Chirag is a Solution Architect Consultant, working within Microsoft Cloud, SharePoint and SQL Server technology stack with a focus on Business Collaboration, Data and Information Management and Solution Architectures.
He is a Chartered IT professional with over 15 years experience delivering business productivity solutions and value-added consultancy to clients in various market sectors. He is an independent consultant and an owner of Patel Consulting, a technology and professional services company.
Technical expertise includes:
Delivering Requirements & Architecture Workshops
Reviewing and validating High Level Designs for various SharePoint projects
Designing and Implementing SharePoint Farms
Managing SharePoint Farms Administration, Configuration, Upgrades & Migrations
Integrating Line of Business Applications
Automating Business Processes with Workflow technologies
Provisioning Enterprise Content Management Intranets and Extranets
Enabling Office 365 & Microsoft Azure cloud platform capabilities
Administering SQL Server Database Management
Implementing Database Design and Development
Developing Data-Driven Web Applications & Reporting Services
Controlling Project Objectives, Risks and Issues through Agile techniques
Delivering End User SharePoint Training
An awardee of Microsoft Community Contributor 2011 by Microsoft for valuable contributions to online technical forums and accreditation with Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status by British Computer Society, Chirag also holds numerous Microsoft certifications and degrees including SharePoint certifications and Masters in Business Systems Analysis & Design.
Whilst appreciating hard work of thriving SharePoint technical community, Chirag enjoys delivering presentations & demos at conferences including SharePoint Saturday (UK, London, Paris, Madrid, EMEA, India). Personal social responsibility also includes participating every year in the iconic London to Brighton Bike Rides and London Duathlon fundraising events!