Microsoft Rewards & Promotions

Overview

  • Microsoft has employee policies to promote and reward the work of employees. There are independent applications for rewards, promotions, special awards etc. Maintaining information in multiple applications is reducing the efficiency of the resources
  • Microsoft has planned to create a single application to incorporate all rewards and promotions which is accessible to general and visually challenged users across Microsoft
  • People Tech has been engaged to develop this portal

Resources

  • 3 PMs
  • 22 SDEs
  • 2 SDETs
  • 6 UI Design Integrators

Period of involvement

6 quarters

Technologies

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, C#, MVC, WebAPI, Azure Worker roles, VMs

AngularJS, HTML5, CSS3, App Insights

SQL Server 2014 on Azure cloud, TFS, VS.NET 2015

Accessibility tools

Keros, JAWS, Narrator, WAT, SortSite, AXE, NVDA

Solution

  • Participate in analysis & design of existing applications
  • Built to modernize and stream-line multiple existing HR systems dedicated to rewarding employees of Microsoft
  • Assessment of all the web pages as per the MAS (Microsoft Accessibility Standards) rule specified by the client
  • Reporting the assessment and sharing it with the Accessibility Development team
  • Implement Accessibility fixes based on the assessment report and make the web pages compliant

Benefits

  • Applications consolidation
  • Accessibility compliant
  • Single portal for rewards and promotions
  • Cloud driven solution

Posted by Vasantha Bonam