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Errin O'Connor

With over 25 years of experience in Information Technology and Management Consulting, Errin O’Connor has led hundreds of large-scale enterprise implementations from Business Intelligence, Power BI, Office 365, SharePoint, Exchange, IT Security, Azure and Hybrid Cloud efforts for over 165 Fortune 500 companies.

Business Requirements Gathering

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

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

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 IA that is scalable and has organization’s long-term SharePoint roadmap in mind. The Context, […]

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Topics: Business Requirements Gathering, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Information Architecture, Information Management, IT Roadmap, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Roadmap, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint Online

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

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

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 support model and defined processes in place for managing end-user requests in the early stages of your SharePoint initiative. Initial Roadmap Questions – Examples of Sample Questions from EPC […]

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What is a SharePoint “Private Cloud”

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

To first describe and baseline a “private cloud deployment, the following items and elements will typically be considered and implemented: Hosting SharePoint as infrastructure for a specific or a combination of workloads such as: o   Enterprise Search o   Application Platform for Line-of-Business (LOB) application o   Business Intelligence Implementations o   Collaboration, community and/or project sites o   Internet […]

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