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Modifying Lists and Libraries in Office 365 & SharePoint 2013

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 10, 2015 09:05

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 […]

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Deep-Dive of Microsoft’s Power BI for Office 365

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 10, 2015 06:05

Deep-Dive of Microsoft’s Power BI for Office 365 Microsoft Office 365’s Power BI contains a collection of features and services that enables organization to visualize data and share these discoveries in a very similar manner as SharePoint 2013’s on-premise business intelligence environmental capabilities.

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Graphical Overview: Scalability Best Practices for a Hybrid SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 Environment

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 10, 2015 05:05

Hybrid Office 365 | SharePoint 2013 Scalability: Graphical Overview This EPC Group blog post is meant to provide you with a visual overview of the underlying scalability considerations and related best practices for a Hybrid SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 Environment.

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Data Breaches and Implementing Proactive Security Policies – Office 365 & Azure

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

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 […]

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

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

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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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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My Sites & Communities: System Architecture Deep-Dive in SharePoint 2013 & Office 365

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 07, 2015 02:05

Understanding the Underlying System Architecture Behind My Sites & Communities in SharePoint 2013 & Office 365’s SharePoint Online When an organization deploys My Sites for their users, the underlying SharePoint 2013 system architecture create a web application, a My Site host site collection, an individual site collection, and several SharePoint service applications and features. The individual site collection […]

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Understanding SharePoint & Office 365 Internal Communities, Related Goals, and Proven Best Practices

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Apr, 17, 2015 04:04

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 […]

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Deep-Dive of Search in SharePoint 2013, Office 365 and SharePoint Online

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Mar, 24, 2015 08:03

Deep-Dive of Search in SharePoint 2013, Office 365 and SharePoint Online “From the Trenches” In this blog post, EPC Group’s Sr. Search Architects will cover the key service applications and services that powerSharePoint 2013, Office 365 and SharePoint Online’s search to enable your organization’s data to easily be found on-demand as well to enable the accuracy of your search results. […]

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