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Overview of Microsoft Azure Development and the Azure SDK

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 08, 2015 11:05

Overview of Microsoft Azure Development and SDK Microsoft Azure currently has four main groupings related to their features and services which are: Infrastructure Services Develop Modern Applications Insights from Data Identity and Access Management Microsoft Azure has a in-depth documentation library available, as shown in the image below, to help answer question as well as review […]

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Topics: Application Development, Azure, Azure Managed Services, Custom Development, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform

Building a Best Practices Information Architecture for SharePoint 2013 \ Office 365

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 08, 2015 01:05

Building a Best Practices Information Architecture for SharePoint 2013 \ Office 365 EPC Group approaches the architecture and design of SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365’s Information Architecture (IA) using a the three-prong approach that provides placeholders for the requirements that must be documented but also sets expectations for the SharePoint project team to design an […]

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Hybrid Search Deep-dive: SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 Integration

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 07, 2015 05:05

Hybrid Search Deep-dive: SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 Integration One of the most common configurations that is starting to emerge into today’s IT landscape is that of a hybrid cloud architecture and is something you must plan for in your organization’s long-term SharePoint and/or Office 365 roadmap. SharePoint Server 2013 can integrate with cloud-based solutions such as Office […]

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Understanding On-Premises, Cloud, & Hybrid Environments in SharePoint 2013 & Office 365

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 07, 2015 03:05

Understanding On-Premises, Cloud, and Hybrid Environments in SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 The on-premises versus cloud environment debate about SharePoint started several years ago. That debate became much more heated when Jared Spataro, Director of SharePoint at Microsoft, announced during a conference that SharePoint 2013 was being developed using a “Cloud First” strategy and that Office 365 customers could expect to […]

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Developing and Implementing Your SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365 Roadmap

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 07, 2015 12:05

Developing and Implementing Your SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365 Roadmap EPC Group cannot stress enough the importance of addressing mobility, scalability, compliance, and governance as soon as possible in your organization’s SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365 | SharePoint Online initiative. SharePoint will more than likely grow in content and user requests at a much faster pace than planned. It is critical to have your SharePoint 2013 […]

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SharePoint’s Branding and “Look and Feel” with SharePoint Responsive (Web) Design

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Feb, 10, 2015 10:02

SharePoint’s Branding and “Look and Feel” with SharePoint Responsive (Web) Design It is key to approach any branding or custom “look and feel” initiative with as much of a browser and device agnostic approach as possible. SharePoint 2013’s out-of-the-box features provide a new updated look and organizations who want to engage in a SharePoint branding initiative should […]

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What Defines “Office 365 Hybrid” – A Deep-dive from EPC Group

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Feb, 08, 2015 11:02

Office 365 Hybrid – A Deep-dive from EPC Group The project stakeholders within IT may have a total understanding of the Office 365 offering but the organization’s legal and compliance stakeholders may still be unclear or hesitant because of the similar naming of products and their past understanding of SharePoint.

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A “Phase 0” Approach for SharePoint 2013 and Office 365

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Jan, 26, 2015 07:01

EPC Group’s “Phase 0” Approach An approach that EPC Group has seen work extremely well for a large number of organizations either implementing a new SharePoint 2013 or Office 365 implementation or possibly upgrading from SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013, is to complete a “Phase 0” initiative prior to rolling out a full blown Phase 1 project. […]

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