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Tableau Acquires Infographics Startup Infoactive

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Tableau

Tableau Software today announced it has acquired Infoactive, an infographics web app startup based in Montreal.

“Our goal at Infoactive was to blend our passion for data and design to help people make sense of information,” said Trina Chiasson, CEO of Infoactive. “We’ve always admired Tableau’s mission to help people see and understand data and we’re thrilled to work together to pursue our shared vision.”

The Time for Cloud is Now

The Time for Cloud is Now

Contrary to what some might have thought, cloud technology isn’t going anywhere. By the end of 2015, cloud spending will surpass $180 billion with over 60 percent of companies using cloud technology for IT-related operations. What was once considered a fad, has gained more permanent standing and continues to gain momentum. Of all new spending on cloud technology, 59 percent is originating in North American companies, with acceleration through 2016. According to a recent survey, over the next five years, there will likely be a 44 percent annual growth in public cloud use. Why?

Support Corner Webcast: Common Scenarios in OneDrive for Business

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Microsoft SharePoint

In this presentation, Rory Lenertz & Brian Bishop talk introduce you to the basics of using and troubleshooting OneDrive for Business: using and updating the sync app, understanding sync limitations, working with the OneDrive for Business site and common troubleshooting scenarios for these and other associated topics.

The Mustache of JavaScript HTML Generation

Especially on web pages that rely heavily on front end logic, the problem arises where we have to generate dynamic HTML and inject it into the DOM via JavaScript. JavaScript code that generates HTML markup is not only hard to read, but it also violates the concept of separating driving logic and presentation of a web page. 

I personally have seen a lot of clunky JavaScript code that builds HTML based on dynamic data (e.g. JSON received by AJAX calls). Here is an example of how dynamic HTML generation can get out of hand:

Tips to Consider When Seeking Your Next Developer

Tips to Consider When Seeking Your Next Developer

When hiring a programmer to join your company, you are seeking out an individual with the right skillset and personality to add to your team. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the market, many of the top programmers are not on the market and rarely have to apply for positions. Rather, they are sought out for positions and funneled in through connections, networking and professional recommendations.

When your company is seeking its next star developer, it is important to steer clear of the following five hiring blunders:

3 ways healthcare providers are transforming data from information to insight

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Tableau

You work hard to cure patients every day. Is your data doing everything it can to help too?

Big city hospitals and rural clinics share more than the goal to deliver outstanding patient care. Both strive to accomplish this against the backdrop of unrelenting pressure for cost containment, resource maximization, regulatory compliance and safety considerations.

Unlocking your Sales Data with User-Driven BI

Unlocking your Sales Data with User-Driven BI

You don’t need to be a mechanic to drive a car. Therefore, why should you need to be an IT professional to access enterprise data and insight? This white paper demonstrates the rise of business discovery roles in unlocking the power of sales data with user-driven BI and introduces how sales teams are enabled by five essential components for successful business discovery.

Going One Step Farther

Going One Step Farther

An important part of any hiring process is interviews. Whether on the phone or in-person, they will be able to tell you much more than a resume or job application might. It is during an interview that the skills and positions portrayed on the resume and application can be followed up on in more detail, to see if their experience matches the skill set you desire for your current opening. What exactly does having three years’ experience in a specific technical stack mean to them versus what it might mean to your company?

7 Trends in the Cloud

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Platform & Cloud Solutions

Cloud computing and hosted solutions have forever changed how companies operate. As cloud solutions become a standard in business infrastructure, people are looking for cloud adoption strategies that work. This eBook covers:

  • How cloud data and on-premise data work together
  • Why IT is now championing the cloud
  • Why data fortresses are relics of the past
  • How identity works across different services

Smart Business Practices: Using CRM Improve Business Analytics, Save Time

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM

In recent years, Wipro has seen a significant economic slowdown and slower traction with global customers. However, it has maintained its leadership, growing at 20 percent CAGR over the last six years. A prime reason for this is to be found in its journey with CRM. From a platform standpoint, it grew from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011. From a process maturity view, it has over 80 percent active users. 

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