Tag Archives: IT Infrastructure

Use SharePoint To Make Social Marketing Efforts More Targeted

In 490 BC, Greek messenger Pheidippides ran from Marathon to Athens to announce that the Persians had been defeated. The non-stop trek was about 25 miles long. Upon arriving, Pheidippides announced, “We win,” before collapsing and dying. In contrast, the … Continue reading

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Automating My Site Creation in SharePoint Increases Organizational Efficiency

Before excavators, trenches had to be dug by hand, a painful and labor-intensive process that required a lot of human labor. After excavators were developed, comparable digging work could be accomplished in a shorter time span, manned by only one … Continue reading

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The Advantage Of Straightforward Solutions in SharePoint

Named after an American cartoonist, engineer and inventor, a Rube Goldberg machine is an over-engineered system that performs a very simple task in a very complicated manner. These apparatuses have reached such popularity that there are the subject of annual … Continue reading

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Improve Employee Onboarding Processes With A SharePoint Custom Solution

An urban legend about alligators living in the sewers has persisted for decades. According to the story, families brought baby alligators home as pets after vacationing in Florida and while things were good at first, the alligators eventually became too … Continue reading

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Use Business Intelligence In SharePoint To Make Better Decisions

First introduced in 2002, the Roomba is a robot that knows where the walls in a house are, where the stairs begin, and which spots on the floor are dirtiest. The Roomba takes care of the menial chore of vacuuming, … Continue reading

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Increase Functionality By Integrating Other Technologies Into SharePoint

Recent research shows that the red wolf may be a hybrid species, a cross between the grey wolves and coyotes. With traits from both lineages, the red wolf is an old and resilient creature, with roots spanning back between 150,000 … Continue reading

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Working Offsite and Offline With SharePoint

During these months, swimmers are clustering around lakes and pools to escape the heat. Most know to allow only one person on the springboard at a time to avoid colliding with another diver in the water. VMC Solutions Architect Keith … Continue reading

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Simplify Localization With SharePoint

If you withdraw all of your savings from an ATM, you can’t go to across town to another ATM and withdraw another large sum. Instead, the machine will tell you that you have insufficient funds. This is because changes made … Continue reading

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Perform Searches Quickly And Securely With SharePoint

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, electric cars and hybrids are too quiet. Compared to traditional gas-powered cars, electrics are 37 percent more likely to hit walkers and 66 percent more likely to hit cyclists. To combat … Continue reading

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“Trust Me,” Said The Spider To The Fly…

Sometimes what seems simple at first isn’t so simple after all. According to VMC Program Manager David Cherry, a “simple” messaging upgrade can lure IT directors into a costly trap: “People tend to take for granted that such a commonplace process … Continue reading

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