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Power BI Templates for Salesforce and Dynamics CRM

Microsoft just launched two solution templates as a public preview for Dynamics CRM and Salesforce.   These are powerful new tools that help customers very quickly deliver powerful analytics and visualizations on their CRM applications Power BI Templates offer a very quick guided experience to create compelling reports using Dynamics CRM and Salesforce data. This means

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Take Action on Your E-mail in 2016 using Power Query

My last blog post, Take Action on Your Data in 2016, focused on ways at a high level you can analyze a data source and turn it into actionable results. There is a common source of data that all of use every day but maybe we would not consider analyzing – our e-mail. If we

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Take Action on Your Data In 2016

There is consumable data everywhere you look and nowadays, businesses are “hungry” for ways to analyze information. The ability to take this information and turn it into actions is the concept of Business Intelligence. There is not a set criteria for who can use Business Intelligence – all companies large and small can find immediate

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Custom App Development Recognition

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — In the ever-expanding and highly competitive tech landscape of Seattle, Affirma, a professional services consulting firm, has been recognized as an innovative market leader in custom app development. This mobile app accolade was awarded by Clutch, an independent research company who identifies leading software service companies who deliver top results

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Affirma @ SQL Pass Conference

  Come visit our booth at the SQL Pass conference!  If you have Business Intelligence initiatives or just looking at how to deploy PowerBI for your organization, swing by our booth and our reps are ready to chat with you. Also, don’t forget to enter in the raffle for some Seahawks tickets! Ask our reps

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Affirma is officially a Sharegate partner

After years of successfully using their product for migration and administration, Affirma has been recognized as an official Sharegate Partner. Sharegate has been a quintessential tool for Affirma in providing migration services to our clients efficiently and flawlessly.  Now as a Sharegate partner, we have the ability to provide discounts to our clients for Sharegate licenses.

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Affirma’s 3rd Annual Chili Cookoff

Affirma’s 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off was a great success once again!  There were so many creative and interesting takes on chili which was fun to see and taste.  Thank you to all who participated both as cooks as well as the many judges.  And a huge thank you to Karen Kenyon who continues to organize

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Fixed Bid vs. Time and Material Software Projects

Setting up your project for success Having been in the software services business for over a decade, we have seen many kinds of projects and a wide spectrum of customers.  At Affirma, we pride ourselves in our extremely high customer satisfaction rate (98.8% in 2014).  And to ensure that we only take projects where we

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Code Performance Optimization Contest

Six Degrees of Separation from Kevin Bacon Code Performance Optimization Contest It’s another coding contest!  Join us and show us your skills. Who:  Anyone!  Any age!  Professionals and Gurus.  Students. Hobbyists.  Job and internship candidates! When:  Phase 1 on November 17th 12pm,  Phase 2 on December 16th 5pm. Where:  Hawksnest Meeting Room, Affirma Offices @ 3380

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