When it comes to building flows in Power Automate, a best practice tip is to set up the flow to handle errors. This is especially important for business critical flows- you wouldn't want to flow run to just fail, you would likely want an alternative set of actions to occur in case your flow run … Continue reading Error handling in Power Automate using scopes
You can set up data alerts in Power BI on KPI, gauge and card visuals in your dashboard. By default, when an alert is triggered, you will get a notification in Power BI and an email informing you of the alert. However, you can make this workflow more sophisticated by building a flow in Power … Continue reading Trigger workflows from Power BI data alerts
If you have just discovered Power Automate, knowing where to start can be difficult. Power Automate is a no-code tool from Microsoft that allows you to work smarter by automating your repetitive tasks. You likely already have Power Automate included in your work Office license. Just head over to http://www.flow.microsoft.com and sign in with your … Continue reading Power Automate for beginners: Templates & send a Teams notification when a new Form response is submitted
Apply to each control in Power Automate is used to perform a series of actions for each row/entry you have in a list. That means it can be used to perform mail merge. In this example, I'll show you how you can send an email to a list of people, who have their details are … Continue reading Using “Apply to each” control to perform mail merge with Power Automate
There's nothing more disappointing when your flow run fails in Power Automate 💔In your flows, you can configure actions to run depending on the success or failure of a previous step. This allows you to set up a back-up plan, which is especially important for those business-critical flows. Configure run after setting is used for … Continue reading Power Automate tip: Configure how errors are handled in your flows
PVA Tip:Move Return value(s) to Power Virtual Agents flow action earlier in the process to give control back to the chatbot faster and reduce customer wait time. You can use Call an action in Power Virtual Agents to let your chatbot run a process with Power Automate flows. Your flows can be as complex or … Continue reading PVA Tip: Reduce customer/user wait time while a flow runs
With Power Apps canvas apps, you can build your own app without code, using drag and drop functionality. When you are getting started, you have 3 options on how to create your app: Start from blankStart from dataStart from template Here are my tips on when to pick each option. Start from data I'll begin … Continue reading The 3 ways to start building a Power App and when to use each
Power Automate and Power Automate Desktop (PAD) are both no-code/low-code tools used for working smarter by automating your repetitive, manual tasks. But what is the difference between the two?
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