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5 Reasons Logistics Companies Should Integrate SharePoint

The logistics industry is document driven...It is very easy to create the web-parts and all data captured can be pushed into the HR system using integration tools like Magic Software’s iBOLT

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SharePoint Integration and The Seven Deadly Challenges

Don’t get me wrong, SharePoint’s API and features make it a great system to integrate with. I am talking about the fear of integrating to other systems; these can present big challenges

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Why We’re All G-Men (and Women) Now

Governance. It’s what content management, records management, business process management, SharePoint, and myriad other information systems have in common. It’s one of the things that complicates any move to the cloud. And it’s too often overlooked as disparate technical...

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Hybrid Office 365 Search Deep-dive: SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 Integration

Hybrid Search Deep-dive: SharePoint Server 2013 & Office 365 Integration One of the most common configurations that is starting to emerge into today’s IT landscape is that of a hybrid cloud architecture and is something you must plan for in your organization's long-term SharePoint and/or Office 365 roadmap . SharePoint Server 2013 can integrate with cloud-based solutions such as Office 365 and/or SharePoint Online in a secure and federated manner that will allow a user with proper permission’s search to return results from both on-premises in SharePoint Server 2013 as well as in Office 365 in the cloud, as shown in image below. Hybrid Cloud (Hybrid SharePoint 2013 & Office 365) Architecture Summary Overview The following is a summary of a hybrid SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365 search integration and the related components: The remote SharePoint Index allows for the search to be federated between the on-premises SharePoint Server 2013 environment and the cloud-based Office 365 environment for a hybrid cloud environment architecture This sample configuration provides query capability and additional configurations can be implemented to support crawl Hybrid Cloud Architecture Overview The hybrid cloud architecture requires: Configuration of an OAuth trust between your on-premises SharePoint 2013 farm and your Office 365 tenancy The creation of a result source for the remote farm An externally addressable endpoint for the on-premises farm (reverse proxy) that can be reached via the Office 365 sites This sample configuration allow you to query the result source directly or create a query rule to also allow for user queries to the cloud-based Office 365 or remote farm when needed A token is created for the user and security trimmed results are returned which requires 2-way AD synchronization between the SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises environment and Office 365 By using a query rule you can integrate the results from both farms into a single display for users and tailor the UI as desired The results of a hybrid cloud search from a user searching both SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365 : Search Web Parts in SharePoint 2013, Office 365 and/or SharePoint Online There are several new web parts for Search in this latest release of SharePoint that allow users an entire new experience when conducting search

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I am Dedicated to SharePoint, so why am I only getting Standard love?

Not to leave smaller companies out of the discussion, but they usually don’t have the same stringent requirements and complex custom integration requests the large enterprises have

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High Level Best Practices: SharePoint Source Code Management and the Related Deployment Process

Note: While TSF has better integration with Visual Studio, it does require licenses to be purchased...With the integration between Visual Studio 2010 and SharePoint 2010, a developer can perform conflict resolution

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SharePoint as a Service and a Solution (SPaaS)

SharePoint as a centralized, enterprise-level web-based collaboration platform has changed the way many businesses work and manage information, and with every iteration there are platform improvements as well as more tools and integration with fast-growing technologies and practices

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What Defines "Office 365 Hybrid" - A Deep-dive from EPC Group

When looking at the Office 365 plans for the enterprise, you will see many options for integration with Exchange and other technologies that your organization very well may not even be considering moving or integrating with the cloud, so discussing your organization’s SharePoint and overall IT roadmap and having a clearer understanding of it will allow you to review these plans with a much more educated perspective about what you may or may not want to consider

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SPC14 Results: 3 Reasons the SharePoint On-Premise roadmap has changed to a severe O365 warning

Last year's conference announced the integration of Yammer into the O365 family, and the promise that Microsoft would learn from the start-ups' iterative development cycle

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