Book Image

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)
Power Automate (Microsoft Flow)

Power Automate (formerly Microsoft Flow) has been launched as Microsoft's lightweight workflow engine for end-users, developers, and IT professionals. It lets you build personal automated workflows using a wide range of services, without having to learn any code. There are hundreds of templates available to build flows that talk to Dropbox, Twitter, Yammer, Facebook, Dynamics, and other services. This makes building flows quicker and easier. There are over 300 services available as of today. Some are shown in the following:

Power Automate provides a rich user interface that allows you to build a process map and configure your actions.

Every flow starts with a trigger. A trigger is an event that will initiate the flow (or the workflow). The following are some examples of triggers:

  • When an email arrives in my mailbox
  • When...