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Becky Madison Kier

4 Steps to Get Started with Power BI Embedded Analytics

In our previous blog post entitled Free Ebook: Supercharge Your Apps with Embedded Analytics, we explored the vast benefits of leveraging embedded analytics in your custom apps. By embedding analytics directly in your applications (rather than having your users go to a separate system or dashboard to access them), you not only make your end users’ lives much easier, but you also increase your application adoption and overall end user satisfaction. And what better way…

Free EBook: Supercharge Your Apps with Embedded Analytics

The way in which we use and interact with data has dramatically changed over the years. Originally, we leveraged static pictures and charts that captured a one-time snapshot of our data. But this is no long sufficient, as static visualizations only provide a historical view at a single point in time. Instead, interactive visualizations and real-time reports are now the demanded norm needed to turn massive volumes of data into immediate, actionable insights. But there…

Transforming Your Corporate Workplace Experience

Your company puts great value on an agile and delightful work environment. But with corporate campuses getting bigger and offices sprawling across multiple cities, this can result in some frustrating challenges for employees, clients, and visitors. Employees often travel from one campus to the next and are faced with a new space each time. Clients and visitors can feel lost as they attempt to navigate an unfamiliar campus. And with the rapidly changing demands and…

Microsoft O365 has Touched Down in Canada — Are You Ready?

On May 10, 2016, Microsoft announced the general availability of a new Office 365 datacenter region in Canada. This new datacenter region adds in-country data residency, failover, and disaster recovery for core customer data at rest to customers in Canada. Microsoft states, “This new datacenter region is comprised of two geographically distributed datacenters located in Toronto and Quebec City. Providing data residency for customers in Canada will accelerate the growth and potential of Canadian industries…

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 Web Application Development and Mobile App 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…

Gain Productivity and Peace of Mind with SharePoint Managed Services

SharePoint sustainability continues to be an issue for many organizations, although adoption and use of Microsoft SharePoint is growing. An industry study by Osterman Research identifies 3 most common SharePoint maintenance issues: Costly SharePoint downtime and outages More than 80% of organizations experience unplanned downtime multiple times per year. Average of 5 outages per year are caused by errors of IT Team. Lack of trained personnel 43% of respondents pointed to “a lack of administrator skills,…

How Great ALM Practices Can Improve Your Bottom Line – PART 2

In last month’s article How Great ALM Practices Can Improve Your Bottom Line – PART 1, we explored the financial benefits of adopting good ALM practices and how those practices improve your overall bottom line. We looked at two scenarios within a fictitious company called Vandelay Industries (again, nod to Seinfeld!), where the lack of good ALM practices resulted in misunderstood requirements and ill-fitted/obsolete processes. Now let’s look at a more serious scenario: the real…

How Great ALM Practices Can Improve Your Bottom Line – PART 1

If you already use ALM practices in areas of development, testing, and operations, your development teams have likely experienced multiple benefits. But can adopting a successful ALM strategy really help your bottom line?  Can it really reduce costs and help improve your profitability? The simple answer is yes! By adopting great ALM practices to manage your entire development project on a unified basis from requirements formation, all the way through operations and release, your organization…