Tips and Tricks from the Imaginet Experts

Get ready for some fantastic tips, tricks, and best practices from our resident Imaginet software innovation experts! From SharePoint advice to Visual Studio, TFS, and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) best practices to lessons learned on Custom Application Development projects, we have a lot of great advice to share to get your new year started on the right foot. In this article, we will share 6 tips and tricks from our Imaginet experts, with more to come in future…

Expand Your Collaboration with Guest Access in Microsoft Teams

Want to expand your collaboration with guest access in Microsoft Teams? Now all Office 365 commercial and education customers can give guest access a try! New collaboration features allow people to collaborate with individuals inside and outside of the organization seamlessly. Click here to read all about it on Microsoft’s Office Blog.  And when you’re ready to implement, Imaginet’s O365 experts will help you get the most from Teams.

Introducing Microsoft Teams: Ready… Set… Collaborate!

Introducing Microsoft Teams: Ready… Set… Collaborate! Is your team ready for an entirely new experience that brings together people, conversations and content—along with the tools that teams need—so you can easily collaborate to achieve more? Then you are ready for Microsoft Teams! Microsoft Teams is integrated with the familiar Office applications and is built from the ground up on the Office 365 global, secure cloud. Microsoft Teams will be available in 181 countries and in…

Imaginet Speaks: Visual Studio Team Services 2017

Visual Studio Team Services 2017 - Part 1 Imaginet superstar, Etienne Tremblay, joins Bracket Show for Part 1 of 'Visual Studio Team Services 2017'. Check out the video below: Visual Studio Team Services 2017 - Part 2 Was this article helpful? Let us know in the comments and feel free to share this with your network! If you're looking for more info on Visual Studio, check out our Visual Studio & TFS page. Find out...

Power Query Function for Dense Ranking

Power Query Function for Dense Ranking Recently I was having issues writing a measure in DAX to rank items properly (not an issue with the DAX, but in my understanding of the DAX). I did some searching and came across Chris Webb's article that had a nice implementation of ranking using Power Query. The technique he proposed uses Power Query to: sort a table by the column you want to rank by, add an index column...

What is DevOps and Why Is It Important?

What is DevOps and Why Is It Important? I'm sure there are hundreds of posts out there trying to define DevOps. Here are my two cents: If you subscribe to the lean software development way of thinking, you think about a pipeline of value that results in working software.  For example this might be:   Analysis -> Dev -> Test -> Deploy -> Monitor   As with any pipeline, there is likely a bottleneck somewhere...

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...