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Microsoft 365, Azure, Power Platform, and SharePoint Consulting Sacramento Region

VoteMatrix was established in 2011 and funds development of the VoteMatrix App through revenue gained from our consulting division.  Our consultants provide government, energy sector, and private agencies with expertise in information technology and collaboration using the most advanced platforms available.

VoteMatrix employs the top experts in the Sacramento region to provide specific expertise for Microsoft 365 (previously Office 365), MS Teams, Azure, Exchange, Power Automate, Power Apps, and SharePoint projects.  This page outlines these platforms and our contracting services.  VoteMatrix is based out of Roseville, CA and is local to the Sacramento Valley and San Francisco / Bay Area regions, we offer services to clients worldwide through remote or travel based engagements.


If you are looking for the best solution for your business requirements using the top PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS (Platform/ Infrastructure/Software as a Service) cloud technologies like Microsoft 365 or Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) or are planning an on-premises SharePoint project, VoteMatrix consulting is here for you.  Contact Us for a free consultation and project estimate.

Don't re-invent the wheel

C.U.P.I.D. Solution Architecture Methodology - 5 Stages

VoteMatrix has developed a unique DevOps solutions architecture, systems integration, and agile software development methodology designed to optimize the ROI of Microsoft Stack (MS 365, .Net, MS Flow, SharePoint, etc.) solution development and integration projects.  CUPID is a no-code / low-code prioritized approach with stages in this order: Configure; Upgrade; Prototype; Integrate; and Develop.

Our architects analyze your business requirements to design and implement solutions using this approach. We save you time and money and we always hit the mark!  You will love our collaborative approach!

Click each of the stages below for more info.



VoteMatrix specializes in Microsoft Stack (MS 365, SharePoint, .Net, Azure, and MS Teams) solutions architecture.  The advantages of these platforms include: prevalence, flexibility, scalability, value, Microsoft backing, and the developer community.  Microsoft 365 includes Microsoft's cloud hosted version of SharePoint and MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint , and OneNote) along with MS Exchange and Outlook Email, MS Teams, Power Platform, Dataverse, Azure, OneDrive, and many other cloud-based services.

Microsoft 365, Azure, SharePoint, and Power Platform benefits:


  • Common skill set for office workers that closely integrates with the Microsoft Office suite

  • Third-party and open-source options for add-ins and management utilities


  • Most line of business applications are built using base SharePoint feature set and third-party add-ins

    • No Code and Low Code Solutions

  • Advanced automation and analytics available via Power Automate workflows, Power BI analytics, and Power Apps UI

  • Nearly any application can be developed on the platform due to its support for HTML5, JavaScript, Azure Functions (C#), Dataverse, and SPFx (NPM, TypeScript, Yeoman, Webpack, and Gulp)

Scalability, Availability, & Cost

  • Enterprise platform that scales as needed with your organization

  • On-premises options include MS SQL server back-ends with AlwaysOn and Clustering support for high availability

  • Cloud hosted solutions reduce administrative staffing and hardware procurement requirements

  • Competitive enterprise licensing.  Less expensive than other solution platforms (CRM, Salesforce, SAP, etc.)

    • Costs scale by number of users and data storage requirements

Collaboration and Integration

  • Collaboration focused platform automates security, compliance, routine tasks, and discussions

  • Integration with popular LOB systems using COTS software, free plug-ins,​ or custom built to your specs

Security and External Sharing / Collaboration

  • Enterprise security (MS Login & Authenticator)

  • Microsoft Threat Protection (MS Defender, ATP, and MTP)

Legal and Compliance

  • Enterprise taxonomy


Microsoft SharePoint

Consulting Services

Infrastructure Topology, Deployment, Migrations, and Upgrades

Infrastructure Topology
  • Topology (infrastructure architecture)

    • Cloud hosted, virtual, physical, and on-premises networks​

    • SAN, cloud, DAS, NAS, SQL, RBS (blob), and other storage solutions

    • Firewall, proxy server, switch, DNS, CA (certificates), modem, and router configuration

  • Authentication

    • Active directory and ADFS (Federated Services)

    • Single sign-on

    • OpenID (Google, Facebook, and more)

    • Microsoft (Live)

