The Current Situation Today, organizations continue the transition to cloud computing as part of their digital transformation journey and become highly productive organizations in their respective industry. While transitioning to cloud computing demonstrates agility, scalability, cost-effectiveness, and performance, the challenge is strengthening their security foundation and reducing risk. While vendors, such as Microsoft, provide the best-in-class measures and features for tightening the organization’s security foundation, the ultimate responsibility belongs to the specific organization. Of course, organizations will take precautionary steps […]

Microsoft 365 is the best-in-class enterprise communication and collaboration solution, allowing your organization to become highly productive within and outside of the organization. In brief, Microsoft 365 is compromised of various products and workloads, from utilizing Exchange for email and Microsoft Teams for instant messaging and telephony to SharePoint Online for developing your intranet and Yammer for inter-organizational social interaction. So, now that your organization utilizes Microsoft 365, the best-in-class enterprise communication and collaboration solution, what is your next step? […]

Hello, Power Platform Devs! In this blog post, I’d like to highlight my learning experience with the AIS HUB Team that you can take advantage of to get started with Power Platform fundamentals. What is the HUB Team? The AIS Cloud Acceleration Hub (HUB) is a dedicated team of AIS consultants organized to help our project teams deliver successful cloud solutions. The HUB team consolidates knowledge and experience to provide rapid research and guidance services for AIS delivery teams at […]

In addition to all the other great work he does for AIS and our clients, Nasir Mirza found the time to put together a comprehensive guide for programmers who wish to pursue AI/ML development. This guide provides practical guidance and examples for how to build a solid conceptual foundation and familiarity with data sciences related processes and frameworks. The Practitioner’s Guide to Data Science: Streamlining Data Science Solutions using Python, Scikit-Learn, and Azure ML Service Platform covers data science concepts, […]

In this blog, we will discuss Kubernetes (aka k8s for short). In this blog, we will cover the following: What is Kubernetes? How is it different from the traditional model? How has Kubernetes evolved? Why would you need k8s? What can k8s do? In the end, we will walk through setting up a Kubernetes cluster on the Microsoft Azure cloud. What is Kubernetes Kubernetes or k8s is an orchestrator to build, deploy, update, and manage containers. A container is a […]

Every day, too many patients worldwide fall victim to medical problems that can be solved in a matter of a few hundred dollars; a few hundred dollars that they do not have. Donors can help by donating funds to hospitals and support agencies, but they can only hope their money is going straight to where it is needed. Often life-changing surgeries ranging from just a few hundred to a thousand dollars can get lost among the demand for funds to […]

SharePoint in Microsoft 365 is a fantastic resource for building company intranets, and a lot of functionality is available without significant customizations. Even various templates are available through Microsoft’s SharePoint lookbook, showcasing commonly used examples. One feature missing from the default templates is an announcement banner, a specific request for intranets. For example, companies may want to announce important information to their employees who are prominently featured on the intranet home page, such as an office closure due to weather […]

In this article, I will show you: How to restrict users from accessing certain features in a canvas app, while other users can still see and use features. How to use SharePoint action in Power Automate to authenticate a user. Why Restrict Access? In any App, there’s always more than one type of user. For example, there will be customers, staff, administrators, and so on in an event management application. An administrator will have access to everything; meanwhile, staff will […]

The Hyper-V role in Windows Server lets you create a virtualized computing environment to create and manage virtual machines. You can run multiple operating systems on one physical computer and isolate the operating systems from each other. With this technology, you can improve the effectiveness of your computing resources. Advantages with Hyper-V Provide more flexible, on-demand IT services by expanding your use of shared resources and adjusting utilization as demand changes. Hardware usage of more effectively for workloads on more […]

Assumptions Visual Studio Code is installed Dynamics 365 (Try for free) or Power App Model Driven App is available Overview One of the challenges I had when learning Dynamics 365 / Power Platform development was how to add custom functionality to the User Interface. The .NET developer in me was frustrated when I wanted to add a button to the page that triggered some server-side code. Eventually, I learned a pattern of adding HTML / JavaScript resources to the page […]