What is Microsoft Power Platform? And Its Business Benefits

Which business doesn’t want to develop and build complex business solutions, analyze, and draw data visualizations? However, doing this is not that simple. It includes some of the software which can perform well in this. Here, Microsoft Power Platform can be a valuable choice as it retains all features and is also very easy to

How Beneficial are the ServiceNow Jira Integration and Use Cases

Mid-to large-scale companies strive to achieve operational transparency, real-time scalability, and workflow optimization. They all contribute to customer satisfaction and stability. In order to achieve them, the right tools must be in the tech stack. The IT ecosystem is often dominated by platforms such as Jira & ServiceNow Integration. As a result of their extensive

5 Ways to Revamp Your Business With Amazon Web Services

AWS cloud enables organizations to tap their true potential these are the ways you can effectively ensure the infrastructure is performing and delivering. 1. Simplifies Business Processes 2. Outstanding Support and Maintenance 3. Data Migration and Application Hosting Simplified 4. Auto-scaling 5. Leave Your Infrastructure Costs Behind Want to know about each benefit in detail?

10 Reasons Why You Need SharePoint Workflows

Every organization wants a better way to keep critical files safe, right? Microsoft SharePoint challenges the difficulty and clumsiness of having several discs or locations by providing a readily accessible one-stop solution for all the information your organization needs to compile. Never heard of SharePoint? It’s an excellent tool for creating internal web pages within

7 Big Differences You Can Make With Business Central

Ensure business continuity by connecting the teams for sales, service, finance, and operations with a cloud solution, which will enable them to react more quickly and produce results. In this blog, we are going to talk about the suitability of Business Central for mid-sized and small businesses. What is Dynamics 365 Business Central? Dynamics 365 Business

Ask Me Anything: Answers to Your Questions About ServiceNow

ServiceNow streamlines every organizational step and offers clients a unified user experience. It is a comprehensive development environment where we can create, test, and use software programs. ServiceNow offers insightful information that aids in increasing staff efficiency. According to ServiceNow’s career policy, the company offers a realistic work environment and encourages employees to perform at

A Guide to Easy Business Success With Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence is the ideal way for companies to make data driven decisions. No wonder, the adoption of Business Intelligence tools has reached unprecedented levels. Starting with the fundamentals of what business intelligence entails, we’ve explored various aspects of technology before examining how it contributes to business intelligence development. What is Business Intelligence? Business Intelligence

ServiceNow Change Management: Guide for 2022

Change management in any organization is a systematic approach to controlling and facilitating all the changes made with minimal or no disruption to the existing services. Based on several standard protocols, a business implements the change management system to bring an evolution in the processes.  Change management is pertinent to each department in an organization.

Microsoft Azure – 5 Best Benefits for Small Businesses

When you start to look for expanding your business, you always want to invest in smart solutions backed by robust technology. Therefore, there are several questions that you might raise during the consultation and see the role technology plays in solving your business problems. These questions are focused on discussing tomorrow’s possibilities.  Suppose you are

Why does Your Business need to Upgrade to Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a cloud-based, unified business management solution which facilitates enterprises to transform their entry-level accounting software or legacy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to an inclusive solution to manage critical business functions, including finance, operations, sales, and customer service. Business Central is a tried and true solution that has successfully

Interesting Use Cases of RPA to Help You Understand What Wonders It Can Achieve

“There’s a lot of automation that can happen that isn’t a replacement of humans but of mind-numbing behavior.” — Stewart Butterfield Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Such a buzzword! RPA is disrupting every industry and for the good. The fear that RPA will cause humans to lose their jobs stems from a grave misunderstanding about what

Post-Pandemic Scenario: Will RPA Be An Important Part of Your Organization’s Budget in 2021?

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has been a buzz word for at least the past 5 years. For years, organizations have known that automation helps streamline delivery, consistency of products, reduction in costs, etc.. However, never before did we realize the importance of cloud computing and process automation like last year (2020). The pandemic of 2020

SharePoint Content Collaboration Now In Microsoft Teams

Microsoft SharePoint and Teams are the two highly-preferred enterprise collaboration offerings by Microsoft for organizations around the globe. Over the last twelve months, Microsoft Teams has become the most widely used enterprise collaboration because of the amazing functionality, but more importantly for its simplicity. Known for making collaboration a breeze, Teams lacked some enhanced integration

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: What Can It Do For Your Organization?

