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Landed Here Apr 18, 2013
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Introduction: Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1
Matt Overton
In November 2016, Microsoft released SQL Server 2016’s first service pack.  SP1 includes new functionality along with typical improvements and fixes. With SP1, features exclusive to SQL Server’s Enterprise Edition are now available to other editions (Standard, Web, and Express). In this post, we will discuss the following SP1 highlights: Enterprise-level features available to lower editions. The CREATE OR ALTER language statement. The Database Cloning DBCC command. Expanded Functi [read].
Posted: Tue, Jan 17th '17
Data Diagnosis: The Power of Data in Medicine
Matt Overton
Photo Credit: Machinelearningsoftware.org Data Diagnosis – I use this term when referring to a medical professional’s diagnosis based on knowledge, experience, and the utilization of big data. Big data, the buzzword lost in the mix of artificial intelligence and machine learning, is vital for the existence of the two. Artificial intelligence and machine learning depend on copious amounts of data. Our world is transitioning from people giving a computer commands or rules to one where people g [read].
Posted: Thu, Jan 12th '17
Once Future, Now Reality: Technological Advancements and their Effect on the Labor Force
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Rapid technological advancements are making profound changes to daily human life. Computers double their capabilities every twelve to eighteen months. Grocery stores without cashiers, same day delivery using drones, and robots working in fast food restaurants are just a few examples of what is now considered “modern technology.” Machine learning has surpassed what many would have ever imagined with IBM’s Watson. For decades now, increased labor costs and the demand for productivity and gre [read].
Posted: Tue, Jan 3rd '17
An Introduction to ASP.NET Core
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INTRO We at CTS pride ourselves on being steps ahead of the curve when it comes to new technologies. As anyone in the world of technology knows however, software, tools, and frameworks are never static beings, so staying on our game can be a challenge. With this in mind, we have decided to examine one of Microsoft’s latest offerings: ASP.NET Core. In this post we will talk about what ASP.NET Core is, as well as why it is something to be excited about, both for developers, as well as for CTS’ [read].
Posted: Tue, Nov 1st '16
How Can You Justify Investing in Big Data?
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Posted: Tue, Jul 26th '16
Think of Big Data as Accelerated, Enhanced Data
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Posted: Tue, Jul 26th '16
CTS In the Community
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Posted: Mon, May 9th '16
Email Etiquette: Helping Them, Help You
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Posted: Thu, Mar 31st '16
3 Ways to Make Your WiX Installer Work For You
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Posted: Tue, Mar 29th '16
PowerShell Modules
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Posted: Mon, Mar 28th '16
Manual Testing: Why and When?
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Posted: Wed, Mar 9th '16
The Benefits of Multiple Project Roles
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Posted: Fri, Mar 4th '16
Why Test Software At All?
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Posted: Thu, Feb 25th '16
The True Cost of Quality Assurance
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Posted: Thu, Feb 25th '16
Auditioning or Interviewing?
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Posted: Mon, Feb 1st '16
WIP Your Agile Team Into Shape!
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Posted: Thu, Jan 14th '16
Raspberry Pi – Delicious Dessert or Door to the Future?
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Posted: Wed, Jan 6th '16
4 Strategies to Improve Performance Time with SAP Data Services
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Posted: Mon, Dec 14th '15
How A Challenging BI Project Succeeds Pt. 2
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Posted: Mon, Nov 30th '15
How a Challenging BI Project Succeeds Pt. 1
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Posted: Mon, Nov 16th '15
The Dawning Age of Augmented Reality
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Posted: Tue, Nov 10th '15
The Real Reasons Behind Incorrect Software Estimation – Part 2
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Posted: Tue, Oct 27th '15
Seeing Around Corners
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Posted: Mon, Oct 5th '15
Five Ways to Mitigate Scope Creepers Like Me
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Posted: Mon, Sep 21st '15
Lessons Learned from Managing Projects
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Posted: Thu, Aug 13th '15
Reducing the Cost of Quality in Your Software Development Projects
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Posted: Tue, Aug 11th '15
The Real Reasons Behind Incorrect Software Estimation – Part 1
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Posted: Thu, Aug 6th '15
Extracting Data Shouldn’t Be Painful
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Posted: Tue, Aug 4th '15
Do You Have the Right Size Truck for the Job?
