The Flavors of SharePoint: which is right for you? – Webinar Join our Live Q&A chat on Aug 6th, 2015 and view the webinar replay for “The Flavors of SharePoint: which is right for you?” webinar on July 15th. As promised, we now have an extended On Demand version of our webinar, “The Flavors of […]
Introduction to SharePoint Search Possibilities This EPC Group blog outlines the various ways to customize the search parameters of SharePoint and includes details on the following methods of SharePoint’s search capabilities: Proximity Search Boolean Search Complex Queries KQL – Keyword Query Language Search Web Parts Wild Card Search Numeric Search Relevance Search Proximity Search in […]
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 […]
Deep-Dive of SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 Proven Development Strategies This EPC Group blog post will cover the latest tools and technologies for performing custom development on SharePoint Server 2013, Office 365, SharePoint Online and Windows Azure environments. We will also discuss development strategies for organizations who plan to have these technology assets deployed both on-premises as well as […]
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 […]
Understanding REST APIs in Office 365, SharePoint 2013 & Custom Development The REST APIs are very straightforward and easy to use and allow for a platform-agnostic development approach. Each query that is submitted is done via a unique URL, and the returned results can be cached by proxy servers. The REST APIs are easier to utilize than a SOAP-based […]
Overview of Office 365, SharePoint Online and My Data A major area of concern about Office 365 is the lack of understanding about how and where the data itself is stored and what proactive measures are being taken to ensure that your data is safe. As part of our research and our ongoing consulting efforts at EPC […]
Key Areas to Consider Regarding Scalability in Your SharePoint 2013 Architectural Roadmap It is important to implement a highly available as well as scalable SharePoint 2013 platform and avoid some of the known pitfalls that degrade its performance, such as the following:
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Understanding and Overcoming Records Management Challenges EPC Group will share several new blog posts this week on SharePoint 2013, Office 365, and Records \ Enterprise Content Management (RM\ECM) strategies. So many organizations throughout the globe have not implemented successful records management initiatives because of the inherit difficulty applying retention policies to content. Another main issue IT has faced is […]
Graphical Overview: Scalability Best Practices for a Hybrid SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 Environment
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.
Public and Hybrid Cloud Governance | Office 365 | Microsoft SharePoint 2013 | Azure Organization’s across the globe are wondering how the cloud will impact their business and whether a hybrid SharePoint / hybrid Office 365 / SharePoint Online or Microsoft Azure environment makes sense for their IT strategy and related technology roadmap.
Understanding Office 365 API Tools for Best Practices Office 365 Development Microsoft has recently introduced the next step in the evolution of the Office 365 platform by releasing the Office 365 API Tools, as shown in the image below. This continues to extend the platform and opens up more possibilities around the hybrid cloud with the capability to […]