BCS, External & LOB Systems Integration Strategies for SharePoint 2013 & Office 365

Posted by EPC Group on Mar.13, 2015 3:32 pm

BCS, External & LOB Systems Integration Strategies for SharePoint 2013 & Office 365

 

SharePoint Business Connectivity Services (BCS) provides for the ability to integrate with data that is stored outside of SharePoint in to SharePoint 2013 as well as Office 365 and Microsoft solutions.

The BCS enables for data to be integrated into SharePoint, Office 365, SharePoint Online and other Microsoft solutions in reports or lists for BI initiatives or into SharePoint 2013’s search to be able to provide your users with search results from data across the enterprise using native elements such as the SharePoint 2013 search’s connector framework, as shown in image below. Read More

Topics: BCS Business Intelligence (BI) External LOB Systems Office 365 SharePoint 2013 SharePoint Online System Architecture

SharePoint 2013’s APIs, Office 365 API Tools and Development Options

Posted by EPC Group on May.08, 2015 4:12 pm

SharePoint 2013’s APIs, Office 365 API Tools and Development Options – Part 1

SharePoint 2013’s APIs enable apps, as well as other elements, to connect and integrate with SharePoint’s core features. The APIs, as depicted in the image below, provide apps the capability to view content or integrate with a workflow or even perform searches.

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Topics: Application Development BCS Custom Development Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice Hybrid SharePoint Platform Identity Management Microsoft Azure NET Development Office 365 Office 365 Development SharePoint 2013 SharePoint 2013 Development SharePoint App Model SharePoint Custom Development Workflow Development