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5 Lessons Learned with SQL Always Encrypted

Microsoft introduced Always Encrypted with SQL Server 2016 as an approach to encrypting data at rest and in transit to protect personally identifiable information and financial transactions. Always Encrypted works by encrypting the data on the client side and hiding the encryption keys from the server. Without explicit permission and configuration, even database administrators cannot read the information stored in an encrypted column. This is obviously a significant step forward in security and allows users…
Darren Kuik
October 20, 2020
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New Microsoft Teams Features 2020

At Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft announced several new features to improve, and liven up Microsoft Teams. Check out our favourite new features your teams will love to use. Together Mode Some new Teams features bring new functionality, while others are whimsical additions. One of the latter is the new together mode. Individual meeting participants using pretend backgrounds was funny and clever, and eventually cliché. Teams’ new together mode removes the standard Brady Bunch grid style of the typical online…
Brian Nelson
October 15, 2020
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Project Oakdale and What It Means for Your Teams

Microsoft’s Project Oakdale is a new platform for Microsoft Teams to deliver Power Apps and Virtual Agents all within the Teams client. Your whole organization can benefit with additional features like relational data tables for storing and collecting information, and one-click solution deployment. Project Oakdale enables everyone to build and test Power Apps and Virtual Agents directly in Teams with very little coding. Deploying to the correct team is as simple as selecting it. Relational…
Jesse Dyck
October 6, 2020
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Biggest News from Microsoft Ignite 2020

Microsoft’s yearly developers and IT professionals conference, Microsoft Ignite, was held last week digitally across the globe from September 21-23, 2020. The three-day conference featured exciting announcements and new features on the Microsoft products you know and trust. To stay up-to-date on the latest news, our teams attended to present you with the biggest news around collaboration, running the gamut from SharePoint Online to Teams, and a little more: SharePoint Syntex Probably the biggest news…
Jesse Dyck
September 28, 2020
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Imaginet Recognized as a Microsoft Content Services Charter Partner

Imaginet—a leading provider in Microsoft 365, SharePoint, and Teams business productivity solutions—is proud to announce that we have been selected by Microsoft as a Charter Member for Microsoft 365 Content Services. The Microsoft Content Services platform is an end-to-end set of software and services that connects entire workplaces and enables intelligent content management. In their mission to redefine enterprise content management, Microsoft will integrate AI and cognitive services with existing Microsoft 365, SharePoint, and Project…
Imaginet
September 23, 2020
All PostsFeaturedOffice 365Teams

Why You Should Use Microsoft Teams to Collaborate Remotely

As COVID-19 continues to keep people working remotely, it’s becoming increasingly important to help your team feel connected. With isolation, social distancing, and stay-at-home mandates, it’s easy for individuals to feel disconnected and discouraged. Giving your team the resources to stay connected can help. Microsoft Teams can be one of those resources. Not only can Teams help you continue to run your business as smoothly as possible during this challenging and uncertain time, it can…
Imaginet
August 4, 2020
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