SharePoint Deployment Planning Services

Microsoft SharePoint Deployment Planning Services (SDPS) is a Software Assurance (SA) benefit for Microsoft customers that plan to deploy SharePoint within their organization. 

SDPS is a Microsoft funded service that provides no cost MethodFactory SharePoint deployment planning services at a variety of different levels.

Strategy Briefing

Demonstrate SharePoint’s functionality, discuss organization best practices and envision how SharePoint could be optimally employed to enhance productivity and collaboration.

Architectural Design Session

Consider the organization’s size, activity, expected use of SharePoint and integration with other business systems.  Design an optimal SharePoint architecture to support the organization.

Deployment Planning

Lead deployment planning workshops to document functional requirements for a SharePoint deployment.  Develop and deliver a deployment document and associated task plan.

Proof of Concept

Launch a proof of concept SharePoint environment in the customer’s network.   Provide knowledge transfer to IT stakeholders. ​​​

Our Microsoft Case Studies

Here are some of our case studies for Microsoft .

City of Indianapolis

City of Indianapolis MethodFactory implemented Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007, empowering all of the IndyGov departments and agencies to self-manage their own content and deliver it in a timely fashion through an intranet that supports all seven sites.’s team was given on-site training.

  • SharePoint
  • Integration
DH Elliot

MethodFactory, a certified SDPS partner, suggested that DH Elliot use SharePoint Planning vouchers - earned by purchasing Microsoft Software Assurance, to jumpstart the technical planning process. Upon completion of the initial Microsoft funded high-level functional overview, DH Elliot engaged with MethodFactory for in-depth technical planning.​

  • SharePoint
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit

MethodFactory implemented Microsoft SharePoint and provided the architecture design for the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, working with HART’s IT department to determine the number of servers they would need, set them up and configure them. This resulted in network architecture that not only accommodates current users, but affords HART the ability to grow its intranet as the organization’s needs change and the volume of users increases.

  • SharePoint
Montgomery County Alabama

“MethodFactory has been a pleasure to work with. From design and planning, to development, deployment, and support, they took the time to understand our requirements and implement the Sharepoint solution we had envisioned. We would definitely recommend MethodFactory to any local government looking for help implementing Sharepoint in their enterprise.”

~Lou Ialacci
Montgomery County, Alabama
Information Systems Director

  • SharePoint
Pinellas County

Pinellas County JWB needed a system that would improve their process of administering finances/aid to organizations within Pinellas County that serve the welfare of children and families. MethodFactory created a custom workflow in SharePoint that would allow Pinellas County JWB to standardize and automate their process of allocating funds to various agencies.

  • SharePoint
Southeastern Guide Dogs

Southeastern Guide Dogs (SGD) has a sizeable operation with many components and needed an intranet platform that would fully integrate all aspects of their organization. MethodFactory's SharePoint Intranet Accelerator was the right solution: an out-of-the-box, feature-rich offering that covers implementation, design, organization and allows for a quick launch.

  • SharePoint

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