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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)

Inviting external members to your network

Yammer lets you invite external people to a conversation; so, you can get feedback from experts outside the organization as well. This feature is handy for inviting customers, vendors, and suppliers to a conversation.As a security measure, Yammer makes everyone in the group aware that an external member has been added to the conversation. The next section explains how you can invite people from outside your organization to your Yammer network.

Getting ready

You can invite anyone (with a valid email address) to a conversation.

How to do it...

To invite someone, do the following:

  1. Go to the Yammer home page.
  2. Compose a message and provide the email address of the person from outside your organization that you want to add:

  1. Post the message.

How it works...

When an external member is invited to a conversation...