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Join Imaginet at the ShareCloud Summit in Dallas – April 18th

Join Imaginet at the 11th annual ShareCloud Summit (formerly SharePoint TechFest) on April 18, 2019 at the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas. The ShareCloud Summit is a one day educationally focused conference and expo with valuable opportunities for technology providers and buyers to collaborate on solutions for the business.  It is the technology event to attend for all businesses that currently run Microsoft stack – including SharePoint, Office 365, and Azure – to maximize…

6 Must Know Benefits of Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft Power BI, or Business Intelligence, is a business analytics offering from Microsoft that provides a quick, easy, powerful way to analyze and display your data without breaking the bank and without spending hours coming up to speed on a complex new analytics tool. In this article, we are going to explore 6 key benefits of Microsoft Power BI that you absolutely must know, as using Power BI will provide business intelligence like you have…

How to Run .NET Core Selenium Tests in Azure DevOps

If you’re interested in running .NET Core Selenium Tests in Azure DevOps, then you’ve come to the right place. In my newest video, I will provide a detailed walk-through that will demonstrate step-by-step how run your .NET Core tests – specifically Selenium tests – using both Visual Studio and Azure DevOps. And as always, if you need any help with Azure DevOps, just know that Imaginet is here to help. Our Imaginet Certified DevOps and…

Top 8 Business Benefits of Microsoft PowerApps

PowerApps is Microsoft’s entry into the world of so-called low code development platforms. Like other offerings in this category, the idea is to provide non-professional developers a way to create business solution apps via an interface that minimizes the overall amount of actual coding required. PowerApps can also be leveraged by professional developers to crank out apps more quickly and with less complexity than traditionally done. If you aren’t already using PowerApps, then you’re missing…

How to Use the Azure DevOps REST API with PowerShell

Using PowerShell to call the Azure DevOps REST API is simple, yet very powerful. In my newest video, I will provide a detailed walk-through and demo of how to use the Azure DevOps REST API with PowerShell. In addition, here are handy links to some of the references I mention in the video: Azure DevOps Services REST API Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/azure/devops/?view=azure-devops-rest-5.0 Best Practices for Working with URLs in Azure DevOps Extensions and Integrations: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/extend/develop/work-with-urls?view=vsts&tabs=http Gist to…

Exploring the SharePoint Online Publishing Approval Flow

An extremely popular content approval feature has now been updated in SharePoint Online using the Flow feature set. In previous versions of SharePoint, you could empower more users to rapidly create content and then send it for publishing approval before the rest of the organization could consume it. This was a major shift by splitting the role of content creator and content publisher, allowing different people to create the content and different people to approve…

Better Organize Your Sites with SharePoint Megamenus

Good site navigation can make or break a website – be it a public website, intranet, extranet, etc. Effective navigation experiences present end users with a full picture of what is available on the site and allows them to quickly find what they need. On the flip side, poor site navigation can rapidly lead to end user frustration and poor user adoption. As part of their mission to modernize SharePoint, Microsoft announced the upcoming release…

How to Migrate Your TFVC Repository to Git

If you’re looking to migrate your TFVC repository to Git in Azure DevOps, then you’ve come to the right place. In the video below, I will be discussing: 2 options for migrating your TFVC source control repository to Git: (1) The Import Tool and (2) Git-TFS Command Line Tool Pros, cons, and limitations to each migration option Detailed demos and step-by-step walk-throughs of both migration options And as always, if you need help with your…

Microsoft Pushing Forward with SharePoint Modern April 1st

It has been announced that Microsoft will be removing the opt out option for Modern design within SharePoint Online on April 1st, 2019. If your tenant has been configured to use the Classic SharePoint 2013 interface using the opt out option, you will be switched over to Modern on April 1st. The Modern interface has come along way since it was first revealed and continues to improve at a rapid pace. There are new Web…

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, Microsoft Flow, Power BI, and SharePoint Lists – these business apps can be created with no or low amounts…