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SharePoint 2013 as a Service and a Solution (SPaaS)

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

SharePoint as a Service and a Solution (SPaaS) As the Information Age reaches a new level of maturity, many organization are finding that the data and content they have been storing, both physically and electronically, have become both an immense administrative burden as well as a security risk and a key to unlocking potential for […]

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Topics: Consulting From the Trenches, SharePoint 2013, Sharepoint 2013 Migration, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint 2013 Search, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint 2013 Upgrade, SharePoint 2013 Workflows, Sharepoint Administration, SharePoint Branding, SharePoint Change Management, SharePoint Consulting, SharePoint Custom Development, SharePoint Development, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Help Desk Procedures, SharePoint Managed Services, SharePoint Migrations, SharePoint My Sites, System Architecture

Deep-dive of SharePoint 2013 & Office 365’s Social Computing Capabilities

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Office 365 & SharePoint 2013: Social Computing Deep-Dive Social computing, or what EPC Group likes to refer to as “professional networking,” to assist in overcoming some internal political hurdles, is one of the most powerful and sometimes underused features of SharePoint 2013 and Office 365. Those who have worked with SharePoint 2010 or 2007 in the past will be […]

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Topics: Consulting From the Trenches, SharePoint 2013, Sharepoint 2013 Migration, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint 2013 Search, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint 2013 Upgrade, SharePoint 2013 Workflows, Sharepoint Administration, SharePoint Branding, SharePoint Change Management, SharePoint Consulting, SharePoint Custom Development, SharePoint Development, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Help Desk Procedures, SharePoint Managed Services, SharePoint Migrations, SharePoint My Sites, System ArchitectureCommunities - SharePoint 2013 | Office 365, Consulting From the Trenches, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Roadmap, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint My Sites, SharePoint Online, Social - SharePoint and Office 365, Social - SharePoint Social

SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 Training & End-User Adoptions Strategies

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 Training & End-User Adoptions Strategies When developing a new training strategy for your organization, it should be approached in a context that matches where your organization is currently at within your overall implementation. If you are developing a training strategy in conjunction with a new implementation effort or upgrade / migration initiative, […]

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Topics: Consulting From the Trenches, SharePoint 2013, Sharepoint 2013 Migration, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint 2013 Search, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint 2013 Upgrade, SharePoint 2013 Workflows, Sharepoint Administration, SharePoint Branding, SharePoint Change Management, SharePoint Consulting, SharePoint Custom Development, SharePoint Development, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Help Desk Procedures, SharePoint Managed Services, SharePoint Migrations, SharePoint My Sites, System ArchitectureCommunities - SharePoint 2013 | Office 365, Consulting From the Trenches, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Roadmap, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint My Sites, SharePoint Online, Social - SharePoint and Office 365, Social - SharePoint SocialOffice 365 Consulting, Office 365 Training, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Online Training, SharePoint Training

SharePoint 2013 BYOD Best Practices

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Introduction (BYOD | MDM) Remote workers and internal or onsite workers empowered with “bring your own device” (BYOD) policies can push the boundaries of IT and the typical IT-driven culture. A lot of IT organizations are playing catch-up around governance and their information management policies and have pushed back on BYOD due to the added complexity it […]

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Topics: Consulting From the Trenches, SharePoint 2013, Sharepoint 2013 Migration, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint 2013 Search, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint 2013 Upgrade, SharePoint 2013 Workflows, Sharepoint Administration, SharePoint Branding, SharePoint Change Management, SharePoint Consulting, SharePoint Custom Development, SharePoint Development, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Help Desk Procedures, SharePoint Managed Services, SharePoint Migrations, SharePoint My Sites, System ArchitectureCommunities - SharePoint 2013 | Office 365, Consulting From the Trenches, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Roadmap, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint My Sites, SharePoint Online, Social - SharePoint and Office 365, Social - SharePoint SocialOffice 365 Consulting, Office 365 Training, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Online Training, SharePoint TrainingBYOD - Bring Your Own Device, Identity Management, Mobility, Office 365 Consulting, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint End User Adoption

SharePoint 2010 or 2013 Roles, Responsibilities & Support Policies from a SharePoint Consulting Perspective

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

SharePoint 2010 or 2013 Roles, Responsibilities & Support Policies from a SharePoint Consulting Perspective Purpose The purpose of this article is to share EPC Group’s consulting experience to standardize the nomenclature and define the responsibility of individuals who participate in SharePoint 2010/2013 projects, support and users of the overall SharePoint Enterprise Ecosystem. This is a […]

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Topics: Consulting From the Trenches, SharePoint 2013, Sharepoint 2013 Migration, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint 2013 Search, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint 2013 Upgrade, SharePoint 2013 Workflows, Sharepoint Administration, SharePoint Branding, SharePoint Change Management, SharePoint Consulting, SharePoint Custom Development, SharePoint Development, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Help Desk Procedures, SharePoint Managed Services, SharePoint Migrations, SharePoint My Sites, System ArchitectureCommunities - SharePoint 2013 | Office 365, Consulting From the Trenches, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Roadmap, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint My Sites, SharePoint Online, Social - SharePoint and Office 365, Social - SharePoint SocialOffice 365 Consulting, Office 365 Training, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint End User Adoption, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Online Training, SharePoint TrainingBYOD - Bring Your Own Device, Identity Management, Mobility, Office 365 Consulting, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint End User AdoptionConsulting From the Trenches, Office 365 Roles and Responsibilities, Office 365 Support, SharePoint 2010, Sharepoint 2010 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, Sharepoint Administration, SharePoint End User Adoption, Sharepoint Roles and Responsibilties, SharePoint Steering Committee, Sharepoint Support

SharePoint Problem & Change Management Procedures Governance – Consulting Best Practices Example

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

I.T. – SharePoint Problem and Change Management Procedures   I. Introduction The purpose of this example “document” from EPC Group is to define the procedures used to manage SharePoint 2010 / 2013 support requests, assign resources to those requests, and implement solutions to those requests, as well as provide ongoing support to ensure reliability and […]

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Implementing Global Intranet Governance with a Proper Long-term Roadmap

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Implementing Global Intranet Governance with a Proper Long-term Roadmap   Introduction You have probably been flooded with external sources telling you what SharePoint Governance really is and EPC Group is here to state our definitive and we believe true way to implement Global Intranet Governance with a forward looking roadmap to match. For Global organizations […]

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Developing a SharePoint Steering Committee

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Overview Within an enterprise SharePoint deployment, a key best practice to ensure your organization’s long-term SharePoint’s success, is the creation of a SharePoint Steering committee and engaging and\or including your organization’s key business and technology leaders to this committee. The SharePoint Steering Committee is the overall governing body of Microsoft SharePoint that ensures the technology […]

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Best Practices for SharePoint Cultural Change Management – From the SharePoint Consulting Trenches

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Introduction It is not unusual for those implementing SharePoint 2010 to experience a fair amount of change and conflict as part of their deployment process. Other than e-mail, no other product that you will implement will have as wide or personal “touch and feel” as SharePoint 2010 if you intend to implement this product in […]

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SharePoint 2010 – A Learning Management System (LMS) for Government \ DoD, Private Sector\Fortune 1000, and Educational Institutions | (SP vs. Blackboard)

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

SharePoint as a Learning Management System (LMS) Your organization more than likely already owns SharePoint licenses and may be using it for collaboration, the Intranet, an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) \ Enterprise Records Management (ERM) solution, or to meet a variety of other business requirements. One area where SharePoint is being extremely underutilized by a […]

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