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Dropbox to SharePoint Migration

Dropbox to SharePoint Migration

We have recently completed a move from Dropbox to SharePoint and given it was such a interesting process I'd thought I'd share some lessons learned. We had been using Dropbox for several years but decided to move onto SharePoint. What we started with was approximately...

Amazon Lex first steps

Amazon Lex first steps

And now for something completely different. Chat bots are a technology that I have not had the opportunity to use in the past. Recently I was given a opportunity to get one working for a proof of concept. There are a few different options in this space, but we chose...

SAML PROOF OF CONCEPT – IAMaaS

SAML PROOF OF CONCEPT – IAMaaS

Last year I wrote a series of posts going through a working example of getting SAML working with a group of components consisting of Qlik Sense Enterprise, Apache HTTP Server, Shibboleh and GLUU. Recently I had an opportunity to test a natural progression in this...

How to get free SSL Certificates

How to get free SSL Certificates

I recently discovered a free service that can provide SSL certificates. It's called Let's Encrypt and in the correct use cases, it's a great tool to have in your developer's arsenal. At this point, I should point out a few things worth knowing. The certificate has a...

Hurry up and wait

Hurry up and wait

A side effect of working for OptimalBI is working with new technology and young people. Something I became aware of years ago was that I couldn't keep up with software technology from a technical viewpoint, and so I stopped trying. Well not completely, instead I found...

AWS QuickSight

Last month Amazon Web Services (AWS) have made their Business Intelligence (BI) solution QuickSight generally available for all customers. They describe it like this: "QuickSight is a fast, cloud-powered business analytics service that makes it easy for you to build...

Qlik Sense 3.1 has been released

Qlik Sense 3.1 has just been released. It's an incremental release to tries to improve usability in many areas without any radical changes to the GUI. The upgrade process is a breeze. Run the installer and click the upgrade button. The only only thing that made me...

How to Connect Qlik Sense to Oracle

How to Connect Qlik Sense to Oracle

I'm lazy, why doesn't anyone have instructions I can follow already! I guess it's time to give back to the Google seekers of this world. After going through the process I can understand why no one has written a guide, it's not a straight forward process. As this sort...

Oracle Apex 5 on AWS Linux

Oracle Apex 5 on AWS Linux

It's always nice to dip your toes in the familiar with Oralce Apex 5 being out for over a year now I thought I'd validate an old blog I wrote about running Apex in the Cloud. Oracle do provide cloud options if you just want to try it out but like any tech geek I...