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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)
Yammer - The Enterprise Social Network

Yammer is a social networking platform that keeps enterprise communication in mind. Yammer provides a common area for employees to interact in. Since its acquisition by Microsoft in 2012, Yammer has been used by close to 80% of the Fortune 500 companies.
Yammer brings social networking to the workplace. Is that a good thing? It definitely is. It provides a platform where people can get help solving problems through others in the organization that they might not even have met yet. Yammer thus lets you get answers from unexpected people.
The main uses of Yammer are to gather ideas, solve problems, share knowledge, and gather feedback. Additionally, Yammer makes the office a fun place. It allows people to create their own interest groups around shared topics, interests, or areas of practice.

In this chapter, we will learn about the following:

  • Joining a Yammer network...