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Published: February 5, 2019

Exchange End of Life Cycle: Migration Strategies

Yup, only 343 more days. No, not until your next 2-week long holiday break. No not until you break your 2020 New Year’s resolution. You only have 343 more days to keep running your Exchange 2010 environment with extended support! […]

Published: March 12, 2019

Challenges for OneDrive Sync within SharePoint 2019

Workplace flexibility is one of the key components of the future of work. To facilitate this, it’s essential that people can easily access and collaborate in and outside their organizations from anywhere, on any device, in a secure way. SharePoint […]

Published: June 25, 2019

From InfoPath to PowerApps and Flow

News of support for InfoPath ending on the 13th of July 2021 and extended support on the 14th of July, 2026, caught InfoPath users by surprise. InfoPath allowed those with limited IT skills to create electronic forms and workflows, giving them […]

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Published: October 13, 2021

An Introduction to SAP Activate and the Fit-to-Standard Mindset

SAP Activate is a methodology. It lays down, logically, the roadmap to follow when executing an SAP implementation – from the project scope to going live.[…]

Published: July 16, 2021

Build an Intelligent Enterprise with Automation

Digital transformation can be traced backed to the late 1990s as Y2K issues propelled organizations toward process optimization and automation. With the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and […]

Published: July 01, 2021

SAP Mobile Platform: Helping Enterprise Build Mobile Strategy from Mobile Moments

A “mobile moment,” according to Gartner, is each time someone texts, opens an app or uses their mobile as a “mobile moment.” Each moment is an opportunity for a business to engage with the users and build its mobile strategy.[…]

Published: June 23, 2021

Empowering your SAP Eco-System with Self-Enablement

Self-enablement seeks to empower a person or team to perform tasks independently. The objective is to equip them, with not only knowledge and skills but also the tools and resources required to make them self-reliant […]

Published: April 09, 2021

Making Mergers and Acquisitions Possible in the COVID Era

COVID-19 caught the world by surprise and businesses were unprepared. Mergers and Acquisitions(M&A) which are infamously challenging even in normal times had to fend with newer, never-before issues in this most unusual of situations.[…]

Published: March 18, 2021

GxP Compliance for SAP HLS-A Primer

Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals are one of the most important and highly regulated sectors that operate on critical products and services. As per recent statistics, the US spends 18% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on Healthcare with an […]

Published: February 26, 2021

Intelligent Automation Scalability using the Plus RPA Approach

Many businesses are challenged with scaling RPA within their organization. One of the contributing factors is the focus on the output of RPA or the digital worker, rather than the holistic enablement of the organization and automation[…]

Published: February 19, 2021

SAP Cloud Migration: Path to Becoming an Intelligent Enterprise

Cloud adoption has been seeing a steady uptake and 2020 has only hastened the process. Very few businesses today can dispute the importance, urgency and need to move to the cloud. At the same time, there is significant apprehension over the […]

Published: March 3, 2020

Transforming businesses with S/4HANA

We’re entering a new era of digital transformation, and forward-thinking businesses are working on strategies that are focused on how to move faster, be more responsive, less manual, and more transparent. Tackling this strategy is often futile without reinventing the core with […]

Published: April 2, 2019

Accelerate Your Transition to SAP S/4HANA Cloud With 5 Easy Steps

Today, SAP S/4HANA Cloud has become the digital core of an enterprise, supporting businesses on their digital transformation journey. A real-time enterprise resource management suite, it is one of the cornerstones for digital businesses that want […]

Published: July 9, 2019

SAP S/4HANA – The Benefits of Cloud Implementation

As more organizations turn digital, the cloud becomes unarguably important. With a vast array of benefits offered, including rapid implementation, flexibility, scalability, lower While SAP has positioned their S/4HANA solution as the digital core for the Intelligent Enterprise, the […]

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Published: December 4, 2018

Agile and SAP S/4HANA: Considerations for Implementation

Did you know that Agile approaches and SAP S/4HANA are going to supersede the traditional SAP approach? Well, it is now confirmed that by 2025, the backbone of ERP for most of the organizations will be sunsetted and replaced by much more […]

Published: November 13, 2018

Demystifying BW/4HANA for businesses

In this era of big data, data warehouse technology continues to evolve in attempt to match the relentless march of end-user expectations. These are driven by consumer technology and software that is miles ahead of the corporate world. For the business warehousing space, this has […]

Published: October 9, 2018

Three Free Ways to Promote Your Indie Software Application that Work

Contributing writer: Travis Healy, Business Development Manager, Microexcel CSD Division; Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse So…a bit of background. I was part of an indie game development team as a producer, charged with a specific area of focus […]

