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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)

Planner is a visual tool that helps you to organize your team tasks. It helps you stay on track, thereby making it easier to manage the ongoing project.

Planner is not a comprehensive project-management solution like Microsoft Project, but it provides lightweight task-management capabilities, such as the following:

  • Creating tasks (or cards) and boards
  • Assigning tasks to team members
  • Specifying due dates
  • Sharing files
  • Having conversations

Planner also lets you visualize your tasks by allowing you to sort your project tasks by team member, task status, or task bucket, all from the same screen. It does this by laying all your task items on a planner board.

The board is like a dashboard that displays all of the tasks in a given plan. You might want to group tasks together based on an attribute, such as the task status or project phase...