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Webinar: How FirstGroup Uses SharePoint Online to Collaborate

Do you know what organization transports your child to school each and every day? There’s a good chance it is FirstGroup’s First Student. Transporting more than 2.5 billion people each year across the UK and North America, FirstGroup plc is much more than yellow school buses. It’s Greyhound. It’s First Transit, one of North America’s largest private sector providers of transit management and contracting. And in the UK, it is UK Rail and UK Bus, the latter of which carries 2.3 million passengers daily. FirstGroup
Suffice to say, FirstGroup and its five divisions play a major role in our lives, taking people where they need to go and helping communities thrive. Internally, community is just as important, and employees needed to be able to collaborate from anywhere, with any device, at any time.
More and more organizations are making the move to SharePoint Online – and FirstGroup happens to be one of them. The company is in the process of deploying a cloud-based collaboration platform to 15,000 users across the UK and North America as a way to foster communication between mobile workers and those in the office. To learn more about it, join us next week, on Wednesday, June 25 at 1 p.m. CT for the webinar, Learn How FirstGroup Is Using SharePoint Online to Collaborate & Share Across Five Divisions.
During the one hour session, Girish Balsavar, VP, Center of Excellence, Employee Channel at FirstGroup America, will share the ways in which implementing SharePoint Online will deliver key capabilities that FirstGroup is taking advantage of and the cloud solution’s impact to the organization.
Wondering what’s so different about the cloud? Chris Hines, a senior solution architect at Perficient, will review the benefits of moving to SharePoint Online, as well as some of the challenges he’s experienced along the way, and solutions to common problems. He’ll share useful and reusable architectural patterns, as well as best practices around development and deployment processes.
To register for the webinar, click here.
Learn How FirstGroup Is Using SharePoint Online to Collaborate & Share Across Five Divisions
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
1:00 p.m. CT

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Taylor Rhyne

I work closely with our content management practices and partners at Perficient to lead marketing efforts designed to increase awareness and impact pipeline. I have experience in a variety of industries and have spent the last decade creating multi-faceted campaigns, working to integrate various channels into the plan and maximize effectiveness.

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