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Creating a Cosmos DB for our Wildlife ID Project

This post is part of a series. If you want to work on creating your own Wildlife ID environment, start here! We will start by provisioning a Cosmos DB environment for our application. First, login to your Azure environment and navigate to Cosmos DB and create a new database. Then, progress in creating your Cosmos […]

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An Architecture for Modern Cloud Education and Wildlife Identification

A few years ago I got an idea… there were birds on my bird feeder that I didn’t know the name of. There were some times of the year they showed up and others where they didn’t. I wanted to get a better understanding of why certain birds showed up at certain times, where the […]

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Microsoft Dynamics Unified Interface – Transition Learnings

Over the past few months, we have helped many companies with their transition to the new Microsoft Dynamics Unified Interface. As we have been executing these transitions, I’ve discovered it is not always as straight forward as you might expect. Microsoft offers some out-of-the-box model-driven apps that can be utilized, however in my experience, creating a custom app and redesigning the navigation, forms and other areas within Dynamics really provides the best possible user experience tailored to a client’s business.

 

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Beer 30: Product Development with Kyle Stevens

I had a great conversation with Kyle Stevens from Northwestern Mutual on Product Development. We talked about modern development, approach, jobs theory, and requirements.

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Smart Restart: Your Employees

A conversation around Smart Restart and the impact on employees. We talk about Smart Restart testing with Power Apps, bots, and staffing considerations.

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COVID Survival Kit: Leadership and Engagement

I had the opportunity to interview the CEO of the Milwaukee Tech Hub, talking about leadership in the response to COVID, the tech economy, skilling/re-skilling, and what employers need to know.

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COVID Survival Kit: Demand & Inventory

I interviewed Michael Walton on Demand and Inventory centric to AI, Microsoft tech, business survival and other topics. Great conversation with a great guest talking about helping businesses maximize their opportunity to succeed in a challenging world.

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Building a Simple Smart Restart Bot with Teams & Azure QnA Maker

You’re returning to work and you want to get your Smart Restart off the ground, but you are concerned about a flood of requests hitting your service desk. You want to create something that will provide immediate value but has a low time to implement. We had the same problem and started with a simple […]

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How Tech Can Accelerate Your Start Resmart

To kick off Smart Restart, we welcomed Concurrency's UX Architect Damon Sanchez and Technical Architect Anthony Escobedo where they discussed Power Apps and low-code, no-code options to create meaningful and safe environments for returning to the workplace. Damon explains how infusing empathy and technology can provide comfort and efficiency in the face of uncertainty, while Anthony dives into the real-world examples of applications already being utilized by companies with the help of Concurrency to ensure they're ready to move into their work stations again. 

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