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  • Copyright 2014
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5119-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5119-5

Covers SharePoint 2013, Office 365’s SharePoint Online, and Other Office 365 Components

In SharePoint 2013 Field Guide, top consultant Errin O’Connor and the team from EPC Group bring together best practices and proven strategies drawn from hundreds of successful SharePoint and Office 365 engagements. Reflecting this unsurpassed experience, they guide you through deployments of every type, including the latest considerations around private, public, and hybrid cloud implementations, from ECM to business intelligence (BI), as well as custom development and identity management.

O’Connor reveals how world-class consultants approach, plan, implement, and deploy SharePoint 2013 and Office 365’s SharePoint Online to maximize both short- and long-term value. He covers every phase and element of the process, including initial “whiteboarding”; consideration around the existing infrastructure; IT roadmaps and the information architecture (IA); and planning for security and compliance in the new IT landscape of the hybrid cloud.

SharePoint 2013 Field Guide will be invaluable for implementation team members ranging from solution architects to support professionals, CIOs to end-users. It’s like having a team of senior-level SharePoint and Office 365 hybrid architectureconsultants by your side, helping you optimize your success from start to finish!

Detailed Information on How to…

  • Develop a 24-36 month roadmap reflecting initial requirements, longterm strategies, and key unknowns for organizations from 100 users to 100,000 users
  • Establish governance that reduces risk and increases value, covering the system as well as information architecture components, security, compliance, OneDrive, SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and identity management
  • Address unique considerations of large, global, and/or multilingual enterprises
  • Plan for the hybrid cloud (private, public, hybrid, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)
  • Integrate SharePoint with external data sources: from Oracle and SQL Server to HR, ERP, or document management for business intelligence initiatives
  • Optimize performance across multiple data centers or locations including US and EU compliance and regulatory considerations (PHI, PII, HIPAA, Safe Harbor, etc.)
  • Plan for disaster recovery, business continuity, data replication, and archiving
  • Enforce security via identity management and authentication
  • Safely support mobile devices and apps, including BYOD
  • Implement true records management (ECM/RM) to support legal/compliance requirements
  • Efficiently build custom applications, workflows, apps and web parts
  • Leverage Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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Governed Utilization of the Features and Functionality in SharePoint 2013/Office 365

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction to SharePoint 2013 (On-Premises, Office 365 Cloud, and Hybrid)     1
Key SharePoint 2013 Methodologies and Best Practices     3
Presenting SharePoint 2013     9
Overview of SharePoint 2013 Key Features     10
SharePoint 2013’s On-Premises and Office 365     10
SharePoint Server 2013 Technology Updates     12
Feature Comparison of SharePoint On-Premises Versus Office 365/ SharePoint Online     16
SharePoint Server 2013’s Capabilities     18
Summary     30
2 Proven Implementation Strategies for SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 | SharePoint Online     31
Where to Begin     31
SharePoint Public Relations and Communications Strategy     36
High-Level Overview of a SharePoint 2013/Office 365 Deployment     40
Identifying the Core Tasks and Milestones of Your Initiative     44
Identifying Common Terms and Features of SharePoint 2013     54
Getting Acquainted with SharePoint Server 2013/Office 365’s Architecture and Understanding Its Components     60
Summary     65
3 Governed Utilization of the Features and Functionality in SharePoint 2013/Office 365     67
Understanding Device Channels in SharePoint 2013 (BYOD)     70
SharePoint 2013/Office 365: Preparing for Governance     71
Implementing a Best Practices Information Architecture from the Very Beginning     79
Introduction to SharePoint 2013 and the Hybrid Cloud Mind-Set     82
Social Computing in SharePoint 2013     87
Summary     99
4 Understanding SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft Office Integration with Office 365 Now in the Picture     101
SharePoint 2013 and Office 365: An Overview     102
Planning for Apps in SharePoint and Office 2013     109
Office 365 Compliance     111
How Safe Is My Organization’s Office 365 Data?     113
Summary     117
5 Implementing a Best Practices SharePoint 2013/Office 365 Information Architecture     119
Planning SharePoint 2013’s Taxonomy, Navigational Hierarchy, and Overall Topology     121
Where to Begin     126
Translating Your Business and Functional Requirements into SharePoint 2013/Office 365 Lists and Libraries     138
Modifying Lists and Libraries     150
Creating and Modifying List and Library Views     160
Working with List Content     163
Creating Discussions and Surveys     166
Summary     170
6 Using Out-of-the-Box Web Parts in SharePoint 2013/Office 365     171
Blog Web Parts     171
Business Data Web Parts     173
Community Web Parts     177
Content Rollup Web Parts     180
Document Sets Web Parts     191
Filters Web Parts     191
Forms Web Parts     192
Media and Content Web Parts     192
Search Web Parts     194
Search-Driven Content Web Parts     195
Social Collaboration Web Parts     195
Summary     196
7 Implementing a SharePoint 2013 System Architecture with Future Hybr

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