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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

Considering an upgrade from Dataverse for Teams to Dataverse

Several factors will require you to upgrade your Dataverse for Teams environment to Dataverse, which we will cover in detail. The important considerations that would be involved in this decision are additional capabilities or capacity limitations, as outlined in the following sections.


Additional capabilities that would make you consider upgrading the environment into a Dataverse environment would be as follows:

  • The ability to run the apps outside of Teams in a standalone browser, such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, or as a native mobile app outside of Teams. Apps created within the Microsoft Teams environment would not be available anywhere outside of the Microsoft Teams application, such as a standalone browser or maker experience ( A maker experience is where you create standalone apps that can run on a browser or as a native mobile app.
  • Any other direct API...