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Making a Case for a Chat Bot.

A conversation with Kiefer consultants yield some thoughtful insights about chat bot development, cognitive services, artificial intelligence and more. When our consultants discuss solutions with clients, we focus on the problems that the solution will solve. Artificial intelligence, cognitive services and bot technologies certainly have the “cool” factor, but do they have a business application? …

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ShareGate makes it easy to migrate to SharePoint

Kiefer has had a long partnership with ShareGate. ShareGate is an invaluable tool for organizations that makes it quick and easy to migrate to SharePoint or Microsoft 365. A few benefits of ShareGate Desktop include;  You can migrate all versions of SharePoint with unlimited data  Organizations can reorganize and restructure SharePoint content using ShareGate Desktop  The ability to monitor and secure your environment thanks to built-in and …

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SharePoint Classic vs. SharePoint Modern: A Kiefer Assessment (Part 1)

Microsoft SharePoint supports two basic User Interfaces (UI) designs; The “Classic” experience, and the “Modern” experience.  The “Classic” experience is a highly customizable user interface that integrates SharePoint lists and libraries.  The “Modern” experience is mobile ready, (currently) limits the visual customization that can be done, makes the creators’ experience more intuitive, and makes the …

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What does the future hold for SharePoint Architects?

SharePoint Architect Roles & Responsibilities in a Shifting Tide For many IT professionals, building, supporting, and managing SharePoint infrastructure has become a full-time career, and as such, a dedicated role. However, if your SharePoint infrastructure is moving to a cloud-based solution, it may seem there is little room for growth in this niche, unless you plan on …

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