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Is this the rebirth of the SharePoint Intranet?

Is this the rebirth of the SharePoint Intranet? With the cloud gaining momentum, the future of the intranet is never far from our minds, or more specifically, the future of the traditional intranet portal. Modern business users want tools that make them more productive and engaged, and they want them in a single, easily accessible location. Microsoft’s SharePoint Server was once billed as an all-round company intranet portal, but it simply doesn’t have the capacity...

Imaginet’s Top 6 Favorite New Features of TFS 2017

Imaginet’s Top 6 Favorite New Features of TFS 2017 With the recent release of Visual Studio 2017, now is a great time to upgrade your Team Foundation Server (TFS) to 2017! This new release is jam-packed with over 25 new features and fixes that help your team develop software better by improving communication and collaboration throughout your software development process. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider upgrading to TFS 2017:  ...

Imaginet Achieves Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Competency – What Does this Mean For You?

  Imaginet has achieved the Gold Cloud Platform Competency from Microsoft! This is Microsoft’s highest level of Cloud Platform competency and means that Imaginet has made a commitment with deep investments in people and resources across pivotal areas: cloud technologies, security, privacy, compliance, and reliability.   What does this mean for you? With Imaginet’s Azure Cloud Platform approach, our customers get all the benefits of scale, speed, and agility while still protecting existing investments. This…

Imaginet Speaks at DevTeach Montreal

Imaginet Superstars, Dylan Smith and Etienne Tremblay, speak at the DevTeach Conference July 4-8th in Montreal. Check out their sessions below.           Etienne Tremblay      

CJOB S.E.T for Success Segment with Imaginet

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CJOB S.E.T. for Success Segment with Imaginet In case you missed it, Imaginet’s Co-founders, Joel Semeniuk and Rod Giesbrecht, spoke with Richard Lannon on his S.E.T for Success radio show earlier this month.  They discuss creating a culture of innovation and how to use the ‘3 Horizons’ to get there. Thank you, Richard Lannon, for having us. For more information on S.E.T. for Success, visit www.braveworld.ca.     Looking for more? Take a look at…

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The Future of SharePoint – Live Event Recap

Yesterday, Microsoft hosted a landmark event: THE FUTURE OF SHAREPOINT. Not only did Microsoft announce their GA (General Availability) release of SharePoint Server 2016, but Microsoft also unveiled their new vision and roadmap for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, both on-premises and in the cloud with Office 365. It was an exciting event! If you missed yesterday’s historic live event, Imaginet has consolidated the most important information for you below. The Future of SharePoint: Microsoft Blog Recap…

Chatting with Charles – A Guinea Pig Production [Video]

Just for fun, watch our video! We interviewed Charles Ung, our newest Co-op student from the University of Manitoba. He shares his experiences since joining Imaginet and explains what it takes to join our high performance team. Find out what he’d do if: He got stuck in an elevator! He won 100 free plane tickets! He had no internet access for a whole month! What would you do? Know the answer to the Star Wars Trivia…

Join Imaginet LIVE in April 2016

SharePoint TechFest 2016 April 6, 2016 Dallas, TX Imaginet is a Gold Sponsor at this year’s #SPTechFest! Visit our booth #308 for a chance to win great prizes! As a thank you, we want to offer you a $50 registration discount. Just enter the code IM149D, Don’t forget to check out Roy Polvorosa’s session: MinRole and SharePoint 2016 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM Room 8 What is the new MinRole configuration and capability and what…

Think Local: Imaginet’s Nearshore Development 

Make 2016 your BEST YEAR YET with Imaginet’s Nearshore Development Services. High performance options, how and when you need it.     Short on development staff because of layoffs or limited budgets? Frustrated with offshoring options that don’t fit your schedule? Imaginet’s Nearshore Development (with teams in US and Canada) will bring you high performance options, how and when you need it. Imaginet has multiple development centers in Canada and the U.S., each with expert…

How to Experience a Hassle-Free SharePoint

  Migrate to Microsoft SharePoint Online on Office 365 and experience the hassle-free difference. With Microsoft’s ‘cloud first, mobile first’ focus, Microsoft is in the process of converting many of their customers’ licenses from SharePoint On-Premise to SharePoint Online on Office 365. This gives many organizations the automatic ability to take full advantage of the cloud and paves the way for a more hassle-free SharePoint for you. Has Microsoft recently flipped your SharePoint On-Prem licenses…

4 Reasons to Upgrade to Team Foundation Server 2015

4 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade to Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 As the new year kicks off, now is a great time to upgrade your Visual Studio Team Foundation Server to 2015 (with Update 1) and have it ready for 2016 ahead.   Why Upgrade to Team Foundation Server 2015? This new release of Team Foundation Server 2015 is jam-packed with over 25 new features and fixes that help your team develop software better by improving communication and…

TFS 2015 is here! Schedule Your Upgrade TODAY!

