Technology is only useful if it helps you work better with your employees, suppliers and customers. RBA’s deep expertise in Portals and Collaboration solutions makes it easier for you to increase productivity, cut costs, and respond rapidly to business needs.


July 22, 2015

Microsoft #WPC15 – Top 5 Takeaways

Microsoft WPC15 Top 5 Takeaways-01

As a first time attendee of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando last week, I was interested to see how the opening keynote would set the tone for the week – here are my top five observations: UNDERSTANDING THE KEYNOTE’S IMPACT BEFORE ANYONE SPEAKS You realize the keynote is an… Read More


April 7, 2015

Top Four Takeaways of Convergence 2015

Top Four Takeaways of Convergence 2015-01

Recently, Microsoft held its annual Convergence conference which brings together thousands of business professionals and the Microsoft Partner community. The RBA contingent, most of whom have attended Convergence for years, noticed a new energy at this year’s event. The power and momentum of the true “convergence” taking place between business… Read More


March 25, 2015

7 Best Practices for Employee Engagement Technology Plans

7 Best Practices for Employee Engagement Technology Plans-01

For HR and IT professionals, it’s important to stay on top of the latest in technology developments that foster employee retention and engagement, which was the very topic of our recent “Leveraging Technology to Boost Employee Engagement” webinar. Our webinar featured Boy Scouts of America’s Marianne Elden and Forrester analyst TJ Keitt.… Read More



October 27, 2014

[Tutorial] Automating Data Cleaning and Validation with DQS and SSIS, Part 2

[Tutorial] Automating Data Cleaning and Validation with DQS and SSIS, Part 2-01

  In part 1 of this article, I outlined how a data steward – a person who is responsible for data quality and typically not on the IT staff – would create a collection of rules that can be used to automate data cleansing and address verification http://blog.rbaconsulting.com/automating-data-cleaning-and-validation-with-dqs-and-ssis-part-1/ .  In… Read More