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Conditionally Installing EDI Party Agreements within BTDF

Kevin Morillo

We heavily use the BizTalk Deployment Framework to aid in the deployment of simple to complex BizTalk solutions.  One of the greatest benefits is the ability to run custom deployment tasks and scripts.  In previous blogs we have shown how to run…

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Educators, Increase Collaboration and Professional Development with New Office 365 Education Updates

As part of Microsoft’s Education announcement in April, we announced new experiences and updates to Office 365 Education coming this summer that will make it easier for teachers to manage their classroom and collaborate with peers, and for them or…

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Microsoft Planner Ready for Showtime

Today marks the general availability of Microsoft Planner. Over the next several weeks, Planner will roll out to all eligible Office 365 customers worldwide. This includes Office 365 Enterprise E1–E5, Business Essentials, Premium and Education subscription plans.
All users with eligible…

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The 6 Not-So-Obvious Reasons a Project Plan Fails

Tallan Partner

Bad projects are expensive. In fact, organizations lose a whopping $109 million for every $1 billion invested in projects and programs, according to a Project Management Institute (PMI) study. And the bigger the projects are, the harder they fall. Large…

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Missing Segments When Mapping to Dell Boomi EDI Profile

Paul Gutierrez

On one of our current projects after completing initial development we got to a point where we needed to test our Boomi application to see how it could handle very large EDI files. For our first test we tested an…

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Mobile-first, cloud-first makes Microsoft a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms

Tallan Partner

In the few months since Microsoft acquired Xamarin, Scott Guthrie and I have laid out our roadmap that builds on the complementary strengths in mobile development and cloud services that made our companies great partners for years. I’m excited to…

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Connecting anything to anything: How the MuleSoft team got a Commodore 64 to tweet

When MuleSoft engineering recently organized a two-day internal hackathon, our team of four:

Jeff Harris – Principal Engineer
James Hall – Interaction Designer
Steven Butt – Senior Software Engineer
James Nieper – Senior DevOps Engineer

immediately got to work brainstorming what to build.  Very quickly…

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Office Telemetry – Overview of the set up prerequisites

Jason Zandri

One of the objectives of the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification for Office 365 (70-347 exam – Enabling Office 365 Services) is:

Set up telemetry and reporting

Enable telemetry through Group Policy, set up telemetry service, report user issues, and deploy…

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The future of video conferencing – 3 trends breathing new life into a decades old industry

For decades, video conferencing has been a nice-to-have feature for most businesses, but not a necessity. Thanks to advances in both hardware and software—as well as the growing demand for visual communications among millennials in the workforce—that’s all about to…

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How to Safely Insert a String of Text Into a Biztalk Message

Brian Mulhall

Recently while working on a Biztalk project there was a number of suspended instances that were appearing in the Biztalk Admin Console, after some investigation in to the cause of these suspended instances it was determined that the orchestrations were…

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