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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 Groups

The core objective of Microsoft 365 is to enable collaboration between teams and team members. This common theme can be seen across all Microsoft 365 tools. Every Microsoft 365 service offers a unique capability.

The beauty of a Microsoft 365 group is that it takes the best elements of each service and provides a collaborative area for a group of people or a team. So, when you create a Microsoft 365 group, you get the following:

  • A shared conversation space where team conversations are stored
  • A shared calendar where team members can book their meetings
  • File storage to save and share all team documents, spreadsheets, and so on
  • A notebook to capture and share meeting agendas and notes
  • A new workspace to share group reports

It also means that you do not have to create separate instances of these services for your team, nor do...