About Kevin Rowland

Office 365 & SharePoint consultant with 20 years experience in software design and development. Passionate about learning new technologies which have a positive impact on business culture, and delivering enterprise level solutions that are a joy to use.

Return on investment from Business Process Automation

HappyWired's expert view on.... Return on investment from Business Process Automation In our previous posts, we've explored the impact Business Process Automation (BPA) can have on specific processes and large-scale projects. Now let's look at the financial nitty-gritty: what sort of return on investment (ROI) can you expect? Whether you [...]

Transform critical processes with Business Process Automation

HappyWired's expert view on.... How to transform critical processes with Business Process Automation Last week we looked at gathering the low-hanging fruit that Business Process Automation puts within your organisation's reach. Now it's time to explore larger-scale projects that can be driven by BPA. We are now exploring more strategic [...]

Starting with Business Process Automation

HappyWired's expert view on.... Quick wins: Starting with Business Process Automation It’s time to discuss low-hanging fruit, and how to start your automation journey with projects that add value simply and fast through Business Process Automation (BPA). It’s worth thinking first about which processes yield the most benefit quickest. These [...]

Introduction to Business Process Automation

HappyWired's expert view on.... How to make Business Process Automation work for your organisation How would it feel not to have the ‘Did the customer get those key documents?’ worry at night? Or never again to process an invoice? That is the liberation promised to business by Business Process [...]

Bespoke solutions in Office 365 with PowerApps

Over the last few weeks we’ve been engaging with more clients on the topic of custom solutions in Office 365. PowerApps have been at the forefront of the discussions and it now seems with SharePoint’s modern UI roll outs it’s just a matter of time with any client before PowerApps, Flow and Power BI enters [...]

The end of Skype for Business

Skype for Business functionality is moving to Microsoft Teams Microsoft are merging Skype for Business functionality with Microsoft Teams creating a great platform for team collaboration. Microsoft Teams is already a proven hub for teamwork providing a platform for any project team to have information flowing, visible and shared. This merger will provide [...]

Creating a great news solution with SharePoint Online, BindTuning, and Flow – Part 1

Introduction Creating an Intranet on SharePoint typically involves the requirement for some form of news solution. Over the years we've implemented many, and typically they all have something specific that requires custom development for each client. In this post we're going to look at creating a flexible news solution that has a great end [...]

Are you getting the most from Office 365?

Moving your IT infrastructure to the cloud has great benefits over traditional on-premise only networks such as greater reliability, improved security, and scalability. However for the majority of businesses once they've realised these benefits it's back to business as usual. For the businesses who have moved to Office 365 that could mean a massive [...]

Introduction to Microsoft Teams in Office 365

At the heart of every business are teams collaborating together to maximize productivity for the business. Emails are sent, documents attached, phone calls made, and the team slowly stumbles by, trying to adhere to a process in order to ensure everyone is on the same page. Files are duplicated, emails missed, and catch up [...]

Wireframing BindTuning Intranet Pages on SharePoint with Balsamiq

Here at HappyWired we've created a set of BindTuning symbol libraries for use in our favourite wireframing tool, Balsamiq (https://balsamiq.com). Having pre-created symbols allows us to quickly iterate through layout and styling options to present to our clients, or typically live on a webinar or in person. Utilising a wireframe tools allows the conversation to [...]