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015 RTM (Release to Manufacturing) is now available! This is the newest version of Team Foundation Server (TFS), the collaboration platform at the core of Microsoft’s application lifecycle management (ALM) solution.   Why Upgrade to TFS 2015? This new release of Team Foundation Server 2015 is jam-packed with over 25 new features and fixes that help your team develop software better by improving communication and collaboration throughout your software development…

The Trappings of Not Using View Models (Part 2)

The Trappings of Not Using View Models (Part 2) In the first part of this article, we looked at how using an enumerable as our strongly-typed model on a view can end up causing us some headaches. The example, a list of Person, further compounded the problem because the Person is likely an entity that is part of our database. At first glance, it doesn’t seem too bad, and again in many online samples and…

NOW AVAILABLE! Imaginet Timesheet for Microsoft TFS and VS Online 2015!

Imaginet is very proud to announce the newest release of Imaginet Timesheet for both Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 and Microsoft Visual Studio (VS) Online 2015.  With Imaginet Timesheet, you can improve visibility and maximize your team’s productivity by having a simple way to track and report team hours against Team Foundation Server work items. For full details and download information, please visit: http://www.imaginet.com/imaginet-timesheet-for-tfs/. What’s New in this Release Not only is the new release of…

Microsoft Surface Hub is Here! Are You Ready?

Microsoft Surface Hub is Here! Are You Ready? Did you know that worldwide there are over 50 million collaborative spaces, 10 million large conference rooms, and 200 million personal offices that provide collaborative experiences? And most of these collaborative spaces have a need for large interactive displays, group audio/video conferencing technology, digital white boarding, and custom business applications to maximize the collaboration experience. Enter the new Microsoft Surface Hub. This new revolutionary 84-inch 4K TV-tablet-computer…

Spotlight on Enterprise Innovation: Imaginet’s Creativity Injection

Spotlight on Enterprise Innovation: Imaginet’s Creativity Injection Rod Giesbrecht and Joel Semeniuk explore the ways that global solutions firm, Imaginet, helps organizations inject innovation into processes and products.   It was a late night in Chicago, and two business associates from Winnipeg, Manitoba, were walking in the Near West Side when they noticed they had crossed into a dangerous neighborhood. The friendly lights of the United Center were gone. Suddenly, a taxi pulled alongside them….

Microsoft Cloud to Touchdown in Canada — Are You Ready?

Microsoft to Touchdown in Canada — Are You Ready? On June 2, 2015, Microsoft’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kevin Turner, announced Microsoft Corporation’s plans to deliver locally hosted Microsoft Cloud services — Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online — from Canada. Microsoft will build two data centers in Canada as it expands its global cloud computing services. There is no better time for Canadians to take advantage of the Cloud than with this expansion. It will…

The Trappings of Not Using View Models (Part 1)

The Trappings of Not Using View Models (Part 1) While there will forever be a debate over the fruitfulness of using view models in MVC applications, chances are that an application of a reasonable size will end up requiring them. I don’t like to state this as a solid requirement, but I will present two good cases as to why you should almost always start with them.   Enumerable Models in Your Views If you…

Imaginet Speaks! Join Us LIVE at SQLSaturday in Dallas

Join Imaginet at SQL Saturday #396 – Dallas BI Edition on May 2, 2015 for a special LIVE speaking event with Mike Diehl, Imaginet’s Principle Consultant for Databases and Business Intelligence. Gain insights into Business Intelligence with our Principal Consultant, Mike Diehl, and learn how implement the correct tools to gain leverage into your organization. For more information or register for this event, please visit http://www.sqlsaturday.com/396/eventhome.aspx.   Cash In on the Data Dividend: How Power…

Join Imaginet at SharePoint TechFest in Dallas – April 16th

Join Imaginet at the 7th Annual SharePoint TechFest on April 16th at the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas! Visit Booth #308  to meet with us and for your chance to win one of our great prizes including: Garmin VivoSmart Activity Tracker Free SharePoint consulting Best Buy and Starbucks gift cards and more! Thank You Discount! As a ‘thank you’ to all of our valued customers, Imaginet offers you a special SharePoint Techfest discount for $149…