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Microsoft BI suite for Business Analytics Portals

The Microsoft BI suite provides a range of reporting and data visualization solutions to enable self-service data driven decision making for your organization.

Power BI portals cloud service provides a simple modern experience for your business users to access rich interactive reports and access your critical business data from the web portal or from mobile applications. The Power BI gateway has connectors […]

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Next-gen mobile cloud-ready portals with secure self-service

SharePoint Intranets to deliver Employee Content and Collaboration Portals

Microsoft SharePoint is a strategic investment for many organizations in the digital workplace. For most, the primary goal of that investment is effective collaboration and document management, yet companies are still expected to meet the unique needs of each user, including clients, staff, and the public.

Sierra Systems SharePoint Intranet Solution Accelerator (SISA) is […]

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Next-gen Portals – The Digital Workplace Foundation

Portals are a first and essential step in any digital workplace journey. Simply put, they are a central place for employees, customers, partners, and vendors to get all relevant information. Information may come from different sources, and be created or managed by different groups of people. Next-gen portals provide a user-centric way to present this information to help people find significant […]

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Building forms and workflow solutions the easy way

Microsoft Power Apps and Flow are the latest mobile forms and workflow tools to be added to the Microsoft Cloud stack, enabling no code apps that are mobile ready and have the ability to connect to your back office systems. Microsoft created PowerApps and Flow to not only create an environment for building forms and workflows but to allow organizations to […]

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Choosing the Right Collaboration Tools

With cloud technologies at the front of our product platforms, Microsoft have started releasing new products at lightening speed. With a myriad of overlapping capabilities, including Microsoft’s new collaboration options, how do you determine the tools required and how to collaborate?

There are numerous options to choose from including Microsoft SharePoint on-premises, SharePoint Online, OneDrive For Business, Office 365 Groups, Microsoft Teams, […]

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Microsoft Ignite – Day One

Wow what a first day!

The Ignite experience couldn’t get any better, being surrounded by 23,000 Microsoft geeks ultimately with one goal in mind – returning to our employers with a head full of new knowledge on how to solve real business problems with the latest Microsoft technology with no regards for whether the solution is in production release from Microsoft, or […]

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Avoid List Workflow Copying Pitfalls, Simply

A common problem SharePoint developers or power users encounter is a need to copy SharePoint Designer list workflows from one list to another in the same site collection or a different site collection.

I encountered this scenario, a need to copy multiple SharePoint Designer 2010 list workflows from different SharePoint libraries to a single library in the same site collection. This is […]

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Installing and Troubleshooting Office Web Apps with SharePoint 2013

A recent client experience provided a great opportunity to install and configure a Microsoft Office Web Apps (OWA) farm, also called Web Application Companion (WAC) with Microsoft SharePoint 2013. Below are some troubleshooting tips for the issues encountered during the configuration phase of this project.

OWA is a Microsoft Office server product providing browser-based file viewing and editing […]

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Mapping SharePoint 2013 Crawled Property to Managed Property for Search-driven Applications

Search-driven applications are a great way to utilize the powerful SharePoint search features to surface content. SharePoint offers sleek methods to extend search to create search-based solutions and applications.

When you use the Search Results web part to display the search-driven content, you might want to sort or filter the search results. These results can be sorted and filtered on managed properties. […]