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Reg Tait's avatar

User interfaces are an important part of any product because that’s the part a customer experiences.

Power BI in the NHS

I was asked to write a blog, my first ever. So, I thought I’d share the various aspects of the discussions I have with NHS organisations about Power BI. (A non-technical view, may I add).

Oliver Chan's avatar

Power BI Desktop update – feature of the month (Apr 18)

This month Microsoft released 14 updates for Power BI: 5 reporting | 2 analytics | 3 data connectivity | 4 other

Mark Robinson's avatar

Solving business problems first

As a developer, I’m often in meetings where users are discussing their requirement to build a mobile application or their requirement to build an intranet application; which is fine but I believe the correct approach should be to separate the functionality discussions from the interface discussions.

Dan Wanless's avatar

Hadron digital workplace review, by James Dellow

These days intranet solutions for SharePoint come in all sorts of flavours, however many of them are intended only to solve internal communication needs or, in other cases, have been intentionally designed to hide the complexity of SharePoint behind a custom interface.

Oliver Chan's avatar

Data capture in Power BI

We recently completed some development work for a customer who wanted to display Power BI reports and dashboards and capture associated commentary and data through one common interface.

Mark Robinson's avatar

70-20-10 approach to Power BI development

The context: On starting a Power BI development project, most if not all the talk will be about reports and dashboards. This naturally means that reports and dashboards are seen as the deliverable’s of the project, particularly by the stakeholders and end users.

Mark Robinson's avatar

Microsoft Teams - hints and tips

Microsoft Teams is a fairly recent addition to Office 365, pitched as the go-to collaboration and teamwork space. It has a straightforward set of features to help small, active teams work together and is focused on speed and agility rather than process and control.

Simon Hudson's avatar

Intranet redesign

Use Top Tasks to focus your intranet redesign

Oliver Chan's avatar

Power BI - feature of the month

The feature we’ve picked out as the highlight for this month is bookmarking.

Mark Robinson's avatar

Video: Content and Collaboration in Office 365

With so many collaboration options on Office 365, it can be hard to know where content should sit, and how to guide owners and employees to make appropriate choices on what tools to use and where to store content.

Oliver Chan's avatar

Email and Outlook best practice

Email is no longer the business enabler it once was. Too many people receive more email in a day than they can read. Important information is lost in the noise of irrelevant or less important emails. It becomes impossible to notice or find the critical information when you need it.

Simon Hudson's avatar

I’m a recovering SharePoint addict

Hello, I'm Simon and I have a problem. 10 years ago, I fell in with a bad crowd and started doing SharePoint.

Simon Hudson's avatar

What about the humble file - there’s more to life than documents

This is effectively Part Three in a series of blogs on managing content across the organisation, as part of moving to a cloud. I’ve previously mused on Microsoft Teams and Office 365 Groups, as well as the complex issue of ‘Putability’.

Simon Hudson's avatar

Power BI Premium explained in pictures

The release of Power BI Premium in June 2017 was a major milestone for Microsoft and its flagship BI platform; however, Premium continues to cause some confusion to some. So what’s the difference between Free, Pro and Premium?

Mark Robinson's avatar

‘Putability’ - More thoughts on Office 365 for collaboration

My thinking has evolved a little further with regards to using Office 365 collaboration since my last blog. This is driven by some further investigation into the recent upgrades to Office 365 Groups and Microsoft Teams.

Simon Hudson's avatar

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