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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
Book Image

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)

Tagging colleagues

Tagging your co-workers is a good way of drawing their attention. When you tag a colleague, they receive an email notification and a notification in Yammer.

In the next section, I will explain how you can tag your colleagues to stay connected.

How to do it...

To tag someone, do the following:

  1. Go to the Yammer home page.
  2. Compose a message and mention the person you want to tag by typing @ followed by their name:

  1. You can also mention an individual or an entire group in the area highlighted in the following screenshot:

How it works...

Tagging an individual notifies that person through an email. If you tag an entire group, everyone in the group receives an email. You can invite people from outside the group you are posting the message to. This feature is really useful if you need to bring an expert into...