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Posted: Wed, Jul 29th '15
Three Must Have Skills to Grow Your Team While Maintaining Your Sanity
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Posted: Thu, Jul 23rd '15
Avoid Costly Disconnects with the Project Charter
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Posted: Mon, Jul 20th '15
3 Way to Keep Your Agile Team Sane
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Posted: Fri, Jul 10th '15
Top 5 Ways You’re Doing App Support Wrong
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Posted: Tue, Jul 7th '15
The Times They Are A Changin’
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Posted: Tue, Jun 23rd '15
What Defines Your Success Criteria (In Projects and Life)?
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Posted: Wed, Jun 17th '15
5 Ways to Reduce Long-Term Support Costs
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Posted: Thu, Jun 11th '15
The Beauty of the Outsourced QA Team
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Posted: Tue, Jun 9th '15
Preventing the IT “Dumpster Fire”
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Posted: Thu, Jun 4th '15
Top 5 Reasons the Agile Hybrid Method Works
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Posted: Mon, Jun 1st '15
LEAP Support Explained Pt. 2
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Posted: Fri, May 8th '15
LEAP Support Explained Pt. 1
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Posted: Wed, Apr 29th '15
“Talk to Joe” Application Support
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Posted: Fri, Apr 24th '15
The LEAP Approach
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Posted: Thu, Apr 16th '15
Maintaining Legacy Systems Through Team Management
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Posted: Fri, Apr 10th '15
Look Before You Leap
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Posted: Thu, Apr 9th '15
Solutions to the Headaches of Legacy Systems
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Posted: Wed, Apr 8th '15
The Challenges of Maintaining a Legacy System
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Posted: Tue, Apr 7th '15
Legacy Systems and IT Infrastructure
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Posted: Mon, Apr 6th '15
Is Internal Application & Maintenance Support Causing Staffing Challenges?
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Posted: Fri, Apr 3rd '15
Meet Matt Dean, Director of Technology Services, CTS Nashville
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Posted: Tue, Feb 3rd '15
Meet Mike Smyth, Senior Architect, CTS Atlanta
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Posted: Thu, Jan 8th '15
Meet Radha Mukkai, Director of Technology Services, CTS Charlotte
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Posted: Fri, Dec 5th '14
Meet Justin Spradlin, Architect, CTS Mobile
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Posted: Fri, Nov 14th '14
Governance, Risk, and Compliance
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Posted: Fri, Aug 15th '14
Informatica PowerCenter: Indirect File Source
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Posted: Mon, Jun 30th '14
SQL Server 2014 – Columnstore Indexes
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Posted: Fri, Jun 27th '14
SharePoint Information Management Policies
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Posted: Mon, Jun 16th '14
Accepting Schema-Less data with Json.NET using JsonExtensionData
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Posted: Tue, May 27th '14
What is new in ASP.NET MVC 5? (2 of 3)
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Posted: Sun, May 18th '14
Getting Started with ServiceStack Part 3
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Posted: Thu, May 15th '14
Introducing Brendan Thompson, President of CTS
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Posted: Thu, May 15th '14
Getting Started with ServiceStack Part 2
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Posted: Wed, May 7th '14
Meet Chris Peck, Managing Director, CTS Nashville
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Posted: Wed, May 7th '14
Meet Tom Miller, Managing Director, CTS Charlotte
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Posted: Wed, Apr 30th '14
What is new in ASP.NET MVC 5? (1 of 3)
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Posted: Tue, Apr 29th '14
What is new in ASP.NET MVC 5? (3 of 3)
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Posted: Fri, Apr 25th '14
Getting Started with ServiceStack: Part 1
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Posted: Wed, Apr 23rd '14
Meet Ashley Grizzell, Managing Director CTS Chattanooga
