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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By : Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao
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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By: Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao

Overview of this book

With its extensive set of tools and features for improving productivity and collaboration, Microsoft 365 is being widely adopted by organizations worldwide. This book will help not only developers but also business people and those working with information to discover tips and tricks for making the most of the apps in the Microsoft 365 suite. The Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide is a compendium of best practices and tips to leverage M365 apps for effective collaboration and productivity. You'll find all that you need to work efficiently with the apps in the Microsoft 365 family in this complete, quick-start guide that takes you through the Microsoft 365 apps that you can use for your everyday activities. You'll learn how to boost your personal productivity with Microsoft Delve, MyAnalytics, Outlook, and OneNote. To enhance your communication and collaboration with teams, this book shows you how to make the best use of Microsoft OneDrive, Whiteboard, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams. You'll also be able to be on top of your tasks and your team's activities, automating routines, forms, and apps with Microsoft Planner, To-Do, Power Automate, Power Apps, and Microsoft Forms. By the end of this book, you'll have understood the purpose of each Microsoft 365 app, when and how to use it, and learned tips and tricks to achieve more with M365.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)

Summary

As a final word, although Microsoft Planner is a simple tool, it is very powerful. You can adopt any methodology you want. However, be advised that you and your team must reach an agreement on how to work together. Otherwise, you may end up with a big mess with multiple plans in Microsoft Planner. Think of Microsoft Planner as an infinite virtual board in comparison to the physical boards you have in your office.

Establishing your way of working is important to get the most out of the tool. By way of analogy, you would not have multiple boards and Post-it notes in different rooms of your building without a purpose and organization. The same applies to Microsoft Planner. Keep yourself and your team organized.

As you define a workflow and methodology, you will benefit from Microsoft Planner's features and integrations with other Microsoft 365 applications, making you and your team more productive.

In the next chapter, you will learn how to create a workflow and...