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How is Microsoft HoloLens Different Than Other Virtual Reality Headsets?

What is HoloLens? HoloLens is a “mixed reality” headset that projects 3D holograms on the lenses. HoloLens allows you to engage with your digital content and interact with holograms in the world around you. You can move around objects, manipulate and experience … Read More

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Blockchain Technology and Smart Cities

First things first, what is Blockchain?   “The Blockchain is an incorruptible digital ledger of economic transactions that can be programmed to record not just financial transactions but virtually everything of value.”  -Don & Alex Tapscott, authors Blockchain Revolution (2016)  The Blockchain … Read More

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Can Virtual Reality Help you Face your Fears?

Everyone has a fear that they battle with through their lives. Whether one suffers from fear of heights, a specific phobia or PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder) from a past incident, virtual reality can assist as a therapeutic measure. I bet you’re wondering how? Virtual reality gives you a chance to … Read More

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How is Machine Learning Transforming the Industries Around Us?

What is Machine Learning? Machine Learning is a branch of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that provides systems the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience without being specifically programmed. Machine Learning can learn from data, identify patterns and make decisions … Read More

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Will Software Development’s Next Phase be Revolutionary?

Software development has been done manually for decades, but with how technology has evolved this could change in the future.  The fundamental method for explicit programming has remained the same over the years: profoundly think about a problem, come up … Read More

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A First Look into Microsoft’s new Education Website: Microsoft Learn

Last week Microsoft announced the release of their new learning website: Microsoft Learn — the best way to start learning Microsoft technologies Microsoft launched more than 80 hours of learning content in 23 different languages for Azure, Dynamics 365, PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, Power BI and … Read More

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Microsoft Adds Artificial Intelligence with Dynamics 365

Microsoft previously announced Dynamics 365 Artificial Intelligence for Sales app. This fall they will introduce Dynamics 365 for Customer Service app and Market Insights app. AI (Artificial Intelligence) has become the norm in businesses, technology and so many other aspects … Read More

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Finance & Operations October Release

Financial Management  Dual Currency   The reporting currency will be regenerated into a second accounting currency. Some general ledger perspectives will remain calculated, but some will be improved with a new journal adding to post transactions in only the reporting currency. The fixed assets transactions … Read More

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Transform Your Classroom with Minecraft: Education Edition

If you are in the Education Industry, you are probably on the lookout for ways to make learning more fun and interactive. Three years ago, Minecraft became a part of the Microsoft family. Microsoft began working with Minecraft in classrooms … Read More

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How Microsoft is Changing the “Perspective“ on the word Feedback with their new Perspectives.

The 90’s were a crazy decade in technology. Microsoft was at the top of its game; Apple was still a secondary player in the PC world. The iPhone didn’t even exist yet! Bill Gates was still at the helm of Microsoft and everyone wanted … Read More