Implementing a Power Platform Centre of Excellence

Have you deployed Microsoft’s Power Platform and asked yourself – “Do I have the correct policies and processes in place to successfully support my organisation?” Microsoft’s Power Platform supports citizen developers with a low-code approach to building professional-grade applications. This offers the ability for employees across all departments to rapidly build low-code apps that modernise … Continue reading Implementing a Power Platform Centre of Excellence

Microsoft Power Platform: 2021 Release Wave 1

The Microsoft Power Platform Release Plan for the 2021 release wave 1 describes all new features releasing from April 2021 through September 2021, with early access available from 1st February 2021 and generally available 1st April 2021. Highlights include: Power Apps Duplicate detection to the Unified Interface experience,Improved accessibility for business process flow in mobile,Enhanced … Continue reading Microsoft Power Platform: 2021 Release Wave 1

Announcing the General Availability of Geospatial Features in Power Apps

Geospatial features will enable Power Apps citizen developers to improve the functionality of their apps with the latest editions of both ‘Address Input’ and the ‘Interactive Map Component’. The address input component dynamically suggests multiple potential address matches as you type and automatically completes the address when an option is selected – which creates a … Continue reading Announcing the General Availability of Geospatial Features in Power Apps

Understanding Power Platform Licensing: Part 1 – Power Apps

Understanding Power Platform licencing is a dark art for some, but in reality its fairly straightforward. The complexity is more often than not to do with choosing the right components to make your solution; do you go Model Driven? Canvas Driven? Teams + Power Apps? There are lots of permutations, and don't get me wrong, licencing is certainly a factor in how you architect a solution.

Using Active Directory Dynamic Groups to manage Owners and Members of Microsoft Teams

With the announcement of Microsoft Dataflex for Teams announced last week, and the possibility of creating Power App solutions with a relational database back-end within Microsoft Teams, it got me thinking about how organisational wide access to these solutions from within Microsoft Teams would work.

Have you defined your Power Platform Environment strategy?

The Power Platform is Microsoft’s answer to the growing need in business for a way to build and customise professional-grade business solutions quickly, with the ability to connect to over 200 data sources including, SharePoint Online, Azure SQL, Twitter and more. For some, the concept of ‘Environments’ in Power Platform is brand new. Unless you have been told or you have done your research, you would not know any different to there being a single environment or multiple.

Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2020 Hack4Good

For the first time, the event was held online and meant that even more of the Power Platform community could participate. The hackathon attracted 390 members in 49 teams, across 4 different time zones, who were tasked with demonstrating how Power Apps could help organisations during the current COVID-19 crisis. Wanting to use an example … Continue reading Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2020 Hack4Good