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Understanding Communication Patterns

By All Posts, Cloud, Managed Services, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Power Platform, SharePoint, Teams, Viva

Imaginet has adopted a hybrid workplace model for a very long time without any issues, even before the pandemic. Imaginet’s focus has always been its employees and their work-life balance. Transitioning to a complete work-from-home environment during the pandemic has been seamless for us.

With over 20 years of experience working with Microsoft Technologies, Imaginet can help you choose the right Microsoft 365 solution to adopt an effective hybrid workplace model and improve employee engagement. Contact us to get your free virtual consultation.

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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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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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How to Keep Track of Your Work Using Microsoft 365 (Task Management)

By All Posts, Cloud, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Productivity, Teams, Videos, Webinars
Task management is the process of managing a task through its life cycle. It involves planning, assigning, testing, collaborating, tracking, and reporting. Task management helps individuals and teams plan out their day and achieve their goals. However, many organizations use ad-hoc methods to manage tasks causing unnecessary delays when getting their job done. In this blog post, we'll show you how Microsoft 365 can improve the way you work. Learn how to add efficiencies back...
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Microsoft Viva Connections Now Generally Available

By All Posts, Business Intelligence, Cloud, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Productivity, SharePoint, Teams, Viva
Did you hear that Microsoft Viva Connections is now generally available? Viva Connections for desktop is starting rollout to all customers as part of their existing Microsoft 365 and SharePoint license. Any employees in the organization who are licensed for SharePoint will be able to use Viva Connections at no additional costs. New customers can learn more about Microsoft 365 and SharePoint licensing options on the Microsoft 365 Enterprise licensing page. What is Microsoft Viva?...
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Biggest News from Microsoft Ignite 2021

By All Posts, Announcements, Application Development, Azure, Business Intelligence, Cloud, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Power Platform, Productivity, SharePoint, Teams, Viva, Webinars
If you missed Microsoft Ignite from March 2-4, 2021, then you've come to the right place. Microsoft hosted their annual developers and IT professionals conference last week and there's a lot to be excited about! Here are our favourite announcements that'll enhance the new modern, hybrid workplace.   New Microsoft Teams Features Better meetings Microsoft announced a laundry list of new features to further enhance collaboration and knowledge management in Teams. You'll be able to...
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Why Microsoft Viva Matters and How You Can Take Advantage Now

By All Posts, Business Intelligence, Cloud, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Productivity, SharePoint, Teams, Viva
By now, you must've heard all the buzz around Microsoft’s new Employee Experience Platform (EXP) that'll innovate how your employees work. However, if you haven't, check out the official Microsoft Viva announcement here. At Imaginet, we're testing and learning all we can about Microsoft Viva to help you provide the best experience for your employees. In this article, we give you an overview of Microsoft Viva, why it should matter for your business, and when...
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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!

10 Tips for Working Remote

By All Posts, Application Development, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Productivity, Teams, User Experience Design
Are you new to working remote? I’ve done it for years. As a working mom, it saves me a lot of time commuting and getting ready in the morning. After the kidlets are dropped off at our nearby daycare, I come home, make myself a coffee, and focus on getting my work done in a timely manner. The thing about working remote, though, is in order to be effective, your whole team needs to be...
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6 Reasons to Use Angular Instead of ASP.NET MVC (Razor)

By All Posts, Application Development, Application Lifecycle Management, Azure, Consulting, DevOps, Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise Mobile, Modern Workplace, Power BI & SQL, Productivity, SQL Server
At Imaginet, we recommend the use of single-page applications using Angular for building enterprise applications. Customer solutions are still being built using ASP.NET MVC with Razor pages, generally because it is a well-known technology stack that is familiar to most companies’ development teams. However, this article will present six reasons why Angular is the superior option for building your application. Angular applications still follow an MVC style (or perhaps more correctly MVVM). In fact, they...
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