SharePoint Deployment Planning Services (SDPS) allow Microsoft customers to use their Software Assurance Benefits to cover the costs of engaging with qualified providers for a SharePoint or SharePoint Online deployment and upgrade planning services.
By using SDPS, partners gain access to the latest Microsoft best practice documentation, tools, templates and reference materials to deliver customized deployment proposals, leading to follow-on services projects.
Customers can use SDPS to help cover the cost of engaging with a qualified consultant who will provide them with a plan, or proposal for deploying SharePoint or SharePoint Online. Depending on the number of days the customer qualifies for and the services they are interested in receiving a SDPS engagement may include a number of customer benefits including:
A customer's software lifecycle is a continuous process often involving three phases: a purchase decision, deployment, and adoption of the technology by end users. Through the delivery of SDPS engagements, partners demonstrate their expertise as a trusted advisor in the deployment planning phase of the customer's project which reinforces their role as an essential part of the customer's software lifecycle and helps Partners win more business.
The benefits to the consulting team include:
The SDPS offering funds engagements varying in length from 1 to 15 days depending on which engagement type was selected, the breadth of topics that need to be addressed in planning, and the amount of unused Planning Services days customers has available. Learn more
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