DirSync with Alternative UPN
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By: Tim King
Using DirSync with Password Sync is an efficient method to add, delete and manage users in Office 365, however one pre-requisite of DirSync is the User Principal Name (UPN) must have a routable address. Many organizations internal Domain structure use a non-routable address scheme, usually a .local or .int naming format. However, most of the users will have an e-mail address, which so happens to be routable and can become the user’s Office 365 Identity
A Tour of Azure Data Storage Mechanisms
Monday, January 26, 2015
By: Chris Plate
The Azure story around data storage has come a long way since Microsoft introduced its cloud platform over 5 years ago. There are a number of options now available, and it can be a bit difficult to decide upon the right tool for the job as they all have different characteristics. In this post, I'll give an overview of the primary built-in Azure data storage options that are currently available to perform long-term persistence of data, and briefly touch upon a few other avenues that could be helpful as well.
Through the Lens of the Customer
Friday, January 23, 2015
By: Mitch Weckop
When talking to clients and potential clients, it is important to look at the opportunity through the lens of the customer. Too many businesses get off-track by thinking and marketing with internal messages. As a result, the message is ineffective.
Cloud Migration and On-Premise Maintenance with a Hybrid Server
Thursday, January 22, 2015
By: Ben Metcalf
What do I need to do in my organization to ensure that I have communication with the existing environment? The answer could be as simple as putting in a new server. How can this help the existing organization to retain all the current functionality, and is a new server really necessary for the organization to use? The answer is posed as a question, what functionality does the organization need to keep in order for business to run smoothly without any issues?
Faster X++ Builds in CU7 Update of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 ERP
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
By: Erion Omeri
The compiler of the X++ language which is what you use in the Dynamics AX ERP system and the MorphX IDE is not exactly as sophisticated as Visual Studio’s compiler, mostly because of the complexity of the Dynamics AX ERP system. There are a few things to keep in mind in order to understand your issues which can be time-consuming to solve. In this blog post I will explain how the build process works in AX and give you some insights so that you can avoid some of the pain associated with the time consuming builds.
KnockoutJs – Computed Properties
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
By: Eric Ditter
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
By: Drew St. John
Some helpful guidance on patch management and strategic planning, including some things to avoid and some things to consider when revisiting or refreshing your current patch deployment approach.
Scenarios for Azure ML
Friday, January 9, 2015
By: Dale Mumper
One of the challenges that comes with new technology is trying to figure out how to apply it. Now that Microsoft has released Azure Machine Learning, the logical next question is “How do I use it here?” I present examples from three different industries, (healthcare, manufacturing, and insurance) that can help set the paradigm for getting started with Azure ML.
Content Query to Content Search Web Part
Thursday, January 8, 2015
By: Sarah Wegner
The Content Query and Content Search web parts allow end users to dynamically display cross site content, but each has a set of limitations. I’ll try to explain those differences to help you choose which is right for you, and how to get started with the Content Search Web Part.
iOS – Image Assets to Support Multiple Devices
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
By: Shaun Hankermeyer
Working with assets in iOS can be confusing. You need multiple versions of your asset to support multiple devices. This blog post will help you get started with some guidelines and tips for using app icons, launch images, backgrounds, and other images.
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