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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


To summarize, in this chapter we have seen how digital evolution has shaped our personal lives, as well as organizations. We have also seen what digital transformation is and why it is a must for every organization to be ready for ongoing transformation.

We learned about low-code/no-code platforms and how platforms such as Microsoft Power Platform and Microsoft Dataverse for Teams can help you to accelerate digital transformation in your organization. This fundamental knowledge is essential to appreciate and build competency as a citizen developer. You could be part of the team implementing this digital transformation as a digital transformation agent or a leader initiating and championing the cause of digital transformation within your organization.

Finally, the last and most important aspect is the contribution of citizen developers to this digital transformation endeavor, while also gaining significant skills to help their own careers.

In the next chapter, Exploring Microsoft Dataverse for Teams, we will dig deeper into the different Power Platform components and Microsoft Dataverse, and explore how you can use the different components while building an app or a full-fledged end-to-end business solution.