Learn how others are using the Lightning Tools Products in their own environments.
Understanding how others are using the products can help to give you inspiration for working with our products in other ways within your own environment.
We had a need to view information from multiple SharePoint lists from different sites and site collections in the same farm. There is no simple out-of-box way to do this so figured our options were writing complex custom code or finding a third party solution.
Lightning Conductor Add-In For Office 365 – DESHAZO
Deshazo manufactures Cranes, and Overhead Robots for automation. We also make custom automated equipment (robot integrator). We needed a solution that could bring together the tasks from our Microsoft Project Task Lists, whilst presenting the tasks to end users, who could easily mark the tasks as completed within an aggregated view and update the notes inline.
Lightning Conductor Web Part – Lyoness
Lyoness is an independent, country and sector spanning shopping community, connected through one unique Cashback Card. There are 1.5 million holders of the card. Lyoness Dataservice GmbH supplies Lyoness IT services and infrastructure worldwide. This includes their intranet which is hosted on SharePoint which functions as a place for news, events, staff profiles and collaboration. It is a critical part of their business as it facilitates the management of the company’s ISO certification and is the platform for project and task management.
Social Squared – Indiana University
Indiana University use Social Squared forums
INDIANA UNIVERSITY is a major multi-campus public research institution, grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and a world leader in professional, medical, and technological education. Indiana University’s mission is to provide broad access to undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education for students throughout Indiana, the United States, and the world, as well as outstanding academic and cultural programs and student services. Indiana University seeks to create dynamic partnerships with the state and local communities in economic, social, and cultural development and to offer leadership in creative solutions for 21st century problems. Indiana University strives to achieve full diversity, and to maintain friendly, collegial, and humane environments, with a strong commitment to academic freedom.
NHS Central Lancashire
NHS Central Lancashire use BDC Meta Man
NHS Central Lancashire are part of the larger North West NHS region. As a healthcare commissioning organisation, they serve a population of over 460,000 people and employ over 3000 staff.
Many aspects of NHS performance are required to be reported on for comparative purposes and a large element of this information is made available to the general public. This helps to motivate healthcare organisations to improve performance and standards across many indicators. Healthcare organisations like NHS Central Lancashire also have internal KPIs that are not reported to the public and which focus on local areas of interest.
Ready Mix USA
Ready Mix USA use DeliverPoint
Ready Mix USA serves the construction industry across the southeastern United States with its concrete ready-mix plants. The USA group also has sand and gravel operations, concrete masonry manufacturing facilities, and construction material distribution locations.
Houston Food Bank
Houston Food Bank use Data Masher
The Houston Food Bank (HFB) is the largest source of food for hunger relief charities in 18 southeast Texas counties. The Lightning Data Masher helped them present business critical information through SharePoint by its ability to synchronize between SharePoint Lists and databases, saving them countless hours of gathering data producing reports in Excel.”
University of Western England
University of Western England use Lightning Conductor Web Part
The University of the West of England (UWE) has been using SharePoint for many years. People use it for a wide range of reasons across the whole organisation. One important area that continues to expand is using SharePoint in conjunction with other academic and commercial organisations from all over the world. The ability to share information within SharePoint rather than by email or even snail mail has been a godsend for the partner organisations, improving the efficiency of research and collaborative projects.
University of Seattle
University of Seattle use BDC Meta Man
City University of Seattle, is a not-for-profit, private university that services mostly working adults. We offer every course online and most courses have an in class option also. We have campuses conveniently located in business parks in the Washington state I-5 corridor. We also have campus locations in Canada, Slovakia, China, Mexico, Greece and new ones showing up in other countries. We have students taking classes, day and night, all around the world.