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A SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence (BI) Deep-dive - Case Study Review from EPC Group

The Business Intelligence Capabilities of SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities in SharePoint 2013 are vast and in many cases are achieved with a combination of SharePoint and Microsoft Office or SharePoint and SQL Server’s capabilities . Note: For a review of Office 365's Business Intelligence capabilities in Power BI, review my previous post on a deep-dive of Office 365's Power BI

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Understanding Operating in the Hybrid Cloud - Office 365 & SharePoint 2013 - An EPC Group Case Study

Understanding Operating in the Hybrid Cloud - EPC Group Case Study 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

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SharePoint Decision Guide – A Best Practices Roadmap and Organizational Strategy by EPC Group - Part 3

Business Intelligence Considerations in SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities in SharePoint 2013 are vast and in many cases are achieved with a combination of SharePoint and Microsoft Office or SharePoint and SQL Server’s capabilities. I have worked with a variety of organizations in presenting SharePoint 2013’s BI capabilities and have found that it is best done by showing examples rather than speaking in abstract so I have included a larger number of screen shots in this section with brief summaries as I believe this is the best way to get a complete grasp of SharePoint 2013 and BI. The following image details SharePoint’s different tiers of BI which include SharePoint, Office and in many cases Excel, as well as SQL Server: Business Intelligence Center SharePoint 2013 provides a Business Intelligence Center site that enables your organization to centrally store and manage data connections, reports, scorecards, dashboards, and Web Part pages as shown below: Microsoft Excel 2013 Excel has more capabilities and more relevance in BI and SharePoint than any other Microsoft Office program

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Security Governance Best Practices for SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 | SharePoint Online

Security Governance Best Practices for SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 | 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 addressed in many SharePoint deployments. In many SharePoint deployments, the organization’s Active Directory (AD) deployment may have a good deal of duplication, custom groups, or old and expired information that have been created and stored over many years

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My Site Implementation in SharePoint 2010 – A Best Practices Strategy

I speak with business leaders and CIOs\IT Directors on a regular basis during my day-to-day activities at EPC Group and one question I continue to hear from many organizations is, “what is your opinion on how we could successful roll out SharePoint 2010 My Sites to our organization and how many other similar companies like ours are rolling it out”?

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