Todays date: Saturday, December 20th 2014

SharePointFest 2014 Contest Results!

Our recent SharePointFest challenged users to take an interesting photo including BridgePoint branded gum packages. And the Winner IS...

The Dangers of Over-Posting

It is very easy for a developer to use classes generated by their ORM of choice (such as Entity Framework) as data models in an ASP MVC application. The reasons for doing so are straightforward. If we didn't reuse the classes, we would have to remake them. Creating a second class with essentially properties of the first class seems to defeat the purpose of code re-use. As developers we're trained to the point of rote to not like such patterns. They create extra work and inefficiency.

Internet Slowdown was a SonicWall Policy Issue

Our internal network slows to a crawl, the long holiday weekend looms large ahead of us. Clients are calling, PTO for employees is starting. This is a terrible time for primary communications to be a problem!

MS Project % of Project Time Trick

If you’re like me, when you are putting a project plan together you want to budget some room overhead for PM oversight of a project. This is a variable figure, depending mostly on how long […]

Business Rules with EF Classes

The Problem

Entity Framework, and other ORM tools like it, make our jobs easier.  The cost of building data classes, and maintaining them over time, becomes much lower as these tools take over the mapping and […]

BridgePoint Technologies marks 10th anniversary

As BridgePoint Technologies in Oak Brook celebrates its 10th anniversary, the information technology company continues to build on a track record of providing cutting-edge solutions for clients throughout the Chicago area.

Specializing in custom applications, mobile […]

BridgePoint Congratulates both John Monaghan and Ray Barker for passing Windows Server 2012 Exams

BridgePoint would like to congratulate John Monaghan on passing the 070-410 (Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012) exam. BridgePoint would also like to congratulate Ray Barker for passing the Microsoft  070-411 (Administering Windows Server 2012) exam. Both […]

BridgePoint Technologies receives Illinois Excellence Award

BridgePoint Technologies has been selected for the 2013 Illinois Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the US Trade & Commerce Institute (USTCI).

Each year the USTCI conducts business surveys and industry research to […]

BridgePoint Evangelizes Mobile Integration with SharePoint

Recently, leaders from across the IT industry gathered at Chicago’s SharePoint Fest for three days of comprehensive training and learning seminars. SharePoint Fest Chicago, which ran from October 7-9, allowed executives and industry thought-leaders to […]

BridgePoint Technologies Celebrates its 9th Anniversary

BridgePoint Technologies is celebrating the ninth anniversary of its founding in 2004 by President and CEO Michael Millhouse, Vice President Brian Sharp, Vice President and COO Laura Barker and Vice President and CTO John Gavilan.  […]