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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)
Power BI

Business intelligence (also referred to as BI) is all about connecting business decision making to facts about the business and its environment. BI lets you take a deep dive into data in order to make better business decisions.

Microsoft Power BI is Microsoft's BI tool that helps you model, visualize, and share insights. Power BI enables you to analyze information in a more meaningful and intuitive way.

Power BI is a tool for everyone. Decision-makers can use Power BI dashboards for making business decisions, while developers can use Power BI application programming interfaces (APIs) to push data into datasets and build data models.

You can build Power BI reports using Power BI Desktop. Power BI Desktop ( is a free application that you can install right on your own computer.

While Power BI Desktop is a downloadable tool to build reports, the...