We are business people who use technology to make business simpler with intranets we build on SharePoint / Office 365

We are very proud to be the first SharePoint vendor in South Africa to launch a book!  Career Success with SharePoint and Office 365 is now available on :

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How we can help you tame your business with SharePoint / Office 365

~ Provide end-to-end services to help you build, rejuvenate or extend your  inhouse business systems built on SharePoint / Office 365 ~

~ Automate business processes to free up your time to get back to your day job ~

~ Implement strategy and governance to help you manage SharePoint and/or Office 365 for the long term ~

~ Conduct full SharePoint environment audits to give you a health check and  plan a roadmap ~

~ Deliver business focussed end user training that is the de facto standard in South Africa ~

~ Formulate adoption strategies to turn unused intranets into well used intranets ~

~ Give your intranet a brand new look and feel and smell ~

~ Make content and collaboration mean something to your team ~

~ We can teach you to do our job if you want us to ~

The partnership

Veronique Palmer – Founder and Office 365 Adoption Strategist

Veronique has been running Lets Collaborate for 10 years with a total of 13 years full-time experience on 6 versions of SharePoint, cloud and on-premise.  She was voted 9th most influential SharePoint Expert globally by peer-reviewed voting in May 2019.  Her first project was to rollout SharePoint to 43 000 users; her largest client to date was 50 000 users, and smallest client 1 person.  Her company has engaged with over 150 clients and business partners in many industries over the years, giving her significant experience in getting businesses operationally organised using the right technology at the right time. Her background is business, not IT.  This has always been her differentiator in the industry as she has an excellent grasp of operational requirements, management and end user challenges.  She’s a big picture thinker and understands how business, technology and change management intersect and need to be strategically managed. Her focus in all implementations is strategy and governance to ensure a long-term solution can be architected. Veronique is the Chief Cook and Bottlwasher. Her accolades :

  • Spoken at 23 conferences in South Africa, Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA and Canada
  • Interviewed twice on radio
  • Manager of SharePoint Experts Group on LinkedIn with over 33 000 members
  • Hosts an award-winning blog with 500 articles and an audience reach of almost 1 million people
  • Hosted 4 SharePoint Saturday events in Johannesburg
  • Microsoft Certified SharePoint Technology Specialist 2008
  • British Airways Business Opportunity Grant Winner 2010
  • SharePoint Microsoft Most Valued Professional Award 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 – first woman in Africa to win this award in Microsoft’s history
  • Certified AIIM SharePoint Specialist 2013
  • Rockstar Number 1 SharePoint Influencer South Africa 2013
  • Metalogix Influencer Network Award 2014
  • Finance Monthly CEO Award Winner 2016
  • ie Top Office 365 Influencer for South Africa 2016
  • ie Top 25 SharePoint Influencers Globally Shortlist 2016
  • NSBC Top 20 Small Businesses in South Africa Award 2016
  • NSBC Finalist National Entrepreneur Champion Category 2016
  • NSBC Finalist Small Business Champion Category 2016
  • NSBC Finalist National Women in Business Category 2016
  • Top 100 Office 365 Blogs 2017
  • Inspiring Fifty Nominee 2017
  • ie Global Top 25 SharePoint Influencer coming in at 9th place 2019
  • Certified Microsoft Service Adoption Specialist 2019
  • Author of Career Success with SharePoint and Office 365, available on Amazon in Kindle and hardcopy

Michelle Barker – SharePoint Automation Expert and Operations Specialist

Michelle is a 10-year SharePoint veteran and is our inhouse automation expert.  She has 25 years banking experience, her final position being an award-winning Global Operations Manager with 47 staff members before becoming a SharePoint Consultant. She built a SharePoint tracking solution in Nedbank in 2011 which is still in use today. Michelle has extensive experience on SharePoint versions 2007, 2010, 2013 and Office 365.  She understands the engines of SharePoint out of box workflows, SharePoint Designer 2010 and 2013 workflows, Flow, Nintex, InfoPath and PowerApps; and built extremely complex systems at many clients. She just built a huge Innovation Platform for our client in the UK using Flow, SPD and PowerApps.  Her focus in all things is the end user’s experience of any systems we build as well as operational efficiency. We call her the Queen of Custom Lists for her tenacity and ingenuity to make SharePoint lists do just about anything.

  • Financial Management Diploma
  • Certificate in Project Management
  • Management Advancement Programme
  • Manager of Managers Programme

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