Everything about this solution ups our game: the intelligence, the efficiencies, the scalability, the collaborative tools… they all work so well together. — Tommy Næs Djurhuus, CEO and Founder, Alpha Travel Before we talk about how Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central’s amazing capabilities can digitally transform your business, let’s take a peek into its history.

How Migrating to SharePoint Online Can Help Your Organization

Microsoft has been revolutionizing how businesses operate for the past 30+ years. In the beginning, we had the Office Suite that transformed the entire documentation and record-maintaining process. And if digitizing paperwork was not enough to blow one’s mind, the tech giant introduced the Enterprise Collaboration Solution called SharePoint which revolutionized how we saw digital

Microsoft Power BI: A Quick Glance At What It Can Do For Your Business

Power BI is our only BI solution. As we grew, we needed something more dynamic, more visually appealing, and more user-friendly for our colleagues. Power BI fits the bill in all of those respects. – Bruce Rioch Head of Business Information, Metro Bank Bruce Rioch’s quote only begins to explain what Microsoft Power BI is

5 Benefits Of Moving To The Cloud Now More Than Ever In The COVID-19 Aftermath

  Steve Jobs smartly said, “I don’t need a hard disk in my computer if I can get to the server faster… carrying around these non-connected computers is byzantine by comparison.”  It’s true! Well, Mr. Jobs, we, too, are trying to thrust organizations forward into a modern era by supporting their process of moving to

How India Continue Work From Home (WFH) During Emergencies

In recent days, coronavirus cases have continued to balloon in India. It has spread across 190 countries infecting 4.2 lakh people and killing 16,500 so far. In India, as many as 700 COVID-19 cases have been reported so far. Of these, 37 have recovered and 10 have died. The government ordered 1.3 billion Indians to stay

Corona Virus and its Impact on the IT market

The Novel Coronavirus has now been documented in more than 100 countries and territories. The ongoing spread of the new coronavirus has become one of the biggest threats to the global economy and information technology markets. As the coronavirus outbreak continues to develop, now is the time for the Technology Industry to consider response actions

Role played by Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Growth of Airbnb

Airbnb is a community marketplace that allows connecting property owners and travelers to rent unique vacation spaces around the world. The Airbnb community users’ activities are conducted on the company’s Website and through its iPhone and Android applications. The San Francisco-based Airbnb began operation in 2008 and currently has hundreds of employees across the globe supporting

Cloud App Security Integrates with Windows Defender ATP

Enterprises today have an average of 1,100 cloud applications in their organization, with IT unaware of 61% of the cloud services that users access. Sourcing from a cloud app catalog of more than 16,000 applications, Discovery in Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS), Microsoft Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) the solution identifies the cloud apps that

Clifton Coffee Roasters Connects with Microsoft 365 for Digital Transformation

Clifton Coffee Roasters is at the forefront of the United Kingdom’s booming coffee industry. It provides high-quality coffee, machinery, service, and training to coffee shops and has recently undergone digitization to help it compete successfully with larger companies. As Clifton Coffee Roasters’ business grew, so did the company leaders’ ambitions. The company replaced a range

About Think Up Consulting Collaboration with Microsoft 365

Think Up is a fast-growing consulting firm based in Greenville, South Carolina. With specialties such as brand strategy, change management, and strategic consulting, it helps global brands to make deep, lasting connections with their customers. Always looking to work smarter, they chose Microsoft 365 to streamline its internal collaboration processes and dramatically reduce the number

TGI Fridays migrates key business processes to Microsoft Dynamics 365

TGI Friday’s popular and rapidly growing restaurant franchise in the UK wanted a more scalable, flexible platform for core business processes. To support its ambitious growth, the franchise is consolidating business operations starting with financial management on Microsoft Dynamics 365. Built-in functionality and ease-of-use mean that TGI Friday’s can continue to onboard more business processes while

Advanced Threat Protection in Office 365

End-to-end tour of Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) in Office 365 and Microsoft 365. Learn how ATP helps catch threats before they disrupt your organization, keeping your data, intellectual property and users safe from email phishing attacks and zero-day malware. With a changing user base and an ever-shifting threat landscape, our higher education institutions are particularly

