December 21, 2016
First look: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for CRM users
During November Microsoft unveiled and provided a first look at Dynamics 365, showing off the capabilities customers can expect from the latest generation of intelligent business applications. In this post I’ll focus on what these changes mean for Microsoft Dynamics CRM users.
December 18, 2016
Solving data warehouse problems with Cortana Analytics
Adrian Simpson, Theta Analytics Practice Lead, recently attended the first ever Cortana Analytics Workshop at Microsoft HQ in Redmond. At the workshop he heard from some of the Microsoft developers working on the various components of the Cortana Analytics suite, and had the opportunity to get some hands on experience too.
December 14, 2016
Introduction to Logic Apps
Logic Apps is the Azure Integration Platform as a Server (iPaaS) solution from Microsoft. It aims to automate business processes connecting to systems that exist both in the cloud and on-premises, by orchestrating calls to system APIs, using a vast set of out-of-the-box connectors plus a large number of Microsoft Azure resources. Logic Apps also allows you to use your own APIs and legacy web services, leveraging your existing services and APIs ecosystem.
December 1, 2016
Theta tour of Auckland: second edition
It’s been 2 years since our first sightseeing bus tour and in that time we’ve had a number of people join our Auckland office who were new to New Zealand. The first Auckland sightseeing tour had been a hit, so we decided it was time to do it again!
November 29, 2016
“I like solving problems.” Meet Saipriya Krishna, our new BI Manager and Location Manager in Wellington
Saipriya Krishna (known to most as Sai) has recently taken on the dual roles of BI Manager and Location Manager in Wellington. Moments into the new roles, the Kaikoura earthquake struck. This has kept her busy - making sure her team were safe and had a safe place to work. Now the dust is settling, it seemed like a good opportunity to get to know Sai a bit better…
November 29, 2016
Red Nose Day fundraisers for Cure Kids and Red Cross Kaikoura earthquake appeal
We raised a stunning $1,711 for Cure Kids at two Red Nose Day fundraising lunches in Auckland and Christchurch, with Wellington staff supporting the cause too with online donations. It was great to see so many people get into the spirit of the day – like the red nose wearing members of the project office pictured here.
November 21, 2016
Internet of things (IoT) with Cortana, Raspberry Pi and a weather sensor
In this post Leila Etaati explores the internet of things to see how we can collect information from different devices, sensors and applications, track data changes via software and even react to those changes. Then we can use machine learning to further analyse the data.
November 15, 2016
What’s new for SharePoint 2016 on premises
SharePoint has undergone many changes since its first release in 2001. Now with its latest on-premises version (SharePoint Server 2016) released, organisations should be looking at how to move their existing SharePoint 2013 platform to the latest 2016 version along with solutions built on the platform.