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Agile Office 365

Successful Project Delivery Practices for an Evolving Platform


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 3-29
    3. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 31-46
    4. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 47-53
  3. Project Conception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 57-74
    3. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 75-87
    4. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 89-94
    5. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 95-108
  4. Execution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 111-118
    3. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 119-138
  5. Deployment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 141-163
    3. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 165-177
    4. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 179-186
  6. Overarching Activities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 189-215
    3. Haniel Croitoru
      Pages 217-232

About this book


Plan, deploy, and run Office 365 using an agile project management approach. This soup-to-nuts guide teaches you how to apply agile techniques in order to make your Office 365 implementation a success, even as the Microsoft Office 365 platform continues to evolve and introduce new features.

The author's approach to teaching time- and resource-saving concepts mirrors the process a team might typically encounter in delivering software projects. Learning begins with an overview of Office 365 and Agile. From there, you delve into topics correlating to product conception, execution, and deployment. The book wraps up with a comprehensive discussion on how Office 365, straight out of the box, can be used as a tool to manage Office 365 deployments and other types of projects.

What You'll Learn:
  • Understand what Office 365 is and why it is the world’s most popular online business app
  • Adapt your delivery process to work with Office 365 and its regular update schedule
  • Recognize potential risk areas and develop mitigation strategies
  • Discover the tools that are available to make your life easier
  • Manage the transition from deployment to operations
  • Follow end-to-end guidance packed with useful case studies and tools to make your job easier

This book is for project managers, business analysts, IT managers, and other team members involved in managing Office 365 in order to deliver solutions for their organization. While not required, a basic understanding of Agile methodologies and Office 365 is useful.

Haniel Croitoru is a seasoned SharePoint and Office 365 consultant and Microsoft Office 365 MVP with more than 15 years of experience in public and private sectors, focusing on SharePoint in the roles of consultant, project manager, business analyst, and trainer. Haniel enjoys sharing his expertise and can be found presenting at many conferences and community events. He holds an MS degree in Computer Science, a Master’s Certificate in Project Management, and has been a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2007 and Agile Certified Practitioner since 2013.


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Authors and affiliations

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About the authors

Haniel Croitoru is a seasoned SharePoint and Office 365 consultant and Microsoft Office 365 MVP with over 15 years of experience in both public and private sectors, including healthcare, financial services, utilities, not-for-profit organizations, and consulting. Since 2003 he has been focusing on SharePoint, delivering solutions and contributing as a SharePoint consultant, project manager, business analyst, and trainer. In addition to his professional tenure, Haniel has always been a big proponent of sharing knowledge and giving back to the community through presenting at numerous conferences and networking meetings. Haniel holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science with a specialty in Computer-Assisted Orthopedic Surgery from Queen’s University and a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from the prestigious York Schulich School of Business. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2007 and an Agile Certified Practitioner since 2013. When he is not working on client engagement, he is busy (project) managing his household with his wife and three agile daughters.

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