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How SharePoint can enable a digitally connected workplace?

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In the era of digitization, SharePoint has truly enabled enterprises to create a connected and collaborative workplace. However, there are few enterprises unsure of SharePoint abilities and how to leverage them for the enterprises betterment.

No doubt, previous versions of SharePoint were good but the current version of SharePoint can add enormous value to enterprises and to its employees. SharePoint’s enhanced version empowers individuals, teams and enterprises to share information with confidence, transform business processes, inform, engage and harness the collective knowledge efficiently.

Purpose of introducing latest SharePoint enhancements

During the SharePoint Summit 2017, Microsoft unveiled new developments in SharePoint platform aiming to help the workforce of enterprise to collaborate, communicate and create a digitally connected workplace. Microsoft also shared how the integration of Office 365 with OneDrive and Yammer with SharePoint can facilitate enterprise digital transformation.

Topics: SharePoint Enterprise digital transformation

Where does drone fit in enterprise IT world?

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Man has always been fascinated by the skill of flying. That is why the advent of airplanes was celebrated with much applause. Less than a century forward, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or the drone provides impetus back to man who is technologically capable to control these machines from the ground.

Topics: Enterprise IT Solutions digitization Drones

Applying cloud computing to healthcare industry

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With the burst in the technological advancements, many hospitals have already undergone changes with legacy systems and simplified the operations at the grass-root level. Introduction of IT in healthcare has offered useful benefits to the healthcare industry. Cloud has entered all the fields and the healthcare sector is not far behind from adopting this technology to transform itself completely as adopting cloud services would make healthcare operations even more convenient and cost effective. The future is expected to belong to cloud computing, carrier clouds and cloud service providers that have health data delivery networks and offer storage, electronic data interchange (EDI) and patient management.

Topics: healthcare cloud computing healthcare IT

Technology stories you cannot miss - Week 21, 2017

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How cloud is enabling business growth?

Cloud is a place where you store all  your personal data including documents and photos. But do you know, cloud can transform the way you operate and help you in creating a flexible workforce? Also, it can empower your business and open new opportunity doors as well.

Topics: Big data Hybrid Cloud cloud computing Enterprise Mobility Hybrid SharePoint

How visual commerce is transforming the e-commerce industry?

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Why transformation is necessary?

Topics: e-commerce Visual Commerce

Best practices of SharePoint 2016 migration

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As SharePoint 2016 is already here, many enterprises are heading towards its migration to leverage the features offered by it. Enterprises must be careful, as one wrong step can result in failed migration. But, how enterprises can do that?

Enterprises must ensure whether the latest features are compatible with their existing environment. They must analyze the cost, risks and the complexities involved in SharePoint 2016 migration by following the approaches mentioned below.

Topics: SharePoint 2016 SharePoint 2016 migration

Microsoft adds online character support for SharePoint Online

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Microsoft brings in support for two characters (# and % symbols) in its files and folder names for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for businesses this year. This change is being introduced by Microsoft to express the "true developer intention of a URL". In addition, this change is introduced to enable users to create, edit, save and sync the files named with # and % symbols.
Topics: Microsoft Sharepoint Online Online character support

Steps to leverage for growth in the e-commerce industry

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The last few years have seen a boom in the e-commerce industry, with increased competition, new ideas and trends among the entrepreneurs. Businesses have had to look beyond their borders to find efficient opportunities to meet growth targets. e-Commerce industry has taken business by swarm as it provides a lower risk, faster avenue to enter, test, and penetrate international markets.
Topics: e-commerce Digital Commerce Digital Commerce platform

A take on SharePoint 2016 from business perspective

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The SharePoint 2016 framework is a revolutionary innovation in SharePoint extensibility. Introduced by Microsoft, SharePoint framework is a mobile-friendly and low-code development platform developed to help struggling organizations in regulating with .NET expertise.

When SharePoint 2016 was announced, all the emphasis was laid on easing the life of developers. Fortunately, this classic platform addresses the varying business processes and functionalities as well.

Here is the overview of SharePoint features benefiting enterprise business.
Topics: SharePoint 2016 SharePoint for businesss

AI to transform digital health business in the fourth industrial revolution

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has a major role to play as a catalyst in the healthcare revolution. As we experience the fourth industrial revolution in this century, the proliferation of technologies has fused the physical, digital and biological worlds. The impact of AI on the global economies and industries is unparalleled.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence healthcare IT

Microsoft SharePoint 2016 data security

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Enterprises are on the verge of SharePoint 2016 migration. The way SharePoint 2016 is gaining momentum, its speed and accuracy are making administrators skeptical about its security, especially in terms of cloud integration.

In this blog, let us have a look how data security will be managed by SharePoint 2016.

