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Tallan's Top Technologists Share Their Thoughts on Today's Technology Challenges

Enhanced QNXT Integration – EDI Transformation and Tracking

TriZetto’s QNXT is a widely adopted platform for claim processing and membership administration. QNXT relies on the Microsoft stack, particularly BizTalk, .Net and SQL Server, to process and store EDI messages.
These technologies give developers many tools for customizing and tracking HIPAA…

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Integrating Braintree Auth Allows Customers to Connect Their Braintree Account to Your Platform

Devin Clark

Braintree Auth is a new feature of Braintree that allows customers to link their personal Braintree accounts to a company’s platform. This technology allows the company to do all the heavy lifting by reading transactions and processing payments on the…

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Microsoft Researcher Translates Defense Intelligence to Business Intelligence

Tallan Partner

 
On June 7, 2010, Christopher White attended a kickoff meeting in suburban Washington D.C. for a project to rapidly develop and deploy big data analytics and visualization tools to aid the war effort in Afghanistan.

“In Chris’s mind, he was going…

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Working with Temporal Tables in SQL Server 2016 (Part 2)

Lenni Lobel

In my previous post, I introduced the concept of temporal data, and explained at a high level how SQL Server 2016 implements temporal tables. This post dives into the details of exactly how you create and query temporal tables.
Let’s start…

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Managing Cloud Security: Four Key Questions to Evaluate your Security Position

Tallan Partner

As cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) continue to transform the global economy, businesses recognize that securing enterprise data must be viewed as an ongoing process. Securing the ever-expanding volume, variety, and sources of data is not easy;…

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APIs: A Culture Shift for the Enterprise

Tallan Partner

When we hear the word “disruption” we usually think of start-ups taking over a particular space through an innovative approach. Instead of renting an expensive hotel room or car, start-up companies utilize the power of the shared economy and built…

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Overview of the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification for Office 365 – Part two – Exam 70-347

This is the second of two blog posts on the Tallan blog in my overview of the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification for Office 365. I set up this two part posting as an overview of the certification, an…

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IM on it – Why Instant Messaging is Collaboration’s Secret Weapon

Tallan Partner

Implementing an instant messaging platform is important for productivity for teams of all sizes. Enabling a system for quick, informal, easy-to-reference and mobile chats keeps teams connected for nimble collaborations—resulting in a major value-add to your business.
How much value, exactly?…

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Introducing Temporal Tables in SQL Server 2016 (Part 1)

Lenni Lobel

SQL Server 2016 introduces System Version Tables, which is the formal name for the long awaited temporal data feature. In this blog post (part 1) I’ll explain what temporal is all about, and my next post will walk you through…

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Leveraging Email and Time Analytics to Maximize Efficiency

Tallan Partner

A steady barrage of emails can quickly turn a manageable to-do list into a workday nightmare. Those dozens (or hundreds) of messages disrupt your focus, intensify stress levels and generally throw a wrench in your ideal workflow. If you’re not…

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