Published: September 11, 2018

The Power of Storytelling in Business – 3 Understated Keys

Contributing writer: Travis Healy, Business Development Manager, Microexcel CSD Division; Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse Imagine this if you will… You and I are meeting for lunch. It’s our first meeting, and you’re potentially interested in the services my […]

Published: August 14, 2018

The Number One Reason Why Corporate Translation Initiatives Fail

Contributing writer: Travis Healy, Business Development Manager, Microexcel CSD Division; Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse To expand the reach of your global content delivery initiatives, translation is of course a must. Whether you deliver your message by localizing web content, […]

Published: July 10, 2018

Hitting the Mark with NativeScript | A Practical Application

By Devin Soper, Lead Writer, Microexcel CSD The Impact of an Unfinished App A few months ago, the Custom Software Development team of Microexcel was introduced to a company located in Utah with a proposed inventive goal setting and accountability […]

Published: June 12, 2018

EIM In the Age of HANA

Maintenance costs of traditional ECM platforms can reach hundreds of thousands or millions of an annual budget. This doesn’t include hardware, administration, backups, etc. Plus, if you have SAP data, the storage size can be immense. In this month’s Tuesday Perspectives, we will […]

Published: May 1, 2018

Invest in the Right Open Source Technology to Eliminate Duplicate Efforts when Developing Native Mobile Applications

While NativeScript can help you build cross-platform, native iOS and Android apps without web views, many organizations haven’t caught on yet. In today’s Tuesday Perspectives blog post, the Custom Software Development division of Microexcel […]

Published: April 3, 2018

How to Create User Defined Lists with Advanced Find in Microsoft Dynamics 365

For the April blog post, we wanted to showcase a quick video blog from Customer Dynamics, a Microexcel company, which provides a tutorial on leveraging the powerful feature of Advanced Find in Microsoft Dynamics 365 to […]

Published: March 6, 2018

Get a hold of the upcoming GDPR compliance with the features and controls of Office 365!

In the February Tuesday Perspectives blog post, a Question and Answer (Q&A) format was published on the overview of the upcoming GDPR compliance. We had many inquiries come in asking about how Office 365 […]

Published: February 6, 2018

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance – Q&A – What It Means To You

With the onset of hacking and data breaches more common than not, a new regulation has been implemented that requires organizations to change how they gather, use, and govern data. This month’s blog post focuses on a […]

Published: January 9, 2018

Embrace the contingent workforce strategy as an essential part of talent planning for 2018

It used to be that the word “outsourcing” had a negative connotation. But as companies have changed their business models, outsourcing what is not core to the business made perfect sense. From a staffing perspective, […]

Published: December 5, 2017

5 Things that Derail Great Mobile App Ideas & How to Avoid Them

Contributing writer: Travis Healy, Business Development Manager, Microexcel CSD Division; Originally published on October 30, 2017 on LinkedIn Pulse “I have a GREAT idea for an app…!” That’s typically how the process begins. You or a […]

Published: November 7, 2017

Unified Service Desk with Session Management in Microsoft Dynamics CRM and inContact

In a casual survey by Customer Dynamics, a Microexcel Company, conference attendees were asked how many applications their customer service agents typically use to service customers. The low answer was five, with some respondents answering with […]

Published: October 3, 2017

The Future of User Interfaces – Science Fiction Becomes Reality

When we consider what the future holds, the possibilities are endless. From curing diseases to inhabiting other planets; it’s limitless. One thing in common is how technology plays a role in everything. As a follow up from our September […]

Published: September 5, 2017

Ten tips for designing a stellar User Interface (UI) for your mobile application

Effective User Interface (UI) design requires strategic design concepts to deliver the most engaging and unique user experience. This is especially applicable for mobile applications. According to TechCrunch, there will be over 5 million mobile applications available […]

Published: August 1, 2017

The Power of Microsoft Flow – Key Questions and Answers

Microsoft Flow was released in Q4 2016 and since then, there have been hundreds of organizations across 139 countries using the cloud-based service that makes it simple to automate common tasks and business processes across your applications and services, such as […]

Published: July 11, 2017

Change the productivity landscape with workflow automation software integrated with SharePoint

Workflow automation is the single fastest Return on Investment (ROI) you can gain out of your SharePoint investment. When tackling workflow challenges in SharePoint, organizations typically have three options. The first is to utilize out-of-the-box capabilities, the second […]

