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Extract text from an image in less than a minute using AI Builder (it works on handwriting too)

Text Recognition is a prebuilt model in AI Builder- in just a few clicks, you can extract text from an image or PDF. It works on file formats .PDF, .PNG and .JPEG. You can then use the extracted text as you need, such as in an email. This model is guaranteed to save you time … Continue reading Extract text from an image in less than a minute using AI Builder (it works on handwriting too)

Power BI Goal triggers for your flows: When status of a goal changes

You can use your Power BI Goals as a trigger to kick off processes in Power Automate. You can customise the series of actions you want to occur based on: When a data refresh for a goal failsWhen a goal changesWhen current value of a goal changesWhen someone adds or edits a goal check-inWhen someone … Continue reading Power BI Goal triggers for your flows: When status of a goal changes

Send a proactive message with Power Virtual Agents in Teams

If you are using your Power Virtual Agents in Microsoft Teams, it is possible to have the bot send a message to a user proactively. That means, rather than waiting for the user to chat to the bot, the bot can be the first one to message them. This can be achieved by using the … Continue reading Send a proactive message with Power Virtual Agents in Teams

Dataverse for Teams in a Day: Further resources and next steps

Dataverse for Teams (often abbreviated to D4T) in a Day is hands-on training content from Microsoft that shows you how to build your own apps, workflows and chatbots all within Teams. If you've joined one of these sessions, you might be keen to take your learning across Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents and … Continue reading Dataverse for Teams in a Day: Further resources and next steps

Come along to the NZ Business Applications Summit this Saturday 13th November

NZ Business Applications Summit is coming up on Saturday 13th November. It's a virtual conference with a range of sessions across Power Platform and Dynamics 365. There's something there for everyone! I'm thrilled to be presenting on Power Virtual Agents: Creating a no-code chatbot. My session will be at 2:00pm AEDT (or 4:00pm in NZ) … Continue reading Come along to the NZ Business Applications Summit this Saturday 13th November

Power Automate for beginners: Templates & send a Teams notification when a new Form response is submitted

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