Office 365 allows you to create, share, and communicate data seamlessly while using the cloud as a business tool. It provides immense and impressive functionality for business-level and helps in maximizing business productivity. Despite the advantages of the Office 365 governance model to businesses, most companies cannot fully understand its complexity. Mind that while having this business […]
What is Office 365 Governance? When applying Office 365 as a solution or even when using applications outside of Microsoft, the word Governance comes up a lot. What exactly is it and why is it important for our implementation? According to Microsoft, Governance is “The set of policies, roles, responsibilities, and processes that control how […]
This blog post will provide “from the consulting trenches” (Hybrid Cloud) strategies and granular details of EPC Group’s approach to the new Hybrid Office 365 and/or SharePoint 2013 architecture’s growing proliferation and how it may affect your organization.
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 […]
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 Group in relation to Microsoft SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 roadmap development, […]
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 into the settings available for lists and libraries that enable […]
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. EPC Group has been involved in several recent hybrid Office 365 \ SharePoint implementations using SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises, as well as Office 365, Microsoft Azure, or […]
SharePoint 2013 administration encompasses a wide range or tasks and topics from ensuring security related best practices and maintenance to ensure your sites are secure to reviewing the underlying performance and reviewing the backup and DR jobs to ensure the processes are functioning as expected.
Office 365 and SharePoint 2013’s out-of-the-box core end-user features, such as lists and libraries as well as apps, web parts, and the sites and site collections they exist on, will be the most used areas of SharePoint, but using them and deploying them with governance in mind is key to your success.
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 has been an added push to mitigate future data breaches and examine how […]