Topics: Microsoft SharePoint SharePoint 2016 SharePoint 2016 security

Technology stories that are worth - Week 20, 2017

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7 best security practices for cloud

Cloud evolution has offered multiple growing opportunities to businesses such as accessing information from any location using any device. These new opportunities have also forced businesses to consider cloud security as a priority, especially when it comes to SaaS and software based solutions.

Topics: Big Data Market BYOD cloud security Enterprise Collaboration

Advantages of Using Hadoop

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Organizations that are majorly data driven and process large datasets are increasingly adopting Apache Hadoop as a potential tool. This is because of its ability to process, store and manage vast amounts of structured, unstructured or semi-structured data. Basically, Hadoop is a distributed data storage and processing platform with three core components that are the HDFS distributed file system, the MapReduce distributed processing engine running on top and the YARN (Yet Another Resource Negotiator).

Topics: Big data Hadoop Apache Hadoop

Growing popularity of native advertisement

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A new wave of technological innovations has driven marketers to develop new initiatives for brand recall in order to keep pace with the customer expectations. The recent trend of following native advertisement is becoming increasing popular among the companies. As a digital commerce marketer you can make use of this trend to benefit your brand.

Topics: Augmented Reality Digital Commerce Native advertisement Virtual Reality

Augmented Reality and Customer Engagement

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With the present era becoming more and more digital, every enterprise is planning on increasing their visibility through every available digital media. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are attracting all eyeballs today as most of the brands are seeking their help to enhance the experiential marketing practices.

Website or mobile app? The changing online business environment

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Mobile apps have gained popularity in the recent business scenario because of their contribution to growth and development of any business. There is a sudden rise in the development of mobile apps since a few years now. Let us look at a few possibilities of how custom mobile applications would change the market scenario and how they are going to impact the necessity of websites.

Topics: Enterprise mobile apps Enterprise Mobile Application

What's so great about Salesforce DX?

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What is Salesforce DX?

Salesforce DX is a product for App cloud environment. It facilitates the developers to create and manage Salesforce apps with a completely different approach, throughout the development life cycle. It is excellent platform to enhance the productivity levels with improved collaboration and better control. 

Topics: Cloud Salesforce Salesforce DX Salesforce apps

Spend your marketing budget wisely

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Ever heard of the term, “Survival of the fittest”? The economic crisis we all face today has defined this phrase. Businesses struggle to keep the doors of opportunities open and this has put budget lines under strict scrutiny. Some enterprises are faced with the challenge of putting the marketing budget to the optimum use. It is important because without marketing, one cannot attract the customer one needs to keep the business running. Below is a list of the top five tricks that will help you extend and manage your marketing budget efficiently and increase exposure for your business.

Topics: marketing Digital Marketing Social media Marketing budget e-newsletter

Blockchain: Catalyst for digital transformation

What is Blockchain?

Topics: Digital Tranformation Blockchain

Tech stories handpicked for you - Week 19, 2017

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Build your cloud infrastructure

Cloud computing is not a new concept for us, it has become the norm in last decade. However, some organizations are concerned about security and reliability issues. Cloud-based infrastructure involves many moving parts. Read how servers, storage, networks and management tools all play pivotal roles in building cloud based infrastructure.

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Topics: IoT BYOD Business Collaboration Enterprise Mobility Enterprise Collaboration Cloud

Salesforce even more powerful with its High Velocity Sales Cloud

Salesforce, the CRM giant recently announced a new platform, the Einstein High Velocity Sales Cloud. This next-generation sales platform is driven by artificial intelligence and encompasses best features of other Salesforce platforms.

Topics: Salesforce High Velocity Sales Cloud

How IoT fits into digital commerce world?

The internet of things (IoT) is rapidly becoming vital for businesses. As web, mobile and cloud technologies have powered digital commerce, IoT is the next big catalyst thrusting digital commerce growth.    
Topics: Internet of Things (IoT) Digital Commerce

Enhance your customer service with Salesforce LiveMessage

LiveMessage, launched by Salesforce, is an automated tool that drives business interaction in the same way we interact with our friends using messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger. Technically, LiveMessage facilitates the customer service representatives to manage messaging traffic similar to the customer interactions in Service Cloud.

Topics: Salesforce LiveMessage

Chatbots - A great tool to support the buying journey

Chatbots, a latest buzz word in the tech-world are making waves. Businesses can leverage their pervasive nature to connect with their customers. They can be programmed to expedite the customer buying journey such as generating awareness, returning search results based on the queries, guiding potential customers on different products by influencing their decisions towards a successful product sale.  

Topics: Artificial Intelligence Chatbots Digital Commerce Facebook Messenger Buying Journey

Technology stories you don't want to miss - Week 18 2017

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Do you understand cloud?

Topics: Microsoft SharePoint Internet of Things (IoT) Big data Cloud Artificial Intelligence Enterprise mobility management Microsoft PowerApps Heathcare security

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