Java is Cold Coffee

Every single developer and architect has their language of choice, whether its Fortran, A, B, C, C++, C#, Python, Java, JavaScript or any of the countless languages developed by numerous individuals and companies. They all offer advantages and disadvantages for various business needs which, today, must be taken into account when architecting an application. What …

Tips for Practical Web Application Architecture

At Intersys, we understand that developing a great application largely depends on creating the right type of web application architecture. If you’re a CEO, CTO, software developer, consultant, or another stakeholder creating a software product, there are countless decisions to be made from high-level project management to the nitty-gritty, in-the-weeds details that can consume a …

The SA Spurs Formula for Software Development Teamsmanship

The SA Spurs Formula for Software Development Teamsmanship   Just saying that word “Teamsmanship” seems uncanny, doesn’t it?  It is so new that most spell-checking software underscores it alerting you that this word is incorrect. What does it mean? Teamsmanship? Briefly stated, it is the practice of working as a team. Now, you are probably thinking, …

PowerApps, the Successor to InfoPath

If you were one of the many SharePoint users that utilized InfoPath forms to enhance your SharePoint implementation, PowerApps may be in your future. As we are all aware, the Microsoft InfoPath 2010 mainstream support ended in October of 2015 and Microsoft InfoPath 2013 mainstream support ends in 2021. You now have the option to …

Angular 6: New Features Overview

As of early May, Angular 6 is here! The Angular team over at Google has really done a good job listening to feedback from the developer community over how they want to improve the framework from the ground up and with Angular 6 they continued in that same direction. There are several updates in the …

3 Barriers to Overcome Before Reaching Value from Data

Being passionate about data can return extraordinary rewards, both in the intrinsic satisfaction of generating knowledge by applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques as well as in potential “knowledge services” we can generate to deliver significant value to our clients. In the last decade, there have been a number of developments that have affected how we …

This Is Why You Are Missing out on UX

Let’s face it, we now live in an experiences economy. If you have a business and you have an interest not only in gaining new customers but also keeping the ones you already have, then you must understand that the experience your customers have while using your products or services is what drives them to …

Intro to SSAS Tabular: Part 2

SSAS Tabular, with its unmatched compression capabilities, is one of the most popular choices as an analytical engine. It provides quick and easy access to data for reporting client tools. It also utilizes in-memory column-store technology to provide a significantly increased performance for column-based measures, like MIN, MAX, SUM, COUNT, etc. In part 2 of …

Intro to SSAS Tabular: Part 1

Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) is an online analytical processing (OLAP) tool used in business analytics for informed decision making. SSAS provides an additional semantic layer of data models, containing the business logic of the data warehouse for business users to access. This layer, in simple terms, facilitates deeper and faster data analysis. SSAS …
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