EPC Group - Time Tested and Proven
A Message from Our CEO, Errin O'Connor - “From the Consulting Trenches”
EPC Group is the nation’s leading Microsoft SharePoint Consulting firm but we are more than just a SharePoint consultancy. EPC Group is a nationwide leading Microsoft Solutions delivery and services provider that enables technology to fit the business and functional requirements of our clients. EPC Group’s services range from not only our unprecedented SharePoint implementation methodologies and solutions (Enterprise Content Management (ECM \ ERM), Global Intranet initiatives, Analytics, Collaboration and Social \ Professional Networking, SharePoint Branding, Mobility), but our industry leading custom development practice and to the entire Microsoft Suite of solutions including BizTalk, SQL Server 2012, Dynamics, and mobility services.
The vision for EPC Group in 2013, and since our founding in 1999, is to offer innovation through best practices “in the trenches” consulting services and solution development to not only improve our client’s productivity and continued innovation to ensure their continued success but to look toward the future and develop long-term roadmap and platforms that will be relevant for years to come after their deployment.
Our vast professional services offerings of not only Microsoft SharePoint but Microsoft Project Server, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Custom Development (workflows, custom User Interface (UI) design, and industry leading Project Management, Mobile Development, Business Consulting Services, I.T. Roadmap development, and many others.
At EPC Group, we have evolved over time into industry thought leaders for implementing efficient (doing it right the first time) professional services while providing “soup to nuts” capabilities in multiple platforms from initial discovery, business requirements gathering, implementation and configuration, custom development, training, post go-live support, and truly being there for our clients.
EPC Group employees are truly the best in the business. I am proud to say that my strategy of hiring people smarter than me time and time again while continuing to adapt to the ever changing market, economy, technology stacks, and the unforeseen has given EPC Group a brand name in this industry that we are very proud of and will continue to work every day to sustain regardless of the challenge.
At EPC Group, we cannot afford to have a bad project. Not from a financial perspective, but the I.T. world is a very small community even thou there are thousands of professionals worldwide who may be doing similar initiatives, we have the EPC Group brand and reputation to protect. EPC Group is committed to offering you a guarantee of a successful project from the experts who, in many cases, literally wrote the books on the technology.
I personally am committed to ensuring our clients success and employing and partnering with EPC Group’s staff of unprecedented hard working, industry leading, honest, and brilliant professionals.
In 2013, you will see EPC Group continue to grow as we engage in even more global initiatives and will be providing our continued webinars, case studies, workshops, and other mechanisms to not only fill your inbox with yet another service provider wanting to showcase their solutions, but to be connecting with EPC Group who has over 725+ successful SharePoint engagements, 75+ Project Server engagements, 100’s of custom development, analytics\ business intelligence, custom user interface, and other efforts from our ever growing set of offerings to provide you real-word answers.
If you every have a question about EPC Group, you can not only reach out to our staff whom you may already be in contact with, but personally contact me anytime on my personal cell (713) 410-9950 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will work with you and your organization to ensure whatever the project, however daunting the challenge, to know you are not only hiring a “consulting firm” but a partner who will work with you while providing continuous knowledge transfer and honest feedback about what you are trying to accomplish.
Founder and CEO
EPC Group’s CEO Errin O’Connor’s Biography:
Errin O’Connor 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. Errin manages EPC Group’s corporate strategy as well as architects the proven methodologies around collaboration, enterprise content management \ records management, and custom application development that have set EPC Group apart from its competitors.
Errin is the author of SharePoint 2013 Field Guide: Advice from the Consulting 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 SharePoint Foundation 2010 Inside Out by Microsoft Press \ O’Reilly Media and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Inside Out by Microsoft Press. He has completed hundreds of successful individual SharePoint, Project Server, BI, Custom development, and other types of implementations and has worked with some of the largest organizations in the United States. Errin’s Amazon.com Author Portal can be accessed by clicking here.
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. Errin has spoken at over 150 SharePoint related events in the past 24 months. Errin also has a passion for working with Department of Defense (DoD) related clients to ensure technology can continue to improve the mission of our nation’s warfighters.
Errin is a "AIIM SharePoint Expert Blogger" for AIIM (The Association for Information and Image Management) where he writes extensive best practices content on SharePoint 2013 and EPC Group's methodologies.
