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Digital Transformation with Dataverse for Teams

By : Srikumar Nair
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Digital Transformation with Dataverse for Teams

By: Srikumar Nair

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dataverse for Teams is a built-in, low-code data platform for Teams and enables everyone to easily build and deploy apps, flows, and intelligent chatbots using Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents (PVA) embedded in Microsoft Teams. Without learning any coding language, you will be able to build apps with step-by-step explanations for setting up Teams, creating tables to store data, and leverage the data for your digital solutions. With the techniques covered in the book, you’ll be able to develop your first app with Dataverse for Teams within an hour! You’ll then learn how to automate repetitive tasks or build alerts using Power Automate and Power Virtual Agents. As you get to grips with building these digital solutions, you’ll also be able to understand when to consider upgrading from Dataverse for Teams to Dataverse, along with its advanced features. Finally, you’ll explore features for administration and governance and understand the licensing requirements of Microsoft Dataverse for Teams and PowerApps. Having acquired the skills to build and deploy an enterprise-grade digital solution, by the end of the book, you will have become a qualified citizen developer and be ready to lead a digital revolution in your organization.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction to Microsoft Dataverse for Teams
Section 2: Deep Dive into Microsoft Dataverse for Teams
Section 3: Application and Environment Life Cycle Management
Section 4: Enterprise Readiness and Licensing

Licensing for Power Platform

In this section, we will look at some of the underlying principles that are used to determine the licensing requirements for Power Platform products. We saw in the initial chapters of this book that Power Platform is a suite of products, including Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents, Power Apps portals, and Microsoft Dataverse. The capabilities of these products are seeded either in full or through some features in various other Microsoft product families, such as Office 365, Microsoft 365, and Dynamics 365. Dynamics 365 is a suite of CRM applications (for things such as sales, marketing, and customer service) and ERP applications (for things such as finance, supply chain management, and inventory management). As a result of this, you will see the features of Power Platform tiered across Microsoft 365, Power Platform, and Dynamics 365.

Office 365 versus Microsoft 365

Office 365 is a suite of productivity apps and services including...