Flexibility and Security for the Walsh Group

Identity management for the construction industry

A secure identity and mobility solution for a respected nationwide construction company

The Walsh Group is a general building construction company founded 1898 in Chicago. It has a nationwide portfolio of projects, often on the scale of $1 billion or more. Walsh constructs a wide variety of building, civil and transportation projects including highways and bridges. With 20 main offices and approximately 175 job site locations at any one time, Walsh’s workforce is mobile and dynamic. They experience large seasonal changes in numbers with the addition of tradesmen, partners, sub-contractors and interns as projects come and go. Walsh needed a way to give their workers dependable and secure access to company systems while on site.

OCG created a unified hybrid solution with flexibility and security at its core for Walsh Group, using Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager, Enterprise Mobility Suite (Azure Active Directory Premium, Windows Intune) and Office 365.

“The entire package has been really important to us. The ability to pull all this different information together is vital. It helps our staff be more productive and Walsh to be more competitive.” Patrick Wirtz


Patrick Wirtz and Phillip Nottoli describe the technical solution for identity and enterprise mobility that Oxford Computer Group designed and developed the Walsh Group construction company. This half hour presentation was made at our Identity Summit in 2015.