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    We design, develop and support applications that meet your specific requirements. Whether it is a stand-alone application, or an application that integrates with your existing systems, iomer delivers applications that deliver value to your organization and your users.

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    At iomer we leverage research and design principles to help organizations define strategies for creating discrete solutions (products and services). Strategies that will allow them to respond to consumer’s changing needs and today’s global marketplace.

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Gamification: Coming to a workplace near you!

by Scott Johnston

Video games aren't just a wave of the future; they're the current reality for millions of players who take to their consoles and PCs every day.

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Managing Voter Experience

by Jim Ward

I had the chance to run a political campaign for a friend in the last civic election in Edmonton. A terrific experience, and full of surprises. But how could a computer guy possibly be qualified to run a campaign? If you’ve never been involved in one, ...

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Red Adair Rings True In IT

by Kerry Wiebe - Director of Business Development

“If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.” - Red Adair This quote resonated with me when I recently took on a do-it-yourself (DIY) renovation project at my home. I decided to do the project ...

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My History with Umbraco

by Terence Jee

Umbraco is an open source, free CMS that allows users to download it and use for their own needs.

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Prototyping with Twitter Bootstrap

by Davis Levine

Front end frameworks can be powerful tools in a designer's development process. It can save a ton of time in the project process, and with most frameworks employing a fluid grid system, scaling to different devices becomes less of a headache.

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Knowledge of Possibilities

by Ammneh Azeim

Recently, I read a great blog post by Daniel Burrus which states “Give your customers the ability to do what they can’t currently do but would want to if they only knew it was possible.” The key here is knowledge of possibilities and knowledge which comes

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Safety Codes Council Adopts Microsoft Dynamics CRM

by Andrew Slessor

Recently, the Alberta Safety Codes Council adopted Microsoft Dynamics CRM as their platform for the Master Electrician Management System.

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Legal Aid Alberta Implements Microsoft Dynamics® CRM

by Andrew Slessor

Legal Aid Alberta Improves Client, Case and Financial Management with Microsoft Dynamics® CRM Legal Aid Alberta (LAA) provides cost-effective services to 200,000 Albertans in need each year.

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World Usability Day

by iomer

​​ This Thursday, November 7 is World Usability Day, a day dedicated to making the world a more user friendly place.

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PanEx 2011 Unites Developers and UX Professionals

by iomer

Last night I attended PanEx 2011 organized by UX YEG, Edmonton's User Experience community group.

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Committed to Disruption

by Jim Ward

​ One of the things I love about our industry is the counterintuitive truths that make themselves evident on a regular basis.

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SharePoint 2010 Data Access with LINQ to SharePoint

by Anthony Haxby

In SharePoint 2007 a popular and (relatively) straight-forward method of querying SharePoint Foundation data from lists was using the SPQuery class and involved writing the query using the Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML).

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Case Study: Human Security Report Project

by iomer

The Human Security Report Project (HSRP) is an independent research centre affiliated with Simon Fraser University’s School for International Studies in Vancouver, Canada.

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Exciting new features in Dynamics CRM 2011

by Andrew Slessor

​​​​ We have been implementing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for a few months now and I am excited with many of the new features that have been added to the system.

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Bringing Teams Together: Calendar Overlays in SharePoint 2010

by iomer

Calendar aggregation is a topic that will come up time and time again when discussing desired functionality for a collaborative environment.

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An Opportunity to Pause

by Jim Ward

I was at the Microsoft Canadian Leadership Summit in Redmond last week. It's a great event for learning about future trends and technologies, as well as considering and applying the lessons presented by Microsoft experts and futurists.

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SQL Server Replication

by Mike Hebert - solution architect

Database replication is all about distributing data. There are many common scenarios where replication may make sense, whether it is to enable a mobile workforce, to allow intensive reporting or data mining without interfering with day-to-day operations,

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Stop Chasing Butterflies

by Jim Ward

Had some great learnings last week. Picture this. You've put your strategic plan together, and your team is busy doing the right things.

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The Coffee Still Matters

by Jim Ward - Founder

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Behar penned a wonderful book on leadership called “It’s Not about the Coffee”, based on his experiences building the Starbucks brand.

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Top Ten Reasons for Collaborative Governance

by Andrew Slessor

Collaborative Governance is the principal of sharing ownership of the intranet with various groups or individuals in an organization. Instead of no owner, or a single one, a collaborative team governs through the application of policies, standards and tem

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Website Sustainability

by iomer

​Website sustainability may sound like a complex topic but the concepts are quite straightforward and are fundamental to successful website development and growth.

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Diagnostic Logging

by Steven Sirockman - solution manager

As a SharePoint Technology Specialist, I have had many phone calls from clients asking me to come in and troubleshoot their SharePoint Server environment. One of the first questions I ask them is if they have configured diagnostic logging.

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Intranet Users Roles and Responsibilities

by Andrew Slessor

In order to manage a sucessful intranet, users must be certain of what tasks they are responsible for on the site. The roles for intranet users can be seperated into seven categories; these are described below.

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Snippet Compiler versus LINQPad

by Mike Hebert

Jeff Key’s Snippet Compiler is a popular developer tool that has been around for years – I first learned about it in a 2004 MSDN article titled “Ten Must-Have Tools Every Developer Should Download Now”.

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Dashboarding SQL Performance Counters

by Gord Barker - solution architect

In a previous blog I wrote about benchmarking SQL performance. This is important for those rare occasions when someone says the system is not running fast enough.

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3 Tools for Clearer, More Effective Writing

by Kael Nicholson

Need to convey a wealth of information in a tiny space? When working in the technical world, writers are constantly torn between the need to accurately describe complex ideas and the desire to make them clear and accessible.

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Integrating AJAX and Telerik with SharePoint

by Gord Barker

​To extend your SharePoint site to include Ajax, you will need to perform a few steps

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Logging SQL Performance Statistics

by Gord Barker - solution architect

One of the most important tools in analyzing a SQL Server performance problem is a good understanding of the normal behaviour your system exhibits.

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Five Things I'm Looking Forward to in SharePoint 2010

by iomer

Microsoft has released some Sneak Peek videos giving a preview of what we can expect to see in SharePoint 2010.

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SharePoint Application Performance

by iomer

Recently we were approached by a customer who was having performance issues with a custom application built on top of SharePoint.

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A Program to add files to a Zip file

by Gord Barker - solution architect

I recently had to retrieve 45 days worth of Air Quality data from a web site. I used WGET to retrieve 35000 tiny text files to a sub directory.

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The Top 10 SQL Scripts You Must Have

by Gord Barker - solution architect

Here is a collection of important SQL Script gathered from around the net (including the Steve and Chris Show on SSWUG). These are scripts you should know about or have in your toolkit.

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Edmonton Technology Community

by Christina Gray

As technology continues to advance, keeping up and prioritizing what you ‘need to know’ becomes more of a challenge.

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We have worked with 400+ companies on 1750+ projects

Our History

It is iomer's mission to provide innovative solutions that deliver tangible benefits to our customers that enable them to meet and exceed their goals.

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