Errin is a "CMSWire.com Contributing Author" providing EPC Group's "in the consulting trenches" perspective for CMSWire.com on SharePoint implementations, migrations, enterprise records management (ECM), business intelligence (BI) and global implementation methodologies.
Summary of Upcoming \ Recent Speaking Events and Seminars
March 20th-22nd, 2013 - The AIIM Conference 2013 in New Orleans, LA - Come Join EPC Group's Experts!
March 3rd-6th, 2013 - The SharePoint Technology Conference - San Francisco, CA
November 12th-15th, 2012 - Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2012 - Las Vegas, NV - [View EPC Group's Photo Library of the Event]
July 25, 2012 - 2:00-3:00PM EDT - AIIM.ORG Webinar | Maximizing Process Automation Value from Office365
March 26th-29th, 2012 - SQL Server 2012 Launch Event - Las Vegas, NV
January 21st, 2012 - SharePoint Saturday - Austin, TX
November 11th-12th, 2011 - SharePoint Saturday - Denver, CO
August 15th-17th, 2011 - NASA IT Summit - San Francisco
July 30th, 2011 - SharePoint Saturday NYC- New York City
August 11th, 2011 - SharePoint Fest – Chicago, IL
August 11-13th – SharePoint Saturday, The Conference
October 3rd-6th, 2011 - Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2011 - Anaheim, CA - [View EPC Group's Photo Library of the Event]
October 31st-November 3rd, 2011 - KMWorld 2011 SharePoint Symposium - SharePoint 2010 Records Management (ECM)
June 1st-3rd, 2011 – SharePoint Tech Con 2011 – Boston, MA
May 26th, 2011 - SharePoint Rapid Fire Webinar
May 23rd-25th, 2011 - AFCEA Montgomery IT Summit 2011 & Golf Tournament - Montgomery, AL
May 19th-20th, 2011 - SharePoint Fest – Denver, CO
May 12th, 2011 - Maximize Your SharePoint Investment Webinar!
April 28th, 2011 - How Do I Get There? Migration and Upgrade Strategies for SharePoint 2010 Webinar
April 7th, 2011 - My Sites, Your Sites, Who's Sites Webinar?
March 31st, 2011 - SharePoint 2010 Version Control Webinar
March 3rd, 2011 - SharePoint in the NOW Webinar!
February 7th-9th, 2011 - SharePoint Technology Conference - San Francisco, CA - [View EPC Group's Photo Library of the Event]
July 31st, 2010 - SharePoint Saturday New York, NY (Keynote) - [View EPC Group's Photo Library of the Event]
August 7th, 2010 - SharePoint Saturday - Covering Enterprise SP Server 2010 Best Practices - Denver, CO
October 20th-22nd, 2010 - SharePoint Technology Conference - Boston, MA
May 1st, 2010 - SharePoint Saturday Houston - SharePoint 2010 Best Practices
April 21, 2010 - Best practices for SharePoint 2010 Implementation and Deployment (Webcast)
April 14, 2010 - Princeton (New Jersey) SharePoint User Group - SharePoint 2010 Best Practices
March 25, 2010 - SharePoint Governance: Proven Governance Strategies from the Trenches
March 17, 2010 - Best Practices for SharePoint 2010 Migration (Webcast)
February 18, 2010 - Central Ohio SharePoint Users Group - Preparing and Implementing SP 2010
February 17, 2010 - Best Practices for Running a Mixed SharePoint 2007 and 2010 Environment
February 10-12, 2010 - SharePoint Technology Conference - San Francisco, CA - [View EPC Group's Photo Library of the Event]
January 20, 2010 - Houston SharePoint User Group - SharePoint 2010 Best Practices Presentation
December 16th, 2009 - Houston SharePoint Superfest 2010
November 21th, 2009 - SharePoint Saturday Birmingham
October 19-22nd, 2009 - Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2009 - Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas - [View EPC Group's Photo Library of the Event]
November 9th-12th, 2009 - SharePoint Connections - Start Planning for SharePoint 2010: Formulate Your SharePoint Roadmap - Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas
November 14th, 2009 - SharePoint Saturday San Antonio
September 26th, 2009 - Houston TechFest 2009 - University of Houston
