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What Makes a Good Software Consultant?

This may seem like a simple enough question to answer. However, there are many answers floating through the ether of the business world and the Internet and not all of them are good ones. Quite a few are born out of misconceptions and misunderstandings of what it really is that a good software consultant does. It seems likely that this is not the first blog post to be written by a software consultant explaining what…
Darren Kuik
April 21, 2020
The thing about working remote, is in order to be effective, your whole team needs to be effective. Once you find a good rhythm though you might even find yourselves more productive than when you were in the office!All PostsBusiness IntelligenceModern WorkplaceOffice 365ProductivitySharePointTeams

A Day in the Life of Working Remote at Imaginet

Business responses to COVID-19 have created a rapid shift to work from home and/or remote working. This has quickly affected all industries and has provided challenges for some organizations that were historically “onsite” focused. The past month at Imaginet we have had almost zero impact to our operations due to 1) most of our client projects are done remotely, 2) most of our employees are used to delivering quality work from home/remote, and 3) we…
Kyle Thorburn
April 14, 2020
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Business Process Automation with the Office 365 Platform

Transform Collaboration Historically the Microsoft Business Productivity space has largely centered around email, chat, voice, and document management. These functions were implemented via Exchange, Teams, and SharePoint. Business Process Automation (BPA) was supported in some capacity by SharePoint via workflows and InfoPath forms. BPA was challenging to scale due to the need for forms and workflows to be custom developed. This required specific development capability (either in house or outsourced) not just to build but…
Kyle Thorburn
March 27, 2020
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Free White Paper: Transforming Business Processes with Microsoft 365

Business apps are becoming more and more essential in the transformation and modernization of today’s organizations.  The goal of the business app is to empower process owners to combine data and processes to rapidly deliver a more tailored solution. And when you use the Microsoft 365 core business app creation tools—like Microsoft Forms, PowerApps, Power Automate, Power BI, and SharePoint Lists—these business apps can be created with no or low amounts of code by end…
Imaginet
November 3, 2019
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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…
Imaginet
October 28, 2019
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How To Create Mermaid Diagrams in Azure DevOps Service

When documenting your software project, have you ever resorted to putting flowcharts, sequence diagrams, or Gantt Charts into external documents, like a Word document? This creates a challenge when you need to link a Work Item or even to a WIKI page to those diagrams in that external documentation. Wouldn't it be great if you could just create, edit, and manage the diagrams and charts directly in the WIKI page itself? Well, now you can! Azure…
Donald Schulz
October 21, 2019
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