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Using Hangfire to Run Background Jobs in IIS

By All Posts, Consulting, Managed Services, Productivity, SQL Server
Using Hangfire to Run Background Jobs in IIS Recently one of our clients went through an application modernization project to upgrade and update their internal business applications. Among the technical challenges to conquer was how to handle long-running and recurring scheduled jobs. In the existing system, the long-running jobs were being allowed to run in process, with the users being instructed to initiate the process in their browsers and then not do anything until it...
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Using Microsoft Power BI–Business data analytics for better reporting

By Agile, All Posts, Business Intelligence, DevOps, Power BI & SQL, Power Platform, Productivity
Using Microsoft Power BI–Business data analytics for better reporting We have a lot of discussions with clients about a desire to do “better reporting”. They have been using Power BI but feel they now need a data warehouse to create reports that will give them all the info they need. Fundamentally, organizations often have an analytics problem, one for which a data warehouse forms part of the solution, however, the complexities lie in the data....
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Customizing Sharepoint!

By All Posts, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Productivity, SharePoint, Teams

Customizations in SharePoint are always an interesting topic. Many clients remember the days of legacy SharePoint on-prem (2007, 2010,2013), where it was almost impossible to do anything in SharePoint without customizations. Some clients have started with SharePoint Online (MS 365) but have a desire to have customizations to provide a truly unique solution to their organization. If you ask Imaginet, “Should we customize in SharePoint Online,” our answer is generally “no.”

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The Power of DevOps in Business Intelligence

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The Power of DevOps in Business Intelligence Common pain points experienced when building Business Intelligence (BI) data assets, and how Imaginet uses DevOps to mitigate them If you’re a Business Intelligence developer, have you experienced some of these challenges? One team member overwrites the changes of another team member accidentally, such as when someone uses an outdated Power BI Desktop file and publishes to a workspace Someone didn’t deploy or publish all the necessary changes…

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New Version of SharePoint On-Premise

By All Posts, Podcast, SharePoint
SharePoint Service Subscription Edition is the last SharePoint you're ever going to need. In summer 2021, Microsoft announced SharePoint Server Subscription Edition (SE) to emphasize the specific needs of on-premises users. Currently in public preview, organizations can explore the many new and improved features that enhance the modern, hybrid workplace experience. Why Should You Upgrade? New Modern Experience Introduces modern concepts and designs specific to on-premises needs, like OpenID Connect support, People Picker improvements, search,...
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Top 5 Considerations for Your File Share to SharePoint Online Migration

By All Posts, Office 365, SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint Online has been continuing to revolutionize the way organizations operate since it was first released back in 2013. Not only does SharePoint Online help make your employees more engaged, organized, and productive, but it also provides a secure, cloud-based platform that reduces IT spend and improves overall uptime and availability. As a result, more and more organizations are choosing to migrate to SharePoint Online from their file shares, on-premise SharePoint environments, and/or other...
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What is a Hybrid Workplace?

By All Posts, Cloud, Managed Services, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Power Platform, SharePoint, Teams, Viva
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, most organizations had to adapt to a work-from-home model overnight. With such a sudden change, businesses did not get enough time to decide how this model would work. There were a lot of unanswered questions like: Will working from home impact productivity? Will it impact employees in their career growth? Is it even sustainable to continue working from home? And the biggest question: What happens when the pandemic is over? As...
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We Just Launched Our Podcast!

By All Posts, Announcements, Cloud, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Podcast, Power Platform, SharePoint, Teams, Viva
https://www.imaginet.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/ADLME-soundbite-intro.mp4 'A Day in the Life of the Modern Experience' is the Imaginet podcast that talks all things Microsoft 365. Gain inspiration to revolutionize how you work with new modern workplace technologies. Tune in bi-weekly with your host, Jeremiah Walker, to dive into the latest insights and listen to professionals just like you who solved their toughest business challenges using Microsoft 365. A Day in the Life of the Modern Experience Also available for listening...
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Why Delaying Angular Tests is a Bad Idea

By All Posts, Application Development
We all know what unit tests are and how important they are for the success of a project. Yet, it's still common to hear people say they aren’t that helpful or that they don’t need them. I get it. No one likes to write unit tests. But if we don’t write unit tests, it leads to technical debt. And like all debt, you occur ‘interest’. You may be asking what this interest is? Well, to...
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Authoring Reports in Power BI Desktop: Do it Right

By All Posts, Business Intelligence, Office 365, Power BI & SQL
Microsoft Power BI is recognized by Gartner as a leader for the fourteenth consecutive year in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. It is, without a doubt, one of the key business intelligence (BI) tools currently in the market. Organizations use Power BI to build robust reports and custom dashboards making it easy to get answers to complex questions. As a self-service analytics tool, it is highly accessible by business...
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