Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EPC Group's CEO Errin O'Connor's AIIM.org SharePoint Expert Blog Articles - 2012 (To Date)


Please see the list of EPC Group's CEO Errin O'Connor's AIIM Expert Blog Articles (To Date) this year. There are 2 or 3 additional articles being planned for December 2012 but here is a great comprehensive list to-date for your review and to help you with your SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013 organizational strategy.


EPC Group's Errin O'Connor AIIM - SharePoint Expert Blog Can be found at:
http://www.aiim.org/community/members/profile/4affeb16f1494069ab772955fd5bde7e

Errin is also in the progress of writing (with EPC Group's leadership team) SharePoint 2013: "From the Trenches" By Sam's Publishing (Pearsons).



Purpose The purpose of this article is to share with the AIIM Community EPC Group’s consulting experience to standardize the nomenclature and define the responsibility of individuals who partic...


I wanted to post a blog that would allow organizations to get a head start on developing a SharePoint 2010 Training Guide. I believe this is something missing from the community and I am hopeful th..


I.T. – SharePoint Problem and Change Management Procedures I. Introduction The purpose of this document is to define the procedures used to manage SharePoint 2010 / 2013 support re..


Whiteboarding Your SharePoint Road Map In most any enterprise SharePoint implementation, SP 2010 or 2013, one of the single most valuable tools I find that most frequently provides that “Aha!” ...


Overview With the SharePoint Server 2013 Preview being released yesterday there are a lot of organizations who are currently involved in large SharePoint 2010 deployments who are wondering how ...


If I had the keys to the castle, just released Microsoft Surface and wanted to bloody the nose of Apple… and by the way, in a hand full of months was about to release the next wave of SharePoint (o...


As midsize to Fortune 500 type organizations are finding out, a hosted SharePoint cloud outside of their immediate control can cause unbelievable frustrations. Configurations or small customization...


Purpose of Article The purpose of the document is to outline EPC Group best practice recommendations from an “In the Trenches” SharePoint Consulting perspective for Enterprise SharePoint 2010 E...


50,000 Foot Overview This article describes the source code management and deployment process for SharePoint 2010 initiatives and provides the current-state of SharePoint 2007 deployment anal...


Walking into Continental Airlines to implement an Enterprise SharePoint Deployment is entire different animal than walking into an organization like the Department of Justice (DOJ) for nearly the e...


Background I am writing this article (Article 1 of 4) as myself and my organization, EPC Group.net, has embarked on and completed our 653 successful SharePoint implementation. In the sections b...


You have probably been flooded with external sources telling you what SharePoint Governance really is and I am here to state mine and my SharePoint Consulting organization, EPC Group’s, definitive ...


Overview Within an enterprise SharePoint 2010 deployment, a key best practice to ensure your organization’s long-term SharePoint’s success, is the creation of a SharePoint Steering committee an...


Overview Within an enterprise SharePoint 2010 deployment, a key best practice to ensure your organization’s long-term SharePoint’s success, is the creation of a SharePoint Steering committee ... read


Introduction I wanted to share with the AIIM Community the overview of a White Paper that myself and my team at EPC Group.net have been working on by studying approximately 35 enterprise


“Everyone is going to want one of these,” Gary Dahl half-joking said. Gary Dahl is an author and advertising executive, but more importantly, the inventor of the Pet Rock. A Cloud-based SharePoint…


Why are 75% of the organizations in the United States (with an enterprise presence) looking at implementing a records management solution and why are they drawn so much to a particular Microsoft  


The following is a SharePoint 2010 Web Standards and Usability Quick Reference Guide following EPC Group’s best practices for SharePoint GUI development (master page) and configuration best


A SharePoint 2010 Enterprise initiative must be approached in a manner to ensure it is implemented with a “Platform Strategy” and “SharePoint as a Service” in mind. This not only includes the imple...


Background on One of Many Similar Situations I Have Come Across in the Past 24 Months As a disclaimer to this article, I do own a SharePoint consulting firm, EPC Group.net, and am writing this ... read


The Perceptions vs. Reality of I.T. and New Technologies When discussing with a client who is considering or beginning the process of rolling out SharePoint 2010, I sometimes feel like a broken... read


An approach that I have seen work well for a large number of organizations either implementing a new SharePoint 2010 enterprise implementation or possibly upgrading from SharePoint 2007 to


Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is one of the most popular software programs \ platforms in history and with it has come a community with a near cult following as well as a large number of extremely


Your organization more than likely already owns SharePoint licenses and may be using it for collaboration, the Intranet, an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) \ Enterprise Records Management


Like a stock trader who has purchased a “put” on a stock in hopes the stock value will decrease, I continue to see articles and blogs every now and then asking questions and making statements on


In developing any Enterprise Records Management (ERM) or (ECM) Platform, the key to long-term success is your organizations ability to develop a roadmap that takes into consideration the hybrid


Errin O'Connor's Bio -

Errin is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer for EPC Group and the author of three Microsoft SharePoint books covering SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2010, and SharePoint 2007. Errin focuses his efforts on implementing Microsoft Technologies in organizations throughout the country and around the globe.
 
Errin manages EPC Group’s corporate strategy as well as architects the proven methodologies around collaboration, enterprise content management, and custom application development that have set EPC Group apart from its competitors. Errin is the author of "SharePoint 2013: From the Trenches" by Pearson Education | Sams Publishing which covers implementation best practices, content management and records management methodologies, initial SharePoint 2013 development best practices as well as mobility planning.
 
Errin is also the author of "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010" by Microsoft Press and "Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Inside Out" by Microsoft Press. Errin's firm EPC Group has completed more than 675 SharePoint implementations and a large number of Microsoft Project Server implementations. Errin is also the founder of WebPartGallery.com an online solutions provider of SharePoint web parts and custom solutions and is a frequent speaker at Microsoft SharePoint events throughout the United States and Canada.