Intranet portals that used to be popular a decade ago, have grown into solutions for communication with a certain category of users. A company with a wide range of business processes can have special software solutions to communicate with different segments of customers, suppliers, vendors, partners, distributors, employees, etc. In this article we will speak about how implementing a digital workplace can enhance your relations with them and you’re your business.
In this article I will talk about why you need certification, the benefits of partnership with Microsoft, and how I motivate my colleagues to get Microsoft certifications.
Over the past few months, Microsoft Teams has helped many companies to switch to remote work. Such functions as video conferencing, chats and team collaboration are essential while working remotely. At Digital Design, we try to test the most interesting solutions ourselves, so some of our teammates have been using MS Teams for more than a year. Today, Teams is a platform where over 400 employees exchange thousands of messages and hold hundreds of meetings every month. But we want to showcase a broader view on platform’s capabilities and ways for every employee to use it for different purposes.
Areopad board management software is a complex solution for holding meetings: setting agenda, voting, taking minutes, tasks execution and control. It supports remote online and offline work, chats, preset routes of documents approval and tasks management, can be integrated with Office Online, video conference systems.
Can you imagine how many normative documents per hour a corporate lawyer has to look through and what consequences might his inattention lead to? A poor fellow lawyer must read every word of a contract, especially if it has no standard template. Aimed to help him, we decided to create a service which could detect problems in text documents and signal for a lawyer to check them. As a result, we developed a solution which aggregates knowledge based on a collection of contracts and makes lawyers pay special attention to some points. The solution is using magic. This mathematical magic is called Anomaly Detection.
While working on a project we may lack tips like “press W to move forward”. We want to help those who manage functional requirements and present top 10 tips to implement an automated system successfully.
According to market experts, the modern BPM concept of modelling business processes in software systems was formed around 2000s. In Russia, BPM systems emerged ten years after, and now the Russian market is booming. Experts believe that the main reason for it is that almost everything that could be optimized without BPM systems has already been optimized, and main market leaders are ready for the next step.
Digital Design was among the first companies to use .NET and C# and became an official Microsoft Training Centre. Education and Digital Design have gone hand in hand throughout our history: we have an IT university, certified trainers, we constantly run workshops and keep being a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner since 1995.
10 years ago, when I was starting to work with .NET Framework 3.5 (language version 3.0), its functionality was extremely limited for me because I began with SharePoint 2010. After studying a wider range of technologies and having an eye on .NET development, I witnessed its growth from a doubtful Java competitor to a cool cross-platform able to start daemons for Linux (though it was supposed to work with Windows OS only). Of course, when I faced this technology for the first time, it seemed like everything was enough: I always found a way to solve a task. However, now that I have been working on different platforms and versions, I am sure that life was more painful at that time.
Digital Design creates portal solutions that provide end-users with a wide range of customizable services within one website. It includes newsfeed, forums, data storage, statistics, corporate events, and others – that’s what we call portal. In this article we would like to explain how our team creates portal solutions: what we use and what are the pros and cons of it.