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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By: Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak

Overview of this book

Microsoft Office 365 provides tools for managing organizational tasks like content management, communication, report creation, and business automation processes. With this book, you'll get to grips with popular apps from Microsoft, enabling workspace collaboration and productivity using Microsoft SharePoint Online, Teams, and the Power Platform. In addition to guiding you through the implementation of Microsoft 365 apps, this practical guide helps you to learn from a Microsoft consultant's extensive experience of working with the Microsoft business suite. This cookbook covers recipes for implementing SharePoint Online for various content management tasks. You'll learn how to create sites for your organization and enhance collaboration across the business and then see how you can boost productivity with apps such as Microsoft Teams, Power Platform, Planner, Delve, and M365 Groups. You'll find out how to use the Power Platform to make the most of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Finally, the book focuses on the SharePoint framework, which helps you to build custom Teams and SharePoint solutions. By the end of the book, you will be ready to use Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online to enhance business productivity using a broad set of tools.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)

Microsoft 365 admin roles

Microsoft 365 has various administrator roles, each specific to the nature of the work that the admin is involved in. These roles can be divided into three broad categories:

Global roles: Users with these roles can access all Microsoft 365 admin features. The two global roles are as follows:

  • Global admin: This is the highest privilege you can get in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center. Global admins can perform all tasks within the Microsoft 365 Admin Center. They can also add other individuals as global admins. This role should be granted with caution.
The person who signed up for Microsoft Online Services automatically becomes a global admin.
  • Global reader: Individuals with this role can view admin features but cannot change them.

Administrator roles: These roles are assigned to individuals responsible for maintaining the different administrative aspects of your Microsoft 365...