Calling all SharePoint users and Office 365 developers! AIS is sponsoring this month’s Meetup for the Triangle SharePoint User Group in Morrisville, North Carolina. It’s shaping up to be a great one, so RSVP today to claim your spot. About the Session: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are the new buzzwords in the industry. In this session, we will cover Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Services for Office 365 developers. About the Speaker: Prashant G. Bhoyar is a Microsoft Office Server […]

The AIS Talent team is participating in many exciting technical community and education events this Spring in the Washington, D.C. and Indianapolis areas. Please come join us to network and build relationships with your fellow technical professionals, plus learn about the awesome career opportunities available here at AIS! April 5th – 6th The Ivy Tech Competition at Ivy Tech Community College Held at the Indianapolis campus of the largest IT tech college in the country, this event will challenge 300 […]

Our own Senior Infrastructure Engineer Daniel Suenkel recently hosted a Breakfast and Learn to share his knowledge and passion for Azure OMS with his AIS colleagues. Continuing with his theme, he explained why Azure OMS truly is the “One Tool to Rule Them All!” In addition to the material that he provided in his previous blog (Azure OMS: One Tool To Rule Them All), he provided a deeper dive into what Azure OMS is and exactlywhat is offered in each service. […]

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers free, 24/7 compassionate care and support to anyone grieving the loss of a military loved one. Since 1994, TAPS has assisted more than 75,000 surviving families, casualty officers and caregivers. AIS has been proudly supporting this wonderful organization for a number of years. Last week AIS was a sponsor at the TAPS 10th annual Honor Guard Gala in Washington, D.C. This event helps raise critical funding for TAPS programs throughout the year. We […]

The Microsoft Government Tech Summit – a free, technical learning event for IT professionals and developers – is coming to Washington D.C., March 5-6, 2018! This two-day event will be packed with technical content, and this year Microsoft is showcasing Azure Government and Microsoft 365 for US Government. Our Cloud Application Development Director, Brent Wodicka, is presenting this year on “A PaaS-First Approach to DoD Mission Apps” on March 5th at 1 p.m.  He will be co-presenting with Microsoft’s Derek Strausbaugh, and […]

We’re fascinated by the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence and the truly transformative opportunities it offers our customers. We’ve been digging deep into machine learning, computer vision and other AI capabilities for quite some time now, and believe they will grow into a significant part of our business. We’re not alone: IDC predicts 75 percent of developer teams will include cognitive and AI functionality in one or more applications this year. To assist companies looking to build an AI-focused practice, Microsoft recently […]

Calling all SharePoint users! AIS is sponsoring this month’s Meetup for the Triangle SharePoint Users Group at our Durham, North Carolina office. The session will start with an overview of SharePoint Custom Forms, which can be developed by Angular JS. We’ll review how to build repeating table information stored into parent/child SharePoint lists. You’ll watch a demo of custom dashboards using REST APIs to display data from multiple SharePoint lists, plus walkthroughs of real-world situations for SharePoint Apps and Power […]

Join us tomorrow for a free webinar with AIS’ CTO and Microsoft MVP Vishwas Lele on Microsoft Power Apps and Flow. This webinar is designed to show you how to easily create Power Apps applications, and how to best take advantage of the recently introduced Power Apps custom visual for Power BI. Vishwas will showcase a Power Apps application that is essentially a “portal” for existing Line of Business Enterprise Applications (inventory, contracts, etc.) and Services (Dynamics, O365, DropBox, etc.) […]

For the last few years, I have enjoyed participating in HOUR OF CODE – a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. In 2017, 154,012 Hour Of Code events were registered worldwide. To show how much fun (and useful) coding is, I wanted the kids to build something real,  vs. simply making their favorite character walk left or right.  I decided to use the MIT App Inventor tool for my Hour of Code sessions. App Inventor […]

2017 was another great year overall here at AIS, and also marked the fifth anniversary of our blog! We hope you enjoyed reading and found our posts helpful and interesting. We’re all pretty passionate about what we do here, and look forward to sharing more thoughts, insights and solutions in 2018 and beyond! As we close out the year, here are the top 10 most read and shared blog posts of 2017: 1) Office 365 Groups vs. Microsoft Teams by […]