This chapter introduces Microsoft 365, Teams, and Power Platform within the Microsoft Cloud ecosystem. It covers using a Microsoft work account, MFA, groups, and apps, plus concepts like Citizen development, Low-code/No-code platforms. It emphasizes using Microsoft Cloud for business scenarios, understanding customer narratives, Digital Transformation, and showcases success stories with these tools.
This chapter covers cloud computing, services, deployment strategies, and citizen development. It details cloud computing's features, shared responsibilities in cloud services, and deployment. It explores citizen development, low-code/no-code platforms, their role in digital transformation, and key figures in this field.
This chapter details Microsoft 365's services like SharePoint, OneDrive, and Teams, guiding on enhancing work productivity and collaboration. It explores Microsoft Teams' features such as chat, teams, channels, connectors, and apps, and familiarizes readers with the Microsoft 365 app framework, highlighting popular apps across industries.
Learn design thinking and brainstorming using Whiteboard templates for techniques like affinity diagrams. Master cost/benefit analysis, assumption grids, and gap analysis with templates like empathy maps and storyboarding. Use Forms for data gathering, Sway for digital storytelling, OneNote for real-time collaboration, Bookings for scheduling, and Planner for team collaboration. Explore templates for strategy, project planning, and workshops to boost workplace productivity.
Learn to use SharePoint for business scenarios with Microsoft Lists, and manage content storage and secure file sharing with OneDrive for Business. Understand transitioning between personal and business accounts, grasp Information Rights Management (IRM), and the limits of OneDrive. Find instructions for creating, editing, and deleting SharePoint sites, lists, and columns, using Microsoft Lists templates, and securely sharing files via OneDrive on Teams, including IRM intricacies and OneDrive restrictions.
Discover Excel-style low-code programming with Power Fx, covering aspects like expression grammar, imperative logic, data types, operations, variables, and tables. Understand functional programming for creating solutions on Power Platform and integrating them with Microsoft Teams, including implementing Fx formulas in Power Apps.
Explore various card types like universal cards and their actions, and how to use Microsoft Graph to create adaptive cards and task modules for Teams. Understand adaptive card authoring, rendering, creation, and templating. Learn integrating adaptive cards with Microsoft Graph, incorporating them in the Bot Framework, and applying them in Outlook actionable messages.
Learn about canvas and model-driven apps in Power Apps, including their integration into personal and tab apps. Understand Dataverse for Teams, covering basic and advanced data types, relational and non-relational storage, file/image support, and data searching techniques. Compare Dataverse for Teams with Microsoft Dataverse to choose the best fit for Microsoft 365 and Teams, while recognizing the limitations of Dataverse within Teams.
Understand Cloud Security 101, role-based security, and identity solutions in Microsoft 365. Learn about shared responsibility, data sovereignty, and privacy. Explore Microsoft 365 security and compliance services. Compare Microsoft 365 plans for individuals, small/medium businesses, and large enterprises to find the best fit for different situations, considering cloud security challenges and essential components for secure cloud solutions.
Discover prebuilt AI models like business reader, category classification, and entity extractor, enhancing real-time business solutions. Learn implementing these using AI Builder for the Power Platform. Understand prebuilt models, content assembly, document comprehension, and content services. Explore practical applications and sample scenarios for the Power Platform.
Explore Generative AI and LLMs in this chapter, aimed at helping citizen developers and business users understand and integrate AI into their digital frameworks. It offers an introduction to Generative AI, explores Power Platform connectors for LLMs-based apps, and teaches using OpenAI APIs in Power Apps via Power Automate flow. Additionally, it discusses emerging trends in citizen development with AI, including tools like AI Builder, OpenAI, and Co-pilot.