    • MS 365 and Azure AD

  • High availability (disaster recovery) planning and configuration

  • Synchronization and Integration of Data Sources

    • Example: SQL table sync to SharePoint List / Library

    • SharePoint Synchronization tools: Simego, Layer2, Azure Automation Runbooks, PowerShell, and Power Automate​

  • Migration from any LOB, file, or database system

    • Using Powershell scripting and third party utilities

    • SharePoint Migration Tools: Sharegate, DocAve, Metalogix Content Matrix, HarePoint, Tzunami, Dockit, SPMT (SharePoint Migration Tool), PowerShell (Export-SPWeb and PnP), MS Excel, MS Access, Mover / MS Migration Manager, and Power Automate

Solution Development

Solution Development
  • Business Analysis

  • Solution Architecture

  • Responsive HTML 5, ASP.Net, C#, VB.Net, JavaScript, Angular JS, Cordova, SQL, PowerShell, and more

  • Agile SDLC (SCRUM) or Waterfall

  • Maintenance and Support

Mobile Application Integration and Service Oriented Architecture

  • Android, IOS, and Windows

  • Apache Cordova based universal app development

  • JavaScript (JQuery, Angular, React and Backbone)

  • HTML 5

Mobile Application Integration and Service Oriented Architecture

Mobile App Dev

SharePoint Governance and Corporate Taxonomy

  • Site creation and retention process management

  • Site topology and classification

  • Enterprise search configuration

  • Taxonomies and metadata management

  • Best practice guidance across IT, Information, and Application scopes

  • User notification process (VoteMatrix Notification Tool)


  • Training and Mentoring

  • Document Management and Taxonomy

  • Content Types, Metadata, and Term Sets

  • MS Teams, MS 365, SharePoint, and OneNote Collaboration Solutions

  • Microsoft Word and Excel Automation with MS 365 Integration

  • Project Management Systems

  • Custom Development (.Net / dotNet, C#, JS, JSON, Visual Studio, DevOps, etc.)

  • MS Access Migration to MS 365 and OneDrive

  • Concept Classification​

  • Business Intelligence and Reporting

  • Construction Firm - Construction Management Systems

  • Legal Firm - Practice Management Systems - See LawToolbox 

  • Forms Development and Workflow Design

  • Public Facing Websites and Branding (Web Content Management)

  • Product Marketing - Videography and White-Box / Turntable Product Photography - PhoneThrone Example

  • Online Marketplace Website Development - Including Amazon and Walmart Merchant Integrations

  • MS 365 / M365 / MS365 / O365 / Office 365 and On-Premises SharePoint and OneDrive Hybrids

  • COTS (commercial off the shelf) Solution Integration

Consultant Roles

  • SharePoint Solution Architect in Sacramento California or San Francisco, CA
    • Remote projects OK​

  • ​Microsoft 365 Solution Architect in Sacramento California or San Francisco, CA

    • Remote projects OK​

  • SharePoint Consultant in Roseville, California

    • Remote projects OK​

  • Microsoft 365, SharePoint, .Net, and SQL Lead Developer

  • Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Mentor and Trainer

  • Governance and Taxonomy Specialist

  • Microsoft Platform Integration and Migration Engineer

  • Collaboration Business Analyst

  • Consulting Group Practice Manager

  • CIO and CTO Advisory Services​

California State Government Contracts

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  • $250k - Small Business/Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (SB/DVBE) Option
    • Projects up to $250,000 bypass the CMAS process
    • VoteMatrix Consulting Division is a DGS Certified Small Business (SB) and Micro Business (MB)
    • Extensions up to $250k
    • CA Legislative Info: GC § 14838.5; PCC §§ 10335.5(c)(6), 10340(b)(6)
  • $5k - Contracts of less than $5,000 may be completed without a bid process
    • Several of these micro contracts may be used to complete a larger project
    • Can be used to perform business analysis and create a larger project SOW
    • Can be used to get a jump start on a larger project while waiting for the RFQ process to complete
    • CA Legislative Info: PCC §§ 10335(a), 10335.5(c)(5)
  • Emergency Contracts
    • No bid is needed for projects that preserve the public health, welfare, safety, or protection of state property
    • CA Legislative Info: PCC § 1102, 10340
  • CMAS - We partner with certified CMAS vendors in the state - Unlimited Budget - Subcontractor

    • Contact us to let us know if you have a CMAS RFQ ready or want help with a SOW

CA State Government
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