Untangling the Data Hairball

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Info-graphic on Business Intelligence for Manufacturers

"A Picture is worth a thousand words" - I would have been lucky if It had struck my mind before drafting a 1000 + words post. But then I realized why not convey it through an ...
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Embed Software Product Testing in your DNA

As software product development is getting complex with the demand for breakthrough features and functionalities, testing techniques are getting even more complex. Introduction of ...
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America Does “CARE” – But ACOs have Real Time IT Challenges

Hot on the heels of healthcare revolution in the U.S., the ACO model has been gathering steam lately. Dominantly ignited by factors like under-performing healthcare system and ...
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SharePoint Saturday, Boston, 4/12/14

This year's SharePoint Saturday, Boston was on 4/12/14 at Microsoft's office at One Cambridge Center.   The event was packed  with over 30 different sessions by great speakers.
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Did your root canal work for you?

Imagine calling your doctor and getting him immediately online. Or finding out what’s happening at your clinic through Facebook.  Or your dental clinic asking you feedback on your ...
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Making Your Presence Felt- At a Meeting

That one person who walks into a room, says a few words and gets everyone’s attention to him. His presence can be felt across all places, everything he does and yet manages to ...
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Data Security in Office 365 (SharePoint Online)

The concern on where the data resides goes with all Cloud solutions. The data storage as part of the agreement is at the discretion of the service provider (usually unless ...
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QA & Testing as a Career Path - Debunking the Myths

“Do you know that “testing” sounds like music when you go along with it for some time? Yeah! It really does!! Give it a chance and you will realize that. I know you love music”. ...
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SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade - Resolving Error during FIM Key Import

During the migration of user profile service application from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 I ran into this issue, was unable to import the FIM key and were getting the below ...
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Must-have Productive tools in a Developer's Armoury

As a developer our majority of concentration lay around implementing the functional requirements of the product. But as an Architect, I need to take care of the non-functional ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Feature Updates from Cem Aykan (Senior Product Manager, Enterprise Search at Microsoft)

Webinar Recap: Roadmap for SharePoint 2013 Search and why Metadata matters? Enterprise search is one of the non-quantifiable benefits that come with many inherit ...
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SharePoint 2013 + Yammer Flashback: Why need a Social Strategy?

“Social is catching on fast with enterprises” -  has been the proverbial  phrase for the last couple of years. However, it was Yammer’s acquisition by Microsoft for a whopping ...
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Internet of Things: The Era of Mobile Application Development

From a mosquito repellent app that produces a sonic sound to scare mosquitoes away or Smarthings’ smart home apps connecting your rooms, doors, kettle, refrigerators to Nike's ...
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BDC Issues Resolution: Rare Active Directory Issues in SharePoint

One fine day(or rather not a fine one) we got stuck all of a sudden. We were not able to  perform any activities in SharePoint related to BCS external lists. Every time we tried ...
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EDI vs. XML – Which is the preferred mode to Improve Enterprise Productivity

Having worked as a tech lead for more than 6 years in a project, involving automation of supply-chain complexities, I would like to share my tryst with EDI files. Enterprises have ...
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Building Strong Brand Image using SharePoint

What gives a you a sense of belonging? What comes to your mind when you hear some famous brands? What is corporate identity? What makes us remain loyal to a brand? These are some ...
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SharePoint and Enterprise Social Computing to Foster Better Collaboration

An organization today cannot afford to work in a silo environment. In order to outperform, its workforce needs to get out of their closet, share, communicate and continually build ...
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Mobility: From the 1940's World War to SharePoint 2013

If mobility is the new mantra for business collaboration, how can a widely used unified platform like SharePoint afford to miss mobility in their concept of collaboration? Let's ...
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SharePoint Workflow Solutions to Drive Workforce Productivity

Today many organizations still rely on obsolete practices to manage their day to day operations. These approaches have an adverse impact on workforce productivity in terms of ...
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