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Why you should subscribe to our Managed Services program?

Managed Services by Negotium Negotium has been offering support services to its customers for more than 8 years.  In 2015, following the expression of your needs, we have revisited our support program to offer you a complete service center that goes beyond the traditional application support. We heard you : You – your team, your company – are looking for more than an application support specialist. You need a digital

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Manage SharePoint Online new experience using a Powershell script

Business Context One of our customers recently asked us to disable SharePoint’s new experience for his Office 365, but only for a given set of sites. By default, this new experience is activated for the entire site collection. Key Information Did you know that the activation and disabling process of the new experience can be done directly from the SharePoint Admin Center? See Figure 1 below. Changing this setting from

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Best Practices Checklist for Disaster Recovery Implementation in Azure

Introduction to Azure Site Recovery If you are familiar with Microsoft Azure, you probably have heard or read about Azure Site Recovery (ASR). It is Microsoft’s disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) solution to keep your VM’s safe in the cloud or use it as a migration tool to Azure. Flexibility You can use ASR with Hyper-V, VMware and physical servers. You are in control of the machines that need

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Quality Assurance: Automated Statistical Analysis

A few months back, we wrote a blog article on the history and continuous development of the integrity, agility and automatization of the quality assurance processes at Negotium Technologies. While this project greatly helped us assure the quality of our code, raise the satisfaction level of our customers and the working conditions of our team members, it also brought up a few interrogations, such as: What is the best way to

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MCT Regional Lead Summit 2016

For the past 5 years, I’ve been part of the “MCT” (Microsoft Certified Trainer) community with pride. And now, to add this, I recently had the honor to be nominated as “MCT Regional Lead” for Canada! Consequently, I was invited to participate at the MCT Regional Lead Summit 2016 which took part in Seattle on November 11-12. The event was hosted right after the MVP Summit mostly due to the fact that

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Accelerate the setup of your SharePoint Intranet with Powell 365 and Negotium

In the last few years, we noticed that our SharePoint customers were getting more and more discouraged by the effort it requires to customize their SharePoint, both from a design and content management standpoint. Following the monitoring of this common pain point, we decided to partner with Powell-Software, a ¨Spin Off¨ of the European French service company Expertime, and add Powell 365 to our solution equation.  We are very proud

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DevOps: Our feedbacks on the implementation

  Introduction In 2014, after several departures, I had the opportunity to be promoted as the products team technical manager at Negotium technologies. At that time, the situation was not the best, we were flooded with support. Many were criticizing quality and only a few things were automated in the firm. Throughout this article, I share the feedbacks of our journey in the establishment of automation and continuous delivery process.

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The new Canadian Cloud

As previously announced on May 10th, Microsoft officially made the latest Microsoft’s datacenters in Canada. Those two new datacenters located in Toronto and Montreal can offer major plus to the Canadian market. First, it is easier to overcome Canadian market data residency requirements, specially for health-care and government institutions that need to be compliant with data privacy regulations.Those new datacenters ensure high security, privacy and compliance standards like the existing

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#Power BI – Are you ready for the challenge?

Power BI is Microsoft Business Intelligence offer. This solution is distributed in SaaS mode, meaning it is available from the editor’s service Cloud, but no version of this app is currently offered in server mode – On Premises. For setup in your infrastructures, Microsoft offers other solutions that are currently collected in SQL Server. This offer is also evolving a lot with the arrival of new technological offers such as

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Negotium has been selected for the Microsoft Azure Canada Preview!

  We are proud to announce that Negotium has been selected last december as one of the Microsoft partners who will start working on the Microsoft Azure platform preview for Canada. What does “preview” mean? As Microsoft announced on June 2nd 2015, the U.S giant is building new datacenters across Canada (in Quebec City and Toronto) to extend the availability of their Cloud Services to local Canadian business as part of

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