Chapter 8

Demystifying SharePoint Online Administration


check Getting familiar with SharePoint geek-speak

check Understanding external sharing

check Looking at various admin roles and responsibilities

If you are working for a small business or a nonprofit organization, or you are a sole proprietor, you likely wear many hats. It’s not easy to function as your organization’s CEO, CMO, COO by day and at the same time be the IT department also by day! Getting bogged down with data security and protection, patch management, network stability, and a host of other IT–related daily tasks takes time away from your efforts to move your business forward and achieve your goals.

The folks at Microsoft understand those issues and as a result, they’ve made it so that administering Office 365 and SharePoint Online is not an onerous task.

Office 365 administration is designed to be easy and intuitive. Setting up a globally distributed organization with a dozen people can be done in 20 minutes. For $12.50 per user per month (as of the date this was written) on an Office 365 Business Premium plan, your business will get Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Teams, Office Online, and 1 terabyte of online ...

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