What apps come with the Microsoft 365 Business Standard Plan?

Microsoft 365 Business Standard Plan: what apps come with it?

We have created the exact list of apps you can get with the Microsoft 365 Business Standard Plan. We can help you implement these to address business goals.

The Microsoft 365 Business Standard apps

We have created the exact list of apps you can get with the Microsoft 365 Business Standard Plan.

Common data service

Common Data Service lets you securely store and manage data used by business applications. You will need this to use the Power Platform. Furthermore, you can even use Common Data Service within Teams. You will also need this to use Power Platform.

Power Platform 

Microsoft Power Platform is a development environment for business intelligence and app development. It includes

  • Power BI – This software connects to and visualises any data using the unified, scalable platform for self-service and enterprise Business Intelligence (BI). It is easy to use and helps you gain deeper data insights into your business.
  • PowerApps – This is a development environment to build custom applications without having to write code.
  • Power Automate – Formerly Microsoft Flow, Power Automate is an online tool within the Microsoft 365 applications to create automated workflows between apps and services. You can then use these to synchronise files, get notifications, and collect data.
  • Power Virtual Agents – Power Virtual Agents lets you create powerful chatbots that can answer questions from your customers, other employees, or visitors to your website or service.

Exchange Online (Plan 1) 

Exchange Online offers secure and reliable business-class email with a 50 GB mailbox per user in Plan 1.

Insights by MyAnalytics 

Insights by MyAnalytics send users emails about their app usage. It allows users to track the time they or their employees spend on particular applications to improve productivity, efficiency, learning and mental health.

Microsoft 365 Apps for Business 

Get the worldwide standard for desktop apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more. Create, view, and edit in real-time across all your devices with desktop and mobile apps for Windows PCs, iOS, Android, and Mac.

Azure Rights Management Service

Azure Rights Management (Azure RMS) is the cloud-based protection technology that helps to protect your files and emails across multiple devices, including phones, tablets, and PCs. It uses encryption, identity, and authorisation policies.


Microsoft Bookings is a scheduling tool. Use Bookings for externally scheduling information and appointments for your prospective customers.


Forms is a form creation tool and online survey creator for surveys, quizzes and polls. Furthermore, you can export the data you collect to Microsoft Excel.

Kaizala Pro

The Kaizala chat app is the Microsoft mobile chat application for Android and iOS devices. With enterprise-grade security, users only need a phone number user identity verification to use the app. Kaizala provides messaging, video communications and built-in apps, for example, training and polling apps, which are perfect for mobile workers. The Pro version of Kaizala adds things like group management, wiping group data from devices, advanced reporting and API access.


Microsoft Planner is a project management tool to organise teamwork with intuitive, collaborative, visual task management. Create Kanban boards using content-rich tasks with features including files, checklists, and labels. Collaborate in Planner and Microsoft Teams and check the charts, all in the Microsoft cloud.


The Microsoft app Search service is a secure, easy-to-use enterprise search experience that works across all of your applications and services. Furthermore, it delivers more relevant search results and increases productivity. Find the search bar at the top of each application.


Microsoft Teams is a proprietary business communication platform and collaboration tool. It offers chat, video conferencing, file storage and application integration.

Office for Web

Microsoft Office for the web makes it easier for you to work in the cloud because Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and PDF documents open in your web browser.

Project for Office

Microsoft Project is a project management software that assists in developing schedules, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing budgets, and analysing workloads.

SharePoint Plan 1 

SharePoint is a company intranet where you can share, view, edit and co-author files securely inside or outside your organisation. It helps your employees connect and get the information they need. Get 1 TB of storage per user with Plan 1.

Stream for Office 365 

Microsoft Stream is an enterprise video streaming service where people in your organisation can upload, view, and share videos securely. You can share recordings of classes, meetings, presentations, training sessions, or other videos that aid collaboration.


Sway is a new app from Microsoft Office that makes it easy to create and share interactive reports, personal stories, presentations, and more. Start by adding your text and pictures, search for and import relevant content from other sources, and then watch Sway do the rest.

To-Do Plan 1 

Focus from work to play with the Microsoft to-do list app. Allow the To-Do app to help you with task management.

Whiteboard Plan 1

Whiteboard is the collaborative digital canvas in Microsoft 365 for effective meetings and engaging learning. Bring content and conversations together in a single, portable experience. It allows you to collaborate, so you’re always up to date—perfect for the new hybrid workplace.


Yammer is an enterprise social networking service used for private communication within organisations. Access to a Yammer network is determined by a user’s Internet domain so that only individuals with approved email addresses may join their respective networks.

At Northstar, we can enable users to explore these tools to see if they are suitable. Or you can engage with our engineers or developers to implement solutions to address organisational goals. Contact Northstar today for more information about Microsoft 365 Business Standard Plan apps.

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