BC Public Sector's 'Green Light' for Cloud Technologies

BC Public Sector's 'Green Light' for Cloud Technologies

January 31, 2018

So it happened, as of January 30th, 2018 the BC's Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) has 'green lit' Office 365, Intune, PowerBI and parts of Azure for use by the BC Public Sector. This has been a long time coming for BC's government, education, and healthcare... but what does this all mean?

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Moving to Azure? Take advantage of "Microsoft FastTrack" funding

Moving to Azure? Take advantage of "Microsoft FastTrack" funding

January 10, 2018

Every year, Microsoft provides specific gold-certified Microsoft partners with funding to accelerate the adoption of Azure services. The program is called "FastTrack for Azure" which includes white glove service from the Microsoft team, and a funded two-week pilot provided by Softlanding.

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Latent security issue with Delve

Latent security issue with Delve

September 29, 2017

While the Microsoft SharePoint search engine is a very powerful tool, my attention is currently drawn towards Delve and Office Graph. Delve and Office Graph go hand-in-hand as Delve is the user-focus front end platform that visualizes data retrieved and sorted by Office Graph. Office Graph is the new and exciting search and index engine that uses artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic to create relations between data and persons while crawling data.

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Securing OneDrive for Business

Securing OneDrive for Business

September 27, 2017

​Cloud storage has become very popular in the recent years and many users are utilizing one of the various cloud storage providers (like DropBox, Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive) to share documents, pictures or video files with friends or family members.

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Supervision in SharePoint online

Supervision in SharePoint online

September 27, 2017

Many organizations of different sizes and industries use Office 365 and this number is constantly growing. Office 365 and SharePoint online are a huge success for Microsoft especially in a professional environment, however, enterprises have specific requirements when it comes to governance and auditing that needs to be addressed by Microsoft.

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Microsoft Forms

Microsoft Forms

September 27, 2017

Custom forms are one of the features that have been demanded by enterprises since the early days of SharePoint. Microsoft used to address this demand by leveraging InfoPath, and many organizations built their custom forms based on this technology. Recently, Microsoft announced that they are going to improve PowerApps to become an additional custom forms application.

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