Published: June 6, 2017

The Top 10 Pitfalls of Application Management Services

This blog post is an excerpt of Microexcel’s newly published whitepaper: The Top 10 Pitfalls of Application Management Services (and How to avoid them). Download the full whitepaper now! IT outsourcing is ubiquitous and Application Management Services […]

Published: May 2, 2017

Why Scrum is still one of the best project management methodologies today

Project Management Approach While many organizations are adept in leveraging a variety of the industry’s best methodologies and tools for managing software and design projects, by far the best methodology for software development and/or interface design projects […]

Published: April 4, 2017

Collaboration Confusion: Understanding Microsoft Teams and Why it Exists

Really Microsoft? ANOTHER social app? This was how many of us reacted when we first heard of Microsoft Teams. For years, Microsoft has been building or buying tools that are intended to open up the rigid structure of an enterprise, breaking […]

Published: March 7, 2017

How to Tackle Open Source Test Automation

Choosing the best tools (some of them are free) for Web-based and mobile test automation If you are confused or overwhelmed by the growth and availability of new open source tools, you are certainly not alone. Even if you are already using test […]

Published: February 7, 2017

The Holy Grail is Finding and Implementing Business Intelligence, Planning and Predictive Analytics in One Platform

With the pace of business continuing to accelerate at warp speed, there is a growing focus on data utilization to direct planning and use predictive analytics for competitive advantage. Business Intelligence (BI) is a critical […]

Published: January 17, 2017

Tired of Jumping Between Analytics Products to Get BI Answers

Stop waiting on IT for BI answers, there’s a better, faster, less costly solution As innovative companies exploit the content in their massive data warehouses or on local servers to create data-driven analytics solutions that drive business strategies, they […]

Published: January 3, 2017

Your Open Source New Year’s Resolution for 2017 – Making it Successful in Your Organization

The success of commercial open source use has helped to build and strengthen the open source community throughout the years. Once an open source project is live in an organization, the excitement of open […]

Published: December 20, 2016

Don’t Overlook the Value of Open Source for Your 2017 Development Strategy

Open Source model considered a supply chain imperative for using critical assets: Organizational and Institutional Knowledge Organizations worldwide frequently overlook the value of institutional knowledge as one of their most valuable assets in managing their core business. […]

Published: December 6, 2016

Who’s Winning the Battle Between Open Source Software vs. Proprietary and Why

Open source is the modern model of architecture and the engine for innovation The shift to open source software (OSS) is one of the most important current trends in technology, yet surprisingly little is discussed when compared […]

Published: November 22, 2016

5 Reasons Developers Should Consider Testing-as-a-Service Model to Reduce Costs and Time-to-Market

Rapid software deployments and positive customer experiences drive next generation testing services Read Part I There is an increased focus on testing as consumers continue to become less tolerant of applications with errors. To successfully test business […]

Published: November 8, 2016

Move Over Traditional Testing Environments, Testing-as-a-Service Can Yield a 10-20% Cost Reduction

New model increases accuracy, saves costs and decreases time to market Since the inception of software testing in the 1950s, the science has made great progress. It had to because of the ever changing nature of software […]

Published: October 25, 2016

8 Tips on What Features to Look for When Updating or Implementing Your Telemedicine Ecosystem

Newer products are designed to work across EMR systems, be customized, and link to networks of specialists Like any technological advance, telemedicine solutions for hospital systems, medical centers, ACOs, multispecialty clinics and health plans […]

Published: October 11, 2016

Some experts view telemedicine as a key to improved patient engagement and empowerment

Innovation in Telemedicine: The New Frontier of Consumer Healthcare? Some experts view telemedicine as a key to improved patient engagement and empowerment It may be surprising to many that modern telemedicine has been traced back to 1905 when Dutch physician, Willem Einthoven, performed long distance transfers of electrocardiograms. (History of […]

Published: September 27, 2016

A Holistic Path to HR Transformation and Employee Engagement

Low unemployment globally has added a new intensity to the talent wars, to finding, hiring and retaining top talent to move businesses forward to accomplish their growth goals. These factors are driving human resource departments to transform their processes and the way […]

Published: September 13, 2016

Are Your HR Processes Causing a Lack of Employee Engagement

Even the experts seem to disagree on the engagement levels of employees. A Gallup survey at the end of 2015 found that only 32 percent of employees were considered to be engaged in their jobs. A similar study that […]

Published: August 30, 2016

How to Win the War for Domestic or Global Talent

Everything in business starts and stops with people. With the U.S. unemployment rate at 4.7 percent and other countries at similar rates (China 4.04 percent, India 4.7 percent, Germany 4.2 percent, and UK 5.1 percent), finding talented employees in […]

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