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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.

Information Management

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

Understanding SharePoint 2013 and Office 365’s Logical Architecture

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

To drill down into the overall logical architecture of SharePoint 2013, the underlying technical components and features that factor into the design of SharePoint 2013’s Information Architecture are as listed here: Service applications Application pools Web applications Zone(s) Site collections Sites Lists and libraries SharePoint 2013 allows for individual services to be configured and controlled […]

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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 OnlineHybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Information Architecture, Information Management, Scalability, Search, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint 2013 Search, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint Roadmap, Sharepoint Roles and Responsibilties, System Architecture

Implementing Records Management in SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 Using a Strategic & Proven Approach

Posted by Errin O'Connor on May, 07, 2015 04:05

Over the past 15+ years,  EPC Group has found that records management initiatives can be successfully accomplished by following a framework of defined guidelines and principles driven by compliance, collaboration, associated cost, and business continuity. It is key that the initiative has executive buy-in to both promote and enforce the overall records management initiative. You should also assign specific […]

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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 OnlineHybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Information Architecture, Information Management, Scalability, Search, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint 2013 Search, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint Roadmap, Sharepoint Roles and Responsibilties, System ArchitectureECM-Enterprise Content Management, ERM-Enterprise Records Management, Information Architecture, Information Management, Office 365 Consulting, RM-Records Management, SharePoint 2013