You Can’t Afford to Miss Out on Cloud Computing

Wondering whether you should move to the cloud? Seeing the endless benefits that cloud offers – it is a no-brainer! There has been an acceleration in the service releases by cloud service providers and also in the adoption rate of cloud by businesses. To top it – cloud computing services are now available at a

Overcoming The Fears of Cloud Adoption

Over these years, we have worked on numerous cloud projects and have many-a-times seen hesitation amongst the clients for moving their Data to ‘cloud’ platforms. They are aware of the benefits of adopting cloud technology but are reluctant to make the move because of fear of getting trapped by unforeseen challenges of cloud adoption. There

Intranet Trends to Look Out for in 2018

Workplaces are no longer physical spaces occupied by employees. Organizations now are advancing towards ‘Digital Workplaces’ – this allows employees to connect more easily with each other across vast geographic locations, something that allows them to work remotely. ‘Digital Workplaces’ means providing digital access to all information and converting all business process to digital. One

Office 365: New Security Fixes Rolled Out in the Office Suite

Microsoft is scaling up its security services very quickly and is spending $1 billion every year alone on security R&D. So, the Microsoft users – be rest assured! You have chosen a cohesive ecosystem that works to counter the threats and comes up with the feature rollouts to kill vulnerabilities detected time and again. In

Drive Smarter and Better Business Decisions with Cloud Based BI Solutions

“Given the human mind and psyche, we all could go to quite a large extent and leave no stone unturned only to get that little edge over our competitors.” Many users still leverage multiple reporting tools at work to capture new data every single day. This involves a lot of work, is time-consuming and may

Reasons Why You Should Be a Part of Yammer Enterprise Social Network

Build A More Connected and Engaged Network for Your Enterprise with Yammer Social Understanding the value of Yammer and why it can help your business grow? Yammer is the fastest growing private social network, working its way into enterprises for better collaboration, faster decision, and team building. Implementing of Yammer brings people together, integrating conversation,

Crystal Gazing into the Future of Office 365 This Year

‘To believe the old penchant of foretellers, only a crystal ball can give a perfect beholding to what tomorrow’s sun would shine upon and what would be left in darkness to rot.’ As we winded up the year 2016 and attempted predictions for the coming year, all eyes were curious to see what 2017 has

Introducing Intranet Portal Solution of Modern Age

Having served our global clients as IT consultants for many years, we understand how tough it is for an IT Head to choose from a pool of solutions, available in the market. Designing, developing and managing intranet portals are not only costly but also extremely time-consuming. Besides, it also requires time and money for maintenance

Delineating Top 4 Future Trends of Cloud Movement for 2017

By end of the year 2016, a lot of hype created towards cloud technology and its success, settled down as it already made way to “the most talked about topic” of global tech-town. Despite, much uncertainty regarding its success, slowly and gradually, the journey of cloud movement achieved a few milestones, spreading its wings across,

Azure Leads the Public Choice of Cloud: Survey 2017

In a hard-hitting battle between the big giants, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services, the former seems to have garnered the crown of success, astonishing all, as per the latest survey released by the end of March 2017. It was carried out by the UBM Research center and authorized by Sumo Logic, data analytics provider.

Decrypting the Evolution of 365Appz-Sharepoint Accelerator Kit

Back in 2001 when Microsoft launched SharePoint, it revolutionized the whole concept of document management and content management. Its release was a solution to many of problems that business houses faced related to the complex tasks of document management. For clients, SharePoint had its own share of struggles from budgeting for high licensing procuring cost,

365Appz SharePoint Accelerator Kit – Most Preferred Choice for SharePoint Portal Development

SharePoint online or Office 365, though providing the best solution amongst the rival cloud solutions, still has the same concerns that the client had with the on-premise implementation. Designing and developing portals based on SharePoint is a troublesome task. The process is costly and takes months for completion. At the end of the day, it

New feature: Office 365 Connectors

Office 365 Connectors is a new Office 365 feature that enables premium user experiences by bringing relevant interactive content from popular apps and services to Office 365 Groups in a configurable and contextual manner. End users will be able to view, discuss, and interact with this content right alongside their normal conversations and perform simple

New Feature: Enhanced Automatic Replies (Out of office) capabilities

Enhanced Automatic Replies from Outlook on the web is a new Office 365 feature. You’ll begin seeing this new feature over the coming weeks as Microsoft rolls it out. How does this affect me? When users set an automatic reply (Out of office) message with an end date in Outlook on the web, Outlook can now

