TechnologyMar 31, 2017

Unlocking the Potential of SharePoint Online Through a Great User Experience

Briana Gentry


Unlocking the Potential of SharePoint Online Through a Great User Experience


Microsoft continues to invest heavily in making SharePoint Online a critical component in today’s digital workplace. With the evolving nature of the digital workplace, user experience takes center stage. This includes the ability to work from anywhere on any device, creating a personalized experience, establishing an intelligent information architecture and implementing an appealing design. Join us as we share some techniques for implementing an engaging user experience in SharePoint Online.



Jason Booker is a creative director in the Experience Design Practice. He has over 16 years’ experience in the graphic design industry, developing creative solutions for clients in interactive, branding, and print. He graduated from Abilene Christian University with a bachelor’s degree in art and marketing. Prior to becoming part of the Credera family in 2014, Jason worked as a creative director for imc2, an interactive marketing agency in Dallas, where he led teams of creatives developing digital branding solutions for both global corporations and regional clients. He also worked as a graphic designer and front-end developer for various boutique design studios in North Texas. His experience spans web design and front-end development, print design and production, logo design and branding, animation, signage design, and creative writing.


Joshua Grear is a senior architect with Credera in our Microsoft Solutions Practice. He has over 17 years of experience delivering enterprise IT solutions for medium and large companies throughout the U.S. In the recent past, Joshua worked with the world’s largest biotech company on multiple strategic SharePoint initiatives. He also worked with a national leader in waste management and disposal to implement a customer portal interacting with four other systems. Joshua is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) for both SharePoint and web development. Prior to Credera, Joshua worked for the second largest implementer of web-based loyalty programs in the U.S. with such clients as American Express, Visa, and Wells Fargo. Joshua graduated from Southern Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.


Ryan Mann is an architect in the Microsoft Practice with Credera. Ryan has over 10 years of technology consulting experience with SharePoint architecture and design, publishing and collaboration taxonomy, workflow/form development, process automation, business intelligence/reporting, search infrastructure, and custom branding deployment. Ryan has worked with many Fortune 5,000 clients across the globe in varying industries including oil and gas, advertising, telecom, retail management, healthcare, financial services, aerospace/engineering, and national defense. Prior to joining Credera, Ryan served as a senior consultant for Integrated Services Inc., web development manager for Omnicom Group, and was a lead project manager for The Logix Group.


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