September 16, 2009 - Secrets of SharePoint - Don't Blame it on SharePoint
September 12th, 2009 - SharePoint Saturday New York
September 9th, 2009 - SharePoint Center of Excellence and Mobility Morning - Washington,DC
July 28, 2009 - San Antonio SharePoint Users Group
July 25, 2009 - SharePoint Saturday Baltimore - (Halthorpe) Maryland
June 22-24, 2009 - SharePoint Technology Conference - Boston
June 26-27, 2009 - Regional SharePoint User Group Conference 2009 - Washington
June 7-10, 2009 - Gartner: Portals, Content & Collaboration Summit - Orlando
April 29, 2009 - Best Practices for Secure External Information Sharing with SharePoint (Web Content Management) | Webinar Event: EPC Group & Infonic
May 2, 2009 - SharePoint Saturday - D.C. (Microsoft Office)
April 14, 2009 - Protecting SharePoint Deployments - Dallas - Microsoft (MTC)
April 18, 2009 - MOSS Camp 2009 - St. Louis, MO
MOSS 2007 - Unleash the Power of Your Enterprise - Seminar Series
April 16, 2009 - Columbus, OH - (Microsoft Office)
April 22, 2009 - Austin, TX - (Microsoft Office)
May 6, 2009 - Portland, OR - (Microsoft Office)
May 19, 2009 - Indianapolis, IN - (Microsoft Office)
May 21, 2009 - Denver, CO - (Microsoft Office)
June 2, 2009 - Louisville, KY - (Microsoft Office)
June 4, 2009 - St. Louis, MO - (Microsoft Office)
June 11, 2009 - Malvern, PA - (Microsoft Office)
April 6-8, 2009 - SharePoint Summit 2009 - Montreal, Quebec
March 22-24, 2009 - 2009 SharePoint .ORG Conference - Baltimore, MA
March 18, 2009 - Secrets of SharePoint (12pm-1pm CST) - Part 3: Governance and Compliance )
March 18th, 2009 - Houston SharePoint Users Group (6pm-8pm CST): "SharePoint Implementations Done Right the First Time"
February 21, 2009 - SharePoint Saturday - New York (Microsoft Office)
February 18, 2009 - Secrets of SharePoint (12pm-1pm CST) - Part 2: Management and Administration
February 7, 2009 - SharePoint Saturday - Kansas City
January 26-29, 2009 - SharePoint Technology Conference - San Francisco
January 21, 2009 - Secrets of SharePoint (12pm-1pm CST) - Part 1: Getting it Right the First Time
November 10, 2008 (6pm-8pm CST) - Houston SharePoint Users Group: "Understanding SharePoint Governance & Real-World Case Studies"
Essential Strategies for an Effectively Governed SharePoint Deployment - Seminar Series
October 2, 2008 - Malvern, PA - (Microsoft Office)
October 7, 2008 - Redmond, WA - (Microsoft Office)
October 8, 2008 - New York, NY - Microsoft Office
October 9, 2008 - Waltham, MA - (Microsoft Office)
October 10, 2008 - Washington, DC - (Microsoft Office)
October 14, 2008 - Mountain View, CA - (Microsoft Office)
October 16, 2008 - Montreal, Quebec - (Microsoft Office)
October 21, 2008 - Irvine, CA - (Microsoft Office)
October 22, 2008 - Alpharetta - (Microsoft Office)
October 29, 2008 - Houston, TX - (Microsoft Office)
October 30, 2008 - Irving, TX - (Microsoft Office)
October 31, 2008 - Chicago, IL - (Microsoft Office)
June 27-28, 2008 - Regional SharePoint User Group Conference 2008- Washington
Successful SharePoint Implementations - Seminar Series
May 1, 2008 - Chicago, IL - (Microsoft Office)
May 2, 2008 - New York, NY - (Microsoft Office)
May 8, 2008 - Waltham, MA - Microsoft Office
May 9, 2008 - Washington, DC - (Microsoft Office)
May 13, 2008 - Redmond, WA - (Microsoft Office)
May 15, 2008 - Alpharetta, GA - (Microsoft Office)
May 16, 2008 - Austin, TX - (Microsoft Office)
May 21, 2008 - Mountain View, CA - (Microsoft Office)
Successful SharePoint Deployment Strategies - What Every Administrator Ought to Know - Seminar Series
November 27, 2007 - Waltham, MA - (Microsoft Office)
November 30, 2007 - Washington, DC - (Microsoft Office)
December 5, 2007 - Mountain View, CA - Microsoft Office
December 7, 2007 - Austin, TX - (Microsoft Office)
December 11, 2007 - New York, NY - (Microsoft Office)