Month: August 2021

Get started with GitHub and Azure DevOps

Adopting the tools and mindset of DevOps can facilitate development efficiency, boost productivity, and increase the rate at which products can be brought to market.

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Maximize Your Power BI, Tableau, and Qlik Investments

Many organizations are adapting to unprecedented changes by becoming digital-first both in their external-facing organizational practices and in their back-end data. Download this e-book now to learn how to maximize your Power BI, Tableau, and Qlik tools.

Azure DevOps vs. GitHub: Comparing the Microsoft DevOps tools

When diving into the world of DevOps tools, it’s important to remember that Microsoft Azure DevOps and GitHub each offer unique value as well as overlapping capabilities. You could use one or both together, depending on your specific needs. Learn the history of these two DevOps tools, the specific advantages of each, and how to get started using them.

NSW: Affording a device in every hand

Integration with other apps is the key to @MicrosoftTeams success. Users appreciate seamless transitions between the Teams app and other Microsoft apps, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and OneNote, just to name a few. Meeting attendees have everything they need to collaborate, plan, and work—and it’s all at an affordable price point. View this video to learn how one organization in Australia capitalized on integration and affordability by choosing Teams.

ANU: Collaborative research and data sharing

Open source software and open sharing have become crucial tools for modern scientific research. Bigger datasets require faster algorithms to analyze them, and sharing data allows researchers to avoid siloed pipelines, as well as validate their findings more quickly. Learn how Australian National University is empowering its genome researchers by leveraging digital collaboration tools powered by Microsoft #Azure to drive faster breakthroughs.

Spotlight on ‘Teams as a Platform’ at Virtual Microsoft Build 2020

You may be hearing buzz about announcements made in late May about Microsoft Teams and especially its integration with Power Platform.

In his article, “Spotlight on ‘Teams as a Platform’ at Virtual Microsoft Build 2020,” Patrick Moorhead explains highlights, such as app development and management and scheduling improvements within Teams. For example, users in Power BI can click Share to Teams to import and share reports (or parts of reports). “By integrating these two tools [Teams and Power Platform], Teams is now essentially a full-blown platform,” writes Moorhead. Read his entire article for all the highlights!

The scientist, the engineer, and the warehouse

Data science, which broadly covers machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data, are capturing headlines as more people understand and benefit from its capabilities. Fewer organizations, however, address the managerial and architectural changes needed to support emerging trends.

What do data scientists, data engineers, and data warehousing have to do with this? Check out this free e-book to find out how your organization could benefit from upping its data game. Contact NIS for more information.

Accelerate developer velocity using any platform, any language, and any cloud

Teams that adopt DevOps culture, practices, and tools become high-performing—building better products faster for greater customer satisfaction. This improved collaboration and productivity is essential to achieve business goals such as accelerating time to market, adapting to the market and competition, maintaining system stability and reliability, and improving the mean time to recovery.

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How AI is finding patterns and anomalies in your data

As artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) become more developed, organizations are discovering innovative ways to use these technologies to help them identify actionable insights and drive greater efficiency. In this article, you’ll learn about the pattern-matching capabilities of #AI and how they are being implemented to help businesses uncover the true potential of their data, empowering them with new perspectives about their businesses processes.

UNDP drives innovation in fleet management through IoT

When a UN organization needed a new level of security and efficiency around every aspect of managing its roughly 3,000 vehicle fleet, who did it turn to for help? Access this customer story to learn how #Microsoft delivered on the agency’s goals, and how Azure, Power BI, and the Internet of Things (IoT) can help your organization as well. Contact NIS for more information about these services.

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