Liang Chen, Founder and PresidentAs a seasoned Systems Architect, Liang Chen’s experience has given Stellar Services the lead in providing Project and Program Management support, Enterprise Content Management solutions, Systems Integration services and IT Infrastructure support to customers across a varied spectrum. “Identifyinga great need for automated document and contract management systems, we have developed a very strong Enterprise Content Management (ECM) practice. The transformative strength of Microsoft’s SharePoint technology is enabling us to design efficient solutions, and deliver optimized SharePoint implementations to fulfill our client’s business needs. We are proud to be a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Portals and Collaboration,” says Liang Chen, Founder and President, Stellar Services.
Organizations are looking to integrate SharePoint into their existing infrastructure for all the added benefits of quicker decision-making and improved efficiencies. Stellar Services’ best practices in consulting help clients in the implementation and support of SharePoint, Project Server, SQL server, alongside other Microsoft products. Chen emphasizes the company’s expertise in integrating Microsoft products with a set of third party products.“We add OpenText Archiving product to improve user productivity by better managing the site of deployment of SharePoint. Likewise we utilize AvePoint to capture all files from file share,” says Chen and further adds, “For the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry, we employ Microsoft SharePoint’s special tool that can manage and track email communications and engineering documents for effective collaboration between clients, contractors and employees.” Stellar Services extensively implements the dashboard feature of the Microsoft SharePoint platform to aggregate client data and provide a web-based customized one view reporting system required to manage large projects.
Stellar Services’ synopsis on successful implementations comprise of Project Server implementation for a top Chinese university helping them manage process and activities of each department.
Our mission is to help our clients transform ideas into plans, translate it into decisions and derive productive actions out of those
Stellar Services is also the first Microsoft partner that worked for a regional government in China, integrating SharePoint with Hadoop platform. In another instance, the company utilized SharePoint for enhanced document management process and custom developed Visual Studio.NET application for a San Francisco based client to automate their invoicing process, reducing the invoicing lead-time to less than 22 business days.
In certain process intensive and project intensive industries such as engineering, transportation, government agencies, and pharmaceuticals, Stellar Services’ expert domain knowledge and right consulting not only positions them as an IT partner but also as a business partner to advice the customer from a business perspective to execute their business in a most optimal way. Emphasizing on the time factor, Chen says, “Our mission is to help our clients transform ideas into plans, translate it into decisions and derive productive actions out of those.”
“We have been a Microsoft shop all along, our excitement with the array of Microsoft products such as Azure, Microsoft Analytics Platform System continues to grow. I wish Microsoft released a new version of Visual Studio .NET, so that applications built on this can be ported into iOS and Android as well,” says Chen.
Chen’s wish list continues— In Microsoft releasing Office foriOS, a compiler to compile .NET applications onto iOS and Android, and the next version of SharePoint having an enterprise app store, where an application from the store can be downloaded.