Microsoft is removing the RSS feature from the Office 365 Service Health Dashboard

Microsoft will be removing the RSS feature from the Office 365 Service Health Dashboard, in June. This feature is currently only available in the classic Office 365 Admin Center experience, and will not be added to the new Admin Center. How does this affect me? You will no longer be able to subscribe to RSS

Display rating control in xslt list view webpart after migration from SP2010 to SP2013

  Make sure you have Ratings setting enabled in your list/ library.   As the rating field is not shown properly;   Add below link for XSLT; <xsl:include href=”/_layouts/15/xsl/blog.xsl”/> <xsl:include href=”/_layouts/15/xsl/internal.xsl”/> <xsl:include href=”/_layouts/15/xsl/fldtypes_Ratings.xsl”/>   Add below code for Rating; <xsl:call-template name=”emit_RatingsInitialization”/> <xsl:apply-templates

While migrating solutions and scripts from SP2010 to SP2013 “_spUserId” doesn’t work

When migrating solutions from and script from SharePoint 2010 to 2013, we ran into some weird error where we could not fetch the current logged in user with “_spUserId” anymore. var user = _spUserId As a workaround we used below; var user =

SharePoint 2013 BreadCrumb On Master Page

Let’s bring the breadcrumb back to SharePoint 2013! By default SharePoint 2013 design manager  doesn’t have a breadcrumb snippet . If you are going to build master page for sharepoint 2013 and wants breadcrumb in your master page, this was a very helpful feature to navigate back in your site and some users really miss

Bulk delete SharePoint List items using CSOM

SharePoint CSOM enables us to delete bulk list items using browser console. Scenario-1:  We have a list of records to be deleted from a SharePoint list and we do not want to delete record one by one. Scenario-2:  We want to delete the list and list already had cross the threshold limit and not allowing

Making shift from Web to Mobile Development

MOBILE APPS are the latest tool to reach customer faster and gain that extra mileage against competitors. The reason behind this change from web to mobile apps is the alarming rise in the usage of mobile users. Constant development in mobile smartphones, the plethora of mobile apps from different app stores and simultaneously rise in

SharePoint SPSiteDataQuery

SPSiteDataQuery is used to Query multiple lists or to read data from all the lists in a site collection. Get Combined result Below is the example to query multiple list data sources and get combined information in data

To set custom sub site icon in a custom master page.

I.e. For Sub Site – A: . For Sub Site – B: Below is the approach followed from me: Added below entry in master page but it was always resulting in wrong URL (404 URL not found) and referring to Site Collection URL (It was needed to refer sub site URL) <asp:Image runat=”server” id=”idMainSubSiteImageLink” CssClass=”subSiteIconData”

Apply Background image to SharePoint 2010 site

Add below lines of CSS and done!!! <style type=”text/css”> BODY { background-image:url(“bg.png”) !important; background-repeat:no-repeat; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent !important; }   .s4-ca { BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent !important; } .ms-alternating,.ms-gb,.ms-alternatingstrong { background-color: transparent !important; } .ms-WPHeader { background-color: transparent !important; }

Get extract of files modified after particular date from SharePoint library or folder within library (PowerShell script)

Function getFilesWithin($list) { foreach($item in $list.Items) { if ($folderURL -ne “”) { if ($item.Url.StartsWith($folderURL, “CurrentCultureIgnoreCase”)) { $targetFile = $item.file; if ($targetFile.TimeLastModified -ge (Get-Date $lastDate)){ $item.Name + “;” + $item.Url + “;” + “File;” + $($targetFile.TimeLastModified).ToString(‘dd/MM/yyyy’) | Out-File $logWrite -Append } else { write-host -f green “Not changed

How to update SharePoint’s Group Owner using PowerShell

#Enter the site URL for which the group owner needs to be updated $webUrl = “http://test.company.com/man” Write-Output “Getting site object” $web = Get-SPWeb $webUrl Write-Output “Success” Write-Output “Getting User Group” $spGroups = $web.groups #Get the owner group $UserGroup = $spGroups | where {$_.Name -eq “User”} Write-Output “Success” foreach($group in $spGroups) { if($group.Name.StartsWith(“User”)) {

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