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Productivity

Make Your Life Easy with Password-less Security

Maintaining strong security through complex passwords can be difficult when staff need to manually type those passwords in multiple times a day to access their applications.  Most people tend to lean towards a password that is easy to remember.  That easy-to-remember password with maybe a number at the end is not all that complex and is easy to crack. If your password is something you need to write down on a note that you keep…

Getting Ready: Digital Transformation for Credit Unions

Getting Ready: Digital Transformation for Credit Unions For decades, we’ve seen the rise and fall of a variety of corporations due to changes in technology. We’ve seen well-known companies in the movie rental, photography, and retail industries disappear quickly, while others seem to have appeared overnight – all because of their ability to transform digitally.   Why did it only take a few years for Blockbuster to be disrupted by Netflix? Why is Uber successful…

The Future of SharePoint – Live Event Recap

Yesterday, Microsoft hosted a landmark event: THE FUTURE OF SHAREPOINT. Not only did Microsoft announce their GA (General Availability) release of SharePoint Server 2016, but Microsoft also unveiled their new vision and roadmap for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, both on-premises and in the cloud with Office 365. It was an exciting event! If you missed yesterday’s historic live event, Imaginet has consolidated the most important information for you below. The Future of SharePoint: Microsoft Blog Recap…

NOW AVAILABLE! Imaginet Timesheet for Microsoft TFS and VS Online 2015!

Imaginet is very proud to announce the newest release of Imaginet Timesheet for both Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 and Microsoft Visual Studio (VS) Online 2015.  With Imaginet Timesheet, you can improve visibility and maximize your team’s productivity by having a simple way to track and report team hours against Team Foundation Server work items. For full details and download information, please visit: http://www.imaginet.com/imaginet-timesheet-for-tfs/. What’s New in this Release Not only is the new release of…

Cash In on the Data Dividend with Imaginet and Microsoft Power BI

In this demo-packed presentation on Business Intelligence, Imaginet will show you Microsoft Power BI and how it can quickly provide insights into your data so that you can realize the ‘Data Dividend’ in your organization. Find out how Imaginet can help you cash in on the untapped value of the data you already have using Microsoft Power BI. — Imaginet is your trusted technology partner who turns your business innovation ideas into reality. 18+ years…

Mastering Your Deployment Pipeline (Part 5) 

  Imaginet Blog Series — Part 5 Mastering Your Deployment Pipeline     Timeline Impacts Perhaps one of the greatest opponents of automated deployment is the perceived impact on timelines that many developers and managers have of the process.  Indeed, stopping the project to learn new software or changing the way you approach deployment can seem daunting in the face of the unknown. But let’s not discount the positive impacts that this can have as…

Visualizing Data: Telling Your Story (Part 1)

It’s the big day. You’ve spent weeks performing queries and analyzing data. You’ve picked the perfect chart type and highlighted the key information.  It’s your turn to present the corporate dashboards and the quarterly meeting. Before you can even say the word “data”, heads have started to nod off, or worse – look at their phones. I’ve spent years working with analysts to help turn the sparkle in their data-driven eyes into stories that engage…

Mastering Your Deployment Pipeline (Part 4) 

  Imaginet Blog Series — Part 4 Mastering Your Deployment Pipeline     An experienced development team would never forego security measures, architecture considerations, or database design on even a short-running project, but the ability to remain agile in deployment is often the first thing to go. Let’s have another look at some of the points we presented in Part 1 that were listed as challenges for teams on smaller projects to overcome. Counter Points…

Work Smarter Not Harder How to Deliver Faster While Doing Less Work

Work Smarter, Not Harder: How to Deliver Faster While Doing Less Work — PART 4

In our previous series of articles, we discussed the seven original types of waste and addressed common ways that they manifest as well as potential ways to prevent or remove them.  Sometimes they can be easily identified but very often it takes some insight to truly understand where the problem lies.  This is when specific knowledge or experience can be beneficial to allow for the deeper understanding which is required in order to recognize the…

Save Money and Increase Productivity by Leveraging Azure for Dev and Test

Every development team needs a development infrastructure in place to design, develop, test, and deliver custom software. Without this dev and test infrastructure, the team cannot work. Implementing and maintaining a development infrastructure in physical, on-premises hardware is inherently costly and prone to delays due to long procurement cycles and increased effort required. Scalable, on-demand cloud infrastructure like Microsoft Azure empowers development and test teams to be more agile, deliver faster, and deliver higher quality.​…