Security Governance Best Practices for SharePoint 2013 & Office 365’s SharePoint Online EPC Group understands that security has never been a hotter topic in IT, but in most cases, even though it is being discussed by members of the organization and dominates a good deal of technology news coverage, it is still often not properly […]
SHAREPOINT AS A SERVICE AND A SOLUTION (SPaaS) EPC Group offers SharePoint assessment consulting services including health check assessment and hybrid architecture assessments for organization’s of every size and deployments meeting any business or technical requirement. As the Information Age reaches a new level of maturity, many organization are finding that OK the data and content […]
The REST APIs and OData in SharePoint 2013 REST APIs in SharePoint 2013 are now compatible with OData, the industry standard for creating and consuming data APIs. The official reference for OData, as well as to track updates regarding this industry standard, can be found at the following link: http://www.odata.org OData’s official description, in essence, states […]
Modifying Lists and Libraries in Office 365 and SharePoint 2013 All organizations will need to make updates or changes to their Office 365 and/or SharePoint 2013 lists and libraries as the business and organizational requirements change and SharePoint evolves. Whether the need is to add a column, change the name, or even delete a list, this section provides insight […]
Hybrid Office 365 & SharePoint 2013 Strategy In previous posts, EPC Group has discussed the differences around SharePoint 2013 on-premises (private cloud) vs. the hosted (public cloud) as well as a hybrid SharePoint 2013 deployment which allows for a middle ground for you to tailor based on specific requirements, concerns, security requirements, as well as custom development strategies. There is an inherent […]
SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365 Upgrade Checkpoint: Does your Information Architecture Align with Your IT Roadmap?
Ensuring Your System & Information Architecture Architecture Strategy Aligns with Your SharePoint Roadmap When an organization is near the point of kicking off and performing a upgrade and/or migration initative to SharePoint 2013 and/or Office 365, it is key to ensure core elements have been designed and put in place to meet not only the current needs of the organization […]
SharePoint 2013 Administration Considerations Overview SharePoint 2013 administration encompasses a wide range or tasks and topics from ensuring security related best practices and maintenance to ensure your sites are secure to reviewing the underlying performance and reviewing the backup and DR jobs to ensure the processes are functioning as expected.
Data Breaches and Implementing Proactive Security Policies – Office 365 & Azure Considerations Over the past few, there have been some very high profile instances of data breaches in environments of all types. The NSA IT Administrator Edward Snowden, who accessed and shared classified NSA data, has been the most widely publicized incident around this and there […]
Understanding SharePoint & Office 365 Internal Communities, Related Goals, and Proven Best Practices
SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 Communities When SharePoint Server 2013 and/or Office 365’s SharePoint Online is implemented within an organization there are both business requirements that are in scope to be accomplished as well as the information technology (IT) goals and key benefits that are embraced by IT to deploy SharePoint and support it […]