’s locations and the employees. It has a become a trusted place for information that enables teamwork and collaboration.

About Pricewaterhouse Coopers

The client is a leading, multi-national Professional Consulting Services provider with 700+ offices across 150 countries, staffed by over 200, 000 employees. One of the largest privately owned organizations in the world, their global revenues exceeded USD $30 billion in FY 2015. Their firms and professionals have received high rankings in leading industry publications across the world for overall excellence in their work in key sectors and industries.

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The challenge

PricewaterhouseCoopers, with multiple locations in India and thousands of employees, was looking for an efficient way to communicate company news, events, articles and policies, on mobile. While the organization already had a SharePoint based intranet to cater to this need, they realized that their employees are constantly on the move, and would need to access the portal data on the smartphone. The client tasked Impiger to build them an Android mobile solution to be the go-to resource for their employees to tap into information and expertise they need on a daily basis.

The Solution

Impiger designed the User Experience (UX) of the application, keeping in trend with the current Android style guidelines, after realizing that the existing iOS SharePoint intranet application cannot be translated as-is to Android. Unlike regular SharePoint mobile intranets which requires configuration of Microsoft’s SharePoint application, Impiger built a new way to configure SharePoint components and present the data via customizable formats.
Impiger’s unique approach to bring SharePoint intranets to mobile offers several advantages over the regular Microsoft’s default mobile application such as customizable UI, pagination that allows posts to auto load and much more. More custom features as required can be built using Impiger’s framework and it doesn’t need to wait for Microsoft’s team to enhance the default SharePoint application.

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The features include

  • News
  • Events
  • Resources
  • Documents
  • Employee details
  • Organizational hierarchy
  • Contact information
The Result
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers now enjoys their mobile intranet with the firm’s information and company ethos available to everyone .
  • Impiger’s solution now connects all of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ locations and the employees. It has a become a trusted place for information that enables teamwork and collaboration.
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