Reflections of an Enterprising Woman

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Carrie Schuckle has been busy since last November. That’s when she assumed her new position here as Chief Delivery Officer (CDO). She was made for the role, or perhaps more accurately, the role was made for her because it blends her nearly 20 years of experience and expertise in software development, consulting and project management with her natural ability to connect with people and anticipate their business needs.

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Custom Webhooks in .NET with Emma API (Easily test with Postman)

6 minute read

Overview

Don’t you hate it when the documentation you’re looking for doesn’t exist? So do we. That’s why our MINDs bit the bullet and created instructions to make your life easier:

If you’ve tried to build a custom Webhook in .NET, you‘ve probably noticed the lack of tutorials explaining the process. We had a client who wanted a real-time sync between their CRM and their Emma mailing platform. We didn’t want to query the Emma API on a regular basis checking for updates. It was more efficient for all parties involved to leverage Emma Webhooks to notify our system immediately when a change occurred. The out-of-the-box options in .NET support services for Github, Azure and others, but if the API you’re searching for isn’t offered, it’s hard to find documentation. The following tutorial is intended to fill in the Emma gap.

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HoloLens – Mixed Reality and Fluent Design

Originally published on MSDN Magazine.

Microsoft has been pushing hard at mixed reality (MR) development since it introduced HoloLens in 2014, and at the Build 2018 conference in May, it provided a wealth of great insight into new features in the Unity development environment for MR, as well as UI design best practices. In this article, I’ll leverage the technical guidance presented at Build to show how the Microsoft Fluent Design System can be used to build immersive experiences in MR—specifically, a HoloLens app that allows non-verbal children to communicate via pictograms.

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AI Cybersecurity Battles Over Breakfast

5 minute read

The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI) has our state’s cybersecurity scene covered. As a nonprofit, CAMI’s mission is to strengthen Maryland’s cybersecurity industry by growing the talent pool and connecting business and government with the cybersecurity professionals, products, and services that best meet their needs. Networking is a big part of what CAMI does. Their website hosts a cybersecurity jobs board and vendor directory, and yes, they sponsor lots of great events throughout the state.

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Meet the New MIND Curating Client Experience

4 minute read

Mind Over Machines has a brand new MIND in a brand new position. Karen Kuhn is a professional problem solver and people pleaser with over 15 years of experience supporting all kinds of companies. Whether she’s working in finance, real estate, food service, engineering or government contracting, Karen keeps people happy by ensuring operations run as smoothly and efficiently as possible. That’s why she’s exactly the right person to originate our newest role: Experience Coordinator.

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Part 2: Life After Dynamics GP and SL. What Comes Next?

5 minute read

If you haven’t read Part 1 where we discuss why it’s time to start looking for the Dynamics GP/SL off-ramp, please head over and check out that post. (We’ll wait.) If you are venturing on without reading it, well then, good on you for being so decisive!

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Part 1: The Future of Dynamics GP and Dynamics SL (or lack thereof)

6 minute read

Have you outgrown QuickBooks? Thinking of jumping on the Dynamics GP/SL bandwagon or performing an upgrade? Are there other accounting software solutions you should consider? Why do they give you more buns than hot dogs in a pack? Let’s figure it all out together!

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Waterfront Tech Series – What We Brought To The Table, Literally

5 minute read

The Waterfront Tech Series has been taking Baltimore by storm over the last year! Founded and produced by Laura Gaworecki of MOXIE Promotion, the quarterly networking and learning breakfast showcases the city’s crown jewels: our Inner Harbor and our innovative spirit.

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