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Customizing Microsoft Teams

By : Gopi Kondameda
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Customizing Microsoft Teams

By: Gopi Kondameda

Overview of this book

In the evolving remote working arrangement, the demand for custom Microsoft Teams apps is increasing rapidly across businesses. If you are someone who aims to provide users with an exceptional experience through custom-built apps that adhere to industry standards and good governance, Customizing Microsoft Teams is for you! The book starts with an overview of Microsoft Teams customization and configuration prerequisites. It then shows you how to expose functionalities from various solutions through tabs, connectors, messaging extensions, and more before you move on to explore how the PowerShell module can manage multiple aspects of administration and how to use the SharePoint Framework for creating custom Microsoft Teams apps. You’ll be able to work with Microsoft Dataverse for Teams to build custom apps, bots, and flows using Power Apps, Power Virtual Agents, and Power Automate. As you publish your production-ready apps on the Teams store and Microsoft AppSource, you’ll also understand Teams app analytics and reporting functionalities. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned how to develop custom solutions to solve critical business problems and extend the power of Microsoft Teams to develop high-value use cases in the remote working culture.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Part 1: Microsoft Teams Customization Exploring the Architecture and Components
Part 2: Microsoft Teams Customization with Tools and Techniques
Part 3: Microsoft Teams Customization with Low-Code and No-Code

Microsoft Viva Connections

With Microsoft Viva Connections, you can create a personalized landing page or home site experience for your organization. Supplying the correct information to the right person at the right time is critical for any digital transformation to succeed, and this is the goal of Viva Connections.

Microsoft Teams is a hub for team members to collaborate on a day-to-day basis. SharePoint Online is a platform for modern intranet portals where you can build sites for broader communication of news and valuable information about the organization.

Historically, employees had to leave Microsoft Teams to access their modern intranet portals or informational sites; in the chapters of this book, the focus is to keep users in Teams and not disrupt their work by having them move between apps.

Viva Connections is a Teams app available in Microsoft Teams, with the SharePoint Online landing page and various resources available directly in Microsoft Teams. So, this acts...