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Posted: Tue, Apr 22nd '14
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Posted: Tue, Apr 22nd '14
SSIS 2012 Script Task Logging
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Posted: Tue, Apr 22nd '14
Meet Ron Jones, Managing Director CTS Atlanta
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Posted: Thu, Apr 17th '14
SharePoint 20013: Creating a Date Refiner Using the Year
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Posted: Wed, Apr 9th '14
Creating a Date Refiner Using the Year
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Posted: Mon, Apr 7th '14
Meet Matt Seese, Managing Director CTS Mobile
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Posted: Mon, Apr 7th '14
Modify the Default iOS Keyboard
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Posted: Wed, Apr 2nd '14
What you missed at SPC14
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Posted: Mon, Mar 31st '14
Meet Ryan Robinett, Managing Director, CTS Birmingham
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Posted: Mon, Mar 31st '14
Cloud Blocks – Building Next Generation Applications on Microsoft’s Cloud OS
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Posted: Wed, Mar 26th '14
SQL Server Performance Tips
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Posted: Fri, Mar 14th '14
Microsoft Office 365 for Business: What You Need to Know
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Posted: Fri, Mar 14th '14
Six Tips Toward More Efficient jQuery Coding
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Posted: Mon, Mar 10th '14
Choosing a Mobile Platform
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Posted: Fri, Feb 28th '14
Silk Mobile
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Posted: Fri, Feb 28th '14
SQL Point and Business Intelligence
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Posted: Mon, Feb 10th '14
Automation Testing and Quality Assurance
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Posted: Mon, Feb 10th '14
Microsoft SQL Point: Business Intelligence with Data Visualizations, Analytic Capabilities, and BI Functionalities
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Posted: Mon, Feb 10th '14
Data Discovery Enablement
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Posted: Thu, Jan 30th '14
Big Data: Not really a hard concept
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Posted: Thu, Jan 30th '14
DevLink 2013
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Posted: Mon, Sep 23rd '13
Testing vs. Quality Assurance
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Posted: Mon, Aug 12th '13
CTS Summer Interns – 2013
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Posted: Thu, Aug 1st '13
Selenium Components Extends Test Coverage to Firefox and Chrome
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Posted: Tue, Jul 23rd '13
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Posted: Mon, Jul 22nd '13
CTS Summer Interns – 2013
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Posted: Sun, Jul 21st '13
CTS Summer Interns – 2013
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Posted: Tue, Jul 9th '13
Creating a Timed Workflow in SharePoint 2010
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Posted: Tue, May 14th '13
Access Services 2013 – HTTP 404 Error with New Apps
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Posted: Tue, Apr 30th '13
Choosing a Testing Tool
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Posted: Mon, Apr 15th '13
Stop, Drop, and Roll
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Posted: Mon, Apr 8th '13
Preparing for a SharePoint 2013 Upgrade: Planning for a Trial Upgrade – Part 4
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Posted: Thu, Apr 4th '13
Me + DVWP = BFFs: Part 1
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Posted: Tue, Apr 2nd '13
Seven Virtues of Your Career
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Posted: Fri, Mar 29th '13
Preparing for a SharePoint 2013 Upgrade: Defining a Strategy – Part 3
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Posted: Thu, Mar 28th '13
SharePoint 2013 – Revamped Social Experience: My Sites and Communities
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Posted: Tue, Mar 26th '13
Preparing for a SharePoint 2013 Upgrade: Best Practices – Part 2
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Posted: Thu, Mar 21st '13
What’s New in SharePoint 2013 Workflows
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Posted: Tue, Mar 19th '13
Preparing for a SharePoint 2013 Upgrade: Benefits of Analyzing Your Environment – Part 1
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Posted: Thu, Mar 14th '13



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