Advanced people directory with Search based feature
- Client wanted to build an enhanced people directory and people search based on the people information already stored in Office 365.
- It should also offer a concise view of profile to look at and a link to detailed profile
- Business objectives was to offer easy to use and people directory and people search feature to SharePoint Intranet users.
- People should be able to quickly filter based on alphabets and can also search people using specific keyword.
- When clicked on specific profile, it should show more details about person as follows;
- Phone numbers
- Email address
- Organization hierarchy
- Link to more profile details and more
- Design and develop an Native iOS Application as per the requirements of the client.
- Fetching all the data from the first time from the documents uploaded and storing it locally in a database.
How it works
- We built a custom jQuery-based component which can be easily plugged-in on any SharePoint online site
- This people directory component fetches data from existing Office 365 profiles and does not need any additional database
- When you hover over your mouse, it also displays contact card for quick contact information
- When you click on profile picture, it opens concise profile details with a link to more profile details
- Refiners allow user to refine results based on job title or department
- UI is mobile responsive and works excellent on smaller smartphone devices as well
- Hosted within the same SharePoint and Office 365 infrastructure
- No additional database or hosting required
- Works with the existing profile details
- Easy to use filters and refiners