GSMA to get SharePoint based extranet
22 November 2011
Concentra has been selected by the GSMA to upgrade its Infocentre, an extranet that provides collaboration and document management capabilities for GSMA members.
Work on the updated Infocentre site will begin immediately and is expected to be completed by April 2012.
“The redeveloped Infocentre will be intuitive, easier to use, deliver greater flexibility and significantly improve search capabilities for the GSMA member base
GSMA The new site,which is built on Microsoft SharePoint 2010, will then become available to the GSMA’s 20,000+ users worldwide.
GSMA is an organisation which represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide
“The redeveloped Infocentre will be intuitive, easier to use, deliver greater flexibility and significantly improve search capabilities for the GSMA member base,” said Jon France, IT director at GSMA. “The site will be used globally by some of the industry’s most technically-minded people, so it’s vital that it delivers the best possible functionality, offers robust collaboration and provides relevant and up-to-date information at all times.”
According to the company, Concentra was awarded the contract because of its previous experience in developing and rolling out collaboration platforms for large organisations.
“Developing Infocentre plays to the heart of why we established Concentra – to make business improvements real,” said Ben Scott Knight, director at Concentra. “The combination of our capabilities in operations consulting and technology means we are able to develop the right solution for the GSMA – one that incorporates best-in-breed collaborative technologies and drives adoption across users.”
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